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Fae Friday – Laughter

Here’s the rules: Did you know that in certain lore, a fairy is born from the first laugh of a child? That is why this curious wannabe fae wants to know: What is a book that made you genuinely laugh? While my reading taste does tend towards the […]

Harley Merlin And The Mystery Twins

Harley Merlin and the Mystery Twins Author: Bella Forrest Genre: Fantasy Publication Date: September 30, 2018 Publisher: Nightlight Press Series: Harley Merlin #2 TRIGGER WARNING: mention of foster care, violent attacks, murder, vague mention of abuse (off-page) A dark past. A hidden power. A dangerous enemy. Harley Merlin […]

Fable

Fable Author: Adrienne Young Genre: YA Fantasy Publication Date: September 1, 2020 Publisher: Wednesday Books Series: Fable #1 TRIGGER WARNING: mutilation, parental abandonment, off-page death of a parent, murder, drowning I received a copy of this book from NetGalley. All opinions are my own and provided voluntarily.  As […]

Recommended For You

Recommended For You Author: Laura Silverman Genre: YA Romance, YA Contemporary, RomCom, Own Voices Publication Date: September 1, 2020 Publisher: Margaret K. McElderry Books I received a copy of this book from NetGalley. All opinions are my own and provided voluntarily. Shoshanna Greenberg loves working at Once Upon, […]

A Torch Against The Night

A Torch Against the Night Author: Sabaa Tahir Genre: YA Fantasy Publication Date: August 30, 2016 Publisher: Razorbill  Series: An Ember in the Ashes #2 Just a heads up — if you haven’t read An Ember in the Ashes, you may want to skip this review until you […]

Fae Friday – Fairy Tale Retellings

Here’s the rules: We all know those classic fairytales, but sometimes a retelling can blow the classic out of the water. This curious wannabe fae wants to know what are some fairytale retellings that you have enjoyed!  I love fairy tale retellings, so the struggle this week is […]

The Poet X

The Poet X Author: Elizabeth Acevedo Genre: YA Contemporary, Multicultural, Coming of Age Publication Date: March 6, 2018 Publisher: HarperTeen Xiomara Batista feels unheard and unable to hide in her Harlem neighborhood. Ever since her body grew into curves, she has learned to let her fists and her […]

Wayward Son

Wayward Son Author: Rainbow Rowell Genre: YA Fantasy Publication Date: September 24, 2019 Publisher: Wednesday Books Series: Simon Snow #2 Simon Snow is back, and he’s coming to America! The story is supposed to be over. Simon Snow did everything he was supposed to do. He beat the […]