If Long Way Down was a Movie: Dream Cast

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Hey y’all! Remember when I did that dream cast for Opposite of Always? Well, I guess the director bug has bit me again. Today’s dream cast is part of the tour being hosted by Hear Our Voices for the October 13th release of Long Way Down: The Graphic Novel.

If you’ve been here for basically any amount of time, you already know how much I absolutely love Jason Reynolds and his writing. I actually read Long Way Down for the first time over a year ago, so as soon as I heard it was being adapted into a graphic novel I was super excited.

Now let’s get into this dream cast!

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Jackpot (Book Review)

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Hey y’all! Jackpot is a book I’ve been meaning to get around to for the longest time. Now the only one of Nic Stone’s YA novels I need to read is Dear Justyce and y’all already know I had my preorder in so it should be getting into my hands soon enough.

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Take a Hint, Dani Brown (Book Review)

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Hey y’all! This review has been in my drafts for the longest because I totally forgot I hadn’t posted it yet. I’ve been thirsting after Zaf since I read it and I really can’t wait for Eve Brown’s story.

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Talia Hibbert returns with another charming romantic comedy about a young woman who agrees to fake date her friend after a video of him “rescuing” her from their office building goes viral…

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5 Reasons I LOVE Dear Haiti, Love Alaine

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Hey y’all! So it’s no secret that Dear Haiti, Love Alaine has been one of my favorite books this year. I’ve been trying to find more Haitian authors who write YA Contemporary and this one really hit the sweat spot. I’m taking part in Sammie’s Tour the World in 30 Books Blog Tour as a way of getting new books for her community’s library, and this is my contribution. I absolutely love this tour and I’m so happy that a whole new group of kids will have this book in hands reach soon enough.

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Now, here’s how Dear Haiti, Love Alaine stole a piece of my heart.

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M is For Melanin – Book Recs

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Hey y’all! Welcome to my stop of the Hear Our Voices Book Tour for M is For Melanin. Oo, this story is just so cute. I wish it had been around when I was a little kid because I just know I would’ve wanted to read it every single night. I’m thinking about getting a copy for my cousins, the youngest is 7 so I think she might still fall under the age range for it.

Today I’ll be recommending some books based on M is for Melanin. I don’t think I’ve mentioned it here before, but I was in the Early Childhood program in high school so I’m actually a certified Preschool teacher. My favorite moments during those classes were always circle time because I loved reading to the kids.

Here are some books I would add to my list if I ever decide to teach Preschool again. These are all books I read through Netgalley so if you haven’t checked out their children’s book ARCs, you totally should!

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