ARC Review: Blue Flag, Vol. 4 by Kaito

Blue Flag, Vol. 4 by Kaito My rating: 4 of 5 stars An unexpected love quadrangle with a dash of unrequited love as two classmates, a boy and a girl, begin to fall for each other when each of their best friends have already fallen for them. It’s the last year of high school, and … Continue reading ARC Review: Blue Flag, Vol. 4 by Kaito

ARC Review: Blue Period, Vol. 1 by Tsubasa Yamaguchi

Blue Period, Vol. 1 by Tsubasa Yamaguchi My rating: 4 of 5 stars STILL LIFE Yatora is the perfect high school student, with good grades and lots of friends. It's an effortless performance, and, ultimately... a dull one. But he wanders into the art room one day, and a lone painting captures his eye, awakening … Continue reading ARC Review: Blue Period, Vol. 1 by Tsubasa Yamaguchi

Review: I Want to Eat Your Pancreas by Yoru Sumino & Izumi Kirihara

I Want to Eat Your Pancreas by Yoru Sumino My rating: 4 of 5 stars The manga version of the coming-of-age tearjerker that inspired two films! Also known as Let Me Eat Your Pancreas, this deeply moving first-person story is about a high school boy who finds the diary of his classmate—and discovers that she’s … Continue reading Review: I Want to Eat Your Pancreas by Yoru Sumino & Izumi Kirihara

ARC Review: Kaguya-sama: Love Is War, Vol. 17 by Aka Akasaka

Kaguya-sama: Love Is War, Vol. 17 by Aka Akasaka My rating: 4 of 5 stars Two geniuses. Two brains. Two hearts. One battle. Who will confess their love first...?!  Will Kaguya tell her family or even her friends that she's dating Miyuki? Why is Chika pretending to be everyone's girlfriend while dressed in a bald wig? … Continue reading ARC Review: Kaguya-sama: Love Is War, Vol. 17 by Aka Akasaka

ARC Review: Kaguya-sama: Love Is War, Vol. 16 by Aka Akasaka

Kaguya-sama: Love Is War, Vol. 16 by Aka Akasaka My rating: 3 of 5 stars Two geniuses. Two brains. Two hearts. One battle. Who will confess their love first...?! Will Kaguya and Miyuki ever go beyond making out and get around to officially going out?! What game is Miko playing when she interferes with Yu … Continue reading ARC Review: Kaguya-sama: Love Is War, Vol. 16 by Aka Akasaka

ARC Review: Bang Dream! Girls Band Party! Roselia Stage, Vol. 1 by Dr. Pepperco

Bang Dream! Girls Band Party! Roselia Stage, Vol. 1 by Dr. Pepperco My rating: 3 of 5 stars After her father's dreams of making it big in the music industry crumble beneath the strain of trying to appease both his managers and his fans, singer Yukina Minato is determined to make him proud by forming … Continue reading ARC Review: Bang Dream! Girls Band Party! Roselia Stage, Vol. 1 by Dr. Pepperco

Audiobook Review: Ashes of Honor by Seanan McGuire

Ashes of Honor by Seanan McGuire My rating: 4 of 5 stars It’s been almost a year since October “Toby” Daye averted a war, gave up a county, and suffered personal losses that have left her wishing for a good day’s sleep. She’s tried to focus on her responsibilities—training Quentin, upholding her position as Sylvester’s … Continue reading Audiobook Review: Ashes of Honor by Seanan McGuire

ARC Review: Our Teachers are Dating! Vol. 1 by Pikachi Ohi

Our Teachers are Dating! Vol. 1 by Pikachi Ohi My rating: 4 of 5 stars A sweet yuri romance between two teachers! Hayama-sensei and Terano-sensei are two women who work at the same school...and just started going out. They're a little shy about their budding relationship, but their co-workers--and even their students--are rooting for them … Continue reading ARC Review: Our Teachers are Dating! Vol. 1 by Pikachi Ohi

ARC Review: Sayonara, Football 1 by Naoshi Arakawa

Sayonara, Football 1 by Naoshi Arakawa My rating: 3.5of 5 stars 14-year-old Nozomi Onda has only one thing on her mind: playing beautiful football. There's just one problem: no matter how much she longs to participate in official matches, she'd have physically superior boys as opponents. But when a boy from her past confronts her … Continue reading ARC Review: Sayonara, Football 1 by Naoshi Arakawa

ARC Review: Act-Age, Vol. 2 by Tatsuya Matsuki & Shiro Usazaki

Act-Age, Vol. 2 by Tatsuya Matsuki, Shiro Usazaki My rating: 4 of 5 stars Kei Yonagi must delve deep into her psyche to succeed in the cutthroat world of acting, but can she keep her sanity while doing so? Is there a method to Kei Yonagi’s madness when it comes to acting? The young actor … Continue reading ARC Review: Act-Age, Vol. 2 by Tatsuya Matsuki & Shiro Usazaki

ARC Review: Early Departures by Justin A. Reynolds

Early Departures by Justin A. Reynolds My rating: 5 of 5 stars What if you could bring your best friend back to life—but only for a short time? Jamal’s best friend, Q, doesn’t know that he died, and that he’s about to die . . . again. He doesn’t know that Jamal tried to save … Continue reading ARC Review: Early Departures by Justin A. Reynolds

Audiobook ARC Review: Queer as a Five-Dollar Bill by Lee Wind

Queer as a Five-Dollar Bill by Lee Wind My rating: 4 of 5 stars Wyatt is fifteen, and nobody in his homophobic small town of Lincolnville, Oregon, knows that he’s gay. Not even his best friend (and accidental girlfriend) Mackenzie. Then he discovers a secret from actual history: Abraham Lincoln was in love with another … Continue reading Audiobook ARC Review: Queer as a Five-Dollar Bill by Lee Wind

Audiobook Review: One Salt Sea by Seanan McGuire

One Salt Sea by Seanan McGuire My rating: 5 of 5 stars October "Toby" Daye is settling into her new role as Countess of Goldengreen. She's actually dating again, and she's taken on Quentin as her squire. So, of course, it's time for things to take a turn for the worse. Someone has kidnapped the … Continue reading Audiobook Review: One Salt Sea by Seanan McGuire

Audiobook Review: Late Eclipses by Seanan McGuire

Late Eclipses by Seanan McGuire My rating: 4 of 5 stars October "Toby" Daye, changeling knight in the service of Duke Sylvester Torquill, finds the delicate balance of her life shattered when she learns that an old friend is in dire trouble. Lily, Lady of the Tea Gardens, has been struck down by a mysterious, … Continue reading Audiobook Review: Late Eclipses by Seanan McGuire

ARC Review: At Night, I Become a Monster by Yoru Sumino

At Night, I Become a Monster by Yoru Sumino My rating: 4.5 of 5 stars By day, Adachi is a normal student. By night, he's a terrifying creature of many eyes and many legs who lurks in the darkness. One night, while haunting his own school, he comes across his classmate Yano Satsuki--she's been an … Continue reading ARC Review: At Night, I Become a Monster by Yoru Sumino