You Asked for Perfect by Laura Silverman // Hello, new favorite!

You Asked for Perfect by Laura Silverman eARC, 273 pages Published March 5th 2019 by Sourcebooks Fire ✰✰✰✰✰ Senior Ariel Stone is the perfect college applicant: first chair violin, dedicated community volunteer, and expected valedictorian. He works hard – really hard – to make his life look effortless. A failed Calculus quiz is not part … More You Asked for Perfect by Laura Silverman // Hello, new favorite!

Mini Reviews: Graphic Novels & Illustrated Books

Happily Ever After & Everything In Between by Debbie Tung eARC, 160 pages Published June 2nd 2020 by Andrews McMeel Publishing ✰✰✰✰.5 From the bestselling author of Quiet Girl in a Noisy World and Book Love comes a funny and adorable collection of comics about married life, specifically an introvert married to an extrovert! Debbie Tung’s tender, funny, and … More Mini Reviews: Graphic Novels & Illustrated Books

Seasons of the Storm by Elle Cosimano

Seasons of the Storm by Elle Cosimano eARC, 382 pages Expected publication: June 23rd 2020 by HarperTeen ✰✰✰ For fans of Maggie Stiefvater and Laini Taylor, a perfect storm lies ahead in this riveting fantasy duology opener from award-winning author Elle Cosimano. One cold, crisp night, Jack Sommers was faced with a choice—live forever according … More Seasons of the Storm by Elle Cosimano

The Last Tang Standing by Lauren Ho

Before we start, I would like to ask you, dear readers, to join the fight and use your voice in fighting inequality and injustice for Black Lives Matter. Here are some resources for you to help: (So far) the most comprehensive web of resources for petitions, donations, text/calls, for protesters, and other resources: https://blacklivesmatters.carrd.co/ If … More The Last Tang Standing by Lauren Ho

Mini Review: Mermaid Moon, The Good Son, and Heir to the Underworld

Mermaid Moon by Susann Cokal eARC Published March 3rd 2020 by Candlewick Press An award-winning author tells of a mermaid who leaves the sea in search of her landish mother in a captivating tale spun with beautiful prose, lush descriptions, empathy, and keen wit. Blood calls to blood; charm calls to charm. It is the … More Mini Review: Mermaid Moon, The Good Son, and Heir to the Underworld

Double Review: The Wrongful Death & The Angel of Evil by Kenneth B. Andersen

The Wrongful Death by Kenneth B. Andersen Book #3 of The Great Devil War eARC Published April 19th 2019 ✰✰✰✰ An unfortunate chain of events makes Philip responsible for the untimely death of the school bully Sam—the Devil’s original choice for an heir. Philip must return to Hell to find Sam and bring him back … More Double Review: The Wrongful Death & The Angel of Evil by Kenneth B. Andersen

Ruthless Gods by Emily Duncan // Addictive, but very frustrating to read

Ruthless Gods by Emily Duncan eARC, 378 pages Published April 7th 2020 by Wednesday Books ✰✰ Darkness never works alone… Nadya doesn’t trust her magic anymore. Serefin is fighting off a voice in his head that doesn’t belong to him. Malachiasz is at war with who–and what–he’s become. As their group is continually torn apart, … More Ruthless Gods by Emily Duncan // Addictive, but very frustrating to read

Double Review: The Unspoken Name by A.K Larkwood and Red, White & Royal Blue by Casey McQuiston

The Unspoken Name by A.K Larkwood eARC, 436 pages Published February 11th 2020 by Tor Books ✰ What if you knew how and when you will die? Csorwe does. She will climb the mountain, enter the Shrine of the Unspoken, and gain the most honored title: sacrifice. On the day of her foretold death, however, … More Double Review: The Unspoken Name by A.K Larkwood and Red, White & Royal Blue by Casey McQuiston

The Friend Scheme by Cale Dietrich // Love the romance, need more action, hate the ending

The Friend Scheme by Cale Dietrich e-ARC, 232 pages Expected publication: May 26th 2020 by Feiwel & Friends ✰✰✰.5 Part thriller, part romance, The Friend Scheme is another twisty #ownvoices YA novel from Cale Dietrich, author of The Love Interest. High schooler Matt’s father is rich, powerful, and seemingly untouchable—a criminal with high hopes that his son will … More The Friend Scheme by Cale Dietrich // Love the romance, need more action, hate the ending