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The Hate U Give

TRIGGER WARNING: POLICE BRUTALITY, RIOTS, MURDER, DEATH, VIOLENCE

i read this book ages ago, and watched the movie as soon as it came out.

there’s never really been a book that made me cry within the first 10 pages. until i came across The Hate U Give.

Sixteen-year-old Starr Carter moves between two worlds: the poor neighborhood where she lives and the fancy suburban prep school she attends. The uneasy balance between these worlds is shattered when Starr witnesses the fatal shooting of her childhood best friend Khalil at the hands of a police officer.

Khalil was unarmed.

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Full Disclosure

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.

Image result for full disclosure camryn garrett

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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Foul Is Fair

thank you to NetGalley and Penguin Random House for sending me an e-copy of FOUL IS FAIR to review. this does not affect my rating.

this, first of all, is a book you have definitely got to read. bare in mind, it does go into detail about things which may be triggering for some.

TRIGGER WARNING: RAPE, MURDER, DEATH, BLOOD, SELF HARM, SUICIDE ATTEMPT, MENTION OF SUICIDE, UNDERAGE DRINKING, ABUSE

Image result for foul is fair hannah capin

Golden boys beware: something wicked this way comes.

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