Power Through or DNF?

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As any bookworm, my TBR (To Be Read) list is ever-growing. Between new releases, BookTok recs, and comfort rereads, I always have something I want (and need) to read. With

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The Year Without a Summer | Arlene Mark

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The Year Without a Summer by Arlene Mark Coming August 16th, 2022 from SparkPress; 296 pages Content Warning: PTSD, war, combat, shooting, violence, climate change, natural disasters (volcanos, hurricanes, earthquakes,

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5 Lesser-Known Books with Disability Representation

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In recent years, diverse representation within Young Adult and Children’s literature has exploded. We are finally seeing the much needed stories of kids and teens from all walks of life:

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Not My Cup of Tea? Reading A Series Outside My Comfort Zone

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My reading habits have remained the same since I was an angsty teen – YA novels with real-world problems, love, mature themes, and female protagonists have always been my bread

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Abortion Representation in YA Literature

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Spoilers for Finding Yvonne by Brandy Colbert TW: discussion of abortion, religion and religious beliefs, depression, politics, teenage pregnancy, unplanned pregnancy, guilt, grief With the recent overturning of Roe v.

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A Love Letter to Contemporary YA Fiction

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Spoilers for Firekeeper’s Daughter by Angeline Boulley & Chlorine Sky by Mahogany L. Browne I think it’s pretty fair to say that here at Pine Reads Review we are big

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