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 midnight lie & the hollow heart – marie rutkoski | duology review

The Midnight Lie by Marie Rutkoski Series: Forgotten Gods #1Published March 3rd 2020 by Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)Age Range: Young AdultGenre: FantasyRepresentation: POC lesbian MC, lesbian LI Rating: ★★★★ Synopsis: Where Nirrim lives, crime abounds, a harsh tribunal rules, and society’s pleasures are reserved for the High Kith. Life in the Ward is grim… Continue reading the midnight lie & the hollow heart – marie rutkoski | duology review

a clash of steel: a treasure island remix – c.b. lee | blog tour + arc review

A Clash of Steel: A Treasure Island Remix by C.B. Lee Series: Remixed Classics #1Published September 7th 2021 by Feiwel and FriendsAge Range: Young AdultGenre: Historical FictionRepresentation: LGBT (main f/f, side m/m), Asian (Chinese, Vietnamese) Rating: ★★★★ Synopsis: Two intrepid girls hunt for a legendary treasure on the deadly high seas in this YA remix… Continue reading a clash of steel: a treasure island remix – c.b. lee | blog tour + arc review

the hawthorne legacy – jennifer lynn barnes | blog tour + arc review

The Hawthorne Legacy by Jennifer Lynn Barnes Series: The Inheritance Games #2Expected publication September 7, 2021Age Range: Young AdultGenre: Mystery, Contemporary Rating: ★★★★ Synopsis: The Inheritance Games ended with a bombshell, and now heiress Avery Grambs has to pick up the pieces and find the man who might hold the answers to all of her questions… Continue reading the hawthorne legacy – jennifer lynn barnes | blog tour + arc review

iron widow – xiran jay zhao | blog tour + arc review

Iron Widow by Xiran Jay Zhao Series: Iron Widow #1Expected publication: September 21st 2021 by Penguin TeenAge Range: Young AdultGenre: Science Fiction, Historical FictionRepresentation: East Asian characters, LGBTQ+ (Bi, Polyamory) Rating: ★★★★★ Synopsis: The boys of Huaxia dream of pairing up with girls to pilot Chrysalises, giant transforming robots that can battle the mecha aliens… Continue reading iron widow – xiran jay zhao | blog tour + arc review

like a love song – gabriela martins | blog tour + arc review + giveaway (US only)

Like a Love Song by Gabriela Martins StandalonePublished August 3rd 2021 by Underlined/DelacorteAge Range: Young AdultGenre: Romance, ContemporaryRepresentation: Brazilian MC, Jewish bisexual LI, Pakistani-American lesbian SC, Black SC, Brazilian SC Rating: ★★★★ Synopsis: Fake boyfriend. Real heartbreak?Natalie is living her dream: topping the charts and setting records as a Brazilian pop star…until she’s dumped spectacularly… Continue reading like a love song – gabriela martins | blog tour + arc review + giveaway (US only)

these hollow vows – lexi ryan | arc review

These Hollow Vows by Lexi Ryan Series: These Hollow Vows #1Expected publication: July 20th 2021 by Hodder & StoughtonAge Range: Young AdultGenre: Fantasy, Romance, FaeRepresentation: bi SC Rating: ★★★★ Synopsis: Brie hates the Fae and refuses to have anything to do with them, even if that means starving on the street. But when her sister… Continue reading these hollow vows – lexi ryan | arc review

six crimson cranes – elizabeth lim | blog tour + arc review

Six Crimson Cranes by Elizabeth Lim Series: Six Crimson CranesExpected publication: July 6th 2021 by KnopfAge Range: Young AdultGenre: Fantasy, RetellingRepresentation: Asian (Japanese & Chinese) cast Rating: ★★★★★ Synopsis: Shiori, the only princess of Kiata, has a secret. Forbidden magic runs through her veins. Normally she conceals it well, but on the morning of her… Continue reading six crimson cranes – elizabeth lim | blog tour + arc review

gearbreakers – zoe hana mikuta | blog tour + arc review

Gearbreakers by Zoe Hana Mikuta Series: GearbreakersExpected publication: June 29th 2021 by Feiwel & FriendsAge Range: Young AdultGenre: Science Fiction, LGBT Representation: Korean queer Rating: ★★★★ Synopsis: Two girls on opposite sides of a war discover they're fighting for a common purpose--and falling for each other--in Zoe Hana Mikuta's high-octane debut Gearbreakers, perfect for fans of Pacific Rim, Pierce… Continue reading gearbreakers – zoe hana mikuta | blog tour + arc review

the jasmine throne – tasha suri | arc review

The Jasmine Throne by Tasha Suri Series: Burning Kingdoms #1Published June 8th 2021 by OrbitAge Range: Young AdultGenre: Fantasy, Romance, LGBTRepresentation: Desi sapphic Rating: ★★★★ Synopsis: Imprisoned by her dictator brother, Malini spends her days in isolation in the Hirana: an ancient temple that was once the source of the powerful, magical deathless waters —… Continue reading the jasmine throne – tasha suri | arc review