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 … Continue reading A Thousand Beginnings and Endings (ARC/Anthology Review)
TITLE: From Twinkle, With Love AUTHOR: Sandhya Menon RELEASES: May 22nd, 2018; Simon Pulse GENRE: Contemporary AGE RANGE: YA SYNOPSIS: Aspiring filmmaker and wallflower Twinkle Mehra has stories she wants to tell and universes she wants to explore, if only the world would listen. So when fellow film geek Sahil Roy approaches her to direct a movie for … Continue reading From Twinkle, With Love — Sandhya Menon (ARC 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 … Continue reading Fresh Ink — Lamar Giles (ARC/Anthology Review)
TITLE: The Way You Make Me Feel AUTHOR: Maurene Goo RELEASES: May 8th, 2018; Farrar, Straus and Giroux GENRE: Contemporary AGE RANGE: YA SYNOPSIS: Clara Shin lives for pranks and disruption. When she takes one joke too far, her dad sentences her to a summer working on his food truck, the KoBra, alongside her uptight classmate Rose Carver. … Continue reading The Way You Make Me Feel — Maurene Goo (ARC Review)
TITLE: The Devil and the Deep EDITOR: Ellen Datlow RELEASED: March 20th, 2018; Night Shade Books GENRE: Horror AGE RANGE: Adult SYNOPSIS: It’s only water, so why should we fear large bodies of it, such as the sea or the ocean? However, when you’re all alone, you realize how scary a place it can be. In Devil and … Continue reading The Devil and the Deep — Ellen Datlow
Hello, lovelies! I know I usually wait until the first of the month to post my TBR, but May is a special case because, well... I'm not creating one! I know, I'll wait for you all to overcome your shock... Seriously, though, my friend Kathy @ Books and Munches has created an awesome challenge for … Continue reading Moody May — No TBR?!
TITLE: White Rabbit AUTHOR: Caleb Roehrig RELEASES: April 24th, 2018; Feiwel & Friends GENRE: Thriller AGE RANGE: YA SYNOPSIS: Rufus Holt is having the worst night of his life. It begins with the reappearance of his ex-boyfriend, Sebastian—the guy who stomped his heart out like a spent cigarette. Just as Rufus is getting ready to move on, Sebastian … Continue reading White Rabbit — Caleb Roehrig (ARC Review)