Review: Killing November

Title: Killing November Author: Adriana Mather Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers Release Date: March 26, 2019 Page Length: 368 Genre: Contemporary, Mystery Age Range: YA Rating: 4.5/5 Goodreads Synopsis: It’s a school completely off the grid, hidden by dense forest and surrounded by traps. There’s no electricity, no internet, and an eye-for-an-eye punishment system. Classes include everything from Knife-Throwing and … Continue reading Review: Killing November

Mini Review: Graphic Novels #2

All three of these Graphic Novels have LGBTQ+ representation in them and I wanted to give them some attention during Pride Month. Heartstopper Vol 1 Author: Alice Oseman Publication Date: October 2018 Pages: 278 Genre: Contemporary, YA Rep: LGBTQ+ (Gay, Bisexual, Lesbian) Rating: 5/5 Synopsis: Charlie, a highly-strung, openly gay over-thinker, and Nick, a cheerful, soft-hearted rugby player, meet at … Continue reading Mini Review: Graphic Novels #2

Review: Warrior of the Wild by Tricia Levenseller

Title: Warrior of the Wild Author: Tricia Levenseller Publisher: Feiwel & Friends Release Date: February 26, 2019 Page Length: 329 Genre: Fantasy Age Range: YA Rep: LGBTQ+ (Secondary Character) Rating: 3.5/5 Goodreads Synopsis: How do you kill a god? As her father's chosen heir, eighteen-year-old Rasmira has trained her whole life to become a warrior and lead her village. But when her coming-of-age … Continue reading Review: Warrior of the Wild by Tricia Levenseller

Review: Hurricane Season by Nicole Melleby

Title: Hurricane Season Author: Nicole Melleby Publisher: Algonquin Young Readers Release Date: May 7, 2019 Page Length: 288 Genre: Contemporary, Realistic Fiction Age Range: Middle Grade Rep: Mental Health (Bipolar), LGBTQ+ Rating: 5/5 Goodreads Synopsis: This debut novel—about taking risks and facing danger, about love and art, and about growing up and coming out—will make … Continue reading Review: Hurricane Season by Nicole Melleby

Review: City of Ghosts by Victoria Schwab

Title: City of Ghosts Author: Victoria Schwab Series: Cassidy Blake (Book 1) Release Date: August 28th, 2018 by Scholastic Page Length: 272 Genre: Fantasy, Paranormal Age Range: Middle Grade Rating: 5/5 Goodreads Synopsis:  Cassidy Blake's parents are The Inspectres, a (somewhat inept) ghost-hunting team. But Cass herself can REALLY see ghosts. In fact, her best friend, Jacob, just … Continue reading Review: City of Ghosts by Victoria Schwab

Blog Tour: I Do Not Trust You by Laura J. Burns and Melinda Metz

Title: I Do Not Trust You Author: Laura J. Burns and Melinda Metz Release Date: September 11, 2018, Wednesday Books Page Length: 320, eArc Genre: Mystery/Thriller, Mythology Age Range: YA Rating: 3.5/5 Synopsis: Memphis "M" Engel is stubborn to a fault, graced with an almost absurd knowledge of long lost languages and cultures, and a heck of an opponent in a … Continue reading Blog Tour: I Do Not Trust You by Laura J. Burns and Melinda Metz

Review: A Study in Charlotte by Brittany Cavallaro (Audiobook)

Title: A Study in Charlotte Author: Brittany Cavallaro Series: Charlotte Holmes (Book 1) Release Date: March 1st 2016, Katherine Tegen Books Page Length: 321 (Hardcover) Audiobook Length: 9hr 7min Genre: Mystery, Retelling Age Range: YA Rating: 3.5/5 Synopsis: The last thing Jamie Watson wants is a rugby scholarship to Sherringford, a Connecticut prep school just an hour away from his … Continue reading Review: A Study in Charlotte by Brittany Cavallaro (Audiobook)

Review: The Knife of Never Letting Go by Patrick Ness (Audiobook)

Title: The Knife of Never Letting Go Series: Chaos Walking (Book 1) Author: Patrick Ness Release Date: May 5th 2018, Candlewick Press Page Length: 479 (Paperback) Genre: Dystopian, Science Fiction Age Range: YA Rating: 2/5 Synopsis: Todd Hewitt is the only boy in a town of men. Ever since the settlers were infected with the Noise germ, Todd can … Continue reading Review: The Knife of Never Letting Go by Patrick Ness (Audiobook)