the young elites, the rose society & the midnight star – marie lu | trilogy review

The Young Elites by Marie Lu Series: The Young Elites #1Published October 7th 2014 by G.P. Putnam’s Sons Books for Young ReadersAge Range: Young AdultGenre: Fantasy, Romance Rating: ★★★★ Synopsis: I am tired of being used, hurt, and cast aside.Adelina Amouteru is a survivor of the blood fever. A decade ago, the deadly illness swept through… Continue reading the young elites, the rose society & the midnight star – marie lu | trilogy 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

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

flame in the mist & smoke in the sun – renée ahdieh | duology review

Hello, this is a combination of the reviews for Flame in the Mist and Smoke in the Sun by Renée Ahdieh. Wrote these a few years ago and decided to bring them back. Most of my thoughts still hold but there will be some changes. Enjoy the duology review! Flame in the Mist by Renée… Continue reading flame in the mist & smoke in the sun – renée ahdieh | duology review

the merciful crow & the faithless hawk – margaret owen | duology review

The Merciful Crow by Margaret Owen Series: The Merciful Crow #1Published July 30th 2019 by Henry Holt (BYR)Age Range: Young AdultGenre: FantasyRepresentation: Gay SC Rating: ★★★★ Synopsis: A future chieftain.Fie abides by one rule: look after your own. Her Crow caste of undertakers and mercy-killers takes more abuse than coin, but when they’re called to… Continue reading the merciful crow & the faithless hawk – margaret owen | duology review

percy jackson and the olympians – rick riordan | series review

Hello, this is a compilation of my reviews for PERCY JACKSON AND THE OLYMPIANS by Rick Riordan! Yes, all five books! Each review will still be what I thought about the books when I first read it. At the same time, though, I'll add comments as 2021 me. The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan Series:… Continue reading percy jackson and the olympians – rick riordan | series review

daughter of the pirate king & daughter of the pirate queen – tricia levenseller | duology review

Daughter of the Pirate King by Tricia Levenseller Series: Daughter of the Pirate King #1Published February 28th 2017 by Feiwel and FriendsAge Range: Young AdultGenre: Fantasy, Romance, Adventure Rating: ★★★★ Synopsis: There will be plenty of time for me to beat him soundly once I’ve gotten what I came for.Sent on a mission to retrieve… Continue reading daughter of the pirate king & daughter of the pirate queen – tricia levenseller | duology review

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

a curse so dark and lonely, a heart so fierce and broken, & a vow so bold and deadly – brigid kemmerer | trilogy review

A Curse so Dark and Lonely by Brigid Kemmerer Series: Cursebreakers #1Published January 29th 2019 by Bloomsbury YAAge Range: Young AdultGenre: Fantasy, Romance, RetellingRepresentation: cerebral palsy Rating: ★★★★ Synopsis: Fall in love, break the curse.Cursed by a powerful enchantress to repeat the autumn of his eighteenth year, Prince Rhen, the heir of Emberfall, thought he… Continue reading a curse so dark and lonely, a heart so fierce and broken, & a vow so bold and deadly – brigid kemmerer | trilogy review