With the Fire on High by Elizabeth Acevedo
Print Length: 400 pages
Publisher: Hot Key Books
Emoni Santiago is a teenage mother to a beautiful baby girl named Emma and granddaughter to an amazing ‘buela. Belonging to Black Hispanic ethnicity — from Puerto Rico living in Philly aka Philadelphia, Emoni aspires to be a professional chef. But how does she make her dreams come true?
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In. by Will McPhail
Print Length: 272 pages
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Please take a moment and admire the gorgeous minimal cover. I know, don’t judge a book by its cover, but you can’t deny the effect that a gorgeous front cover can attract you to pick a book! Anyways, now that you are done gawking, I shall move on to tell you why this graphic novel is an interesting and a witty read. Let me explain.
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The Complete MAUS by Art Spiegelman
Print Length: 296 pages
Publisher: Penguin UK
I am so excited! In today’s post, I have pestered my best friend to send in his thoughts about a book which he recently got on his birthday. This is his take on why you should read Maus—a graphic novel by American cartoonist, Art Spiegelman. Now without any further blabbering, let’s dive in!
Trigger Warning: This post discusses holocaust and racism.
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The Authenticity Project by Clare Pooley
Print Length: 416 pages
Publisher: Bantam Press
Ever thought how a confession can turn your life around? Especially when you write it in a notebook and hand it over for a stranger to write theirs and pass on? This book is pretty much right when it boasts as the “feel-good book of the year” with flawed but lovable characters. Here is why you should pick this for your next read.
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With the second half of the year beginning, we all by now are somewhat dealing with the entire situation in a meh manner. By meh, I mean, nobody knows when will things get back to normal! When can we go to different places for a vacation, or eat outside, or go back to the office. However, this extended time has also tested so many qualities in us. Thankfully, this hasn’t slowed down my reading of books (or buying, more precisely). In this post, I have included books that are set or are originated in different countries. So here are 5 most recent additions to my TBR pile for you to check out. Let’s get reading!
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