MINI REVIEWS: Check, Please! Vol. 1; The Halloween Tree; Evenfall; Super Chill

The last mini review post went over well, so I decided to start making this an occasional thing! This week’s mini review round-up includes two graphic novels, one MG horror novella, and one YA fantasy novel. Some the reviews below are the shortened version of my review, but the “goodreads” link buttons will take you […]

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Finding Baba Yaga — Jane Yolen

TITLE: Finding Baba Yaga AUTHOR: Jane Yolen RELEASES: October 30th, 2018; TorDotCom GENRE: Fantasy AGE RANGE: YA PAGE COUNT: 144 SYNOPSIS: A harsh, controlling father. A quiescent mother. A house that feels like anything but a home. Natasha gathers the strength to leave, and comes upon a little house in the wood: A house that walks about on […]

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October TBR: Too Many Books, Too Little Time

All year, I swore that I would catch up on all of my fall ARCs by September 30th so that October could be totally dedicated to mood reading, yet here we are, and… well, that didn’t happen. At all. So, a few plans for this month are: OWNtober — reading books from my backlist that […]

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Strange Grace — Tessa Gratton

TITLE: Strange Grace AUTHOR: Tessa Gratton RELEASES: September 18th, 2018; Margaret K. McElderry Books GENRE: Fantasy AGE RANGE: YA SYNOPSIS: Long ago, a village made a bargain with the devil: to ensure their prosperity, when the Slaughter Moon rises, the village must sacrifice a young man into the depths of the Devil’s Forest. Only this year, the Slaughter Moon has […]

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Sawkill Girls — Claire Legrand

TITLE: Sawkill Girls AUTHOR: Claire Legrand RELEASES: October 2nd, 2018; Katherine Tegen Books GENRE: Fantasy/Horror AGE RANGE: YA ACQUIRED: ARC SYNOPSIS: Beware of the woods and the dark, dank deep. He’ll follow you home, and he won’t let you sleep. Who are the Sawkill Girls? Three girls’ stories come together on the island of Sawkill Rock, where gleaming horses graze […]

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September TBR: No Theme?!

I know, I always have a “theme” for my TBR, but not this month! While I really wanted to join in on Kathy’s Sequel September in a big way and knock out some series, I’ve spread myself so thin with review copies that they’re almost all I can focus on this month! (That said, I’m still […]

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To Be Honest — Maggie Ann Martin

TITLE: To Be Honest AUTHOR: Maggie Ann Martin RELEASES: August 21st, 2018; Swoon Reads GENRE: Contemporary AGE RANGE: YA SYNOPSIS: Savannah is dreading being home alone with her overbearing mother after her sister goes off to college. But if she can just get through senior year, she’ll be able to escape to college, too. What she doesn’t count on is […]

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