Empress Of All Seasons by Emiko Jean

Empress Of All Seasons by Emiko Jean is a new YA feminist fantasy novel featuring much needed diversity in teen fiction. Pairing Japanese folklore with dystopian adventure, follow along with Animal Wife, Mari, as she fights to become Empress of all Seasons.

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Book Review: The Witch of Willow Hall

Meet The Witch of Willow Hall by Hester Fox, a brand new adult gothic fiction title that ties in romance with power, horror, deceit, and death.

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A Funny Christmas Book For The Inclusive Adult: Schmuck the [Woke] Buck

Looking for a funny Christmas book for inclusive and woke adults? Reindeer who drink beer? Elves that do yoga wheels? Check out Schmuck The Buck: Santa’s Jewish Reindeer by EXO books.

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Two Brand New Picture Books About Mental Health

Did you ever wake up to a bad day? Your snooze alarm screams that you are late, and you can’t figure out what to wear. Your food is bland and everyone around you is grumpy. It’s raining, school is boring, and it feels like the world is just closing in on you. How do you beat the funk? Or imagine waking up content in your bed every day, never wanting to leave. Safe and warm, you love your humble abode filled with good books and solitary activities. Although your friends have great parties and ice-skating adventures planned, you might catch the flu. Your hot chocolate might be too hot. These anxiety-prevalent and down and out scenarios greet readers in two new picture books about mental health, Rosie’s Glasses and Hector’s Favorite Place. Both titles address mental health and how to overcome scary and sad obstacles through courage and by approaching…

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4 Ridiculously Amazing Indie Books You Might Have Missed This Year

One of my favorite aspects of book blogging is shedding light on new and more invisible authors. While professional reviewing databases like NetGalley offer advanced reading copies for bestselling authors like Jodi Picoult, many of the indie authors are left in the dark. Although I am admittedly sometimes hesitant to review a self-published or indie title—I have had some real doozies—indie books have been by far some of my all-time favorite reads. From a romance bringing awareness about Alzheimer’s disease to philosophical science fiction thrillers and books for art history buffs, these are my four favorite indie books of 2018: 4 Indie Books and Authors You Might Have Missed This Year A Long Goodbye by Anthony Le Moignan Imagine receiving a solicited book in the mail covered in custom stamps with a personalized note. Across the pond in the UK, Anthony and his publicist sent A Long Goodbye with dreams…

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Novels On Abortion: A Spark Of Light by Jodi Picoult

A Spark of Light by Jodi Picoult is a brand new 2018 debut and one of many novels addressing abortion.

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