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

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

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

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

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