Category: Book Review

The City Of Brass

The City of Brass Author: S.A. Chakraborty Genre: YA Fantasy Publication Date: November 14, 2017 Publisher: Harper Voyager Series: The Daevabad Trilogy #1 TRIGGER WARNING: slavery, execution, riots, mention of torture and rape Nahri has never believed in magic. Certainly, she has power; on the streets of eighteenth-century […]

Harley Merlin And The Secret Coven

You ever have that one friend who always knows exactly which books you’re going to love? Yeah, she recommended this one to me, and explained it as kind of like HP for adults. Harley Merlin and the Secret Coven Author: Bella Forrest Genre: Fantasy, Urban Fantasy, YA Publication […]

Carry On

I’ve heard a lot about this book, but wanted to check it out for myself. Carry On Author: Rainbow Rowell Genre: YA Fantasy Publication Date: May 9, 2017 Publisher: Wednesday Books Series: Simon Snow #1 Simon Snow is the worst Chosen One who’s ever been chosen. That’s what […]

Opium And Absinthe

Thank you to NetGalley for providing me an ARC. All opinions are my own and have been provided voluntarily. Opium and Absinthe Author: Lydia Kang Genre: Historical Fiction, Mystery Publication Date: July 1, 2020 Publisher: Lake Union Publishing TRIGGER WARNING: murder, gaslighting, addiction, domestic violence, forced sedation, off-page […]

Cinderella Is Dead

Cinderella is Dead Author: Kalynn Bayron Genre: Fairy Tale Retelling, YA Publication Date: July 7, 2020 Publisher: Bloomsbury YA Thank you to NetGalley for providing me an ARC of this book and the chance to review it. It’s 200 years after Cinderella found her prince, but the fairy […]

A Song Of Wraiths And Ruin

This debut fantasy was really hyped, and the cover is absolutely GORGEOUS! A Song of Wraiths and Ruin Author: Roseanne A. Brown Genre: YA Fantasy Publication Date: June 2, 2020 Publisher: Balzer + Bray Series: A Song of Wraiths and Ruin #1 TRIGGER WARNING: on-page death of a […]

Clap When You Land

Clap When You Land Author: Elizabeth Acevedo Genre: YA Contemporary, Multicultural Publication Date: May 5, 2020 Publisher: Hot Key Books TRIGGER WARNING: plane crash, off-page death of a parent, sexual assault Camino Rios lives for the summers when her father visits her in the Dominican Republic. But this […]

You Should See Me In A Crown

You Should See Me in a Crown Author: Leah Johnson Genre: YA Romance, LGBT Publication Date: June 2, 2020 Publisher: Scholastic Press TRIGGER WARNING: chronic illness, racism, off-page death of a parent, public outing Liz Lighty has always believed she’s too black, too poor, too awkward to shine […]

A Song Below Water

A Song Below Water Author: Bethany C. Morrow Genre: YA Fantasy, Urban Fantasy Publication Date: June 2, 2020 Publisher: Tor Teen Tavia is already at odds with the world, forced to keep her siren identity under wraps in a society that wants to keep her kind under lock […]

Queenie

Queenie Author: Candice Carty-Williams Genre: Contemporary, Multicultural Publication Date: March 19, 2019 Publisher: Orion Publishing Bridget Jones’s Diary meets Americanah in this disarmingly honest, boldly political, and truly inclusive novel that will speak to anyone who has gone looking for love and found something very different in its place. Queenie Jenkins […]