The Black Kids Blog Tour: Review

Title: The Black Kids
Author: Christina Hammonds Reed
Release Date: August 3, 2020
Genre: YA, Contemporary
Rating: ★★★★

Thank you to Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers for continuing with this tour and for the advanced copy!

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ARC Review: Jo & Laurie

Title: Jo & Laurie
Author: Margaret Stohl and Melissa de la Cruz
Release Date: June 2, 2020
Genre: YA, Historical Fiction, Romance, Retelling
Rating: ★★★★★

Thank you to G.P. Putnam’s Sons Books for Young Readers for an eARC of this novel in exchange for an honest review!

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Review: The Betrothed by Kiera Cass

Title: The Betrothed
Author: Kiera Cass
Series: The Betrothed #1
Release Date: May 5, 2020
Genre: YA, Fantasy, Romance
Rating: ★★★★

Thank you to Edelweiss+ and HarperCollins for an eARC of this novel in exchange for an honest review!

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Review: You’d Be Mine by Erin Hahn

“It all starts with a song. Maybe it’s time I finish mine.”

– Erin Hahn

When I first saw You’d Be Mine and read the description for it I was expecting a cute summer read like Emery Lord’s Open Road Summer; It wasn’t like that at all. You’d Be Mine had so much depth and feeling in it that calling it a “cute and light summer read” would be a disservice. This book deals with the heavy issues of loss, depression, and coping in all the wrong ways but does so in a relatable way. Our two main characters are not flawless but they are strong and I was rooting not only for them to be together but for them to also really find themselves and move on from their troubled pasts.

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Rules We’re Meant to Break Review

“If I make sure I don’t get attached to anyone next time, it’ll be better for me when things end.”

– Natalie Williamson

Happy Book Birthday to Rules We’re Meant to Break! Find my original review below and consider picking this on up for the summer.

(Thank you to Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group for and ARC of this novel)

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