Review: Listen to Your Heart by Kasie West

Title: Listen to Your Heart Author: Kasie West Publisher: Point Release Date: May 29, 2018 Page Length: 336 Genre: Contemporary Age Range: YA Rating: 4/5 Goodreads Synopsis: Talking to other people isn't Kate Bailey's favorite activity. She'd much rather be out on the lake, soaking up the solitude and sunshine. So when her best friend, Alana, convinces Kate to join their … Continue reading Review: Listen to Your Heart by Kasie West

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)