Dear Martin Review

Dear Martin – Nic Stone Genre: YA Fiction, Contemporary Pages: 224 Release Date: October 2017 Rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️/5 Justyce McAllister is top of his class and set for the Ivy League—but none of that matters to the police officer who just put him in handcuffs. And despite leaving his rough neighbourhood behind, he can’t escape the […]

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The Poet X Review

The Poet X –  Elizabeth Acevedo Genre: YA Fiction, Poetry, Contemporary Pages: 357 Release Date: March 2018 Rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️/5 ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Xiomara Batista feels unheard and unable to hide in her Harlem neighbourhood. Ever since her body grew into curves, she has learned to let her fists and her fierceness do the talking. But Xiomara has […]

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American Street Review

  American Street – Ibi Zoboi Genre: Young Adult, Contemporary Pages: 324 Release Date: February 2017 Rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️.5/5 Fabiola is a teenage girl who migrates from Haiti to Detroit with her mother. However, after they leave Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Fabiola’s mother is detained by US immigration and is sent to a detention centre in New Jersey, leaving […]

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The Hating Game Mini Review

The Hating Game – Sally Thorne Genre: Chick-lit, Romance, Humour, Contemporary Pages: 363 Release Date: September 2017 Rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️.5/5 Lucy Hutton is the executive assistant to one of the co-CEOs at Bexley and Gamin, a recently merged publishing company. Her co-worker and ‘nemesis’, Joshua Templeman, is the executive assistant to the other co-CEO. Just like […]

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The Hate U Give Review

The Hate U Give –  Angie Thomas Genre: YA Fiction, Contemporary Pages: 438 Release Date: February 2017 Rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️/5 Starr Carter is a 16 year old girl who lives in the poor neighbourhood known as Garden Heights, but attends a posh predominately white high school. She feels as though she is in the middle of […]

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