A Pho Love Story | ARC Review

Published: February 9th 2021 Pages: 416 Format: eBook (ARC) Tag: Young Adult, Contemporary, Romance, Realistic Fiction, Asian Lit, PoC | Synopsis from the Publisher | If Bao Nguyen had to describe himself, he’d say he was a rock. Steady and strong, but not particularly interesting. His grades are average, his social status unremarkable. He works … Continue reading A Pho Love Story | ARC Review

The Quantum Weirdness of the Almost-Kiss | ARC Review

Published: January 5th 2021 Pages: 368 Format: eBook (ARC) Tags: Young Adult, Romance, Mental Health/Neurodivese, Science-Mathematics, Contemporary, Realistic Fiction | Synopsis from the Publisher | Seventeen-year-old Evie Beckham has never been interested in dating. She's been fully occupied by her love of mathematics and her frequent battles with anxiety (and besides, she's always found the … Continue reading The Quantum Weirdness of the Almost-Kiss | ARC Review

These Violent Delights | ARC Review

Published: November 17th, 2020 Pages: 464 Format: eBook ARC Tags: 20th Century, Diverse, Historical Fiction, LGBTQIA+, Multiple POV, Mystery, PoC, Romance, Supernatural/Paranormal, Young Adult | Synopsis from the Publisher | A blood feud between two gangs runs the streets red, leaving the city helpless in the grip of chaos. At the heart of it all … Continue reading These Violent Delights | ARC Review

The Code for Love and Heartbreak | ARC Review

The Code for Love and Heartbreak by Jillian Cantor Published: October 6, 2020 Pages:304 Format: e-ARC Tags: Young Adult, Contemporary, Romance, High School | Synopsis from the Publisher | Emma Woodhouse is a genius at math, but clueless about people. After all, people are unreliable. They let you down—just like Emma's sister, Izzy, did this year, when she … Continue reading The Code for Love and Heartbreak | ARC Review

The Left-Handed Booksellers of London Reviewed | ARC Review

The Left-Handed Booksellers of London by Garth Nix Published: September 22, 2020 Pages: 416 Format: e-ARC Tags: Urban Fantasy, Young Adult, Historical Fiction, Magic, Romance | Synopsis From Publisher | In a slightly alternate London in 1983, Susan Arkshaw is looking for her father, a man she has never met. Crime boss Frank Thringley might … Continue reading The Left-Handed Booksellers of London Reviewed | ARC Review

Recommended For You | ARC Review

Recommended For You by Laura Silverman Published: September 1 2020 Pages: 272 Format: e-ARC Tags: Young Adult, Contemporary, Romance, Realistic Fiction, Jewish Faith, Same-Sex Parents | Synopsis from Publisher | Shoshanna Greenberg loves working at Once Upon, her favorite local bookstore. And with her moms fighting at home and her beloved car teetering on the … Continue reading Recommended For You | ARC Review

A Curse So Dark and Lonely Reviewed | 4.75/5 Knives 🗡️

A Curse So Dark and Lonely by Brigid Kemmerer A Curse So Dark and Lonely by Brigid Kemmerer A Curse So Dark and Lonely by Brigid Kemmerer is a young adult fantasy retelling of "Beauty and the Beast," set in a world where a young sorceress has laid a curse upon the Crown Prince and … Continue reading A Curse So Dark and Lonely Reviewed | 4.75/5 Knives 🗡️

Stronger Than a Bronze Dragon | ARC Review

Stronger Than a Bronze Dragon by Mary Fan Stronger Than a Bronze Dragon by Mary Fan is a YA fantasy/steam-punk novel about a young woman who longs to be a legendary warrior and avenge her father's murder. Fan is an established writer of YA literature, having penned the Jane Colt and Flynn Nightsider series, to … Continue reading Stronger Than a Bronze Dragon | ARC Review