Diversity Spotlight Thursday #92

Diversity Spotlight Thursday is a weekly meme hosted by Aimal @ Bookshelves and Paperbacks, and is all about highlighting diverse literature. Diversity Spotlight takes place every Thursday, and it will be featuring three books in any given week: A diverse book you have read and enjoyed A diverse book that has already been released but … Continue reading Diversity Spotlight Thursday #92

ARC Review: The Extraordinaries by T.J. Klune

The Extraordinaries by T.J. Klune My rating: 4 of 5 stars Some people are extraordinary. Some are just extra. TJ Klune's YA debut, The Extraordinaries, is a queer coming-of-age story about a fanboy with ADHD and the heroes he loves. Nick Bell? Not extraordinary. But being the most popular fanfiction writer in the Extraordinaries fandom … Continue reading ARC Review: The Extraordinaries by T.J. Klune

Review: An Unkindness of Ghosts by Rivers Solomon

An Unkindness of Ghosts by Rivers Solomon My rating: 4 of 5 stars Odd-mannered, obsessive, withdrawn, Aster has little to offer folks in the way of rebuttal when they call her ogre and freak. She's used to the names; she only wishes there was more truth to them. If she were truly a monster, as … Continue reading Review: An Unkindness of Ghosts by Rivers Solomon

ARC Review: The Order of the Pure Moon Reflected in Water by Zen Cho

The Order of the Pure Moon Reflected in Water by Zen Cho My rating: 4 of 5 stars Zen Cho returns with a found family wuxia fantasy that combines the vibrancy of old school martial arts movies with characters drawn from the margins of history. A bandit walks into a coffeehouse, and it all goes … Continue reading ARC Review: The Order of the Pure Moon Reflected in Water by Zen Cho

ARC Review: Blue Flag, Vol. 3 by KAITO

Blue Flag, Vol. 3 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. 3 by KAITO

Review: Deadline by Stephanie Ahn

Deadline by Stephanie Ahn My rating: 4 of 5 stars Disgraced witch Harrietta Lee has made a lot of mistakes in her life; there's a reason she's got a sizable burn scar slapped across the side of her neck and a formal letter of excommunication from the international underground magical community. But who has time … Continue reading Review: Deadline by Stephanie Ahn

Audiobook Review: Red, White & Royal Blue by Casey McQuiston

Red, White & Royal Blue by Casey McQuiston My rating: 4.5 of 5 stars What happens when America's First Son falls in love with the Prince of Wales? When his mother became President of the United States, Alex Claremont-Diaz was promptly cast as the American equivalent of a young royal. Handsome, charismatic, genius—his image is … Continue reading Audiobook Review: Red, White & Royal Blue by Casey McQuiston

ARC Review: Drowned Country by Emily Tesh

Drowned Country by Emily Tesh My rating: 4 of 5 stars Even the Wild Man of Greenhollow can’t ignore a summons from his mother, when that mother is the indomitable Adela Silver, practical folklorist. Henry Silver does not relish what he’ll find in the grimy seaside town of Rothport, where once the ancient wood extended … Continue reading ARC Review: Drowned Country by Emily Tesh

ARC Review: Love Me for Who I Am, Vol. 1 by Kata Konayama

Love Me for Who I Am, Vol. 1 by Kata Konayama My rating: 4 of 5 stars An LGBT+ manga about finding friendship and common ground at an untraditional maid café! Mogumo is a cute but lonely high school student who just wants a few loving friends. Fellow student Iwaoka Tetsu invites Mogumo to work … Continue reading ARC Review: Love Me for Who I Am, Vol. 1 by Kata Konayama

ARC Review: Toritan: Birds of a Feather, Vol. 1 by Kotetsuko Yamamoto

Toritan: Birds of a Feather, Vol. 1 by Kotetsuko Yamamoto My rating: 3 of 5 stars Birdsong starts sounding like a love song when bird whisperer Inusaki meets a crow that sounds oddly like a handsome young man he knows! Inusaki can communicate with birds—and some of them are real jerks! Tired of the incessant … Continue reading ARC Review: Toritan: Birds of a Feather, Vol. 1 by Kotetsuko Yamamoto

Blog Tour & Review: Camp by Lev A.C. Rosen

Welcome to my stop on the blog tour for CAMP! Title: Between Burning Worlds Author: Jessica Brody & Joanne Rendell Publisher: Simon Pulse Publication date: 24 March 2020 Genres: Young Adult, Fantasy, Retellings, Science Fiction, Dystopia Synopsis: From the author of the acclaimed Jack of Hearts (and other parts) comes a sweet and sharp screwball … Continue reading Blog Tour & Review: Camp by Lev A.C. Rosen

ARC Review: I Come with Knives by S.A. Hunt

I Come with Knives by S.A. Hunt My rating: 4 of 5 stars Robin – now armed with new knowledge about mysterious demon terrorizing her around town, the support of her friends, and the assistance of her old witch-hunter mentor – plots to confront the Lazenbury coven and destroy them once and for all. Meanwhile, … Continue reading ARC Review: I Come with Knives by S.A. Hunt

ARC Review: Burn the Dark by S.A. Hunt

Burn the Dark by S.A. Hunt My rating: 3.5 of 5 stars Robin is a YouTube celebrity gone-viral with her intensely-realistic witch hunter series. But even her millions of followers don't know the truth: her series isn’t fiction. Her ultimate goal is to seek revenge against the coven of witches who wronged her mother long … Continue reading ARC Review: Burn the Dark by S.A. Hunt

Audiobook Review: Night of the Dragon by Julie Kagawa

Night of the Dragon by Julie Kagawa My rating: 4.5 of 5 stars Kitsune shapeshifter Yumeko has given up the final piece of the Scroll of a Thousand Prayers in order to save everyone she loves from imminent death. Now she and her ragtag band of companions must journey to the wild sea cliffs of … Continue reading Audiobook Review: Night of the Dragon by Julie Kagawa