Review: Rebel of the Sands by Alwyn Hamilton!

Rebel of the Sands follows Amani, a blue eyed, gun slinging girl who wants nothing more then to leave her aptly named backwater town of Dustwalk. Amani decides to use her best talent to raise the money she needs for a one way ticket out, and goes to a shooting competition, sure she will be the best shot. She wasn’t expecting Jin, a foreigner with eyes that seem to see right through her disguise to the girl she is beneath.

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Review: Tonight the Streets are Ours by Leila Sales

Tonight the Streets are Ours is a love story. Because if it wasn’t, what would be the point?

23310761Arden is a small town girl living a small town life. She has a group of dedicated friends, she has a comfortable home, a safe boyfriend and a beat up old car. The most exciting thing to ever happen to her was being made into a doll (yes, literally). Until her mother walks out of their house one day, and doesn’t come back.

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Disabilities in YA reading list!

Disability in YA starts TOMORROW!


A few days ago I posted about Disabilites in YA, a two week event taking place from the 8th August to the 21st of August that aims to open discussion of disability and it’s portrayal in YA. The event was created by me after hearing some arguments about what a ‘positive’ portrayal of a disabled person in the media actually entails. To take part you just need to read a book, any book with a disabled character, and then join in the discussion on Goodreads on August 21st. To find out more click here for all the information.

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