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“Every Body Looking” by Candice Iloh: The debut young adult novel in verse that preaches the power of loving oneself

“Every Body Looking” by Candice Iloh: The debut young adult novel in verse that preaches the power of loving oneself

(Photo Courtesy of Penguin Random House) Kaliisha Cole Connector Editor On Sept. 22, new Young Adult novel in verse, “Every Body Looking”, was released by debut author, Candice Iloh. The novel’s structure of verses was unique while also reading like a typical prose novel, tackling the topics of starting college, family drama, body image issues

Early Departures by Justin A. Reynolds: A futuristic contemporary of second chances

(Photo courtesy of HarperCollins Publishers) Kaliisha Cole Connector Editor In “Early Departures”, author Justin A. Reynolds experiments with the concept of reanimation and the topic of second chances and death. What is immediately enjoyable is the style of writing and the fast-paced structure where the chapters count down from 100 which draws in the reader

“Each of Us a Desert” by Mark Oshiro: A young adult fantasy that experiments with loneliness and the power of stories

(Photo courtesy of Macmillan Publishers) Kaliisha Cole Connector Editor After a successful debut in 2018, Mark Oshiro produces a fresh Young Adult fantasy novel titled, “Each of Us a Desert.” What can be immediately noticed in “Each of Us a Desert” is the amount of culture and detail that is written in its pages. Oshiro

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