Book Review: Clap When You Land by Elizabeth Acevedo

Clap When You Land is a beautiful story of two girls who find friendship and sisterhood after both losing one of the most important people in their lives. This novel in verse will make you feel grief, loss, hope, sisterhood and love. Absolutely stunning.

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Book Review: Arsenic and Adobo by Mia P. Manansala

Arsenic and Adobo was a delightful read. If you’re in the mood for something light, full of twists and turns, and comforting all at once, this is the book for you! The blending of so many foods from so many different places had my mouth watering the whole time. It made me feel like food can really bring us together. If only just a little bit.

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Book Review: Firebreak by Nicole Kornher-Stace

Firebreak was truly incredible. It was everything I could have hoped for in a book. It was full of action but never missed a moment to make a statement on the important things. I’m truly impressed at what this book was able to accomplish without feeling weighed down at all. Absolutely wonderful!

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April Monthly Wrap Up

This month I managed to finish 13 books! My goodness that feels way better! That puts me at 43 books read this year, and 10 books ahead of my goal to read 100 books in 2021! Check out what I read!

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Book List: Diverse Cosy Mysteries

Have you ever been intrigued by cosy mysteries, because they are all the rage right now? But been a bit disappointed that this genre isn’t very diverse (shocker)? Check out this list of diverse cosies!

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Book Review: The Unbroken by CL Clark

The Unbroken tackles colonialism in a way that I have never read in a book before. It explores the small and large effects that it has on all the people involved. It dives into deep relationships and loyalty questions that has us grappling with questions of loyalty along with Touraine.

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Book Review: The Donut Trap by Julie Tieu

The Donut Trap was a funny and sweet romance book. I loved how real the donut shop was, and how relatable Jas post-graduation situation was. The modern awkwardness in a new relationship was just so perfect, and the relationship between Jas and her parents was wonderful to read.

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Themed Book Recommendations

A list of book recommendations based on a variety of different prompts! Hopefully there is a recommendation for whatever anyone is looking for here. :

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Book Review: A Pho Love Story by Loan Le

A Pho Love Story is absolutely stunning. Every moment of reading about Vietnamese food or reading a Vietnamese word was dear to my heart. This book will make you hungry, it will give you butterflies, and it will make your heart ache. It was truly incredible.

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Feminism, Interrupted by Lola Olufemi

Feminism, Interrupted is an incredible, thought-provoking, and insightful work on Black feminism in the UK. It’s short, concise and easy to understand. It’s one of those books that will stick with you, and one you will want to read over and over again.

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