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Teaser Tuesday: “Stay With Me” ARC by Ayobami Adebayo

Teaser Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by The Purple Booker. If you’re reading this, you should do it too. I know I’ve been so busy, it had been ten days since I had posted before yesterday! It’s a little sad, but I’ve just had to do so much for school every single day. So anyway,…… Continue reading Teaser Tuesday: “Stay With Me” ARC by Ayobami Adebayo

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Book Review: “The Refugees” by Viet Thanh Nguyen

Many thanks to NetGalley and Grove Atlantic for providing me with a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review! The Refugees by Viet Thanh Nguyen Edition: eGalley (224 pages) Published on: February 7, 2017 (Grove Atlantic) Genre: Short Stories, Historical Fiction Rating: 4.5/5 stars Goodreads summary:  Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Sympathizer was one…… Continue reading Book Review: “The Refugees” by Viet Thanh Nguyen

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Book Review: “The Mortifications”, 5/5 Stars

The Mortifications by Derek Palacio Edition: Hardcover (308 pages) Published on: October 4, 2016 (Tim Duggan Books) Genre: Historical Fiction, Literary Fiction Rating: 5/5 Stars Goodreads Summary: In 1980, a rural Cuban family is torn apart during the Mariel Boatlift. Uxbal Encarnación—father, husband, political insurgent—refuses to leave behind the revolutionary ideals and lush tomato farms of his sun-soaked homeland. His wife…… Continue reading Book Review: “The Mortifications”, 5/5 Stars

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Books I’m Looking Forward to- 2017

I had so much fun researching this post! I could spend hours pouring through 2017 releases. I actually have picked 15 books for my list of exciting upcoming releases for 2017. I won’t go into too much detail about any of them, but I will tell you why I am excited for them, and sort them…… Continue reading Books I’m Looking Forward to- 2017