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

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

a clash of steel: a treasure island remix – c.b. lee | blog tour + arc review

A Clash of Steel: A Treasure Island Remix by C.B. Lee Series: Remixed Classics #1Published September 7th 2021 by Feiwel and FriendsAge Range: Young AdultGenre: Historical FictionRepresentation: LGBT (main f/f, side m/m), Asian (Chinese, Vietnamese) Rating: ★★★★ Synopsis: Two intrepid girls hunt for a legendary treasure on the deadly high seas in this YA remix… Continue reading a clash of steel: a treasure island remix – c.b. lee | blog tour + arc 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

iron widow – xiran jay zhao | blog tour + arc review

Iron Widow by Xiran Jay Zhao Series: Iron Widow #1Expected publication: September 21st 2021 by Penguin TeenAge Range: Young AdultGenre: Science Fiction, Historical FictionRepresentation: East Asian characters, LGBTQ+ (Bi, Polyamory) Rating: ★★★★★ Synopsis: The boys of Huaxia dream of pairing up with girls to pilot Chrysalises, giant transforming robots that can battle the mecha aliens… Continue reading iron widow – xiran jay zhao | blog tour + arc 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