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Amparo Ortiz’s Experience as a Traditionally-Published YA Debut Author Living in Puerto Rico: A Latinx Heritage Month Guest Post

Hello friends! Happy Latinx Heritage Month! The past week hasn’t been the best; something happened in my personal life and everything’s been in turmoil, and I also hasn’t been doing great. This post wasn’t supposed to go up for a bit longer, bUT, I haven’t blogged in a while, and it’s finally Latinx Heritage Month […]

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A Candid Conversation with YA Debut Author Amparo Ortiz on Blazewrath Games, Writing Choices, Drafting Process, Dragons, and Puerto Rican Rep!

Hello there, friends! It is not quite Latinx Heritage Month *yet*, but we are almost there, so you may consider this post an introduction to all the Latinx celebrations that will go down at Santana Reads in a little bit over a week! Today, I have the absolute honor of sharing with you all the […]

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ARC Review: Blazewrath Games by Amparo Ortiz

Hi there, friends! Today has been a rollercoaster of emotions, thanks to BTS dropping their Dynamite MV teaser and A.C.E. releasing the first concept photos for their brand-new album! Because I was full of adrenaline and my braincells basically shut down, I wasn’t very sure if I would even be able to post this today. […]

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ARC Review: Where Dreams Descend by Janella Angeles

Hello there, friends! Never would I have thought that in the span of four hours, I would finish a book, write, edit, AND publish my review for it, but here we are! My adoration for Where Dreams Descend apparently knows no bounds. (If only I could always channel this energy 😪) Talking about Where Dreams […]

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ARC Review: Cemetery Boys by Aiden Thomas

Hello there, friends! I’ve been meaning to post for a few days, but I’ve taken up a new hobby: journaling, and it’s kinda taken over my life (which is an understatement 🤭). It’s been years since I’ve been consumed by a hobby, basically ever since summer 2016 when I became a bookworm, so it’s been […]

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ARC Review: The Total Eclipse of Nestor López by Adrianna Cuevas

Hello, my beautiful friends! I have recently gotten back into the swing of reviewing, and even though most of the time it’s really hard to get myself to sit down and actually write them, I’ve felt really motivated this weekend to play catch-up! So today, I am bringing you a brand new ARC review for […]

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ARC Review: We Unleash the Merciless Storm by Tehlor Kay Mejia – A Great, Yet Quite Underwhelming Sequel

Hello friends! 💫 It’s been quite a bit since I’ve reviewed a book (two months to be exact), so I apologize if my gears are still rusty. I did my best to clean them, but I may have missed some dirty spots. I’m excited yet a little sad about today’s post because folks, I don’t […]

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Happy Book Birthday Felix Ever After! – Interview with Author Kacen Callender

Hello there, friends! Today is a VERY special day for me because one of my most anticipated releases of the year, Felix Ever After, finally comes out! And also, I have the privilege to be bringing you my second-ever author interview on the blog! All these things are causing me way too much joy and I […]

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ARC Review: Somebody Told Me by Mia Siegert

Hi there, lovelies! Today I’m bringing you yet another review for an April release that I read in time but neglected to review because apparently That’s My Brand™️. I’ll be sharing some of my thoughts on Somebody Told Me by Mia Siegert, which was a very powerful read that came out this past April 7th. […]

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ARC Review: Verona Comics by Jennifer Dugan

Hello, friends! So, I haven’t done the best job at reading and reviewing my April ARCs in time for their release, so I’ll do my best to rectify that over the next couple of weeks! I will start by sharing my belated review of Verona Comics by Jennifer Dugan, which released this past April 21st! […]