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The Edge of the Abyss by Emily Strutskie

The Edge of the Abyssby Emily Strutskie Series: The Abyss Surrounds Us #2 Published by Flux on April 18th 2017 Genres: Fantasy, LGBTQIA Pages: 320 Goodreads   Three weeks have passed since Cassandra Leung pledged her allegiance to the ruthless pirate-queen Santa Elena and set free Bao, the sea monster Reckoner she’d been forced to […]

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The Upside of Unrequited by Becky Albertalli

The Upside of Unrequitedby Becky Albertalli Published by Balzer + Bray on April 11th 2017 Genres: Contemporary Pages: 352 Goodreads   Seventeen-year-old Molly Peskin-Suso knows all about unrequited love. No matter how many times her twin sister, Cassie, tells her to woman up, Molly can’t stomach the idea of rejection. So she’s careful. Fat girls […]

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Stop & Chat ~ My Break Up With YA ~

When I first decided to do this post I thought it would be like any other discussion. But after spending literal HOURS trying that route I think a better plan is to just write it like a letter (thanks Shelly!). To YA, I’ve read you almost exclusively for the past 6 years and I hate […]

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Disaster Diaries: 01: ZOMBIES! by R. McGeddon

I received this book for free from in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.Disaster Diaries: Zombiesby R. McGeddon Series: Disaster Diaries #1 Published by Macmillan on May 24th, 2016 Genres: Middle Grade Pages: 192 Goodreads   During a zombie apocalypse, the […]

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Meg & Linus by Hanna Nowinski

Meg & Linusby Hanna Nowinski Published by Swoon Reads on April 18th 2017 Genres: Contemporary, Romance, LGBTQIA Goodreads   Meg is newly single since Sophia went off to college, and she doesn’t particularly like it. When her best friend Linus refuses to approach Danny, the boy he likes, she finds the perfect project to distract […]

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Cole by Tijan

This book may be unsuitable for people under 17 years of age due to its use of sexual content, drug and alcohol use, and/or violence.ColePublished by Self Pub on February 27th, 2017 Genres: Romance, New Adult Pages: 256 Goodreads   I shouldn’t have remembered him. He was just a guy who walked through a restaurant. […]

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If You Liked… Round 1!

Good morning lovelies! Today I’m introducing what I hope will be a semi-regular game series to RSR. There are only so many reviews and interviews a person can do before they’re bored (and you know I have the attention span of a small child in toys r us) so I thought adding some bookish games […]

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Done Dirt Cheap by Sarah Nicole Lemon

Done Dirt Cheapby Sarah Nicole Lemon Published by Amulet Books on March 7th 2017 Genres: Contemporary, Young Adult, YA Pages: 336 Goodreads   Tourmaline Harris’s life hit pause at fifteen, when her mom went to prison because of Tourmaline’s unintentionally damning testimony. But at eighteen, her home life is stable, and she has a strong […]

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You’re Welcome, Universe by Whitney Gardner

You’re Welcome, UniversePublished by Knopf on March 7 2017 Genres: Contemporary, Young Adult, YA Pages: 304 Goodreads   A vibrant, edgy, fresh new YA voice for fans of More Happy Than Not and Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda, packed with interior graffiti. When Julia finds a slur about her best friend scrawled across the […]