adult fiction · review · romance

When The Curtain Falls – Carrie Hope Fletcher

"A certain kind of magic is born when the curtain rises. Intoxicated by the smell of the greasepaint and powered by the glow of the footlights, lovers successfully elope, villains get their just deserts and people die in epic stunts and yet live to tell the tale." Blurb: "In 1952 two young lovers meet, in… Continue reading When The Curtain Falls – Carrie Hope Fletcher

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

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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

children's fiction · fantasy · review

Harry Potter & The Chamber of Secrets | Illustrated Edtion – J.k.Rowling & Jim Kay

“The chamber of secrets has been opened. Enemies of the heir, beware.” Blurb: “The Dursleys were so mean and hideous that summer that all Harry Potter wanted was to get back to the Hogwarts School for Witchcraft and Wizardry. But just as he's packing his bags, Harry receives a warning from a strange, impish creature… Continue reading Harry Potter & The Chamber of Secrets | Illustrated Edtion – J.k.Rowling & Jim Kay

contemporary · review · young adult

Songs About A Girl – Chris Russell

“This, my friend, could be the beginning of something epic…” Blurb: “Charlie Bloom never wanted to be 'with the band'. She's happiest out of the spotlight, behind her camera, unseen and unnoticed. But when she's asked to take backstage photos for hot new boy band Fire&Lights, she can't pass up the chance. Catapulted into a… Continue reading Songs About A Girl – Chris Russell

feminism · poetry · review

Nothing Is Okay – Rachel Wiley

“There will be years when you feel bruised like worlds collided. So, when they ask (and they always ask) what you are Tell them that you are made up of whole worlds collided Supernova beautiful in its violent right to exist.” Blurb: “Nothing is Okay is the second full-length poetry collection by Rachel Wiley, whose work… Continue reading Nothing Is Okay – Rachel Wiley