thank you ever so much to Page Street Publishing & Lizzy Mason for sending me an ARC of THE HENNA WARS to review! this does not affect my rating or review.
TRIGGER WARNING: HOMOPHOBIA & RACISM
When Nishat comes out to her parents, they say she can be anyone she wants—as long as she isn’t herself.
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if anyone had told me last year that i would be studying English Literature at one of the prettiest campuses in London, i wouldn’t have believed them.
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i read THE PERFECT WIFE a little while ago and . . . well, it’s safe to say it’s stuck with me.
it’s some wild, crazy stuff.
TRIGGER WARNING: ABUSE, DEPRESSION, MENTIONS OF SUICIDE, VIOLENCE
The perfect life. The perfect love.
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this morning, Nahima and i went to Dalloway Terrace for breakfast. whenever we meet, one of us is always late.
(usually, it’s her.)
thankfully, i’d called up Dalloway the moment i got to the tube station, because i knew we’d end up running late.
when we did get there, we were shown to a table straight away, and obviously took some pictures.
because one does not go to aesthetic places and not take pictures.
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thank you to NetGalley & Harper Collins HQ for a free copy of WE ARE NOT OKAY to review. this doesn’t affect my rating or review
TRIGGER WARNING: RAPE, ABUSE, BULLYING, EATING DISORDERS, ISLAMOPHOBIA, SUICIDE, SLUT SHAMING
If only they could have spoken out . . .
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thank you NetGalley & MIRA for an e-book of GOOD GIRLS LIE to review — this does not affect my rating or review in any way.
TRIGGER WARNING: ABUSE, MURDER, BLOOD, DRUG USE, MENTION OF RAPE
Goode girls don’t lie…
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thank you so much to NetGalley & Penguin Random House for sending me an e-book of FULL DISCLOSURE to review. this does not affect my rating.
In a community that isn’t always understanding, an HIV-positive teen must navigate fear, disclosure, and radical self-acceptance when she falls in love–and lust–for the first time. Powerful and uplifting, Full Disclosure will speak to fans of Angie Thomas and Nicola Yoon.
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