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Beauty and the Bin | Review

Title: Beauty and the Bin Author: Joanne O'Connell Publisher: Macmillan Children's Books Genre: Middle-grade contemporary Rating: ★★★★★ Published: 18th February 2021 Spoiler Level: Low | This review contains minor details about the characters and plot of this novel that can be found on the blurb. #gifted | I received an advanced copy of Beauty and… Continue reading Beauty and the Bin | Review

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The Black Kids | ARC Review

Title: The Black Kids Author: Christina Hammonds Reed Publisher: Simon & Schuster Children's UK Genre: Contemporary YA Rating: ★★★★ Published: 4th August 2020 (paperback) The Black Kids is a poignant and heartbreaking coming-of-age novel. Despite being set around the Rodney King riots in LA, 1992, it could have easily been a contemporary read; it felt… Continue reading The Black Kids | ARC Review

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Where the Crawdads Sing | Review

Title: Where the Crawdads Sing Author: Delia Owens Publisher: Corsair (Hachette) Genre: Contemporary / Literary Fiction, Thriller Rating: ★★★★★ SPOILER LEVEL: LOW | this review contains minor details about characters and plot elements. Isolated from the world, abandoned by everyone she once called family, young Kya is forced to grow up alone in the marshes.… Continue reading Where the Crawdads Sing | Review