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Long Way Down – Jason Reynolds

Trigger warning: Shooting, death, death of a parent **Spoiler alert** Blurb:A cannon. A strap.A piece. A biscuit.A burner. A heater.A chopper. A gat.A hammerA toolfor RULEOr, you can call it a gun. That’s what fifteen-year-old Will has shoved in the back waistband of his jeans. See, his brother Shawn was just murdered. And Will knows… Continue reading Long Way Down – Jason Reynolds

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The Book Thief – Markus Zusak

Blurb:This novel is narrated in the all-knowing, matter-of-fact voice of Death, who witnesses the story of the citizens of Molching.When nine-year-old Liesel arrives outside the boxlike house of her new foster parents at 33 Himmel Street, she refuses to get out of the car. Liesel has been separated from her parents, "Kommunists", forever, and at… Continue reading The Book Thief – Markus Zusak

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Mockingjay – Suzanne Collins – Bookrush 15

Blurb:Against all odds, Katniss Everdeen has survived the Hunger Games twice. But now that she's made it out of the bloody arena alive, she's still not safe. The Capitol is angry. The Capitol wants revenge. Who do they think should pay for the unrest? Katniss. And what's worse, President Snow has made it clear that… Continue reading Mockingjay – Suzanne Collins – Bookrush 15

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She Lies in Wait – Gytha Lodge – Bookrush 9

Trigger warning for rape, underage drug use and grooming. Blurb:Six friends. One killer. Whom do you trust?  On a hot July night in 1983, six school friends go camping in the forest. Bright and brilliant, they are destined for great things, and young Aurora Jackson is dazzled to be allowed to tag along.  Thirty years… Continue reading She Lies in Wait – Gytha Lodge – Bookrush 9

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The Book of You – Claire Kendal – Bookrush 5

Trigger warning for rape, sexual violence & stalking Blurb:You left me no choice, Clarissa.I just want to take you home, Clarissa.I know your darkest secrets, Clarissa. Clarissa is becoming more and more frightened of her colleague, Rafe. He won’t leave her alone, and he refuses to take no for an answer. He is always there.… Continue reading The Book of You – Claire Kendal – Bookrush 5

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How Beautiful We Were – Imbolo Mbue #HowBeautifulWeWere #NetGalley

Trigger warning for descriptions of death, descriptions of violence, descriptions of child molestation, rape and slave trade. I got this copy from Netgalley for an honest review. Blurb: From the author of the New York Times bestseller Behold the Dreamers, comes a sweeping story about the collision of a small African village and an American… Continue reading How Beautiful We Were – Imbolo Mbue #HowBeautifulWeWere #NetGalley

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Mexican Gothic – Silvia Morena-Garcia

Trigger Warning for attempted rape, violence and violence againt children. Blurb:He is trying to poison me. You must come for me, Noemí. You have to save me.When glamorous socialite Noemí Taboada receives a frantic letter from her newlywed cousin begging to be rescued from a mysterious doom, it's clear something is desperately amiss. Catalina has… Continue reading Mexican Gothic – Silvia Morena-Garcia

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Mindhunter – John Douglas & Mark Olshaker – #20booksofsummer

So close! This is my 9th book of 10 in the 10booksofsummer challenge hosted by Cathy at 746books. Blurb:John Douglas is a former FBI Special Agent and expert in criminal profiling and behavioural science. He made a career of looking evil in the eye - and understanding it. No wonder that he was the inspiration… Continue reading Mindhunter – John Douglas & Mark Olshaker – #20booksofsummer