White Rabbit — Caleb Roehrig (ARC Review)

  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)

Time Was — Ian McDonald (ARC Review)

  TITLE: Time Was AUTHOR: Ian McDonald RELEASES: April 24th, 2018; Tor.com GENRE: Science Fiction/Historical Fiction AGE RANGE: Adult SYNOPSIS: A love story stitched across time and war, shaped by the power of books, and ultimately destroyed by it. In the heart of World War II, Tom and Ben became lovers. Brought together by a secret project designed to … Continue reading Time Was — Ian McDonald (ARC Review)

The Poet X – Elizabeth Acevedo (ARC Review)

  TITLE: The Poet X AUTHOR: Elizabeth Acevedo RELEASES: March 6th, 2018; HarperTeen GENRE: Contemporary/Poetry AGE RANGE: YA SYNOPSIS: A young girl in Harlem discovers slam poetry as a way to understand her mother’s religion and her own relationship to the world. Debut novel of renowned slam poet Elizabeth Acevedo. Xiomara Batista feels unheard and unable to hide in … Continue reading The Poet X – Elizabeth Acevedo (ARC Review)

Reign of the Fallen – Sarah Glenn Marsh (Spoiler-Free ARC Review)

  TITLE: Reign of the Fallen AUTHOR: Sarah Glenn Marsh RELEASES: January 23, 2018; Razorbill GENRE: Fantasy AGE RANGE: YA SYNOPSIS: Odessa is one of Karthia's master necromancers, catering to the kingdom's ruling Dead. Whenever a noble dies, it's Odessa's job to raise them by retrieving their souls from a dreamy and dangerous shadow world called the Deadlands. But there is … Continue reading Reign of the Fallen – Sarah Glenn Marsh (Spoiler-Free ARC Review)

Blue Lily, Lily Blue – Maggie Stiefvater

book 1 | book 2 Blue was perfectly aware that it was possible to have a friendship that wasn’t all-encompassing, that wasn’t blinding, deafening, maddening, quickening. It was just that now that she’d had this kind, she didn’t want the other. Where do I even begin? This review took me six weeks to write, and it's … Continue reading Blue Lily, Lily Blue – Maggie Stiefvater

Prince’s Gambit – C. S. Pacat

book 1 review “To get what you want, you have to know exactly how much you are willing to give up.” I was pleasantly surprised by the first book in this trilogy, but that was nothing compared to how much I loved the second installment. Everything that I enjoyed in Captive Prince was magnified in Prince's Gambit, plus … Continue reading Prince’s Gambit – C. S. Pacat

Captive Prince – C. S. Pacat

Let me begin this review by saying that these are just my opinions and I am, in no way, about to glorify rape or abuse. I am a survivor myself, and I'm fully aware that this book bothered a lot of people. I would never question another reader's rating of this book, though, and I'm just going … Continue reading Captive Prince – C. S. Pacat