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book summaries: books of the month!

here are all of the bite-size summaries for the books i bought via book of the month – even the three that weren’t posted today! fair warning, i haven’t read them yet, so these reviews will be posted at a later date. ❤

1.) On the Come Up by Angie Thomas:

  • #ownvoices
  • rapper x2
  • defying expectations

2.) We Hunt the Flame by Hafsah Faizal

  • fierce woman in a man’s world
  • #ownvoices
  • slow burn

3.) Wicked Fox by Kat Cho

  • #ownvoices
  • she kills men, but do we blame her?
  • the girl saves the boy in this one

4.) Reverie by Ryan La Sala

  • #ownvoices
  • drag queen sorceress!
  • sooo many different worlds

5.) The Guinevere Deception by Kiersten White

  • reimagined King Arthur
  • Guinevere? Fake
  • J O U S T S

6.) Mind Games by Shana Silver

  • she hacks other people’s memories
  • wait, where are her memories?
  • someone is a better hacker than her??

7.) Wayward Son by Rainbow Rowell

  • after the ending
  • depressed Chosen One
  • grumpy one is now sunshiney for the sunshiney one that is now grumpy

8.) Fireborne by Rosaria Munda

  • dragonriders!
  • but dragons aren’t always used for good.
  • which is more important: morals or family?

9.) The Beautiful by Renée Ahdieh

  • 19th century New Orleans vampires
  • fleeing French dressmaker
  • wait, is her undead boyfriend a serial killer?

10.) A Good Girl’s Guide to Murder by Holly Jackson

  • school murder project
  • closed up case cracked wide open
  • Nancy Drew, but darker

11.) Yes No Maybe So by Becky Albertalli and Aisha Saeed

  • #ownvoices
  • political advocacy in and for young people
  • falling in love while fighting for their rights

12.) The Sound of Stars by Alechia Dow

  • alien lover
  • forbidden pop music and books
  • post-global war and massive loss of life


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