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Binti – Nnedi Okorafor

Blurb:Her name is Binti, and she is the first of the Himba people ever to be offered a place at Oomza University, the finest institution of higher learning in the galaxy. But to accept the offer will mean giving up her place in her family to travel between the stars among strangers who do not… Continue reading Binti – Nnedi Okorafor

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Clown in a Cornfield – Adam Cesar

Trigger Warning: Violence, gore Blurb:Quinn Maybrook just wants to make it until graduation. She might not make it to morning.Quinn and her father moved to tiny, boring Kettle Springs to find a fresh start. But ever since the Baypen Corn Syrup Factory shut down, Kettle Springs has cracked in half. On one side are the… Continue reading Clown in a Cornfield – Adam Cesar

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I’m Thinking of Ending Things – Iain Reid

Blurb:A man and his girlfriend are on their way to a secluded farm. When the two take an unexpected detour, she is left stranded in a deserted high school, wondering if there is any escape at all. What follows is a twisted unraveling that will haunt you long after the last page is turned. My… Continue reading I’m Thinking of Ending Things – Iain Reid

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Ketchup Clouds – Annabel Pitcher – Bookrush 6

Blurb:Fifteen-year-old Zoe has a secret - a dark and terrible secret that she can't confess to anyone she knows. But then one day she hears of a criminal, Stuart Harris, locked up on death row in Texas. Like Zoe, Stuart is no stranger to secrets. Or lies. Or murder. Full of both heartache and humour,… Continue reading Ketchup Clouds – Annabel Pitcher – Bookrush 6

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Nana Vol. 1 – Ai Yazawa

Blurb:Nana Komatsu is a young woman who's endured an unending string of boyfriend problems. Moving to Tokyo, she's hoping to take control of her life and put all those messy misadventures behind her. She's looking for love and she's hoping to find it in the big city. Nana Osaki, on the other hand, is cool,… Continue reading Nana Vol. 1 – Ai Yazawa

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Dear Ijeawele A Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions – Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Blurb:How do you raise a child to be a feminist? Here are fifteen compelling, direct and perceptive suggestions to empower a daughter to become a strong, independant woman. Together they start a new and urgently needed conversation about what it really means to be a woman today. My Thoughts: This book is short but contains… Continue reading Dear Ijeawele A Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions – Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

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With The Fire on High – Elizabeth Acevedo

Trigger Warning for teenage pregnancy Blurb:Ever since she got pregnant, seventeen-year-old Emoni's life has been about making the tough decisions - doing what has to be done for her young daughter and her grandmother. Keeping her head down at school, trying not to get caught up with new boy Malachi. The one place she can… Continue reading With The Fire on High – Elizabeth Acevedo

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Two Can Keep a Secret – Karen M. McManus – #20booksofsummer

I did it! This is my 10th book of the #20booksofsummer reading challenge hosted by Vathy at 746books.This is also my first book completed in the Trope-ical Readathon. This book fulfilled the Disappearance Trope. Blurb:A perfect town is hiding secrets. Secrets that somebody would kill to keep hidden. Ellery's never been to Echo Ridge, but… Continue reading Two Can Keep a Secret – Karen M. McManus – #20booksofsummer

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Slenderman – Willow Rose

Blurb: Ever heard of Slender Man? They say he is always there. They say he is always watching. A tall guy in a suit and tie, with no face, and arms like tentacles. Some say he is an online myth; others will go very far to prove he is real, so far that they might… Continue reading Slenderman – Willow Rose

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The Roanoke Girls – Amy Engel

Blurb: EVERYONE WANTS TO BE A ROANOKE GIRL. BUT YOU WON'T WHEN YOU KNOW THE TRUTH. The girls of the Roanoke family - beautiful, rich, mysterious - seem to have it all. But there's a dark truth about them that's never spoken. Either the girls run away... or they die. Lane is one of the… Continue reading The Roanoke Girls – Amy Engel