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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…

February 22, 2019

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,…

February 21, 2019

Enchantée — Gita Trelease (BLOG TOUR)

TITLE: Enchantée AUTHOR: Gita Trelease RELEASED: February 5th, 2019; Flatiron Books GENRE: Historical Fantasy AGE RANGE: YA Life is hard enough in 18th-century France, and few know that better than Camille, who’s been forced to take care of her younger sister and older, alcoholic brother when their parents pass…

February 12, 2019

We Told Six Lies — Victoria Scott

TITLE: We Told Six Lies AUTHOR: Victoria Scott RELEASED: February 5th, 2019; Entangled Teen GENRE: Thriller AGE RANGE: YA Cobain thought everything was going great with his girlfriend Molly, until she goes missing. Until everything he thought he knew about her and their relationship comes crashing down around him.…

February 10, 2019

Fame, Fate, and the First Kiss — Kasie West

TITLE: Fame, Fate, and the First Kiss AUTHOR: Kasie West RELEASED: February 5th, 2019; HarperTeen GENRE: Contemporary AGE RANGE: YA All Lacey has ever wanted is to become a successful actress, and she’s done everything she can to get there—working hard, neglecting her social life, and even swearing off…

February 6, 2019

Goodbye, Perfect — Sara Barnard

TITLE: Goodbye, Perfect AUTHOR: Sara Barnard RELEASED: January 29th, 2019; Simon Pulse (US re-release) GENRE: Contemporary AGE RANGE: YA If there’s one thing in life Eden can count on, it’s her best friend, Bonnie—until Bonnie runs away with their music instructor, and everything gets thrown into a whirlwind of…

February 3, 2019
Wrap Ups

February TBR: Fantastic Feb & Splattertine's Day!

The themes this month are… Fantastic February — Feb 1st→28th come join us at Devour Your TBR on Goodreads! Splattertine’s Day (#Splattertines2k19) — Feb 1st→14th Whitley’s hosting a super badass horror readathon for 2 weeks in February and y’all already know I’m there, right? You can view a…

February 1, 2019

A Curse So Dark and Lonely — Brigid Kemmerer

TITLE: A Curse So Dark and Lonely AUTHOR: Brigid Kemmer SERIES: A Curse So Dark and Lonely, #1 RELEASED: January 29th, 2019; Bloomsbury YA GENRE: Fantasy AGE RANGE: YA Harper’s life isn’t easy—her father has left her family with all his debts, her brother is working for the same loan…

January 30, 2019

Even if I Fall — Abigail Johnson

TITLE: Even if I Fall AUTHOR: Abigail Johnson RELEASED: January 8th, 2019; Inkyard Press GENRE: Contemporary AGE RANGE: YA The world has been a scary place for Brooke ever since her older brother—her hero—confessed to murdering his best friend a year ago. She’s tried so hard to stay under…

January 16, 2019
Wrap Ups

January TBR: New year, new rules!

The themes this month are… Late-a-thon — January 1st→31st A whole month of reading overdue ARCs and books I meant to read ages ago! January Jam Jar Devour Your TBR Jar’s challenge for the month: pulling your reads out of a TBR jar! My jar…

January 3, 2019