Grumpy Book Grrrl

a reader and writer

Cluster is about Abra Collins, a young woman who journeys through life. Her father is abusive and she learns the heartache of death early. Her sister Gwen, and best friend Neal, supports her through transitioning (she is transgender). She meets a professor at college who becomes a dear friend. She is able to open her …

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Hello friends! There are some amazing books with birthdays this month. I compiled a brief listing of covers with dates. I am sure I missed a whole lot, but the ones I chose are some I am looking forward to! Happy reading. I can’t believe it’s September already! September 3, 2019   September 10, 2019 …

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Release Date: July 9th 2019 by Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers. Gorgeous cover alert! Maia Tamarin just wants to be a tailor, but she lives in a world where females are unequal to males, and the career is unavailable to her. Her family has run a tailor shop for years, but hard times …

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Release date: June 11, 2019 by Harper Voyager. Gorgeous cover alert! Largo is a bicycle messenger who delivers parcels to people all over the city, whether they are in the slums or live in a wealthy area. His girlfriend, Remy, is a performer in a theater called The Grand Dark. Largo and Remy hang out …

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Release date: June 4th 2019. Published by Margaret K. McElderry Books, an imprint of Simon & Schuster’s Children’s Division. Elisabeth Scrivener is an orphan raised in one of Austermeer’s Great Libraries. These libraries guard grimoires, books of sorcery. Elisabeth’s dream is to become a Warden, warrior types who protect the libraries and the innocent from …

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This is book three in The Road to Nowhere series, published by 47North. Release date is April 23, 2019. I’m a huge fangirl of this series and of Meg Elison, so I feel like I have been waiting on this book for a short eternity. I loved Flora in the previous installment, The Book of …

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So, this is the best kind of “misery” to have, right? Too many books to read? Yes, please! If you are like me, you can’t resist perusing the titles at Netgalley and Edelweiss and drooling over all the awesome-sounding books that will be released in the not-too-distant future. My problem is that I can’t resist …

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