the silence of bones – june hur | review

The Silence of Bones by June Hur StandalonePublished April 21st 2020 by Feiwel & FriendsAge Range: Young AdultGenre: Historical Fiction, MysteryRepresentation: Korean Rating: ★★★★★ Synopsis: I have a mouth, but I mustn't speak;Ears, but I mustn't hear;Eyes, but I mustn't see.1800, Joseon (Korea). Homesick and orphaned sixteen-year-old Seol is living out the ancient curse: “May… Continue reading the silence of bones – june hur | review

the ones we’re meant to find – joan he | blog tour + arc review

The Ones We're Meant to Find by Joan He StandalonePublication: May 4th 2021 by Roaring BrookAge Range: Young AdultGenre: Science Fiction (Dystopia), MysteryRep: Japanese MCs Rating: ★★★★★ Synopsis: One of the most twisty, surprising, engaging page-turner YAs you’ll read this year—We Were Liars meets Black Mirror, with a dash of Studio Ghibli.Cee awoke on an… Continue reading the ones we’re meant to find – joan he | blog tour + arc review

the inheritance games – jennifer lynn barnes | review

The Inheritance Games by Jennifer Lynn Barnes Series: The Inheritance Games #1Published September 1st 2020 by Little, Brown Books for Young ReadersAge Range: Young AdultGenre: Mystery, Contemporary Rating: ★★★★ Synopsis: A Cinderella story with deadly stakes and thrilling twists.Avery Grambs has a plan for a better future: survive high school, win a scholarship, and get… Continue reading the inheritance games – jennifer lynn barnes | review

amari and the night brothers – b.b. alston | review

Amari and the Night Brothers by B.B. Alston Series: Supernatural Investigations #1Published January 19th 2021 by Balzer + BrayAge Range: Middle GradeGenre: Fantasy, MysteryRep: Black MC Rating: ★★★★ Synopsis: Quinton Peters was the golden boy of the Rosewood low-income housing projects, receiving full scholarship offers to two different Ivy League schools. When he mysteriously goes… Continue reading amari and the night brothers – b.b. alston | review

one of the good ones – maika moulite & maritza moulite | review

One of the Good Ones by Maika & Maritza Moulite StandalonePublished January 5th 2021 by Inkyard PressAge Range: Young AdultGenre: Contemporary, Mystery Rep: Black cast Rating: ★★★★★ Synopsis: ISN'T BEING HUMAN ENOUGH?When teen social activist and history buff Kezi Smith is killed under mysterious circumstances after attending a social justice rally, her devastated sister Happi… Continue reading one of the good ones – maika moulite & maritza moulite | review

kingdom of the wicked – kerri maniscalco | arc review + blog tour + preorder campaign

Kingdom of the Wicked by Kerri ManiscalcoSeries: Kingdom of the Wicked #1Published October 27th 2020 by Jimmy PattersonAge Range: Young AdultGenre: fantasy, historical fiction, mystery, paranormal, witches Rating: ★★★★ Synopsis: Emilia and her twin sister Vittoria are streghe – witches who live secretly among humans, avoiding notice and persecution. One night, Vittoria misses dinner service… Continue reading kingdom of the wicked – kerri maniscalco | arc review + blog tour + preorder campaign

two can keep a secret – karen m. mcmanus | review

Two Can Keep a Secret by Karen M. McManusStandalonePublished January 8th 2019 by Delacorte PressGenre: young adult, contemporary, mystery, thriller rating: ★★★★ summary: Echo Ridge is small-town America. Ellery's never been there, but she's heard all about it. Her aunt went missing there at age seventeen. And only five years ago, a homecoming queen put the… Continue reading two can keep a secret – karen m. mcmanus | review

truly devious – maureen johnson | review

Truly Devious by Maureen JohnsonSeries: Truly DeviousPublished January 16th 2018 by HarperCollinsGenre: mystery, young adult, contemporary, thriller, crime, mental illness rating: ★★★★★ summary: Ellingham Academy is a famous private school in Vermont for the brightest thinkers, inventors, and artists. It was founded by Albert Ellingham, an early twentieth century tycoon, who wanted to make a wonderful… Continue reading truly devious – maureen johnson | review

daughter of the burning city – amanda foody | review + discussion

Daughter of the Burning City by Amanda FoodyStandalonePublished July 25th 2017 by Harlequin TeenGenre: young adult, fantasy, mystery, lgbt, magic, romance rating: ★★★★ summary: Sixteen-year-old Sorina has spent most of her life within the smoldering borders of the Gomorrah Festival. Yet even among the many unusual members of the traveling circus-city, Sorina stands apart as the… Continue reading daughter of the burning city – amanda foody | review + discussion

the 7½ deaths of evelyn hardcastle – stuart turton | review

The 7½ Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle by Stuart Turton StandalonePublished September 18th 2018 by Sourcebooks LandmarkGenre: mystery, thriller rating: ★★★★.5 synopsis: Tonight, Evelyn Hardcastle will be killed... again. It is meant to be a celebration but it ends in tragedy. As fireworks explode overhead, Evelyn Hardcastle, the young and beautiful daughter of the house, is… Continue reading the 7½ deaths of evelyn hardcastle – stuart turton | review