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July Wrap Up

September 16, 2020
July Wrap Up 2020

July was certainly a productive reading month, wasn't it? Well done past me. I read some absolutely outstanding books in July and found a few new favourites. I now need everything that Christina Lauren writes, okay? Let's start with my most disappointing read, shall we? This was not a bad book. In fact in the beginning I thought this was going to be a five-star read. Adele was…

Books Wrap Ups

June Wrap Up

September 3, 2020
June Wrap Up 2020

I do see that the month now reads Septemeber on the calendar but let's move past that, okay? Wonderful. June (all those many months ago) was an average reading month in quantity but fantastic for quality. I read outside of my comfort zone, found a new favourite author and finally completed a series that I've been reading since 2010. Despite the fact that it's a while ago I'm…

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American Street by Ibi Zoboi

August 12, 2020
American Street by Ibi Zoboi

Oh wow. I could keep my review at that, to be honest, and it'd sum up my thoughts perfectly. However, that wouldn't be all that helpful to you now, would it? Firstly I'd like to point out this is an own voices novel in regards to the immigration and Haitian nationality of the main character, Fabiola and some of the secondary characters. One of my favourite aspects of…