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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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Demigodathon Round 2 is here!!

Helloooo my fellow campers! You read that right, the second round of demigodathon is right around the corner! And this blog post will tell you all you need to know! So let's jump right into it. Demigodathon round two is called: Christmas at Camp!(Don't worry it has nothing to do with Christmas but alliteration is… Continue reading Demigodathon Round 2 is here!!

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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

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So Many Beginnings: A Little Women Remix by Bethany C. Morrow ARC Review

Genre: YA historical fiction, retelling Format: eARC Release date: September 7, 2021 My rating: 4.25/5 stars CW: slavery, war, racism, chronic illness Synopsis: Four young Black sisters come of age during the American Civil War in So Many Beginnings, a warm and powerful YA remix of the classic novel Little Women, by national bestselling author Bethany C. Morrow.North… Continue reading So Many Beginnings: A Little Women Remix by Bethany C. Morrow ARC Review

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How We Fall Apart by Katie Zhao ARC Review

Genre: YA mystery, thriller Format: eARC My rating: 4.5 stars CW: adult/minor relationship, emotional abuse, suicidal thoughts, suicide, fire, mental illness, drug use, panic attacks Synopsis: In a YA thriller that is Crazy Rich Asians meets One of Us is Lying, students at an elite prep school are forced to confront their secrets when their ex-best… Continue reading How We Fall Apart by Katie Zhao ARC Review

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Eat Your Heart Out by Kelley deVos ARC Review

Genre: sci-fi, YA, urban fantasy Format: eARC My rating: 2.5/5 stars Release date: June 29, 2021 CW: fighting, zombies, character death, fatphobia Synopsis: Vivian Ellenshaw is fat, but she knows she doesn't need to lose weight, so she's none too happy to find herself forced into a weight-loss camp's van with her ex-best friend, Allie,… Continue reading Eat Your Heart Out by Kelley deVos ARC Review