Review: Generation Why (Ms. Marvel #2) – G. Willow Wilson

Ms. Marvel, Vol. 2: Generation Why

Now comfortable with her newfound powers, Kamala Khan is also more comfortable with her alter-ego Ms Marvel. As she goes deeper into the superhero world, Kamala finds herself in the need of a mentor, and maybe some help with the Inventor.


Why this book?: I enjoyed the first one, so I decided to check out the second!

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6 Native American Books On My TBR

6With Thanksgiving coming up, I think it’s by time to mention that November is also Native American Heritage Month. While I am not Native American myself (I think? I’ve never asked, but it’s never been mentioned at family dinners and what not.) that doesn’t mean that I can’t dedicate some time to reading books with Native American MCs and authors.

So, with the help of a few people, here are six books that I’ve put on my TBR written and/or about Native American people.

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Review: Caroline’s Heart – Austin Chant

Caroline's Heart

Cecily’s soulmate died, and her family only left her with an old, clockwork heart. Cecily tries her hardest to restore her soulmate, but struggles to bring her back. When a cowboy named Roy puts his life on the line for her, she risks never seeing her soulmate again for the chance of saving him.


Why this book?: I loved Austin Chant’s Peter Darling, and jumped on the chance to review his next work.

I would like to thank the author Austin Chant for providing a free ARC in exchange for an honest review.

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Review: A Lesson Before Dying – Ernest J. Gaines

A Lesson Before Dying

Jefferson is accused of a crime he didn’t commit, and is sentenced to death. In his defence, his attorny calls him a hog, claiming that something that isn’t human doesn’t deserve to be treated as one. Jefferson’s godmother, incensed by this, employ’s Professor Grant Wiggins, to make a man of Jefferson before his final days.


Why this book?: It’s my first required read for my AP Lit class. I’d also heard interesting things about it before having to pick it up for class.

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Review: No Normal (Ms. Marvel #1) – G. Willow Wilson

Ms. Marvel, Vol. 1: No Normal

Kamala Khan is just a normal Pakistani-American Muslim girl living in Jersey City. She likes to write superhero fanfictions, and hang with her friends Nakia and Bruno. But when Kamala sneaks out to go to a party, and somehow gets the power to change how she looks, Kamala realizes that maybe she isn’t as prepared as she thought.


Why this book?: I’d heard it was a fun comic! Plus, a Pakistani-American Muslim MC in a comic? Sign me the fuck up!

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14 Books I’ve Been Meaning to Read But Haven’t Gotten Around To

bookdeviant.wordpress.comWe all have those books that we’ve been meaning to read, but just haven’t gotten around to yet, right? You buy them the moment they came out, because you’ve been waiting for it forever, but then one thing leads to another and it’s kinda collected an inch layer of dust before you realize how long it’s been. Right? We’ve all been there.

So here’s 14 of those books for me, where I’ve had them sitting on my shelf for who-knows-how-long.

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