Wicked Saints (all the best book boys are monsters, tbh) — Emily A. Duncan

TITLE: Wicked Saints (Something Dark and Holy, #1) AUTHOR: Emily A. Duncan RELEASES: April 2nd, 2019; pre-order here! GENRE: Fantasy AGE RANGE: YA A girl who can speak to gods must save her people without destroying herself. A prince in danger must decide who to trust. A boy with a monstrous secret waits in the wings. Together, they must […]

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The Near Witch (my fav elderly witches ever) — Victoria Schwab

TITLE: The Near Witch AUTHOR: Victoria/V. E. Schwab GENRE: Fantasy AGE RANGE: YA ‘There are no strangers in the town of Near.’ Lexi’s heard this all of her life, so her home becomes an unusual place when a very odd stranger appears—and events turn darker still when his new presence coincides with the nightly disappearances of young […]

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Seasonal TBR Jar — Spring Surprises!

Spring is here in just a few days (YAY! Goodbye, winter!), 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 […]

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A Danger to Herself and Others — Alyssa B. Sheinmel

TITLE: A Danger to Herself and Others AUTHOR: Alyssa B. Sheinmel RELEASE DATE: February 5, 2019 GENRE: Contemporary AGE RANGE: YA It was just a mistake. One big misunderstanding, that’s what landed Hannah here in the Institution, and soon enough, her best friend’s parents and the doctors and the judge will all realize it. While she’s stuck here, […]

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March TBR: Monsters and Beasties!

The themes this month are… Monstrous March — March 1st→31st come join us at Devour Your TBR on Goodreads! That’s it! My only other “theme” this month is Girl, you better read some of these damn ARCs before these publishers block your ass. You can view a Goodreads shelf of my entire month’s TBR here!

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You’re Welcome, Universe — Whitney Gardner

TITLE: You’re Welcome, Universe AUTHOR: Whitney Gardner RELEASED: March 7th, 2017; Knopf GENRE: Contemporary AGE RANGE: YA Assigned reading for MLIS 7421: Multicultural Youth Literature. (Yeah, the class I took almost a year ago. That’s how overdue this review is…) Ironically enough, I had removed this book from my TBR in a blog post just a couple of […]

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Second Chance Summer — Morgan Matson

TITLE: Second Chance Summer AUTHOR: Morgan Matson RELEASED: May 8th, 2012 GENRE: Contemporary AGE RANGE: YA When Taylor’s father suddenly falls devastatingly ill, his only request for the summer is to take the entire family back to the summer lake house they used to visit every year, when the kids were younger and things were easier. The only […]

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