Immunity (Contagion, #2) — Erin Bowman

TITLE: Immunity (Contagion, #2) AUTHOR: Erin Bowman GENRE: Sci-fi AGE RANGE: YA SYNOPSIS: They thought their nightmare was over, but Thea, Coen, and Nova’s rescue was only the beginning. After being imprisoned on a ship they thought was their ticket to safety, it’s clear that the threat they left behind isn’t as distant as they’d hoped—and this time […]

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The Girl in Red (a new favorite retelling) — Christina Henry

TITLE: The Girl in Red AUTHOR: Christina Henry GENRE: Sci-fi AGE RANGE: Adult SYNOPSIS: It’s not safe for anyone alone in the woods. There are predators that come out at night: critters and coyotes, snakes and wolves. But the woman in the red jacket has no choice. Not since the Crisis came, decimated the population, and sent […]

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Blanca & Roja — Anna-Marie McLemore

TITLE: Blanca & Roja AUTHOR: Anna-Marie McLemore RELEASED: October 9th, 2018; Feiwel & Friends GENRE: Fantasy AGE RANGE: YA SYNOPSIS: The del Cisne girls have never just been sisters; they’re also rivals, Blanca as obedient and graceful as Roja is vicious and manipulative. They know that, because of a generations-old spell, their family is bound to a bevy of swans […]

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Damsel — Elana K. Arnold

TITLE: Damsel AUTHOR: Elana K. Arnold RELEASES: October 2nd, 2018; Balzer + Bray GENRE: Fantasy AGE RANGE: YA SYNOPSIS: The rite has existed for as long as anyone can remember: when the prince-who-will-be-king comes of age, he must venture out into the gray lands, slay a fierce dragon, and rescue a damsel to be his bride. This is the way […]

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A Thousand Beginnings and Endings (ARC/Anthology Review)

  TITLE: A Thousand Beginnings and Endings EDITORS: Ellen Oh & Elsie Chapman RELEASES: June 26th, 2018; Greenwillow Books GENRE: Fantasy/Sci-fi/Contemporary; Anthology AGE RANGE: YA SYNOPSIS: Fifteen bestselling and acclaimed authors reimagine the folklore and mythology of East and South Asia in short stories that are by turns enchanting, heartbreaking, romantic, and passionate. Compiled by We Need Diverse Books’s Ellen […]

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Miniature Monday #6

Sorry I’ve been absent a lot this weekend, and probably won’t be on today, either! Today is my 25th birthday and I’m spending it with family, but I’ll definitely be back online tomorrow to respond to comments. ❤ Every Monday, I’ll be posting a small batch of mini-reviews for graphic novels, comics, poetry collections, short […]

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Girls Made of Snow and Glass – Melissa Bashardoust (ARC Review)

“Weak or strong – she didn’t know what they meant anymore. Maybe they didn’t mean the same thing for everyone.” First, you have to know that this book literally is being marketed as, and I quote, “a fantasy feminist fairy tale”, and if you think that wasn’t enough to sell me on it, you are […]

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