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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.

Before We Were Blue

Before We Were Blue Author: E.J. Schwartz Genre: YA Contemporary Publication Date: September 14, 2021 Publisher: Flux Thank you to NetGalley for providing me with an ARC of this book. I am offering my honest opinion voluntarily. CONTENT WARNING: eating disorder, antisemitism, bullying, mention of death, mention of […]

Fae Friday – Bookshelves

Here’s how it works: It’s always fun to see how other book lovers organize their books! So, what do your bookshelves look like? How do you organize them? Is there a method to the madness? I used to always organize my books alphabetically, but then I’d be frustrated […]

So Many Beginnings: A Little Women Remix

So Many Beginnings: A Little Women Remix Author: Bethany C. Morrow Genre: YA Historical Fiction Publication Date: September 7, 2021 Publisher: Feiwel Friends Thank you to BookishFirst for providing me with an ARC of this book. I am offering my honest opinion voluntarily. CONTENT WARNING: mention of slavery, […]

State Of The Arc #6

I finished July with 12 ARCs left to be read.  I got approved for a lot of new ARCs in August. I’m still caught up on reading books before they come out, and my ratio is currently 88%, so this is absolutely something to be happy with. I’m […]

TTT – Fictional Crushes

What book lover doesn’t spend at least some of their their time daydreaming about their fictional crushes? I know I do! Also, because I tend to read a lot of fantasy, I think that characters in books are giving me unrealistic expectations. I’m starting to think I’m never […]

Kate In Waiting

Kate in Waiting Author: Becky Albertalli Genre: YA Romance Publication Date: April 20, 2021 Publisher: Balzer + Bray CONTENT WARNING: profanity Contrary to popular belief, best friends Kate Garfield and Anderson Walker are not codependent. Carpooling to and from theater rehearsals? Environmentally sound and efficient. Consulting each other […]

A Constellation of Roses

A Constellation of Roses Author: Miranda Asebedo Genre: YA Contemporary Publication Date: November 5, 2019 Publisher: HarperTeen CONTENT WARNING: mention of abuse, mention of drug use, abandonment, death, suicide, mention of prostitution, death of a parent Trix McCabe is aimless, rootless, and on the run. At least, that’s […]

The Happiest Girl In The World

The Happiest Girl in the World Author: Alena Dillon Genre: YA Contemporary Fiction Publication Date: April 20, 2021 Publisher: William Morrow Paperbacks CONTENT WARNING: sexual abuse of minors, disordered eating, emotional abuse, use of a racist slur For Sera Wheeler, the Olympics are the reason for everything. They’re […]