Review: Where Dreams Descend by Janella Angeles

Review: Where Dreams Descend by Janella Angeles

Thank you to Netgalley and Wednesday Books for the ARC. All opinions expressed are my own. ★★★ Title: Where Dreams Descend Author: Janella Angeles Publication Date: August 25th, 2020 Publisher: Wednesday Books Genre: Fantasy Age Range: YA Content warnings: emotional abuse, manipulation Synopsis: In a city covered in ice and ruin, a group of magicians face off [...]

Blog Tour and Review: Vanessa Yu’s Magical Paris Tea Shop by Roselle Lim

Blog Tour and Review: Vanessa Yu’s Magical Paris Tea Shop by Roselle Lim

Special thank you to Shealea and Caffeine Book Tours for organizing this blog tour and providing me an ARC of the book. All opinions expressed are my own. ★★★★ Title: Vanessa Yu's Magical Paris Tea Shop Author: Roselle Lim Publication Date: August 4th, 2020 Publisher: Berkley Genre: Romance, contemporary Age Range: Adult Content warnings: Near death [...]

Review: One Year of Ugly by Caroline Mackenzie

Review: One Year of Ugly by Caroline Mackenzie

★★★★ Title: One Year of Ugly Author: Caroline Mackenzie Publication Date: May 14, 2020 Publisher: The Borough Press Genre: Contemporary Age Range: NA Synopsis: After fleeing crumbling, volatile Venezuela, Yola Palacio wants nothing more than to settle into a peaceful new life in Trinidad with her family. And who cares if they’re there illegally—aren’t most [...]

Review: The Sigil by Shakeil Kanish and Larissa Mandeville

Review: The Sigil by Shakeil Kanish and Larissa Mandeville

★★★★ Title: The Sigil Authors: Shakeil Kanish & Larissa Mandeville Publication Date: January 27, 2020 Genre: Fantasy, LGBT Age Range: YA Love Yo Shelf received and epub of The Sigil from Shakeil in exchange for an honest review. All opinions expressed are my own. Synopsis: After losing the person most important to him, Lake Smithson [...]

Blog Tour and Review: Unravel the Dusk by Elizabeth Lim

Blog Tour and Review: Unravel the Dusk by Elizabeth Lim

Special thank you to Shealea and Caffeine Book Tours for organizing this blog tour and providing me an ARC of the book. All opinions expressed are my own. While this review is spoiler-free for Unravel the Dusk, it will contain spoilers for Spin the Dawn. ★★★★★ Title: Unravel the Dusk Author: Elizabeth Lim Publication Date: July [...]

Book Recs: A Song Below Water by Bethany C. Morrow

Book Recs: A Song Below Water by Bethany C. Morrow

This power might be all the protection I have. A Song Below Water, Bethany C. Morrow ★★★★★ Title: A Song Below Water Author: Bethany C. Morrow Publishing Date: June 2, 2020 Publisher: Tor Teen Genre: Fantasy Age Range: YA Content Warning: brief mention of self-harm Synopsis: Tavia is already at odds with the world, forced [...]

Review: The Mermaid, the Witch, and the Sea by Maggie Tokuda-Hall

Review: The Mermaid, the Witch, and the Sea by Maggie Tokuda-Hall

★★★★★ Thank you to NetGalley and Candlewick Press for the ARC. All opinions expressed are my own. Title: The Mermaid, the Witch, and the Sea Author: Maggie Tokuda-Hall Publication Date: May 5th, 2020 Publisher: Candlewick Press Genre: Fantasy, LGBT+ Age Range: YA Trigger warnings: death, torture, substance abuse, mentioned sexual assault Synopsis: Aboard the pirate ship Dove, Flora [...]

Review: When You Were Everything by Ashley Woodfolk

Review: When You Were Everything by Ashley Woodfolk

★★★★★ Thanks to NetGalley and Delatcorte Press for providing the ARC. All opinions expressed are my own. Title: When You Were Everything Author: Ashley Woodfolk Publication Date: March 10, 2020 Publisher: Delacorte Press Genre: Contemporary Age Range: Young Adult Synopsis: You can't rewrite the past, but you can always choose to start again. It’s been [...]

Review: Every Reason We Shouldn’t by Sara Fujimura

Review: Every Reason We Shouldn’t by Sara Fujimura

★★ Thanks to NetGalley and Tor Teen for the ARC. All opinions expressed are my own. Title: Every Reason We Shouldn't Author: Sara Fujimura Publication Date: March 3, 2020 Publisher: Tor Teen Genre: Contemporary Age Range: YA Synopsis: Sixteen-year-old figure skater Olivia Kennedy’s Olympic dreams have ended. She’s bitter, but enjoying life as a regular [...]

Review: When We Were Magic by Sarah Gailey

Review: When We Were Magic by Sarah Gailey

★★★★★ Thanks to NetGalley and Simon and Schuster for the ARC. All opinions expressed are my own. Title: When We Were Magic Author: Sarah Gailey Publication Date: March 3, 2020 Publisher: Simon and Schuster Genre: Contemporary Fantasy Age Range: YA Synopsis: Keeping your magic a secret is hard. Being in love with your best friend [...]

Blog Tour and Review: The War Beneath by S.R. Hughes

Thank you to Permuted Press and TLC Book Tours for inviting me to participate in this blog tour and providing a complimentary copy of the book. All opinions expressed are my own. Title: The War Beneath Author: S.R. Hughes Publication Date: October 1st, 2019 Publisher: Permuted Press Genre: Fantasy, paranormal thriller Age Range: Adult Trigger warnings: Drug/alcohol [...]

Review: Only Mostly Devastated by Sophie Gonzales

Review: Only Mostly Devastated by Sophie Gonzales

★★★★ Many thanks to Wednesday Books and Sophie for providing me an ARC of the book. All opinions expressed are my own. Title: Only Mostly Devastated Author: Sophie Gonzales Publication Date: March 3rd, 2020 Publisher: Wednesday Books Genre: Contemporary, LGBT+ Age Range: YA Trigger warnings: Biphobia, fatphobia, homophobia, death Synopsis: Summer love...gone so fast.Ollie and Will [...]