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Black Cake

Black Cake Author: Charmaine Wilkerson Genre: Historical Fiction Publication Date: February 1, 2022 Publisher: Ballantine Books I received a copy of this book from NetGalley and Ballantine Books in exchange for an honest review. CONTENT WARNING: death of a parent, biphobia, bullying, murder, prejudice, death, grief, suicide attempt, […]

Once More With Chutzpah

Once More With Chutzpah Author: Haley Neil Genre: YA Contemporary Fiction Publication Date: February 1, 2022 Publisher: Bloomsbury YA Thank you to NetGalley and Bloomsbury YA for providing me with a copy of this book. I am offering my honest opinion voluntarily. CONTENT WARNING: anxiety, mention of death, […]

The Matzah Ball

The Matzah Ball Author: Jean Melzer Genre: Romance Publication Date: September 28, 2021 Publisher: Harlequin Audio CONTENT WARNING: mention of death of a parent, mention of infidelity, mention of cancer, mention of divorce, grief, mention of antisemitism, mention of suicidal thoughts, mention of the Holocaust Oy! to the world […]

The Witches Of Escazú

The Witches of Escazú (and Other Jewish Fairytales) Author: Roots Metals Genre: Fairytales Publication Date: October 31, 2021 Publisher: Roots Metals Dybbuks and golems. Witches and wicked kings. Tragedy and triumph in the Promised Land. The Witches of Escazú and Other Jewish Fairytales marries Jewish ancestral wisdom and […]

The City Beautiful

The City Beautiful Author: Aden Polydoros Genre: YA Historical Fantasy Publication Date: October 5, 2021 Publisher: Inkyard Press CONTENT WARNING: death of a parent, death, grief, antisemitism, murder, violence, blood, gore, rape Would you sacrifice your soul to stop a killer? Chicago, 1893. For Alter Rosen, this is […]

Tristan Strong Keeps Punching

Tristan Strong Keeps Punching Author: Kwame Mbalia Genre: MG Fantasy Publication Date: October 5, 2021 Publisher: Rick Riordan Presents Series: Tristan Strong #3 Thank you to NetGalley for providing me with an ARC of this book. I am providing my honest opinion voluntarily. CONTENT WARNING: violence, slavery, grief, […]

How To Find What You’re Not Looking For

How to Find What You’re Not Looking For Author: Veera Hiranandani Genre: MG Historical Fiction Publication Date: September 14, 2021 Publisher: Kokila Thank you to BookishFirst for providing me with an ARC of this book. I am offering my honest opinion voluntarily. CONTENT WARNING: antisemitism, racism, ableism, xenophobia […]

Before We Were Blue

Before We Were Blue Author: E.J. Schwartz Genre: YA Contemporary Publication Date: September 14, 2021 Publisher: Flux Thank you to NetGalley for providing me with an ARC of this book. I am offering my honest opinion voluntarily. CONTENT WARNING: eating disorder, antisemitism, bullying, mention of death, mention of […]

This Poison Heart

This Poison Heart Author: Kalynn Bayron Genre: YA Fantasy Publication Date: June 29, 2021 Publisher: Bloomsbury YA Series: This Poison Heart #1 Thank you to NetGalley for providing me with a copy of this book. I am offering my honest opinion voluntarily. CONTENT WARNING: violence, gore, death Darkness […]

The Wolf And The Woodsman

The Wolf and the Woodsman Author: Ava Reid Genre: Fantasy/Historical Fiction Publication Date: June 8, 2021 Publisher: Del Rey Thank you to NetGalley for providing me with a copy of this book. I am offering my honest opinion voluntarily. CONTENT WARNING: bullying, gore, death, self-harm, blood, religious bigotry, […]