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If You Still Recognise Me – Cynthia So

Elsie has a crush on Ada, the only person in the world who truly understands her. Unfortunately, they’ve never met in real life and Ada lives an ocean away. But Elsie has decided it’s now or never to tell Ada how she feels. That is, until her long-lost best friend Joan walks back into her life. In a summer of repairing broken connections and building surprising new ones, Elsie realises that she isn’t nearly as alone as she thought. But now she has a choice to make…

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Gay Club! – Simon James Green

Barney's a shoo-in for his school's LGBTQ+ Society President at the club's next election. But when the vote is opened up to the entire student body, the whole school starts paying attention. How low will the candidates go to win? Buckle up for some serious shade, scandals and sleazy shenanigans. It isn't long before it's National Coming Out Day - for everyone's secrets! But when the group faces an unexpected threat - and a big opportunity - can the club members put politics aside and stand united?

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Ready or Not – Tracy Darnton

Shared family holidays at Creek House have been the backdrop to Millie’s summers since forever. Hanging out with the other kids – Matt, Charlie, Jem and her best friend Kat – has made it her favourite time of the year. But this holiday things are different – the childhood games that once filled their days have lost their appeal to everyone except Millie. It’s not until the final night that the others agree to a game of hide and seek. But in the time it takes Millie to count to twenty, Kat vanishes.

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Truth Be Told – Sue Divin

Tara is from Derry, Faith is from Armagh; their lives are very different, but they look exactly the same - they just don't know why... Two teens from very different backgrounds - Tara, the Catholic daughter of a two generation single parent family, and Faith, the daughter of strict Evangelical Protestants from Armagh, come face to face at a residential and discover they look almost identical.

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What I Read in April!

It seems to have become a pattern for me to read 10 books each month in 2022. I've read 10 books throughout April which I am proud of doing. So, I am back with another what I’ve read this month post. Here is a bunch of mini reviews for the books I read in April!

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When Our Worlds Collided – Danielle Jawando

When fourteen-year-old Shaq is stabbed outside of a busy shopping centre in Manchester, three teenagers from very different walks of life are unexpectedly brought together. What follows flips their worlds upside down and makes Chantelle, Jackson, and Marc question the deep-rooted prejudice and racism that exists within the police, the media, and the rest of society.

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Three Girls – Katie Clapham

Their school may be making them pose together for photos - but Minnie, Lena and Alice are not friends. And they have other things to worry about. Minnie - The Athlete: her whole life has been sport - but what if that's not all she wants her life to be? How do you even start to change your future all by yourself? Lena - The Princess: she has always resented being in Minnie's shadow - so when a freak accident changes all of her arch-rival's plans, Lena has a chance to become Queen Bee at last. But is ruling the school all she dreamed it would be? And then there's Alice - The Really Tall One. Alice has friends already, she's even got her eye on a potential crush - but she's also got a secret. And that secret is about to bound into all three girls' lives and change them forever.

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What’s On My Netgalley TBR?

I spent a lot of my time looking for new things to request on Netgalley. Of course that means my Netgalley TBR is never-ending. I love talking about the books that I’m anticipating because it makes me even more excited to read them. There have been so many amazing books on my Netgalley shelf over the years and it is a place that I’ve found so many new authors and books. Here are just a few things currently on my Netgalley shelf / TBR!

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What I Read in February!

February seems to have flown by. I know it is the shorted month but it seems to have gone by in the blink of an eye. I've managed to read 10 books throughout February which I can't quite believe! So, I am back with another what I've read this month post. Here is a bunch of mini reviews for the books I read in February!