TITLE: Crooked Kingdom AUTHOR: Leigh Bardugo SERIES: Six of Crows, #2 RELEASED: September 20th, 2016; Henry Holt and Company GENRE: Fantasy AGE RANGE: YA SYNOPSIS: When you can't beat the odds, change the game. Kaz Brekker and his crew have just pulled off a heist so daring even they didn't think they'd survive. But instead of divvying up … Continue reading Crooked Kingdom — Leigh Bardugo
TITLE: Tithe AUTHOR: Holly Black SERIES: Modern Faerie Tales, #1 RELEASED: October, 2002; Simon & Schuster GENRE: Fantasy AGE RANGE: YA SYNOPSIS: Sixteen-year-old Kaye is a modern nomad. Fierce and independent, she travels from city to city with her mother's rock band until an ominous attack forces Kaye back to her childhood home. There, amid the industrial, blue-collar New … Continue reading Tithe — Holly Black
It's no secret that I feel strongly about queer issues (especially being a bisexual woman myself!), so June is one of my favorite months because it's... !PRIDE! Besides my Pride-themed reads, I'm also going to be participating in Jazzy June! Jazzy June is a challenge to reread books in June, and I actually have a few … Continue reading June PRIDE TBR!
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 … Continue reading A Thousand Beginnings and Endings (ARC/Anthology Review)
TITLE: From Twinkle, With Love AUTHOR: Sandhya Menon RELEASES: May 22nd, 2018; Simon Pulse GENRE: Contemporary AGE RANGE: YA SYNOPSIS: Aspiring filmmaker and wallflower Twinkle Mehra has stories she wants to tell and universes she wants to explore, if only the world would listen. So when fellow film geek Sahil Roy approaches her to direct a movie for … Continue reading From Twinkle, With Love — Sandhya Menon (ARC Review)
TITLE: LIFEL1K3 AUTHOR: Jay Kristoff SERIES: Lifelike, #1 RELEASES: May 29th, 2018; Knopf Books for Young Readers GENRE: Sci-fi/Dystopian AGE RANGE: YA SYNOPSIS: On a floating junkyard beneath a radiation sky, a deadly secret lies buried in the scrap. Eve isn’t looking for secrets—she’s too busy looking over her shoulder. The robot gladiator she’s just spent six months … Continue reading LIFEL1K3 — Jay Kristoff (ARC Review)
TITLE: Throne of Glass AUTHOR: Sarah J. Maas RELEASED: August 2nd, 2012; Bloomsbury USA Childrens GENRE: Fantasy AGE RANGE: NA SYNOPSIS: When magic has gone from the world, and a vicious king rules from his throne of glass, an assassin comes to the castle. She does not come to kill, but to win her freedom. If she can … Continue reading Throne of Glass — Sarah J. Maas