to be honest blog tour and review

Savannah is dreading being home alone with her overbearing mother after her sister goes off to college. But if she can just get through senior year, she’ll be able to escape to college, too. What she doesn’t count on is that her mother’s obsession with weight has only grown deeper since her appearance on an extreme … Continue reading to be honest blog tour and review

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the girl who smiled beads review

The Girl Who Smiled Beads by Clemantine Wamariya was sent to me by the publishers. This has not affected my thoughts about the book. A riveting story of dislocation, survival, and the power of stories to break or save us. Clemantine Wamariya was six years old when her mother and father began to speak in … Continue reading the girl who smiled beads review

top 5 recommendation | best books of 2018 (so far!)

I've read a lot of really great books so far this year - so I thought I would mention five books that I LOVED. This isn't in any particular order. FreshwaterDeliciously dark, Freshwater is Akwaeke Emezi's debut novel about fractured selves. Ada's alternate selves (Asụghara and Saint Vincent) develop after she is sexually assaulted, and protect … Continue reading top 5 recommendation | best books of 2018 (so far!)