Mini Reviews #20: Dead Djinn, Secrets, Hauntings, and Revenge

A Dead Djinn in Cairo by P. Djeli Clark, narrated by Suehyla El-Attar I listened to this novella on an audiobook and it really adds to the story! The narrator did an amazing job in conveying emotions and distinctly capturing each character’s voices. I love how it describes the world; an alternate Cairo where a … More Mini Reviews #20: Dead Djinn, Secrets, Hauntings, and Revenge

Lord of Shadows by Cassandra Clare // How am I supposed to recover from this???

Lord of Shadows by Cassandra Clare Kindle Edition, 721 pages Published May 23rd 2017 by Margaret K. McElderry Books Would you trade your soul mate for your soul? A Shadowhunter’s life is bound by duty. Constrained by honor. The word of a Shadowhunter is a solemn pledge, and no vow is more sacred than the vow … More Lord of Shadows by Cassandra Clare // How am I supposed to recover from this???

GIF Review: The Unhoneymooners by Christina Lauren

The Unhoneymooners by Christina Lauren Kindle Edition, 416 pages Published May 14th 2019 by Gallery Books For two sworn enemies, anything can happen during the Hawaiian trip of a lifetime—maybe even love—in this romantic comedy from the New York Times bestselling authors of Roomies. Olive Torres is used to being the unlucky twin: from inexplicable mishaps to a recent … More GIF Review: The Unhoneymooners by Christina Lauren

Dead Voices by Katherine Arden // Don’t read this book in cold weather! 🙈

Dead Voices by Katherine Arden Kindle Edition, 256 pages Published August 27th 2019 by G.P. Putnam’s Sons Books for Young Readers Bestselling author Katherine Arden returns with another creepy, spine-tingling adventure in this follow-up to the critically acclaimed Small Spaces. Having survived sinister scarecrows and the malevolent smiling man in Small Spaces, newly minted best friends … More Dead Voices by Katherine Arden // Don’t read this book in cold weather! 🙈

Mini Reviews: May-July Graphic Novel

Manga Yokai Stories by Sean Michael Wilson eARC, 136 pages Expected publication: September 15th 2020 ✰✰✰✰✰ This thrilling collection of seven Japanese ghost stories will captivate lovers of yokai stories! Manga Yokai Stories includes: Nuke-kubi: A masterless samurai is trapped in a house haunted by headless goblins The Screen Maiden: A young man develops an … More Mini Reviews: May-July Graphic Novel

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

Cemetery Boys by Aiden Thomas // Family, Tradition, Magic, and Acceptance

Cemetery Boys by Aiden Thomas eARC, 320 pages Expected publication: June 9th 2020 by Swoon Reads ✰✰✰✰✰ A trans boy determined to prove his gender to his conservative Latinx family summons a ghost who refuses to leave in Aiden Thomas’s paranormal YA debut. Yadriel has summoned a ghost, and now he can’t get rid of … More Cemetery Boys by Aiden Thomas // Family, Tradition, Magic, and Acceptance