The Lamb Will Slaughter the Lion — Margaret Killjoy

TITLE: The Lamb Will Slaughter the Lion AUTHOR: Margaret Killjoy SERIES: Danielle Cain, #1 RELEASED: August 15th, 2017; GENRE: Horror AGE RANGE: Adult SYNOPSIS: Danielle Cain is a queer punk rock traveller, jaded from a decade on the road. Searching for clues about her best friend’s mysterious and sudden suicide, she ventures to the squatter, utopian town of … Continue reading The Lamb Will Slaughter the Lion — Margaret Killjoy

The Titan’s Curse — Rick Riordan

  TITLE: The Titan's Curse AUTHOR: Rick Riordan SERIES: Percy Jackson and the Olympians, #3 RELEASED: May 5th, 2007; Disney-Hyperion GENRE: Fantasy AGE RANGE: MG SYNOPSIS: It's not everyday you find yourself in combat with a half-lion, half-human. But when you're the son of a Greek god, it happens. And now my friend Annabeth is missing, a goddess is in … Continue reading The Titan’s Curse — Rick Riordan

Obsidio — Jay Kristoff & Amie Kaufman (NO SPOILERS!)

  TITLE: Obsidio AUTHOR: Kristoff, Jay; Kaufman, Amie RELEASED: March 13th, 2018; Knopf Books for Young Readers GENRE: Sci-fi AGE RANGE: YA SYNOPSIS: Kady, Ezra, Hanna, and Nik narrowly escaped with their lives from the attacks on Heimdall station and now find themselves crammed with 2,000 refugees on the container ship, Mao. With the jump station destroyed and their resources … Continue reading Obsidio — Jay Kristoff & Amie Kaufman (NO SPOILERS!)

Siege and Storm — Leigh Bardugo

  TITLE: Siege and Storm AUTHOR: Leigh Bardugo RELEASED: June 4th, 2013; Henry Holt and Company GENRE: Fantasy AGE RANGE: YA SYNOPSIS: Hunted across the True Sea, haunted by the lives she took on the Fold, Alina must try to make a life with Mal in an unfamiliar land. She finds starting new is not easy while keeping her identity … Continue reading Siege and Storm — Leigh Bardugo

Blood Water Paint — Joy McCullough (ARC Review/Blog Tour)

  TITLE: Blood Water Paint AUTHOR: Joy McCullough RELEASED: March 6th, 2018; Dutton Books GENRE: Historical Fiction AGE RANGE: YA "When I finished this novel, I knew I would be haunted and empowered by Artemisia Gentileschi's story for the rest of my life." --Amanda Lovelace, award-winning author of the princess saves herself in this one Her mother died when she was … Continue reading Blood Water Paint — Joy McCullough (ARC Review/Blog Tour)

Vices and Virtues: A Horror Anthology – Ashley Franz Holzmann

  TITLE: Vices and Virtues: A Horror Anthology EDITOR: Ashley Franz Holzmann RELEASED: September 30th, 2017; As For Class GENRE: Horror AGE RANGE: Adult SYNOPSIS: Discover some of the best up-and-coming horror writers today. These stories explore the best and worst aspects of human nature, each story based on vices or virtues from the cultures of human … Continue reading Vices and Virtues: A Horror Anthology – Ashley Franz Holzmann

DNF Mini-Reviews: January & February 2018

Recently, I ran a poll over on twitter, in which I asked if you guys would like me to post occasional wrap-ups of mini reviews for books I've DNFed. I didn't think they'd be of much interest to most people, but the poll answers were overwhelming in the "yes" direction, so here we are! I … Continue reading DNF Mini-Reviews: January & February 2018