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Review: The Way to Game the Walk of Shame

Hi Virtually Readers! Confession: I sometimes love writing scathing reviews. This is an example. Title: The Way to Game the Walk of Shame Author: Jenn Nguyen Genre: YA contemporary Themes: romance, friendship, being a senior, academic success, bad boy with forgivable backstory, it totally makes sense to fake a relationship yes definitely brilliant idea yes.… Continue reading Review: The Way to Game the Walk of Shame

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#LoveOzYA and also this book

In case you haven’t heard of it, Begin, End, Begin, is a short story collection by a bunch of Australian Young Adult authors, and I adored it. Each story was excellent, and the authors I hadn’t read made me want to try out their full-length work(Will Kostakis and Alice Pung, I’m coming for you. I… Continue reading #LoveOzYA and also this book

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Literally just a book about YA books

I heard about Literally a few weeks ago. It’s a book about a girl called Annabelle who discovers that she’s living in a YA book. It’s less fun than you might think. It was a lot of fun, and very easy to read, but didn’t quite achieve the trope reversal it promised. Tropes include…. falling… Continue reading Literally just a book about YA books