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Darius The Great Is Not Okay by Adib Khorram: A Review

Synopsis: Darius doesn't think he'll ever be enough, in America or in Iran. Darius Kellner speaks better Klingon than Farsi, and he knows more about Hobbit social cues than Persian ones. He's about to take his first-ever trip to Iran, and it's pretty overwhelming--especially when he's also dealing with clinical depression, a disapproving dad, and… Continue reading Darius The Great Is Not Okay by Adib Khorram: A Review

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Spin The Dawn by Elizabeth Lim: A(Spoilery) Review

Synopsis: Project Runway meets Mulan in this sweeping YA fantasy about a young girl who poses as a boy to compete for the role of imperial tailor and embarks on an impossible journey to sew three magic dresses, from the sun, the moon, and the stars. Maia Tamarin dreams of becoming the greatest tailor in the land, but… Continue reading Spin The Dawn by Elizabeth Lim: A(Spoilery) Review

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The Poet X by Elizabeth Acevado: A Review

Synopsis: Xiomara Batista feels unheard and unable to hide in her Harlem neighborhood. Ever since her body grew into curves, she has learned to let her fists and her fierceness do the talking. But Xiomara has plenty she wants to say, and she pours all her frustration and passion onto the pages of a leather… Continue reading The Poet X by Elizabeth Acevado: A Review

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Meet Me At Midnight: ARC (Spoiler-Free) Review

Synopsis: They have a love-hate relationship with summer. Sidney and Asher should have clicked. Two star swimmers forced to spend their summers on a lake together sounds like the perfect match. But it’s the same every year—in between cookouts and boat rides and family-imposed bonfires, Sidney and Asher spend the dog days of summer finding the… Continue reading Meet Me At Midnight: ARC (Spoiler-Free) Review

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Mini Reviews: Autoboyography & A Match Made In Mehendi

Autoboyography by Christina Lauren Synopsis: Three years ago, Tanner Scott’s family relocated from California to Utah, a move that nudged the bisexual teen temporarily back into the closet. Now, with one semester of high school to go, and no obstacles between him and out-of-state college freedom, Tanner plans to coast through his remaining classes and… Continue reading Mini Reviews: Autoboyography & A Match Made In Mehendi