The night Cameron Post’s parents died, her first emotion was relief. Relief they would never know that, hours earlier, she’d been kissing a girl.
Now living with her conservative aunt in small-town Montana, hiding her sexuality and blending in and becomes second nature to Cameron until she begins an intense friendship with the beautiful Coley Taylor.
Desperate to ‘correct’ her niece, Cameron’s aunt takes drastic action.
Now Cameron must battle with the cost of being her true self – even if she’s not completely sure who that is.
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When a tornado rips through town, twelve-year-old Ivy Aberdeen’s house is destroyed and her family of five is displaced. Ivy feels invisible and ignored in the aftermath of the storm–and what’s worse, her notebook filled with secret drawings of girls holding hands has gone missing.
Mysteriously, Ivy’s drawings begin to reappear in her locker with notes from someone telling her to open up about her identity. Ivy thinks–and hopes–that this someone might be her classmate, another girl for whom Ivy has begun to develop a crush. Will Ivy find the strength and courage to follow her true feelings?
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This readathon is a new readathon based on fantasy places and it’s a choose your own reading challenges readathon. Each place corresponds with a challenge and apparently the book which the location came from could be read for that challenge. So, the Hogwarts challenge which is ‘magical school’ could be fulfilled by Harry Potter. That is such a cool detail.
This readathon runs from the 21st to the 30th June and the announcement post is here.
- New Beijing – Read a Sci-Fi Book
- Sheol 1 – Read a Dystopian Book
- Kalyazin – Read a book with Blood on the Cover OR Read a book with a Red Cover
- Medora – Read a book with the ‘Chosen One’ Trope
- Emberfall – Read a Retelling/Reimagining
- Dustwalk – Read a book about a Rebellion
- New Reynes – Read a book that has a Card Suit on the cover (Heart, Spade, Diamond or Club)
- Ellingham Academy – Read a Mystery Book
- The Shire – Read a book that is at least 10 years old
- The Ice Court – Read a book following ‘Criminals’
- Fennbirn – Read a book with Multiple POV
- Cabeswater – Read a book that involves a King
- Hogwarts – Read a book that is set in a Magical School
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I haven’t taken part in this readathon before but I was just asking this question to myself when I was writing my June TBR. This readathon is based around the question ‘Why Haven’t I Read That Yet?’.
This readathon runs from the 17th-23rd and there are three challenges to this readathon. This means only three books but since one of those books has a thousand pages in it, I think I’ll be kept busy over the week.
- Read a book that has been on your shelf for at least a year
- Read a book you received as a gift but haven’t read yet
- Read the biggest book on your shelf
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I don’t know why I named the round in the title of this because I’ve never taken part in this readathon, despite one of my favourite Booktubers hosting it.
This readathon is all about reading books with the buzz word in the title and this round the word is ‘you’. I don’t have nearly as many books with this word in as I thought I would.
The twitter is here and this round runs from the 12th to the 18th June.
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EVERYONE KNOWS DAISY JONES AND THE SIX.
They sold out arenas from coast to coast.
Their music defined an era and every girl in America idolised Daisy.
But on July 12 1979, on the night of the final concert of the Aurora tour, they split. Nobody ever knew why. Until now.
This is the whole story, right from the beginning: the sun-bleached streets, the grimy bars on the Sunset Strip, knowing Daisy’s moment was coming. Relive the euphoria of success and experience the terror that nothing will ever be as good again. Take the uppers so you can keep on believing, take the downers so you can sleep, eventually. Wonder who you are without the drugs or the music or the fans or the family that prop you up. Make decisions that will forever feel tough. Find beauty where you least expect it. Most of all, love like your life depends on it and believe in whatever it is you’re fighting for.
It’s a true story, though everyone remembers the truth differently.
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June is going to be a month where I don’t have a lot of work but I’m finishing up my Goodreads Upside Down Reading Challenge as well as look at ARCs I still have to read, so my TBR is going to be a little on the high side. I’m also taking part in Jazzy June, which will have a separate TBR.
(for anyone who gets the Fairyloot box and hasn’t received the May box yet, this post has spoilers for the book!)
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This month’s theme could not have come up at a better time. This month is all about rereading books or series and revisiting old favourites and I’m in a very Harry Potter mood right now.
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This was a month of ups and downs, both for my blog and for my reading. Especially for this blog where I didn’t post anything for over a week. But it was an okay month from the point of view of work and I tried to get through the books on my Spring TBR.
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Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly blog meme. It used to be hosted by The Broke and the Bookish but now it is being hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl. This week’s theme is ‘Books from your Favourite Genre’. I was thinking about doing my top ten fantasy books but then it would a list of books you have seen recced all over the place, like Harry Potter, Naomi Novik, Mark Lawrence so I thought I would do a TBR instead.
And the links of the post are misbehaving, so new layout!
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