Ivy Aberdeen’s Letter to the World — Ashley Herring Blake (ARC Review)

  TITLE: Ivy Aberdeen's Letter to the World AUTHOR: Ashley Herring Blake RELEASES: March 6th, 2018; Little, Brown Books for Young Readers GENRE: Contemporary AGE RANGE: MG SYNOPSIS: When a tornado rips through town, twelve-year-old Ivy Aberdeen's house is destroyed and her family of five is displaced. Ivy feels invisible and ignored in the aftermath of the storm--and what's worse, … Continue reading Ivy Aberdeen’s Letter to the World — Ashley Herring Blake (ARC Review)

All Out — Saundra Mitchell (ARC/Anthology Review)

  TITLE: All Out: The No-Longer Secret Stories of Queer Teens Throughout the Ages AUTHOR: Saundra Mitchell RELEASES: February 27th, 2018; Harlequin Teen GENRE: Historical Fiction AGE RANGE: YA SYNOPSIS: Take a journey through time and genres and discover a past where queer figures live, love and shape the world around them. Seventeen of the best young adult authors across … Continue reading All Out — Saundra Mitchell (ARC/Anthology Review)

The Witch Doesn’t Burn in This One – Amanda Lovelace (ARC Review)

  TITLE: The Witch Doesn't Burn in This One AUTHOR: Amanda Lovelace SERIES: Women Are Some Kind of Magic, #2 RELEASES: March 6th, 2018; Andrews McMeel GENRE: Poetry/Nonfiction AGE RANGE: Adult SYNOPSIS: The witch: supernaturally powerful, inscrutably independent, and now—indestructible. These moving, relatable poems encourage resilience and embolden women to take control of their own stories. Enemies try to judge, oppress, … Continue reading The Witch Doesn’t Burn in This One – Amanda Lovelace (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)

The Cruel Prince – Holly Black

  TITLE: The Cruel Prince AUTHOR: Holly Black RELEASED: January 2nd, 2018; Little, Brown Books for Young Readers GENRE: Fantasy AGE RANGE: YA SYNOPSIS: Of course I want to be like them. They're beautiful as blades forged in some divine fire. They will live forever. And Cardan is even more beautiful than the rest. I hate him more than all the … Continue reading The Cruel Prince – Holly Black

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)

Down the TBR Hole #13

Down the TBR Hole was originally created over at Lost in a Story, and is a super fun (and simultaneously productive) tag to help you whittle away at those never-ending TBRs! (By the way, you can click on the covers to go to the Goodreads listings!) It works like this: Go to your goodreads to-read shelf. … Continue reading Down the TBR Hole #13