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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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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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Enola Holmes and the Black Barouche by Nancy Springer ARC Review

Genre: Middle grade, mystery Format: eARC My rating: 3.5 stars CW: forced institutionalization Synopsis: Enola Holmes is the much younger sister of her more famous brothers, Sherlock and Mycroft. But she has all the wits, skills, and sleuthing inclinations of them both. At fifteen, she's an independent young woman--after all, her name spelled backwards reads… Continue reading Enola Holmes and the Black Barouche by Nancy Springer ARC Review

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Luck of the Titanic by Stacey Lee ARC Review

Genre: YA, historical fiction Format: eARC from Penguin Teen My rating: 5/5 stars Release date: May 4th, 2021 Goodreads | Amazon | Barnes and Noble CW: mentions of alcoholism, death, drowning, racism, attempted sexual assault Representation: full cast of Chinese main characters, lesbian side character Synopsis: From the critically acclaimed author of The Downstairs Girlcomes the… Continue reading Luck of the Titanic by Stacey Lee ARC Review

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Does Crooked Kingdom Deserve the Hype?

Welcome to a new post in the "does it deserve the hype?" series here on my blog! Basically what I do in this series is read and review a hyped book and decide whether I think it deserves all the hype it gets. You can read my post for Six of Crows, Fable, and the… Continue reading Does Crooked Kingdom Deserve the Hype?

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Some Girls Do by Jennifer Dugan ARC Review

Genre: YA contemporary, LGBTQ+, romance Format: e-ARC from Penguin Teen My Rating: 5/5 stars Release date: May 18th, 2021 Add it on Goodreads! Synopsis: In this YA contemporary queer romance from the author of Hot Dog Girl , an openly gay track star falls for a closeted, bisexual teen beauty queen with a penchant for fixing up… Continue reading Some Girls Do by Jennifer Dugan ARC Review

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House of Hollow by Krystal Sutherland ARC Review

Genre: YA, mystery, thriller Pages: 352 Format: eARC from Penguin Teen (thank you!) My rating: 5/5 stars Synopsis: Seventeen-year-old Iris Hollow has always been strange. Something happened to her and her two older sisters when they were children, something they can’t quite remember but that left each of them with an identical half-moon scar at… Continue reading House of Hollow by Krystal Sutherland ARC Review