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Jack of Hearts (& Other Parts) by Lev A.C. Rosen

Jack of Hearts (& Other Parts) is not what I expected. High school dramas are exactly what they say on the tin. They’re high school dramas. They’re fluffy, cute, hilarious with a lot of serious elements that may or may not have a moral of the story. It’s fine if they don’t. I’m not always looking for a story to teach me a lesson. Sometimes it’s nice when they do, but if I constantly wanted that from a book, I’d just read textbooks all the time.  ...

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Running With Lions by Julian Winters

This book was such a relief from some of the contemporaries I’ve been reading recently. Chock-full of representation from ethnicity and religion to of course, sexuality, Running With Lions is that warm summer sports romance that I wanted from The Foxhole Court. I love gritty contemporaries with  ...

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The Wrath & The Dawn by Renee Ahdieh

Every dawn brings horror to a different family in a land ruled by a killer. Khalid, the eighteen-year-old Caliph of Khorasan, takes a new bride each night only to have her executed at sunrise. So it is a suspicious surprise when sixteen-year-old Shahrzad volunteers to marry Khalid. But she does  ...

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If We Were Villains by M.L. Rio

PUBLISHER: Titan Books/Flatiron Books PUBLICATION DATE: April 2017 RATING: ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ GOODREADS On the day Oliver Marks is released from jail, the man who put him there is waiting at the door. Detective Colborne wants to know the truth, and after ten years, Oliver is finally ready to tell it. Ten  ...

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