What I Leave Behind — Alison McGhee (ARC Review)

  TITLE: What I Leave Behind AUTHOR: Alison McGhee RELEASES: May 15th, 2018; Atheneum GENRE: Contemporary AGE RANGE: YA SYNOPSIS: After his dad commits suicide, Will tries to overcome his own misery by secretly helping the people around him in this story made up of one hundred chapters of one hundred words each. Sixteen-year-old Will spends most of his … Continue reading What I Leave Behind — Alison McGhee (ARC Review)

Gray Wolf Island — Tracey Neithercott (ARC Review)

  TITLE: Gray Wolf Island AUTHOR: Tracey Neithercott RELEASED: October 10th, 2017; Knopf Books for Young Readers GENRE: Contemporary/Mystery/Magical Realism AGE RANGE: YA SYNOPSIS: Right before Sadie died, she begged her sister, Ruby, to do the one thing she could never do herself: Find the treasure on Gray Wolf Island. With just a mysterious treasure map as a guide, … Continue reading Gray Wolf Island — Tracey Neithercott (ARC Review)

Circe — Madeline Miller (ARC Review)

  TITLE: Circe AUTHOR: Madeline Miller RELEASES: April 10th, 2018; Little, Brown and Company GENRE: Fantasy AGE RANGE: Adult SYNOPSIS: In the house of Helios, god of the sun and mightiest of the Titans, a daughter is born. But Circe is a strange child--not powerful, like her father, nor viciously alluring like her mother. Turning to the world of … Continue reading Circe — Madeline Miller (ARC Review)

Ghost Slayer — Majanka Verstraete (ARC Review)

  TITLE: Ghost Slayer AUTHOR: Majanka Verstraete RELEASES: April 14th, 2018; Fire Quill Publishing GENRE: Urban/Paranormal Fantasy AGE RANGE: New Adult SYNOPSIS: Twenty-one-year-old Kaelyn has spent half her life hunting ghosts and killing them. But she’s not like the other ghost hunters who have to rely on spells and curses to banish ghosts back to where they came from, … Continue reading Ghost Slayer — Majanka Verstraete (ARC Review)

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)

To Kill A Kingdom — Alexandra Christo (ARC Review)

TITLE: To Kill A Kingdom AUTHOR: Alexandra Christo RELEASES: March 6th, 2018; Feiwel & Friends GENRE: Fantasy AGE RANGE: YA SYNOPSIS: Princess Lira is siren royalty and the most lethal of them all. With the hearts of seventeen princes in her collection, she is revered across the sea. Until a twist of fate forces her to kill one of her … Continue reading To Kill A Kingdom — Alexandra Christo (ARC Review)

More Than We Can Tell — Brigid Kemmerer (ARC Review)

  TITLE: More Than We Can Tell AUTHOR: Brigid Kemmerer RELEASES: March 6th, 2018; Bloomsbury Children's GENRE: Contemporary AGE RANGE: YA SYNOPSIS: Rev Fletcher is battling the demons of his past. But with loving adoptive parents by his side, he’s managed to keep them at bay...until he gets a letter from his abusive father and the trauma of his childhood comes … Continue reading More Than We Can Tell — Brigid Kemmerer (ARC Review)