White Rabbit — Caleb Roehrig (ARC Review)

  TITLE: White Rabbit AUTHOR: Caleb Roehrig RELEASES: April 24th, 2018; Feiwel & Friends GENRE: Thriller AGE RANGE: YA SYNOPSIS: Rufus Holt is having the worst night of his life. It begins with the reappearance of his ex-boyfriend, Sebastian—the guy who stomped his heart out like a spent cigarette. Just as Rufus is getting ready to move on, Sebastian … Continue reading White Rabbit — Caleb Roehrig (ARC Review)

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 of one hundred words each. Sixteen-year-old Will spends most of his … Continue reading What I Leave Behind — Alison McGhee (ARC Review)

Gray Wolf Island — Tracey Neithercott (ARC Review)

  TITLE: Gray Wolf Island AUTHOR: Tracey Neithercott RELEASED: October 10th, 2017; Knopf Books for Young Readers GENRE: Contemporary/Mystery/Magical Realism AGE RANGE: YA SYNOPSIS: Right before Sadie died, she begged her sister, Ruby, to do the one thing she could never do herself: Find the treasure on Gray Wolf Island. With just a mysterious treasure map as a guide, … Continue reading Gray Wolf Island — Tracey Neithercott (ARC Review)

Ruin and Rising — Leigh Bardugo

  TITLE: Ruin and Rising AUTHOR: Leigh Bardugo SERIES: Grisha Verse, #3 RELEASED: June 17th, 2014; Henry Holt and Company GENRE: Fantasy AGE RANGE: YA SYNOPSIS: The capital has fallen. The Darkling rules Ravka from his shadow throne. Now the nation's fate rests with a broken Sun Summoner, a disgraced tracker, and the shattered remnants of a once-great magical army. … Continue reading Ruin and Rising — Leigh Bardugo

Siege and Storm — Leigh Bardugo

  TITLE: Siege and Storm AUTHOR: Leigh Bardugo RELEASED: June 4th, 2013; Henry Holt and Company GENRE: Fantasy AGE RANGE: YA SYNOPSIS: Hunted across the True Sea, haunted by the lives she took on the Fold, Alina must try to make a life with Mal in an unfamiliar land. She finds starting new is not easy while keeping her identity … Continue reading Siege and Storm — Leigh Bardugo

All Out — Saundra Mitchell (ARC/Anthology Review)

  TITLE: All Out: The No-Longer Secret Stories of Queer Teens Throughout the Ages AUTHOR: Saundra Mitchell RELEASES: February 27th, 2018; Harlequin Teen GENRE: Historical Fiction AGE RANGE: YA SYNOPSIS: Take a journey through time and genres and discover a past where queer figures live, love and shape the world around them. Seventeen of the best young adult authors across … Continue reading All Out — Saundra Mitchell (ARC/Anthology Review)

T10T: Romance Tropes I Love/Hate

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly blog meme hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl. This week's prompt was a Love Freebie, where bloggers could choose to focus on whatever romance-related topic they wanted, like OTPs, romance scenes, romance books, etc. I decided to focus on romance tropes, and pick a few that I love... and a … Continue reading T10T: Romance Tropes I Love/Hate