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Girls of Paper and Fire — Natasha Ngan

TITLE: Girls of Paper and Fire SERIES: Girls of Paper and Fire, #1 AUTHOR: Natasha Ngan RELEASED: November 6th, 2018; Jimmy Patterson Books GENRE: Fantasy AGE RANGE: YA In this fantasy world, every year, the violent and oppressive Demon King—the strongest of a caste of people marked…

November 12, 2018
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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…

September 24, 2018
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What I Leave Behind — Alison McGhee (ARC Review)

  TITLE: What I Leave Behind AUTHOR: Alison McGhee RELEASES: May 15th, 2018; Atheneum GENRE: Contemporary AGE RANGE: YA SYNOPSIS: After his dad commits suicide, Will tries to overcome his own misery by secretly helping the people around him in this story made up of one hundred chapters…

April 16, 2018
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Blood Water Paint — Joy McCullough (ARC Review/Blog Tour)

  TITLE: Blood Water Paint AUTHOR: Joy McCullough RELEASED: March 6th, 2018; Dutton Books GENRE: Historical Fiction AGE RANGE: YA “When I finished this novel, I knew I would be haunted and empowered by Artemisia Gentileschi’s story for the rest of my life.” –Amanda Lovelace, award-winning author of the princess…

March 9, 2018
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Speak: The Graphic Novel – Laurie Halse Anderson & Emily Carroll

  TITLE: Speak: The Graphic Novel AUTHOR: Laurie Halse Anderson; Emily Carroll RELEASED: February 6th, 2018; Farrar, Straus and Giroux GENRE: Contemporary AGE RANGE: YA SYNOPSIS: “Speak up for yourself-we want to know what you have to say.” From the first moment of her freshman year at Merryweather High, Melinda…

February 15, 2018
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Girl Made of Stars – Ashley Herring Blake (ARC Review)

What else is there to do? What else is there for any girl to do, when everyone but her can forget everything like a random bad dream? After breaking up with her girlfriend/best friend, Mara’s greatest comfort comes from her twin brother, Owen –…

December 8, 2017
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Her Body and Other Parties – Carmen Maria Machado

I have heard all of the stories about girls like me, and I am unafraid to make more of them. This anthology isn’t so much a collection of stories as it is a collection of experiences. Carmen Maria Machado writes beautifully; her voice is so incredibly…

December 2, 2017
Mini Reviews Reviews

Miniature Monday #1

Hello, everyone, and happy Labor Day to those of you celebrating it! I have been on a kick lately of reading a lot of graphic novels, comics, and even a bit of manga, and I have more on my TBR for the next month, so…

September 4, 2017