Street Team: Harley In the Sky cover reveal + excerpt!

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I’m super excited to share with you all that I’m a part of Akemi Dawn Bowman’s Harley In the Sky street team! Summer Bird Blue was one of my favorite reads of 2018 and it remains one of my favorite books of all time.

I was super thrilled to be accepted to the street team for her upcoming book, Harley In the sky releasing March 10th 2020 and published by Simon Pulse!

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Books by female Authors of color

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Today’s post is all about female authors of color and their amazing books!

Some I’ve read and some I haven’t, but I’ve included reviews for some of these books in hopes that readers (Including me) will decide to pick up these books some time soon. And to support the bloggers who wrote reviews features!

Every blogger featured on this page wrote a wonderful review. The point of including their reviews is for readers to get to know more book bloggers. Also to recognize the amount of effort each one put in his or her review. Blogging is a lot of work and I hope you’ll decide to support these bloggers (and authors of course!) for what they do.

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ARC Review: Summer Bird Blue by Akemi Dawn Bowman

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Summer Bird Blue

Author: Akemi Dawn Bowman // Published: September 11, 2018

★★★★★

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Rumi Seto spends a lot of time worrying she doesn’t have the answers to everything. What to eat, where to go, whom to love. But there is one thing she is absolutely sure of—she wants to spend the rest of her life writing music with her younger sister, Lea.

Then Lea dies in a car accident, and her mother sends her away to live with her aunt in Hawaii while she deals with her own grief. Now thousands of miles from home, Rumi struggles to navigate the loss of her sister, being abandoned by her mother, and the absence of music in her life. With the help of the “boys next door”—a teenage surfer named Kai, who smiles too much and doesn’t take anything seriously, and an eighty-year-old named George Watanabe, who succumbed to his own grief years ago—Rumi attempts to find her way back to her music, to write the song she and Lea never had the chance to finish.

 

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