contemporary, review, young adult

Dear Martin – Nic Stone

“Last night changed me. I don’t wanna walk around all pissed off and looking for problems, but I know I can’t continue to pretend nothing’s wrong.” Blurb: “Justyce McAllister is top of his class and set for the Ivy League—but none of that matters to the police officer who just put him in handcuffs. And… Continue reading Dear Martin – Nic Stone

discussion, Uncategorized

The Fear Of A Series Reboot…

We all have our series that we love with every piece of our heart. From Percy Jackson, to Harry Potter, Twilight to A Darker Shade of Magic. Ask any reader and I'm sure they'll be able to name at least one that they constantly revisit. Sometimes, we yearn for the possible day when we might… Continue reading The Fear Of A Series Reboot…

fantasy, review, young adult

The Belles – Dhonielle Clayton

“At the beginning of the world, the God of the Sky fell in love with the Goddess of Beauty.” Blurb: “Camellia Beauregard is a Belle. In the opulent world of Orléans, Belles are revered, for they control Beauty, and Beauty is a commodity coveted above all else. In Orléans, the people are born gray, they… Continue reading The Belles – Dhonielle Clayton

Audiobook Of The Month, fantasy, young adult

Audiobook Of The Month | Lady Midnight

  I'm sure every reader on the planet has heard about Cassandra Clare, let alone The Dark Artifices series, but here I am spending the month of October venturing into a reread in preparation for the finale in December. Lady Midnight is the first installment in The Dark Artifices series and set a few years after the events… Continue reading Audiobook Of The Month | Lady Midnight

contemporary, lgbt, review, romance, young adult

What If It’s Us – Becky Albertalli & Adam Silvera

“I was the guy in the hot dog tie. You were the guy mailing stuff back to your ex-boyfriend. I loved your laugh. Wish I’d gotten your number. Want to give me a second chance here, universe?” Blurb: “Arthur is only in New York for the summer, but if Broadway has taught him anything, it’s… Continue reading What If It’s Us – Becky Albertalli & Adam Silvera

contemporary, lgbt, review, young adult

The Miseducation of Cameron Post – Emily M. Danforth

“Maybe I still haven’t become me. I don’t know how you tell for sure when you finally have.” Blurb: “The night Cameron Post's parents died, her first emotion was relief. Relief they would never know that hours earlier, she'd been kissing a girl. Now living with her conservative Aunt in small-town Montana, hiding her sexuality… Continue reading The Miseducation of Cameron Post – Emily M. Danforth

review, Uncategorized

Virtually Sleeping Beauty – K.M.Robinson

“Find the girl; get out.”   Blurb: “She may be doing battle in the virtual world, but in the real world, they can’t wake her up.” K.M.Robinson has become known for fairytale retellings and Virtually Sleeping Beauty is no different. In this novella, she takes another classic tale and, this time, gives it a sci-fi… Continue reading Virtually Sleeping Beauty – K.M.Robinson

fantasy, review, young adult

Caraval – Stephanie Garber

“Whatever you’ve heard about Caraval, it doesn’t compare to the reality. It’s more than just a game or performance. It’s the closest you’ll ever find to magic in the world.” Blurb: “Scarlett has never left the tiny isle of Trisda, pining from afar for the wonder of Caraval, a once-a-year week-long performance where the audience… Continue reading Caraval – Stephanie Garber