Blog Tour and Review: Spell Starter by Elsie Chapman

Blog Tour and Review: Spell Starter by Elsie Chapman

Special thank you to Shealea and Caffeine Book Tours for organizing this blog tour and providing me an ARC of the book in exchange for an honest review. All quotes are from an advance copy and are subject to change in final publication. While this review is spoiler-free for Spell Starter, it may contain spoilers for Caster. ★★★★ Title: Spell Starter Author: Elsie [...]

Blog Tour and Review: The Fallen Hero by Katie Zhao

Blog Tour and Review: The Fallen Hero by Katie Zhao

Special thank you to Shealea and Caffeine Book Tours for organizing this blog tour and providing me an ARC of the book in exchange for an honest and unbiased review. All quotes are from an advance copy and are subject to change in final publication. While this review is spoiler-free for The Fallen Hero, it may contain spoilers for The [...]

Blog Tour and Review: Blazewrath Games by Amparo Ortiz

Blog Tour and Review: Blazewrath Games by Amparo Ortiz

Special thank you to Shealea and Caffeine Book Tours for organizing this blog tour and providing me an ARC of the book in exchange for an honest and unbiased review. All quotes are from an advance copy and are subject to change in final publication. ★★★★★ Title: Blazewrath Games Author: Amparo Ortiz Publication Date: October 6th, 2020 Publisher: Page Street [...]

Blog Tour & Review – The Ikessar Falcon by K.S. Villoso: Dragons, Hypocrisy, and the Queen’s Double-Edged Sword

Blog Tour & Review – The Ikessar Falcon by K.S. Villoso: Dragons, Hypocrisy, and the Queen’s Double-Edged Sword

★★★★★ While this post may not contain spoilers for The Ikessar Falcon, there may be some for The Wolf of Oren-Yaro. Title: The Ikessar Falcon Author: K.S. Villoso Publication Date: September 24, 2020 Publisher: Orbit Books Genre: Fantasy Age Range: Adult The story so far:The Bitch Queen returns in The Ikessar Falcon, the action-packed sequel [...]

Blog Tour and Review: Iron Heart by Nina Varela

Blog Tour and Review: Iron Heart by Nina Varela

Special thank you to Shealea and Caffeine Book Tours for organizing this blog tour and providing me an ARC of the book in exchange for an honest and unbiased review. All quotes are from an advance copy and are subject to change in final publication. While this review is spoiler-free for Iron Heart, it may contain spoilers for Crier's [...]

Book Recs: We Are Not Free by Traci Chee

Book Recs: We Are Not Free by Traci Chee

★★★★★ Title: We Are Not Free Author: Traci Chee Publication Date: September 1, 2020 Publisher: HMH Books for Young Readers Genre: Historical Fiction Age Range: YA/NA Content warnings: some war and death, incarceration and violence Synopsis: From New York Times best-selling and acclaimed author Traci Chee comes We Are Not Free, the collective account of [...]

Review: Against the Loveless World

Review: Against the Loveless World

★★★★★ Thank you to NetGalley for the e-ARC. All opinions expressed are my own. Title: Against the Loveless World Author: Susan Abulhawa Publication Date: August 25, 2020 Publisher: Atria Books Genre: Historical Fiction Age Range: NA - Adult Content Warning: sexual violence and rape, war/violence, miscarriage/abortion, death Synopsis: As Nahr sits, locked away in solitary [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Review: Foul is Fair by Hannah Capin

Review: Foul is Fair by Hannah Capin

★★★ Title: Foul is Fair Author: Hannah Capin Publication Date: February 18, 2020 Publisher: Wednesday Books Genre: Teen Suspense Age Range: Upper YA Trigger Warnings: sexual abuse, violence (drugging and rape), self-harm, Thank you to NetGalley and Wednesday Books for the ARC. All opinions expressed are my own. Synopsis: Jade and her friends Jenny, Mads, [...]

Review: How to Build a Heart by Maria Padian

Review: How to Build a Heart by Maria Padian

★★★★★ Title: How to Build a Heart Author: Maria Padian Publication Date: January 28, 2020 Publisher: Algonquin Young Readers Genre: Contemporary Age Range: YA Thank you to NetGalley and Algonquin Young Readers for the ARC. All opinions expressed are my own. Synopsis: All sixteen-year-old Izzy Crawford wants is to feel like she really belongs somewhere. [...]

Blog Tour and Review: Spellhacker by M.K. England

Blog Tour and Review: Spellhacker by M.K. England

★★★★ Special thank you to HarperCollins and Kate (Your Tita Kate) for organizing this blog tour and providing me an ARC of the book. All opinions expressed are my own. Title: Spellhacker Author: M.K. England Publication Date: January 21st, 2020 Publisher: HarperCollins Teen Genre: Fantasy, LGBT Age Range: YA Trigger warnings: Anxiety, chronic illness, panic attacks, [...]