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 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: 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, [...]

Review: Don’t Read the Comments by Eric Smith

Review: Don’t Read the Comments by Eric Smith

★★★★★ Thank you to NetGalley and Inkyard Press for the ARC. All opinions expressed are my own. Title: Don't Read the Comments Author: Eric Smith Publication Date: January 28th, 2020 Publisher: Inkyard Press Genre: Contemporary Age Range: YA Synopsis: Divya Sharma is a queen. Or she is when she’s playing Reclaim the Sun, the year’s hottest [...]

Book Recs: The Surprising Power of a Good Dumpling by Wai Chim

Book Recs: The Surprising Power of a Good Dumpling by Wai Chim

A book with a huge heartbeat and so much love infused in every page.Alice Pung Title: The Surprising Power of a Good Dumpling Author: Wai Chim Publication Date: August 5th, 2019 (AU) & November 10th, 2020 (USA) Publisher: Allen & Unwin Genre: Contemporary, romance, mental health Age Range: YA Synopsis: Anna Chiu has her hands [...]

Review: Tweet Cute by Emma Lord

Review: Tweet Cute by Emma Lord

★★★★★ Title: Tweet Cute Author: Emma Lord Publication Date: January 21st, 2020 Publisher: Wednesday Books Genre: Contemporary, romance Age Range: YA Thank you to NetGalley and Wednesday Books for the ARC. All opinions expressed are my own. Synopsis: Meet Pepper, swim team captain, chronic overachiever, and all-around perfectionist. Her family may be falling apart, but their [...]

Review: Reverie by Ryan La Sala

Review: Reverie by Ryan La Sala

★★★ Title: Reverie Author: Ryan La Sala Publication Date: December 3rd, 2019 Publisher: Sourcebooks Fire Genre: Fantasy, LGBTQ Age Range: YA Never expect a world designed for someone else to show you mercy. Thank you to NetGalley and Sourcebooks Fire for the ARC. All opinions expressed are my own. All Kane Montgomery knows for certain [...]