The Hunger Games (a very overdue reread review) — Suzanne Collins

TITLE: The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games, #1) AUTHOR: Suzanne Collins GENRE: Dystopia/Sci-fi AGE RANGE: YA SYNOPSIS: In the ruins of a place once known as North America lies the nation of Panem, a shining Capitol surrounded by twelve outlying districts. The Capitol is harsh and cruel and keeps the districts in line by forcing them all to […]

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Girls with Sharp Sticks (ft. misogyny & rape culture for DAYS) — Suzanne Young

TITLE: Girls with Sharp SticksAUTHOR: Suzanne YoungRELEASE DATE: March 19th, 2019GENRE: DystopiaAGE RANGE: YA Life at Innovations Academy seems great to Mena and the other girls: the men might be controlling and expect very high standards from each of the young women, but that’s normal, isn’t it? And if one of the girls were to […]

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In An Absent Dream (Wayward Children, #4) — Seanan McGuire

TITLE: In An Absent Dream AUTHOR: Seanan McGuire SERIES: Wayward Children, #4 RELEASES: January 8th, 2019; TorDotCom GENRE: Fantasy AGE RANGE: Adult When a very serious little girl finds a magical door in the woods, she decides to leave behind a life of loneliness to go off in search of adventure, never expecting to find a mystical Market on the […]

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Kingdom of Needle and Bone — Mira Grant

TITLE: Kingdom of Needle and Bone AUTHOR: Mira Grant RELEASES: December 31st, 2018; Subterranean Press GENRE: Horror/Sci-fi AGE RANGE: Adult It starts with one little girl, the reappearance of a disease that should have long since been eradicated by vaccines, slowly making its way back into the world as anti-vaxxer movements rise. But this disease has a new strain, and […]

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Afterimage — Naomi Hughes

TITLE: Afterimage AUTHOR: Naomi Hughes RELEASES: September 18th, 2018; Page Street Publishing GENRE: Sci-fi AGE RANGE: YA ACQUIRED: ARC (unsolicited) SYNOPSIS: A horrific explosion levels part of the city and Camryn Kingfisher is the sole survivor. Amidst controversy, conspiracy theories, and threats from government officials, Camryn longs for the truth. But the only person who she can turn to is a […]

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Vicious (The Villains, #1) — V. E. Schwab

TITLE: Vicious AUTHOR: V. E. Schwab SERIES: The Villains, #1 RELEASED: September 24th, 2013; Tor GENRE: Fantasy/Sci-Fi AGE RANGE: Adult SYNOPSIS: Victor and Eli started out as college roommates—brilliant, arrogant, lonely boys who recognized the same sharpness and ambition in each other. In their senior year, a shared research interest in adrenaline, near-death experiences, and seemingly supernatural events reveals an intriguing […]

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