Come On In Anthology – Thoughts and Doodles

Come On In Anthology – Thoughts and Doodles

WELCOME From some of the most exciting bestselling and up-and-coming YA authors writing today…journey from Ecuador to New York City and Argentina to Utah, from Australia to Harlem and India to New Jersey, from Fiji, America, Mexico and more… Come On In. With characters who 

Review: Burn by Patrick Ness – Dragons, Prophecies, and the Cycle of Violence

Review: Burn by Patrick Ness – Dragons, Prophecies, and the Cycle of Violence

Title: Burn Author: Patrick Ness Publisher: Quill Tree Books Genre(s): YA Fantasy, Historical Fiction Subject(s)/Themes(s): War, Discrimination, Dragons Representation: Biracial MC, Gay MC Release Date: June 2nd, 2020 Page Count: 384 (hardback) Rating: 8.0/10   On a cold Sunday evening in early 1957, Sarah Dewhurst 

Review: Mayhem by Estelle Laure – A Gorgeous Chaotic Mess

Title: Mayhem Author: Estelle Laure Publisher: Wednesday Books Genre(s): YA Historical Fiction, Paranormal, Magical Realism Subject(s): Multigenerational, Abuse Release Date: July 14th, 2020 Page Count: 304 (hardback) Rating: 4.0/10 It’s 1987 and unfortunately it’s not all Madonna and cherry lip balm. Mayhem Brayburn has always 

Joint Rainbow Review: Felix Ever After | Return of the Kathy (Again)

Joint Rainbow Review: Felix Ever After | Return of the Kathy (Again)

Hello everyone! I come out of hiding once again like an anxious little mole. The thing I learned about staying home during this darkest timeline is that “extra free time” comes with a HUGE disclaimer that’s deviously written in tiny scrawl, and in Papyrus to 

Review + Giveaway (US): They Went Left – Beautifully Written But Incomplete

Review + Giveaway (US): They Went Left – Beautifully Written But Incomplete

  Title: They Went Left Author: Monica Hesse Publisher: Little Brown Books for Young Readers Genre(s): YA Historical Fiction Subject(s): WW2, Holocaust, Mental Health, Siblings Release Date: April 7th, 2020 Page Count: 384 (hardback) Rating: 6.0/10       I admit, I’m not exactly in 

DNF Reviews: Tarnished are the Stars & The Good Luck Girls – Why does YA Hate Me? (I’m Open to Suggestions)

DNF Reviews: Tarnished are the Stars & The Good Luck Girls – Why does YA Hate Me? (I’m Open to Suggestions)

Here’s a fun stat for you: I DNFed 5 books in the past month and a half, and four of them were YA SFF. And I’m pretty sure they’re at least 60% responsible for the reading slump I’m currently in. Conclusion? 1) Recent YA SFF 

Blog Tour Spotlight + Giveaway (US): Tarnished are the Stars | Feat. Character Art

Blog Tour Spotlight + Giveaway (US): Tarnished are the Stars | Feat. Character Art

Tours, tours, tours! I forgot that I signed up for so many of them. I’m still on a semi-hiatus right now, but there are majorly exciting news coming in the next couple of weeks, and I CANNOT WAIT to tell you all about it. I’ll 

Blog Tour Spotlight + Giveaway (INTL): The Good Luck Girls by Charlotte Nicole Davis

Blog Tour Spotlight + Giveaway (INTL): The Good Luck Girls by Charlotte Nicole Davis

  Title: The Good Luck Girls Author: Charlotte Nicole Davis Publisher: Tor Teen Release Date: October 1st 2019 Genre(s): YA Fantasy Subjects and Themes: Western, LGBTQIAP+ Page Count: 352 (hardback)                Synopsis Westworld meets The Handmaid’s Tale in this stunning 

Review: The Infinite Noise – Fine with a Dash of Soft & Sweet and a Landing that Doesn’t Stick

Review: The Infinite Noise – Fine with a Dash of Soft & Sweet and a Landing that Doesn’t Stick

Title: The Infinite Noise Author: Lauren Shippen Publisher: TorTeen Release Date: September 24th 2019 Genre(s): YA Sci-Fi Subjects and Themes: LGBTQIAP+, Mental Health, Superpowers Page Count: 336 (hardback) Rating: 6.0/10         Caleb Michaels is a sixteen-year-old champion running back. Other than that 

Blog Tour + Giveaway (INTL) : Crier’s War by Nina Varela

Blog Tour + Giveaway (INTL) : Crier’s War by Nina Varela

Hey all! So I ended up taking an unexpected hiatus these past two weeks, because life got busy and I got tired and also kind of sick, and I’m hoping to be back later this week and catch up on…uh, well, a hell of lot