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Epically Earnest by Molly Horan

Genre: YA contemporary romance, LGBTQ+ Release date: 21 June, 2022 Content warnings: child abandonment, blood/injury Synopsis: In this delightfully romantic LGBTQ+ comedy-of-errors inspired by Oscar Wilde’s The Importance of Being Earnest, a high school senior works up the courage to ask her long-time crush to prom all while deciding if she should look for her bio… Continue reading Epically Earnest by Molly Horan

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Youngblood by Sasha Laurens ARC Review (Sapphic Vampires, y’all)

Genre: YA urban fantasy, vampires, LGBTQ+ Release date: July 19, 2022 Representation: Lesbian main characters, sapphic side character, Asian side character, trans and nonbinary side character CW: blood, death, homophobia Synopsis: High school sucks. Especially for the undead. For fans of Vampire Diaries and dark academia, two queer teen bloodsuckers at an elite vampire-only boarding school… Continue reading Youngblood by Sasha Laurens ARC Review (Sapphic Vampires, y’all)

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Cinder & Glass by Melissa de la Cruz ARC Review

Genre: YA historical romance, retelling Release date: March 8, 2022 Representation: sapphic side characters CW: dead parents, abuse by stepparent, poisoning (attempted) Synopsis: New York Times bestselling author Melissa de la Cruz pens a lush, swoon-worthy retelling of "Cinderella" set in lavish Versailles. Perfect for fans of Bridgerton and The Selection! 1682. The king sends out an invitation to all… Continue reading Cinder & Glass by Melissa de la Cruz ARC Review

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Godslayers by Zoe Hana Mikuta ARC Review

Genre: YA dystopian, LGBTQ+, science fiction Release date: June 28, 2022 Representation: sapphic main and side characters, lesbian main character, bisexual main character, asexual side characters, trans side character, Korean main characters CW: death, war, violence, blood, gun violence, suicide Synopsis: Godslayers--Zoe Hana Mikuta's high-octane sequel to Gearbreakers--is perfect for fans of Pacific Rim, Pierce Brown's Red… Continue reading Godslayers by Zoe Hana Mikuta ARC Review

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The Midnight Girls by Alicia Jasinska ARC Review

Genre: YA fantasy, lgbtqia+ Format: eARC Release date: 28 December, 2021 My rating: 5/5 stars Representation: sapphic main characters, gay side characters CW: murder, violence, war Synopsis: From the author of The Dark Tide comes a standalone LGBTQ YA fantasy set in the snow-cloaked Kingdom of Polva, where witches are burned and two enchantresses secretly compete for… Continue reading The Midnight Girls by Alicia Jasinska ARC Review

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Our Violent Ends by Chloe Gong: Tour Stop and Review

TITLE: Our Violent Ends (These Violent Delights, #2) AUTHOR: Chloe GongPUBLISHER: Margaret K. McElderry BooksRELEASE DATE: November 16th, 2021 GENRES: YOUNG ADULT FICTION---Historical, Fantasy, RomanceBUY LINK: https://bookshop.org/a/11727/9781534457720 SYNOPSIS: Shanghai is under siege in this captivating and searingly romantic sequel to These Violent Delights, which New York Times bestselling author Natasha Ngan calls “deliciously dark.” The… Continue reading Our Violent Ends by Chloe Gong: Tour Stop and Review

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The Other Merlin by Robyn Schneider ARC Review

Genre: YA, historical fiction, retelling, romance, LGBTQ+ Format: eARC Release date: September 21, 2021 My rating: 5/5 stars Representation: bisexual main character, queer love interest (m/f romance though), gay side characters CW: homophobia, sexism, violence, dead parents (in past) Synopsis: Channeling the modern humor of A Knight’s Tale, bestselling author Robyn Schneider creates a Camelot that… Continue reading The Other Merlin by Robyn Schneider ARC Review

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The Corpse Queen by Heather Herrman ARC Review

Genre: YA, historical fiction, mystery, horror Format: eARC Release date: September 14, 2021 My rating: 5/5 stars CW: death, corpses, drinking, murder, vividly described surgeries and child birth Synopsis: In this dark and twisty feminist historical thriller, a teenage girl starts a new life as a grave robber but quickly becomes entangled in a murderer’s… Continue reading The Corpse Queen by Heather Herrman ARC Review