The Poison Thread by Laura Purcell e-ARC, 351 pages Published June 18th 2019 by Penguin Books ✰✰✰✰.5 A thrilling Victorian gothic horror tale about a young seamstress who claims her needle and thread have the power to kill Dorothea Truelove is young, wealthy, and beautiful. Ruth Butterham is young, poor, and awaiting trial for murder. […]Read More Mini Reviews: Recent Reads, part I // Murder, Gay Royals, and more Murder
Love & Other Curses by Michael Thomas Ford ebook, 352 pages Published April 9th 2019 by HarperTeen ✰✰✰✰ The Weyward family has been haunted by a curse for generations—if a Weyward falls in love before their seventeenth birthday, the person they love dies. Sam doesn’t plan to fall for anyone in the nine weeks before his […]Read More Love & Other Curses by Michael Thomas Ford // Full of sassy grandmas and drag queens, but also important discussions.
Simon vs the Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli E-book, 199 pages Published 2015 by HarperCollins ✰✰✰✰ Sixteen-year-old and not-so-openly gay Simon Spier prefers to save his drama for the school musical. But when an email falls into the wrong hands, his secret is at risk of being thrust into the spotlight. Now Simon is […]Read More Simon vs the Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli // (ﾉ◕ヮ◕)ﾉ*:・ﾟ✧