The Opposite of Innocent — Sonya Sones

TITLE: The Opposite of Innocent AUTHOR: Sonya Sones RELEASES: September 4th, 2018; HarperTeen GENRE: Contemporary/Poetry AGE RANGE: YA ACQUIRED: ARC SYNOPSIS: Lily has been crushing on Luke, a friend of her parents’, ever since she can remember. He’s been away for two endless years, but he’s finally returning today. Lily was only twelve when he left. But now, at fourteen, […]

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Toil & Trouble: 15 Tales of Women & Witchcraft — Jessica Spotswood & Tess Sharpe

TITLE: Toil & Trouble: 15 Tales of Women & Witchcraft EDITORS: Jessica Spotswood, Tess Sharpe RELEASES: August 28th, 2018; Harlequin Teen GENRE: Anthology AGE RANGE: YA SYNOPSIS: From good witches to bad witches, to witches who are a bit of both, this is an anthology of diverse witchy tales from a collection of diverse, feminist authors. The collective strength of […]

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Sadie — Courtney Summers

TITLE: Sadie AUTHOR: Courtney Summers RELEASES: September 4th, 2018; Wednesday Books GENRE: Mystery/Thriller AGE RANGE: YA SYNOPSIS: Sadie hasn’t had an easy life. Growing up on her own, she’s been raising her sister Mattie in an isolated small town, trying her best to provide a normal life and keep their heads above water. But when Mattie is found dead, Sadie’s […]

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Starfish – Akemi Dawn Bowman (ARC Review)

But some people are just starfish – they need everyone to fill the roles that they assign. Kiko’s story is so tough to read at points – not only due to her childhood trauma, but also due to her struggles as a biracial young woman in a rural town. Her father is Japanese and her […]

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