Shouting from the Shelftops #22

Shouting from the Shelftops is a bimonthly(-ish) feature to gush over book news that come to my attention, to celebrate good news amidst whatever the year is delivering to you. The basic mood for these posts is just Enthusiastic Screaming™. Two new anthologies, a book series and a new novel for me to be excited … Continue reading Shouting from the Shelftops #22

Shouting from the Shelftops #13

Shouting from the Shelftops is a bimonthly(-ish) feature to gush over book news that come to my attention, to celebrate good news amidst whatever the year is delivering to you. The basic mood for these posts is just Enthusiastic Screaming™. SO much exciting news this week, folks! Remember Sandhya Menon's Of Curses and Kisses? It … Continue reading Shouting from the Shelftops #13

Top Ten Tuesday: Auto-Add Authors

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme created by The Broke and the Bookish and now hosted by Jana @ That Artsy Reader Girl, wherein each week bloggers list out their Top Ten. The prompt for this week was 'Auto Buy Authors' but once again, I am going to change the topic a little, because … Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Auto-Add Authors

ARC Review: Black Enough by Ibi Zoboi & various

Black Enough: Stories of Being Young & Black in America by Ibi Zoboi My rating: 5 of 5 stars Edited by National Book Award finalist Ibi Zoboi, and featuring some of the most acclaimed bestselling Black authors writing for teens today—Black Enough is an essential collection of captivating stories about what it’s like to be … Continue reading ARC Review: Black Enough by Ibi Zoboi & various

ARC Review: The Belles by Dhonielle Clayton

The Belles by Dhonielle Clayton My rating: 4 of 5 stars Release date: February 8, 2018 I am a Belle. I control Beauty. In the opulent world of Orléans, the people are born grey and damned, and only a Belle's powers can make them beautiful. Camellia Beauregard wants to be the favourite Belle - the … Continue reading ARC Review: The Belles by Dhonielle Clayton

ARC Review: Shiny Broken Pieces

Shiny Broken Pieces by Sona Charaipotra My rating: 4 of 5 stars June, Bette, and Gigi have given their all to dance at Manhattan’s most elite ballet school. Now they are competing one final time for a spot at the prestigious American Ballet Company. With the stakes higher than ever, these girls have everything to … Continue reading ARC Review: Shiny Broken Pieces

ARC Review: Tiny Pretty Things

Tiny Pretty Things by Sona Charaipotra My rating: 4 of 5 stars Gigi, Bette, and June, three top students at an exclusive Manhattan ballet school, have seen their fair share of drama. Free-spirited new girl Gigi just wants to dance—but the very act might kill her. Privileged New Yorker Bette's desire to escape the shadow … Continue reading ARC Review: Tiny Pretty Things