BookTube Spotlight: an Interview with Jesse George (@jessethereader)

BookTube has been a significant part of my reading life. When I was new to blogging, I often watched book hauls and reviews online to find titles to add to my TBR. Soon, various channels appeared on my recommendations feed, and one of them was jessethereader. As far as the Western world is concerned, Jesse…

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A Love Triangle that’s Actually Likable

Not only does this book have a super cute cover; it also has one of the most relatable characters in YA fiction. Most readers will like the sweet “love triangle.” But if you’re a fellow book blogger or reviewer, you’re going to resonate with the story on an entirely different level.

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Betrothed to Disappointment

With only a few brief interactions, Hollis and Silas were somehow already head over heels for each other? Are the blue eyes that powerful? Instalove much.

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Sweet like Toffee but Bitter like Coffee

Being Toffee deepened my understanding of dementia and the repercussions of domestic violence. Whether good or bad, our memories are an integral part of who we are today.

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All Winks and No Kisses

If there’s something that I learned from this book, it’s that we should not judge books by their covers (though we can’t really help it).

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No More Lies

Supernova is a satisfying conclusion to a remarkable trilogy. The epilogue hints at a possible sequel or companion novel, but I’m happy with how things wrapped up. Nonetheless, I’d gladly read another Renegades book because Marissa Meyer is one of my favorite authors.

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Q & A with June Hur

Hello, Internet people! I hope that you’re having a productive quarantine. :3 My last author feature was two years ago, so I’m excited to introduce you to my new favorite wordsmith, June Hur. Her debut novel entitled The Silence of Bones came out last month, and I found it thrilling, delightful, and educational. I highly…

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This Curious Girl Can’t Be Silenced

The Silence of Bones is one of my favorite 2020 releases. It’s probably the best Korea-inspired work in my collection, so I can’t wait to read June Hur’s sophomore novel. Be prepared for a tragic yet beautiful ending.

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These Girls Don’t Care about High School Musical

We Are the Wildcats shows how girls can break free from the chains of toxic masculinity. It will make you curious, wary, and a little happy. I didn’t thoroughly enjoy the book, but I would recommend it to anyone looking for something sporty and enlightening to read.

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What Sorcery Is This?

Margaret Rogerson is slowly becoming one of my favorite authors. While Enchantment of Ravens is like ACOTAR done right, this sophomore novel is a love letter to bookworms, with a hint of Howl’s Moving Castle and perhaps Strange the Dreamer. But even without the comparisons, the story is remarkable.

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