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REVIEW + DISCUSSION: an ember in the ashes, by sabaa tahir

An Ember In The Ashes, by Sabaa Tahir Series: An Ember In The Ashes #1 Published by: Razorbill (April 28th, 2015) Genre: Fantasy, Young Adult Goodreads // Book Depository ★★★☆☆ Laia is a slave. Elias is a soldier. Neither is free. Under the Martial Empire, defiance is met with death. Those who do not vow their… Continue reading REVIEW + DISCUSSION: an ember in the ashes, by sabaa tahir

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REVIEW + DISCUSSION: get it together, delilah! by erin gough

+ thank you to chronicle books and netgalley for providing me a review copy of this book. this doesn’t affect my thoughts in any way. + p.s. this book is ALREADY published in australia as THE FLYWHEEL. however, it’s finally getting published in the u.s. as GET IT TOGETHER, DELILAH! in april 2017. + p.p.s. it has come… Continue reading REVIEW + DISCUSSION: get it together, delilah! by erin gough

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REVIEW: kissing in america, by margo rabb

Kissing in America, by Margo Robb Published by: Harper Teen (May 26th, 2015) Genre: Young Adult, Contemporary, Realistic, Growing Up, Travel Pages: 400 Goodreads // The Book Depository ★★★★★ In the two years since her father died, sixteen-year-old Eva has found comfort in reading romance novels—118 of them, to be exact—to dull the pain of her loss that’s… Continue reading REVIEW: kissing in america, by margo rabb

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an open letter to my younger self

This is an open letter to my pre-teen era, a.k.a my eleven/twelve years-old self.  I’m sorry in advance if this post gets a little sentimental and/or personal. I might have shred a little tear while writing it. Dear younger self, I’ve always imagined that my letter to you would be some sort of motivational speech… Continue reading an open letter to my younger self