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We are not okay

We Are Not Okay - Natalia Gomez When I was at school it felt like there were children's books and there were adult books and nothing in between. I think teenage years at my school would have been so much easier to navigate if more books like this had existed. This was a pretty hard… Continue reading We are not okay

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All We Could Have Been

All We Could Have Been - T E Carter Well this was a lot more than I bargained for. This is a tragic tale that covers pretty much everything from murder, OCD, PTSD, self harm... School issues... Did I miss anything? Probably. I got around to reading this around the same time that I decided… Continue reading All We Could Have Been

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The Beekeeper of Aleppo

The Beekeeper of Aleppo - Christy Lefteri Ok, so if you have someone in your life that complains about immigration or equates refugees with "layabouts" or "criminals" then please do buy them this book. This really is a powerful read detailing just how desperate people are when they flee their homes in search of somewhere… Continue reading The Beekeeper of Aleppo

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What’s on my Netgalley shelf

What up nerds? This is a bit of a self explanatory title, but as you might have noticed, my reviews have all been ARCs... Mostly ARCs that are incredibly out of date granted, but ARCs nonetheless. That's because at the beginning of the year I went a bit crazy on Netgalley and then they started… Continue reading What’s on my Netgalley shelf

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The Kingdom

The Kingdom - Jess Rothenberg I can sum up this book in two words: Dystopian Disneyland. Intrigued? You should be because this is one hell of a ride. Not quite sure? Here are three more for you: tragic robot romance. How about now? Welcome to the Kingdom… where ‘Happily Ever After’ isn’t just a promise,… Continue reading The Kingdom

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The Flower Girls

The Flower Girls - Alice Clark-Platts You ever finish a book and just think... huh. Cos that's me right now. I have absolutely no idea what rating to give this, but I need to talk about it, so here we are. I requested this ARC immediately after reading the blurb, I'm sure I've mentioned before,… Continue reading The Flower Girls