Category: Book Review

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 […]

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 […]

Three Dark Crowns

Three Dark Crowns Author: Kendare Blake Genre: YA Fantasy Publication Date: September 20, 2016 Publisher: Quill Tree Books Series: Three Dark Crowns #1 TRIGGER WARNING: amputation, animal mauling In every generation on the island of Fennbirn, a set of triplets is born — three queens, all equal queens, […]

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 […]