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Mindhunter – John Douglas & Mark Olshaker – #20booksofsummer

So close! This is my 9th book of 10 in the 10booksofsummer challenge hosted by Cathy at 746books. Blurb:John Douglas is a former FBI Special Agent and expert in criminal profiling and behavioural science. He made a career of looking evil in the eye - and understanding it. No wonder that he was the inspiration… Continue reading Mindhunter – John Douglas & Mark Olshaker – #20booksofsummer

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The Legendary Shiver – J.H MacAl – Review Request

Blurb:Why is society obsessed with the rise and fall of celebrities?Before Ruby became Shiver Magnata, she was just a tormented girl hoping superstardom would numb her pain.Will, her best friend, has always been her rock. What she doesn’t know is he’s in love with her. And like Ruby, he craves success, but in hopes that… Continue reading The Legendary Shiver – J.H MacAl – Review Request

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Solo – Kwame Alexander & Mary Rand Hess – #20booksofsummer

This is my 7th book for the #20booksofsummer challenge hosted by Cathy at 746books. Blurb:Blade never asked for a life of the rich and famous. In fact, he’d give anything not to be the son of Rutherford Morrison, a washed-up rock star and drug addict with delusions of a comeback. Or to no longer be… Continue reading Solo – Kwame Alexander & Mary Rand Hess – #20booksofsummer

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The Girl With The Louding Voice – Abi Dare – #20booksofsummer

I listened to this as an audiobook but I'm still counting it as my 6th book of the 10BooksofSummerChallenge. Blurb:Mama say: "Your schooling is your voice, child. It will be speaking for you even if you didn't open your mouth to talk. It will be speaking till the day God is calling you come." That… Continue reading The Girl With The Louding Voice – Abi Dare – #20booksofsummer

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The Handmaid’s Tale – Margaret Atwood – #20booksofsummer

This is my 5th book in th #20booksofsummer reading challenge hosted by Cathy at 746Books. Blurb:I believe in the resistance as I believe there can be no light without shadow; or rather, no shadow unless there is also light. Offred is a Handmaid in The Republic of Gilead, a religious totalitarian state in what was… Continue reading The Handmaid’s Tale – Margaret Atwood – #20booksofsummer

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The Hate U Give – Angie Thomas – #20booksofsummer

Thug Life - The Hate U Give Little Infants F*cks Everyone Blurb:Sixteen-year-old Starr lives in two worlds: the poor neighbourhood where she was born and raised and her posh high school in the suburbs. The uneasy balance between them is shattered when Starr is the only witness to the fatal shooting of her unarmed best… Continue reading The Hate U Give – Angie Thomas – #20booksofsummer

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The Clockmaker’s Daughter – Kate Morton – #20booksofsummer

This is the 3rd book from my 10booksofsummer reading challenge, which is hosted by Cathy at 746Books. Blurb: My real name, no one remembers.The truth about that summer, no one else knows. In the depths of a nineteenth-century winter, a little girl is abandoned in the narrow streets of London. Adopted by a mysterious stranger,… Continue reading The Clockmaker’s Daughter – Kate Morton – #20booksofsummer

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Becoming – Michelle Obama

Blurb: In a life filled with meaning and accomplishment, Michelle Obama has emerged as one of the most iconic and compelling women of our era. As First Lady of the United States of America - the first African-American to serve in that role - she helped create the most welcoming and inclusive White House in… Continue reading Becoming – Michelle Obama

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Purple Hibiscus – Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Blurb: The limits of fifteen-year-old Kambili’s world are defined by the high walls of her family estate and the dictates of her fanatically religious father. Her life is regulated by schedules: prayer, sleep, study, prayer. When Nigeria is shaken by a military coup, Kambili’s father, involved mysteriously in the political crisis, sends her to live… Continue reading Purple Hibiscus – Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

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Dear Martin – Nic Stone

Blurb:Justyce McAllister is top of his class and set for the Ivy League – but none of that matters to the police officer who just put him in handcuffs. And despite leaving his rough neighbourhood behind, he can't escape the scorn of his former peers or the ridicule of his new classmates. Justyce looks to the… Continue reading Dear Martin – Nic Stone