TITLE: Hullmetal Girls AUTHOR: Emily Skrutskie RELEASES: July 17th, 2017; Delacorte GENRE: Sci-fi AGE RANGE: YA SYNOPSIS:Aisha Un-Haad would do anything for her family. When her brother contracts a plague, she knows her janitor's salary isn't enough to fund his treatment. So she volunteers to become a Scela, a mechanically enhanced soldier sworn to protect and serve the … Continue reading Hullmetal Girls — Emily Skrutskie
As you already know, I love to have "themed" TBRs, and for July, I have THREE "themes"! And... this TBR got super out of hand. (Oops.) 1. Over in Life & Lit, the mods and I are hosting a huge bingo event that is going to span all of July and August: the THROWBACK event! It's going to be … Continue reading July TBR: Nostalgia & Sci-Fi July!
TITLE: History is All You Left Me AUTHOR: Adam Silvera RELEASED: January 17th, 2017; Soho Teen GENRE: Contemporary AGE RANGE: YA SYNOPSIS: When Griffin’s first love and ex-boyfriend, Theo, dies in a drowning accident, his universe implodes. Even though Theo had moved to California for college and started seeing Jackson, Griffin never doubted Theo would come back to him … Continue reading History is All You Left Me — Adam Silvera
TITLE: The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo AUTHOR: Taylor Jenkins Reid RELEASED: June 13th, 2017; Atria Books GENRE: Historical Fiction/Contemporary AGE RANGE: Adult SYNOPSIS: Evelyn Hugo is finally ready to tell the truth about her glamorous and scandalous life. But when she chooses unknown magazine reporter Monique Grant for the job, no one in the journalism community is more … Continue reading The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo — Taylor Jenkins Reid
TITLE: Crooked Kingdom AUTHOR: Leigh Bardugo SERIES: Six of Crows, #2 RELEASED: September 20th, 2016; Henry Holt and Company GENRE: Fantasy AGE RANGE: YA SYNOPSIS: When you can't beat the odds, change the game. Kaz Brekker and his crew have just pulled off a heist so daring even they didn't think they'd survive. But instead of divvying up … Continue reading Crooked Kingdom — Leigh Bardugo
It's no secret that I feel strongly about queer issues (especially being a bisexual woman myself!), so June is one of my favorite months because it's... !PRIDE! Besides my Pride-themed reads, I'm also going to be participating in Jazzy June! Jazzy June is a challenge to reread books in June, and I actually have a few … Continue reading June PRIDE TBR!
TITLE: A Gathering of Shadows AUTHOR: V. E. Schwab SERIES: Shades of Magic, #2 RELEASED: February 23rd, 2016; Tor Books GENRE: Fantasy AGE RANGE: Adult SYNOPSIS: It has been four months since a mysterious obsidian stone fell into Kell's possession. Four months since his path crossed with Delilah Bard. Four months since Prince Rhy was wounded, and since the … Continue reading A Gathering of Shadows — V. E. Schwab