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 Hi, I’m Mel. Welcome to my little corner of the internet. I’m a Cuban-American from Miami who is in her late twenties. I’m bilingual, which really means, I forget words in both languages. 99 ord igjen

book review: dropkick romance by cyrus parker

goodreads summary:

A collection of autobiographical poetry about healing and learning to love again from professional-wrestler-turned-poet, Cyrus Parker.

The first half of DROPKICKromance focuses on a toxic, long-distance relationship the author was involved in for several years, while the second half focuses on his current relationship with poet Amanda Lovelace. 472 ord igjen

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Toward A Secret Sky by Heather Maclean

ISBN: 9780310754749. April 4th 2017. Blink Publishing. With thanks to Netgalley for supplying my copy.

Shortly after 17-year-old Maren Hamilton is orphaned and sent to live with grandparents she’s never met in Scotland, she receives an encrypted journal from her dead mother that makes her and everyone around her a target. 451 ord igjen


The thoughts of a prospective purchaser of Dan Jones' The Templars....

I have been asked for an opinion about Dan Jones and the Templars, and so have delved around for an impression of Jones’ thoughts on the subject. 704 ord igjen


Book Review: I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter / Erika L. Sanchez

Let’s start with: I really liked this book. I was particularly enamored with getting to see inside a family from a culture and background different from my own. 223 ord igjen

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When Sinners Kneel (Blackest Gold World) by R. Scarlett

Hell is empty, and all the devils are here.

Lex Harvey came to The Pit to find her missing friend. Someone who fights there must have the answers she’s seeking. 450 ord igjen

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Book Review: The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

Sixteen-year-old Starr feels like there are two versions of herself: she lives in a poor neighbourhood and is one of the few black students at a private high school. 239 ord igjen