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Mars Girl

Mars Girl Cover
Mars Girls
Mary Turzillo
Young Adult Fiction
Apex Publications
May 23, 2017

"Mary Turzillo has crafted an extraordinary tale of teenaged adventure on a harsh planet. Heroines Nanoannie and Kapera use bravery and ingenuity to survive on a vividly imagined future Mars." —Brenda Cooper, author of Edge of Dark "Mars Girls delivers real-feeling characters in a fast-moving, exciting space adventure...

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Review: Last Dragon

Last Dragon
Last Dragon by J.M. McDermott
My rating: 1 of 5 stars

I received this book from the Apex Book Minions program for an honest review.

TRIGGER WARNING: Talk of rape, Romani slurs, abuse

Honestly this book was a confusing mess to me. It jumps around in time and between people on occasion to where I just couldn’t put the pieces together.
FIrst of all I don’t really know who the main character is. I think her name is Zhan, but I’m not sure. I think she might be white, still not sure. Maybe Adel was?

As for diversity this book feels like it was using a checklist.
“Brown person – check
Gypsy – check
Red head – check
Autistic person – check”

Even so lots of people in this book are described as having dark or black skin, however it seems to be different than brown skin...

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