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The Black Flamingo – Dean Atta

Trigger warnings for colourism, racism and homophobia. Blurb:A boy comes to terms with his identity as a mixed-race gay teen - then at university he finds his wings as a drag artist, The Black Flamingo. A bold story about the power of embracing your uniqueness. Sometimes, we need to take charge, to stand up wearing… Continue reading The Black Flamingo – Dean Atta

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Where The Crawdads Sing – Delia Owens – Bookrush 2

Blurb:For years, rumors of the “Marsh Girl” have haunted Barkley Cove, a quiet town on the North Carolina coast. So in late 1969, when handsome Chase Andrews is found dead, the locals immediately suspect Kya Clark, the so-called Marsh Girl. But Kya is not what they say. Sensitive and intelligent, she has survived for years… Continue reading Where The Crawdads Sing – Delia Owens – Bookrush 2

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Solo – Kwame Alexander & Mary Rand Hess – #20booksofsummer

This is my 7th book for the #20booksofsummer challenge hosted by Cathy at 746books. Blurb:Blade never asked for a life of the rich and famous. In fact, he’d give anything not to be the son of Rutherford Morrison, a washed-up rock star and drug addict with delusions of a comeback. Or to no longer be… Continue reading Solo – Kwame Alexander & Mary Rand Hess – #20booksofsummer

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Becoming – Michelle Obama

Blurb: In a life filled with meaning and accomplishment, Michelle Obama has emerged as one of the most iconic and compelling women of our era. As First Lady of the United States of America - the first African-American to serve in that role - she helped create the most welcoming and inclusive White House in… Continue reading Becoming – Michelle Obama