Review: A Very Large Expanse of Sea (ARC) by Tahereh Mafi

38720939 I was lucky enough to receive a galley while at BEA this year, and I was so excited to dive into this fantastic read. Quotes used in this review are from the unfinished galley and may be changed in the published edition. 

Overall: 5/5 Stars
Characters: 5/5
Setting: 5/5
Writing: 5/5
Plot and Themes: 5/5
Awesomeness Factor: 5/5
Review in a Nutshell: A Very Large Expanse of Sea discusses important and relevant topics in a way that is sure to open your eyes, it is beautifully written and immediately pulls you in.

“It never stops hurting. It only gets easier to recover.”

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Review: What If It’s Us (ARC) by Becky Albertalli and Adam Silvera

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Overall: 5/5 Stars
Characters: 5/5
Setting: 5/5
Writing: 5/5
Plot and Themes: 5/5
Awesomeness Factor: 5/5
Review in a Nutshell: What If It’s Us is an adorable tale of love and friendship that will take you on a rollercoaster of emotion through NYC.

Release Date: October 9th, 2018
*Quotes are taken from the ARC and are subject to change upon publishing.*

“’But what if the story should quit while it’s ahead?’
‘How do you know unless you give the story another chance?’”

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Review: Listen to Your Heart by Kasie West

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Overall: 3.7/5 Stars
Characters: 3/5
Setting: 4/5
Writing: 4.5/5
Plot and Themes: 4/5
Awesomeness Factor: 3/5
Review in a Nutshell: Listen to Your Heart is an adorable YA contemporary filled with humor, friendship, and of course, romance.
“I wondered if life was about facing fears. Sometimes we overcame them and sometimes they overcame us. On the days we won, we had every right to celebrate.”

Review: The Anatomical Shape of a Heart by Jenn Bennet

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Overall: 4/5 Stars
Characters: 4/5
Setting: 5/5
Writing: 4/5
Plot and Themes: 4/5
Awesomeness Factor: 4/5
If you don’t feel like reading this long review, here is my review in a nutshell: The Anatomical Shape of a Heart is a cute romance that is sure to make you fall in love.

“This was the night bus, not a Journey song. Two strangers were not on a midnight train going anywhere. I was going home, and he was probably going to knock over a liquor store.”

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