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

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

the winner’s trilogy – marie rutkoski | reviews

Hello, reading the entire The Winner's Trilogy took me years. When I picked up book one, it was end of 2017 and I've only just read The Winner's Kiss in September 2021. Here are my thoughts about each individual book in the trilogy! The Winner's Curse | The Winner's Crime | The Winner's Kiss 🗡🗡🗡🗡🗡… Continue reading the winner’s trilogy – marie rutkoski | reviews

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

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 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)