It's Down the TBR Hole again! Original TBR/Current TBR: 478/298
★★★★☆ Thirteen-year-old Sadia is Muslim and passionate about one thing: basketball. Her talent speaks for itself. Her head scarf, on the other hand, is a problem. Surrounded by her classmates and a new friend, Syrian refugee Amira, Sadia learns about standing up for herself and fighting for what is right.
★★★☆☆ (3.5) After seeking refuge on planet Earth, the Outsiders are housed beneath the city, with humanity deeming this as the safest and most humane of options. It is in this human-governed community that Lydia takes a job as a teacher. Lydia has spent her life living in the shadow of her father, one of Earth's governors, but now she will meet Alessia and discover not everything humanity understands about the Outsiders is true.
Something new and shiny for the year of 2018: backlist reviews! Because I am a human person I can not and have not kept up with every book ever published. Not even the ones that look interesting. Because backlist books can be just as precious as shiny ARCs.
It's Down the TBR Hole again! Original TBR/Current TBR: 478/309
★★★★☆ (3.5) Martin is an American teen on the autism spectrum who is obsessed with literary masterpiece In Search of Lost Time and has just moved to the French countryside with his mother and sister, Elisabeth. When Martin falls for a French girl he mistakes for the fictional character Gilberte he must come to the realization that she is, in fact, an entirely different girl, named Alice, and navigate his thoughts and emotions in a way that is unfamiliar to many.
I love being able to carry a billion and one books around on a hand held device! I do I do I do. So when I spied Destiny @ Howling Libraries doing this tag, I knew I wanted to steal it for my own devices. (Make sure to check out her post too!)