the red palace – june hur | arc review

The Red Palace by June Hur StandaloneExpected publication: January 25th 2022 by Feiwel & FriendsAge Range: Young AdultGenre: Historical Fiction, Mystery, RomanceRep: Korean Rating: ★★★★★ Synopsis: Joseon (Korea), 1758. There are few options available to illegitimate daughters in the capital city, but through hard work and study, eighteen-year-old Hyeon has earned a position as a palace… Continue reading the red palace – june hur | arc review

within these wicked walls – lauren blackwood | arc review

Within These Wicked Walls by Lauren Blackwood StandalonePublished October 19th 2021 by Wednesday BooksAge Range: Young AdultGenre: Fantasy, Horror, RetellingRepresentation: Ethiopian-inspired Rating: ★★★★ Synopsis: What the heart desires, the house destroys... Andromeda is a debtera—an exorcist hired to cleanse households of the Evil Eye. When a handsome young heir named Magnus Rochester reaches out to hire… Continue reading within these wicked walls – lauren blackwood | arc review

january tbr: reading heaven official’s blessing volume 1 is top priority

Welcome, welcome! Happy New Year, everyone! Hope you had a fantastic start to 2022. For me, the first few days were slow and relaxing but I recently got sick and feel horrible. Yay~ /sarcasm/ Well done, immune system, you've totally turned me off from doing anything right from the beginning of the new year. 👏👏… Continue reading january tbr: reading heaven official’s blessing volume 1 is top priority

vespertine – margaret rogerson | review

Vespertine by Margaret Rogerson Series: Vespertine #1Published October 5th 2021 by Margaret K. McElderry BooksAge Range: Young AdultGenre: Fantasy Rating: ★★★★ Synopsis: The dead of Loraille do not rest.Artemisia is training to be a Gray Sister, a nun who cleanses the bodies of the deceased so that their souls can pass on; otherwise, they will… Continue reading vespertine – margaret rogerson | review

our violent ends – chloe gong | arc review

Our Violent Ends by Chloe Gong Series: These Violent Delights #2Published November 16th 2021 by Hodder & StoughtonAge Range: Young AdultGenre: Historical Fiction, Romance, RetellingRep: POC (chinese, korean), lgbtqia+ (trans, gays, m/m side romance) Rating: ★★★★ Synopsis: The year is 1927, and Shanghai teeters on the edge of revolution.After sacrificing her relationship with Roma to… Continue reading our violent ends – chloe gong | arc review

the heroes of olympus – rick riordan | series review

Hello! Grew up hearing great things about Rick Riordan's books but never reached for it for many years. It was only in recent years that I decided to finally start, and there were already four series out. Now that I'm slowly catching up, I can tell you that every book is hilarious, fun, and filled… Continue reading the heroes of olympus – rick riordan | series review

the winner’s trilogy – marie rutkoski | reviews

Hello, reading the entire The Winner's Trilogy took me years. When I picked up book one, it was end of 2017 and I've only just read The Winner's Kiss in September 2021. Here are my thoughts about each individual book in the trilogy! The Winner's Curse | The Winner's Crime | The Winner's Kiss 🗡🗡🗡🗡🗡… Continue reading the winner’s trilogy – marie rutkoski | reviews

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