2021 year-long reading challenges ✧*

one reason that helped me achieve my strongest reading year ever is the year-long reading challenges that i had set out to complete at the start of 2020. i had the best time coming up with a tbr. stuck to some initial reads and changed others when i found necessary. though this might feel like… Continue reading 2021 year-long reading challenges ✧*

little thieves – margaret owen | blog tour + arc review

Little Thieves by Margaret Owen StandaloneExpected publication: October 19th 2021 by Henry Holt & CompanyAge Range: Young AdultGenre: Fantasy Rating: ★★★★★ Synopsis: Once upon a time, there was a horrible girl... Vanja Schmidt knows that no gift is freely given, not even a mother's love--and she's on the hook for one hell of a debt. Vanja,… Continue reading little thieves – margaret owen | blog tour + arc review

jade fire gold – june c.l. tan | blog tour + arc review

Jade Fire Gold by June C.L. Tan StandaloneExpected publication: October 12th 2021 by HarperTeenAge Range: Young AdultGenre: FantasyRepresentation: POC (Chinese-coded characters), LGBTQ+ (side sapphic and gay romances) Rating: ★★★★ Synopsis: Girls of Paper and Fire meets The Tiger at Midnight in June CL Tan’s stunning debut, inspired by Chinese mythology, with rich magic and an… Continue reading jade fire gold – june c.l. tan | blog tour + arc review

the keeper of night – kylie lee baker | blog tour + arc review

The Keeper of Night by Kylie Lee Baker Series: The Keeper of Night #1Expected publication: October 12th 2021 by Inkyard PressAge Range: Young AdultGenre: Historical Fiction, FantasyRepresentation: Half-Japanese MC, Japanese SCs Rating: ★★★★ Synopsis: Death is her destiny.Half British Reaper, half Japanese Shinigami, Ren Scarborough has been collecting souls in the London streets for centuries.… Continue reading the keeper of night – kylie lee baker | blog tour + arc review

the devouring gray & the deck of omens – christine lynn herman | duology review

The Devouring Gray by Christine Lynn Herman Series: The Devouring Gray #1Published April 2nd 2019 by Titan BooksAge Range: Young AdultGenre: Fantasy, Paranormal, Romance, Mystery, HorrorRepresentation: LGBT, Disability Rating: ★★★★ Synopsis: On the edge of town a beast haunts the woods, trapped in the Gray, its bonds loosening…Uprooted from the city, Violet Saunders doesn’t have… Continue reading the devouring gray & the deck of omens – christine lynn herman | duology review

happy birthday month to these books and me!

Hello! This will be the third year I'm shouting out my most anticipated releases that share the same birthday month as me. Although I have many books on my radar, these are on the top of my list for October 2021. The release dates are subjected to changes. Also, if you know any trigger and… Continue reading happy birthday month to these books and me!

lakesedge – lyndall clipstone | blog tour + arc review

Lakesedge by Lyndall Clipstone Series: World at the Lake's Edge #1Expected publication: September 28th 2021 by Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)Age Range: Young AdultGenre: Fantasy, Romance, Gothic Rating: ★★★★ Synopsis: There are monsters in the world.When Violeta Graceling arrives at haunted Lakesedge estate, she expects to find a monster. She knows the terrifying rumors about… Continue reading lakesedge – lyndall clipstone | blog tour + arc review

celebrating my birthday month with disney and spooky reads | october tbr

Hello friends! Since it's October, I'll be celebrating my 24th birthday this year. Holy moly, how is that we only have three more months to the new year? I can barely phantom the speed at which things have been moving and the days just blurred together. Even with my job, everyday is simply over too… Continue reading celebrating my birthday month with disney and spooky reads | october tbr

once upon a broken heart – stephanie garber | arc review

Once Upon a Broken Heart by Stephanie Garber Series: Once Upon a Broken Heart #1Expected publication: September 30th 2021 by Hodder & Stoughton Age Range: Young AdultGenre: Fantasy, Romance Rating: ★★★★ Synopsis: Evangeline Fox was raised in her beloved father’s curiosity shop, where she grew up on legends about immortals, like the tragic Prince of Hearts.… Continue reading once upon a broken heart – stephanie garber | arc review

the young elites, the rose society & the midnight star – marie lu | trilogy review

The Young Elites by Marie Lu Series: The Young Elites #1Published October 7th 2014 by G.P. Putnam’s Sons Books for Young ReadersAge Range: Young AdultGenre: Fantasy, Romance Rating: ★★★★ Synopsis: I am tired of being used, hurt, and cast aside.Adelina Amouteru is a survivor of the blood fever. A decade ago, the deadly illness swept through… Continue reading the young elites, the rose society & the midnight star – marie lu | trilogy review