Seasonal TBR Jar — Winter Wishes!

Winter is here (or it will be very soon, anyways), and that means it’s time for another seasonal TBR jar! If you didn’t see my first post in this series back in September, I’ll give a quick rundown: The seasonal TBR jar is a series idea I came up with in which, every season, I make […]

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Worlds Seen in Passing: Ten Years of Tor.com Short Fiction — Irene Gallo

TITLE: Worlds Seen in Passing: Ten Years of Tor.com Short Fiction EDITORS: Irene Gallo RELEASES: September 4th, 2018; TorDotCom GENRE: Sci-fi & Fantasy AGE RANGE: Adult SYNOPSIS: Since it began in 2008 Tor.com has explored countless new worlds of fiction, delving into possible and impossible futures, alternate and intriguing pasts, and realms of fantasy previously unexplored. Its hundreds of […]

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Our Stories, Our Voices — Amy Reed

TITLE: Our Stories, Our Voices EDITOR: Amy Reed RELEASES: August 14th, 2018; Simon Pulse GENRE: Nonfiction AGE RANGE: YA SYNOPSIS:From Amy Reed, Ellen Hopkins, Amber Smith, Sandhya Menon, and more of your favorite YA authors comes an anthology of essays that explore the diverse experiences of injustice, empowerment, and growing up female in America. This collection of twenty-one essays […]

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A Thousand Beginnings and Endings (ARC/Anthology Review)

  TITLE: A Thousand Beginnings and Endings EDITORS: Ellen Oh & Elsie Chapman RELEASES: June 26th, 2018; Greenwillow Books GENRE: Fantasy/Sci-fi/Contemporary; Anthology AGE RANGE: YA SYNOPSIS: Fifteen bestselling and acclaimed authors reimagine the folklore and mythology of East and South Asia in short stories that are by turns enchanting, heartbreaking, romantic, and passionate. Compiled by We Need Diverse Books’s Ellen […]

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Fresh Ink — Lamar Giles (ARC/Anthology Review)

  TITLE: Fresh Ink EDITOR: Lamar Giles RELEASES: August 14th, 2018; Crown Books for Young Readers GENRE: Contemporary, Sci-fi, Anthology AGE RANGE: YA SYNOPSIS: Careful–you are holding fresh ink. And not hot-off-the-press, still-drying-in-your-hands ink. Instead, you are holding twelve stories with endings that are still being written–whose next chapters are up to you. Because these stories are meant to be […]

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All Out — Saundra Mitchell (ARC/Anthology Review)

  TITLE: All Out: The No-Longer Secret Stories of Queer Teens Throughout the Ages AUTHOR: Saundra Mitchell RELEASES: February 27th, 2018; Harlequin Teen GENRE: Historical Fiction AGE RANGE: YA SYNOPSIS: Take a journey through time and genres and discover a past where queer figures live, love and shape the world around them. Seventeen of the best young adult authors across […]

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The Creepypasta Collection, Vol 2 (Anthology Review)

I grew up obsessed with the internet, and with that obsession came an absolute adoration for online short stories – particularly creepypasta. I used to spend hours and hours on r/nosleep and creepypasta forums, and I genuinely enjoyed the first Creepypasta Collection volume, so when I saw the second volume, I purchased a copy immediately and started reading it […]

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