Review: Majesty by Katharine McGee

Majesty (American Royals, #2) by Katharine McGee

*We received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.* 

Picking up a few weeks after American Royals left off, Beatrice is now the Queen of the United States of America…and she’s only in her early 20s. As she returns to D.C. after the family drama, she’s expected to get married right away– and not to the guy she wants to be with.

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YA Women of Color Authors to Support

Did you know that Women of Color make up an extremely small portion of the publishing industry? In fact, in a recent study conducted by Lee and Low (2019), a survey found that, of those publishing employees who responded, 76% were white. What can YA readers do about it? We can support diversity in literature! Now, we know there are more WOC YA authors out there than those featured on our list below, and we will strive to continue sharing diverse voices on our blog. This will be the first of many more posts, and we want to hear from you all: Did we miss any that you absolutely love? Let us know in the comments below! 

1. Angie Thomas

The Hate U Give - Angie Thomas - Hardcover

Angie Thomas is new to YA, but she made a huge splash with her debut The Hate U Give, which highlights the injustices of racism and police brutality in America. In fact, it was quickly turned into a movie and is a New York Times best-seller. Thomas’s second novel, On The Come Up, was released in 2019!

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Review: A Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes by Suzanne Collins

The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes - Wikipedia

Welcome to Panem, where the 10th Hunger Games is about to begin. Before he became president, Coriolanus Snow was a high school student. On the outside, it seemed that he and his family had plenty of money. But, that was just a cover. His family was going broke and Snow had to do something to assure his bright future.

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Mystery Blogger Award

What is the Mystery Blogger Award?

Mystery Blogger Award” is an award for amazing bloggers with ingenious posts. Their blog not only captivates; it inspires and motivates. They are one of the best out there, and they deserve every recognition they get. This award is also for bloggers who find fun and inspiration in blogging; and they do it with so much love and passion.
– Okoto Enigma

This award was originally created by Okoto @ Okoto Enigma’s Blog.

Thanks to Shivreads for nominating us!

The Rules

  1. Put the award logo/image on your blog
  2. List the rules.
  3. Thank whoever nominated you and provide a link to their blog.
  4. Mention the creator of the award and provide a link as well
  5. Tell your readers 3 things about yourself
  6. You have to nominate people
  7. Notify your nominees by commenting on their blog
  8. Ask your nominees any 5 questions of your choice; with one weird or funny question (specify)
  9. Share a link to your best post(s)
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Book Club

June 2020 Book Club: Break the Fall by Jennifer Iacopelli Break the Fall (9780593114179): Iacopelli, Jennifer: Books

The Book

Break the Fall was released on February 18, 2020. It’s been on our radar for months!

Why did we pick this book?

This book is about the competitive world of Gymnastics, our favorite Olympic sport. The description gave us Make it Or Break it vibes, but more mature. We’ve had so many other books to read so far in 2020 and we thought it was time to finally give this book a shot. Plus, it has great reviews!

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