ARC Review: The Best Lies by Sarah Lyu

 

My rating: 4 out of 5 stars
Genre: YA contemporary/Mystery
Pages: 352
Pacing: Normal
Publisher: Simon Pulse
Published: July 2nd, 2019

Trigger Warnings: Parental Fighting, Physical Abuse, Bullying, Toxic Friendship, Violence, Murder, Gaslighting

 

She was happy once. Remy had her boyfriend Jack, and Elise, her best friend—her soulmate—who understood her better than anyone else in the world.

But now Jack is dead, shot through the chest—

And it was Elise who pulled the trigger. Continue reading “ARC Review: The Best Lies by Sarah Lyu”

Mini Review! LGBTQIA+ Graphic Novels

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I’m going to be doing mini reviews on four graphics novels with some great LGBTQIA+ rep today.  I normally don’t do full reviews on graphic novels, just because they are shorter reads, and I’m always scared I’ll give too much of the story away.  I still like to give them some love and spotlight them though because I adore reading them so much.  Graphic novels are also a fantastic way to help you catch up on any Goodreads or reading challenges goals you have.

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MID-YEAR FREAK OUT BOOK TAG

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Can you believe that it’s already the mid year? Oh my gosh it went by so fast. To check on how we’ve been doing so far, we decided to do the Mid-Year Freak Out Book Tag.  This tag has been floating around for quite awhile and I’m honestly not positive exactly where it started but thank you to whoever created this one! It’s a great one!

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Top Ten Tuesday #32: Most Anticipated Releases of the Second Half of 2019

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Hey guys! It’s time for Top Ten Tuesday, which is currently being run by the lovely Jana over at That Artsy Reader Girl.  We knew instantly that we wanted to take part in this weekly meme because both of us love making list, so this is perfect!

This week’s (June 18th, 2019) topic is: Most Anticipated Releases of the Second Half of 2019.

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LGBTQIA+ Books we want to read this summer!

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Alright, we have another LGBTQIA+ post to celebrate pride month.  Honestly, we are always here for any excuse to promote queer novels.  These books are ones we are *hoping* to get to this summer and the selection is looking extra fantastic this year! We are feeling very privileged to be getting all these diverse reads coming out!

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Top Ten Tuesday #31: Unpopular Bookish Opinions

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Hey guys! It’s time for Top Ten Tuesday, which is currently being run by the lovely Jana over at That Artsy Reader Girl.  We knew instantly that we wanted to take part in this weekly meme because both of us love making list, so this is perfect!

This week’s (June 11th, 2019) topic is: Unpopular Bookish Opinions (submitted by Kaitlin Galvan @ Somehow I Manage Blog).

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Middle-Grade Monday – Review: Dragon Pearl by Yoon Ha Lee

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Hey everyone!  We’ve moved Middle-Grade Monday over from our TBR and Beyond Facebook Group to the blog! Hopefully we can bring you lots of great reviews, topics and maybe even some author interviews!
I’m a massive middle-grade fan, and I’m always trying to get people to give it a shot! Hopefully these reviews will give you a better idea if you want to try out the books or not! That is the goal anyway! Continue reading “Middle-Grade Monday – Review: Dragon Pearl by Yoon Ha Lee”

Favorite LGBTQIA+ Films for Pride Month!

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I know there aren’t an abundance of mainstream queer films out there currently but I still thought I’d share my personal favorite LGBTQIA+ movies.  I identify as queer and all of my choices are ones I believe that have good representation.  Of course, this is subjective and not everyone will feel the same way, but hopefully this list has some choices you haven’t heard of before or maybe get you to pick up one that you’ve been curious about in the past! Enjoy!

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