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I loved Firekeeper’s Daughter. It was a gripping, fast-paced thriller that is balanced out with slower moments of character development. Firekeeper’s Daughter teaches so much about Ojibwe culture in an interesting way that doesn’t affect the pacing. The characters felt so real and I loved watching Daunis, the protagonist, grow throughout the story. Although I …

The Picture of Dorian Gray

“Some things are more precious because they don’t last long.” Following the character downfall of Dorian Gray steered the readers through a journey of ruin compelled by a singular portrait. Each occurrence gradually defaced the character to the extent of no rehab. Acknowledging how purity can turn into something unimaginably demonic continues to leave me …

The Firekeepers Daughter.

An intriguing but heartbreaking story Firekeepers Daughter reads equal parts YA thriller and equal parts love letter to Ojibwe community’s which have faced the same struggles as those in this book. With a story that teaches you about Native American culture, including traditions, language, history, and the importance of family. It is partially a suspenseful …

A Good Girls Guide to Murder.

This book was so good! There were twists and turns around every corner,shocking new details around every new clue and suspect as we follow Pipwho is trying to solve the close case of Andie Bell and Sal Singh. It wasemotional, shocking, and so very realistic. I could connect with this bookand the characters in different …

The Blood Traitor.

The final of the Prison Healer trilogy, ‘The Blood Traitor’ was mind-blowing.Filled with emotion, regret, sadness, happiness, and love, so much love.We saw Kiva and her friends dealing with real world problems, and beingan inspiration to the people in her story, but the readers too. This myfavourite book in the series, and I loved getting …

The Gilded Cage

The second book in the Prison Healer trilogy was all I’d hoped it to be. Itwas funny and entertaining, with emotional twists and turns, it had mecrying, laughing, and being angry with the characters throughout the entirestory. From Kiva’s perspective we got to learn more about Jaren, and metmany amazing characters, (including one of my …

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 …

The Power of Six

The Power of Six succeeds the first novel (I Am Number Four) in the Lorien Legacies series and continues John Smith’s story as he travels around in search of places to hide. He meets more of his own kind and his buddy Sam is there with him. The story switches perspectives between John and another …

I Am Number Four

I Am Number Four is the 1st of 7 books in the Lorien Legacies. It starts the journey of John Smith (Number 4) and his Cêpan, Henri Smith. He travels to Ohio and meets his first two friends: Sam Goode and Sarah Hart. They try to live a normal life, but something big goes down …

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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 …