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Bitter

Bitter is a fast-paced, politically aware novel. As a prequel to Pet, one of Akwaeke Emezi’s former books, it expands on the world, magic, and characters living in the town of Lucille. Bitter has strong themes of using art as a form of resistance, and an understanding that not all fighting happens in the front lines. This is a …

Skandar and the Unicorn Thief

Skandar and the Unicorn Thief was an amazing, magical story, full of twists, turns and drama. I happily await the day when everyone else will jump into the wild and deadly world of Alicorns and my new favourite hero Skandar, and his brave friends!! With loveable, annoying and selfless characters, this story is a compelling …

My Hero Academia: School Briefs 1

This book is set in a supernatural world where everyone has superpowers called “quirks”. A 16-year-old boy named Izuku Midoriya appears quirk-less, however, he has been passed down the quirk of the number one hero All Might, becoming his successor. This novel is about Izuku’s adventures with his friends in UA High School. This novel …

Skulduggery Pleasant

Skulduggery Pleasant is about a girl in Ireland named Stephanie Edgley. The book starts with the revelation that her uncle is dead. Attending the reading of his will is Stephanie’s family, and one stranger, named Skulduggery Pleasant. When there is a break-in at her late uncle’s house, Skulduggery Pleasant saves Stephanie with magic. Now Stephanie …

A Weekend With Oscar

A Weekend with Oscar by Robyn Bavati is a story that captivates its readers by showing them what it is like to live with a sibling that has a disability. This story has themes of mild romance with the new girl called Zara and also displays being there for your family and how Jamie takes …

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Elsewhere Girls

The main characters in Elsewhere Girls are Cat and Fanny and they are wonderful, sweet characters. I love these characters and when you read this book you get very attached to them. I love how Fanny is more old school like she was raised back in the day and how Cat is more up to …

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Rainfish

This book starts on the problem, which I’ve never seen a book do! The first chapter is called The Worst Thing I Ever Did, which got me interested straight away!  Even just looking at the cover got me interested thinking, why are there monsters lurking? And when I started reading, straight away I started thinking, …

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Social Queue by Kay Kerr

I personally loved this text, and it was exactly what I wanted to read. What I found most enjoyable was that I was educated on how autism can affect people, what being ableist looks/sounds like and how to fix that. It was great to be reading a rom-com type genre book that was also paired …