ARC Review: The Brave-Tuber Vol. 1 by Takahito Oosaki & Ikuro

The Brave-Tuber Vol. 1 by Takahito Oosaki My rating: 4 of 5 stars Vlogging has come to…the world of magic?! A sword and sorcery manga for the internet age! With the revival of the Demon Lord, chosen ones able to wield holy swords have appeared to fight evil. But the Demon Lord is not the … Continue reading ARC Review: The Brave-Tuber Vol. 1 by Takahito Oosaki & Ikuro

ARC Review: How Heavy Are the Dumbbells You Lift? Vol. 1 by Sandrovich Yabako, MAAM

How Heavy Are the Dumbbells You Lift? Vol. 1 by Sandrovich Yabako My rating: 2 of 5 stars Sakura is a teenage girl who loves to eat, but when she notices her waistline expanding, she decides to check out the local gym. The gym is full of buff dudes...and Akemi, the student council president?! When … Continue reading ARC Review: How Heavy Are the Dumbbells You Lift? Vol. 1 by Sandrovich Yabako, MAAM

ARC Review: A Sparrow’s Roar by C.R. Chua & Paolo Chikiamco

A Sparrow's Roar by C.R. Chua My rating: 4 of 5 stars A Knight’s tale about duty, duels, driving your sister crazy...all while trying to save the country from a secret that threatens to tear it apart. When a seemingly harmless prank goes wrong, knight-in-training Per of Esterpike watches her sister Elena, famed hero and … Continue reading ARC Review: A Sparrow’s Roar by C.R. Chua & Paolo Chikiamco

ARC Review: This Is How You Lose the Time War by Amal El-Mohtar & Max Gladstone

This Is How You Lose the Time War by Amal El-Mohtar My rating: 5 of 5 stars Among the ashes of a dying world, an agent of the Commandant finds a letter. It reads: Burn before reading. And thus begins an unlikely correspondence between two rival agents hellbent on securing the best possible future for … Continue reading ARC Review: This Is How You Lose the Time War by Amal El-Mohtar & Max Gladstone

ARC Review: Sick Kids In Love by Hannah Moskowitz

Sick Kids In Love by Hannah Moskowitz My rating: 4 of 5 stars Isabel has one rule: no dating. It's easier-- It's safer-- It's better-- --for the other person. She's got issues. She's got secrets. She's got rheumatoid arthritis. But then she meets another sick kid. He's got a chronic illness Isabel's never heard of, … Continue reading ARC Review: Sick Kids In Love by Hannah Moskowitz

ARC Review: Sword and Pen by Rachel Caine

Sword and Pen by Rachel Caine My rating: 5 of 5 stars With the future of the Great Library in doubt, the unforgettable characters from Ink and Bone must decide if it's worth saving in this thrilling adventure in the New York Times bestselling series. The corrupt leadership of the Great Library has fallen. But … Continue reading ARC Review: Sword and Pen by Rachel Caine

Audiobook review: Tunnel of Bones by Victoria Schwab

Tunnel of Bones by Victoria Schwab My rating: 4.5 of 5 stars Trouble is haunting Cassidy Blake . . . even more than usual. She (plus her ghost best friend, Jacob, of course) are in Paris, where Cass's parents are filming their TV show about the world's most haunted cities. Sure, it's fun eating croissants … Continue reading Audiobook review: Tunnel of Bones by Victoria Schwab

ARC Review: American Royals by Katharine McGee

American Royals by Katharine McGee My rating: 3.5 of 5 stars Meet the Washingtons - the most scandalous royal family ever! HRH Princess Samantha has always been a royal rebel. She's the spare not the heir, so no one minds too much who she dates or how hard she parties. It helps that her sister, … Continue reading ARC Review: American Royals by Katharine McGee

Audiobook Review: A Question of Holmes by Brittany Cavallaro

A Question of Holmes by Brittany Cavallaro My rating: 4 of 5 stars Charlotte Holmes and Jamie Watson think they’re finally in the clear. They’ve left Sherringford School—and the Moriartys—behind for a pre-college summer program at Oxford University. A chance to start from scratch and explore dating for the first time, while exploring a new … Continue reading Audiobook Review: A Question of Holmes by Brittany Cavallaro

ARC Review: The Last 8 by Laura Pohl

The Last 8 by Laura Pohl My rating: 4 of 5 stars Clover Martinez has always been a survivor, which is the only reason she isn't among the dead when aliens invade and destroy Earth as she knows it. When Clover hears an inexplicable radio message, she's shocked to learn there are other survivors—and that … Continue reading ARC Review: The Last 8 by Laura Pohl

ARC Review: Teen Titans: Raven by Kami Garcia & Gabriel Picolo

Teen Titans: Raven by Kami Garcia My rating: 3.5 of 5 stars When a tragic accident takes the life of 17-year-old Raven Roth's foster mom--and Raven's memory--she moves to New Orleans to recover and finish her senior year of high school. Starting over isn't easy. Raven remembers everyday stuff like how to solve math equations … Continue reading ARC Review: Teen Titans: Raven by Kami Garcia & Gabriel Picolo

ARC Review: A Lady’s Guide to Gossip and Murder by Dianne Freeman

A Lady's Guide to Gossip and Murder by Dianne Freeman My rating: 4 of 5 stars Though American by birth, Frances Wynn, the now-widowed Countess of Harleigh, has adapted admirably to the quirks and traditions of the British aristocracy. On August twelfth each year, otherwise known as the Glorious Twelfth, most members of the upper … Continue reading ARC Review: A Lady’s Guide to Gossip and Murder by Dianne Freeman

ARC Review: Missing, Presumed Dead by Emma Berquist

Missing, Presumed Dead by Emma Berquist My rating: 4 of 5 stars With a touch, Lexi can sense how and when someone will die. Some say it’s a gift. But to Lexi it’s a curse—one that keeps her friendless and alone. All that changes when Lexi foresees the violent death of a young woman, Jane, … Continue reading ARC Review: Missing, Presumed Dead by Emma Berquist

ARC Review: Brief Chronicle of Another Stupid Heartbreak by Adi Alsaid

Brief Chronicle of Another Stupid Heartbreak by Adi Alsaid My rating: 3 of 5 stars The summer after senior year is not going as eighteen-year-old Lu Charles expected: after her longtime boyfriend unexpectedly breaks up with her, Lu can’t write a single word, despite the fact that her college scholarship is tied to her columnist … Continue reading ARC Review: Brief Chronicle of Another Stupid Heartbreak by Adi Alsaid

ARC Review: Postcards for a Songbird by Rebekah Crane

Postcards for a Songbird by Rebekah Crane My rating: 2 of 5 stars Everyone eventually leaves Wren Plumley. First it was her mother, then her best friend, and then her sister. Now living with only her cop father and her upended dreams, Wren feels stranded, like a songbird falling in a storm. When Wilder, a … Continue reading ARC Review: Postcards for a Songbird by Rebekah Crane