Oct 24, 2017

An unflinching,unapologetic story || Dear Martin by Nic Stone ( Review + Blog Tour + Giveaway )


Hello my lovely bookworms, let me welcome you today to my stop of the Dear Martin blog tour! ( It was supposed to be yesterday, actually, but scatterbrained Mishma messed up her dates *facepalm*) This book is amazing, and you all HAVE to read it! Let's delve further into why Dear Martin is hands down one of the best books of this year.


Dear Martin

Title : Dear Martin
Author : Nic Stone
Publisher : Crown
Release Date : October 17th 2017
Synopsis

Raw, captivating, and undeniably real, Nic Stone joins industry giants Jason Reynolds and Walter Dean Myers as she boldly tackles American race relations in this stunning debut.

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 neighborhood behind, he can't escape the scorn of his former peers or the ridicule of his new classmates.

Justyce looks to the teachings of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. for answers. But do they hold up anymore? He starts a journal to Dr. King to find out.

Then comes the day Justyce goes driving with his best friend, Manny, windows rolled down, music turned up—way up, sparking the fury of a white off-duty cop beside them. Words fly. Shots are fired. Justyce and Manny are caught in the crosshairs. In the media fallout, it's Justyce who is under attack

Oct 5, 2017

On Villains and Backstories - A Guest Post by Julie C.Dao || Blog Tour + Giveaway



Welcome to my stop of the official blog tour of A Forest of a Thousand Lanterns! I can't believe the book's release is so near. You guys probably know by now how much I love the book, the concept and Julie, so I am extremely excited as October 10th draws near!

Today, we have the wonderful Julie over at the blog, talking about my favourite concept ever - Villains!