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 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

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

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)

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

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

you should see me in a crown – leah johnson | review

You Should See Me in a Crown by Leah Johnson StandalonePublished June 2nd 2020 by Scholastic PressAge Range: Young AdultGenre: Contemporary, Romance, LGBTRepresentation: Black, queer (f/f romance), anxiety, panic attacks, disability Rating: ★★★★★ Synopsis: Liz Lighty has always believed she's too black, too poor, too awkward to shine in her small, rich, prom-obsessed midwestern town.… Continue reading you should see me in a crown – leah johnson | review