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

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

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

everything i never told you & little fires everywhere – celeste ng | reviews

Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng StandalonePublished June 26th 2014 by Penguin PressAge Range: AdultGenre: Literary Fiction, Mystery, Historical FictionRepresentation: Mental Health, Asian-American characters Rating: ★★★★★ Synopsis: Lydia is dead. But they don’t know this yet.So begins this exquisite novel about a Chinese American family living in 1970s small-town Ohio. Lydia is the… Continue reading everything i never told you & little fires everywhere – celeste ng | reviews

dial a for aunties – jesse q. sutanto | review

Dial A for Aunties by Jesse Q. Sutanto StandalonePublished April 27th 2021 by BerkleyAge Range: AdultGenre: Contemporary, Mystery, RomanceRepresentation: Indonesian-Chinese cast Rating: ★★★★ Synopsis: A hilariously quirky novel that is equal parts murder mystery, rom-com, and a celebration of mothers and daughters as well as a deep dive into Chinese-Indonesian culture, by debut author Jesse… Continue reading dial a for aunties – jesse q. sutanto | review

the forest of stolen girls – june hur | review

The Forest of Stolen Girls by June Hur StandalonePublished April 20th 2021 by Feiwel & FriendsAge Range: Young AdultGenre: Historical Fiction, MysteryRepresentation: Korean cast Rating: ★★★★★ Synopsis: Hwani's family has never been the same since she and her younger sister went missing and were later found unconscious in the forest, near a gruesome crime scene.… Continue reading the forest of stolen girls – june hur | review

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