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Dear Ijeawele, or A Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Rating : ⭐︎⭐︎⭐︎⭐︎⭐︎ Dear Ijeawele educates but never belittles. Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is eloquent without ever being condescending. Her manifesto is smart, simple and brilliant. “Everybody will have an opinion about what you should do, but what matters is what you want for yourself, and not what others want you to want.” I especially loved […]

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King of Scars by Leigh Bardugo

⭐︎⭐︎⭐︎ SPOILERS AHEAD FOR THE SHADOW AND BONE TRILOGY + THE SIX OF CROWS DUOLOGY, YOU HAVE BEEN WARNED. “The Monster is me and I am the Monster” King of Scars takes place after the Ravkan Civil War (aka the Shadow and Bone trilogy). The book follows Nikolai Lantsov as he navigates being the King […]

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The Exact Opposite Of Okay by Laura Steven

“If only the entire world did not equate harmless fun with whoredom of the highest order.” ​Women don’t owe you anything. The Exact Opposite of Okay tells the story of high schooler Izzy O’Neill whose nudes “accidentally” leak. Its recipient being the son of a political figure, Izzy quickly gets thrown under a toxic and […]

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The Wall Of Winnipeg and Me by Mariana Zapata

​Aiden Graves : 60% muscles, 20% shrugs, 20% being An Absolute Softie Vanessa Mazur : 20% repressing her anger by counting, 20% planning ways to murder Aiden, 20% starring at Aiden’s ass, 30% getting out of toxic familial relationships and Becoming, 10% A Secret Softie. TW : domestic abuse, unhealthy and abusive familial relationships The […]

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Serpent and Dove by Shelby Mahurin

“Wicked are the ways of women — and especially a witch” Serpent & Dove is set in a 17th Century French-inspired landscape. It deals with a war between witches and the Church. The story focuses on a witch, Lou and a witch hunter, Reid, who are forced into marriage. Serpent & Dove was a surprising […]

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Unpregnant by Jenni Hendriks and Ted Caplan

🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟 ❧ ARC provided by Edelweiss in exchange for an honest review Hilarious, poignant and beautiful, Unpregnant tells the story of Veronica, a seemingly perfect high school student. She’s in the run to be valedictorian, has the “perfect” boyfriend, “perfect” friends and everything that goes with it… Until her “perfect” boyfriend pokes holes in his […]

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Heroine by Mindy McGinnis

TRIGGER WARNING : Addiction, substance abuse (heroine, oxy). Heroine is REALLY GRAPHIC and I urge you NOT TO READ THIS if you’re not in a good place. × Dismiss alert Rating : 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟 (ARC provided by Edelweiss in exchange for a honest review) Heroine was a hard book to read for me. It’s raw and […]

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