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I'm Leah! The woman behind Leah's Books, a blog where I write book reviews and post other bookish content.

Cinderella Is Dead

Cinderella is Dead Author: Kalynn Bayron Genre: Fairy Tale Retelling, YA Publication Date: July 7, 2020 Publisher: Bloomsbury YA Thank you to NetGalley for providing me an ARC of this book and the chance to review it. It’s 200 years after Cinderella found her prince, but the fairy […]

Disability Rep In Fiction

I’ve noticed a lot of problematic disability rep in fiction, and I wanted to create a list of books with representation that was more accurate and true to the experience of living with a disability. The 6th Annual NYC Disability Pride Parade would have been tomorrow (July 14th), […]

June 2020 Monthly Wrap Up

I’m resigned to the fact that 2020 is just a raging dumpster fire of a year. However, I find myself actively looking for the positives that I can find. Here’s what I came up with in June: My library opened up for curbside pickup, so I’ve been making […]

A Song Of Wraiths And Ruin

This debut fantasy was really hyped, and the cover is absolutely GORGEOUS! A Song of Wraiths and Ruin Author: Roseanne A. Brown Genre: YA Fantasy Publication Date: June 2, 2020 Publisher: Balzer + Bray Series: A Song of Wraiths and Ruin #1 TRIGGER WARNING: on-page death of a […]

Clap When You Land

Clap When You Land Author: Elizabeth Acevedo Genre: YA Contemporary, Multicultural Publication Date: May 5, 2020 Publisher: Hot Key Books TRIGGER WARNING: plane crash, off-page death of a parent, sexual assault Camino Rios lives for the summers when her father visits her in the Dominican Republic. But this […]