I Can’t Wait for The Gilded Ones

Can't Wait Wednesday is a meme hosted by Wishful Endings for bloggers to highlight upcoming releases they're excited for! Check out her posts & others (linked above). Synopsis from Goodreads: Sixteen-year-old Deka lives in fear and anticipation of the blood ceremony that will determine whether she will become a member of her village. Already different … Continue reading I Can’t Wait for The Gilded Ones

Release Day Review: The Gilded Wolves by Roshani Chokshi

The Gilded Wolves by Roshani Chokshi is an amazingly fun, intricate fantasy heist that I adored every second of. (Also release day is definitely tomorrow Jan. 15, but I couldn't wait to post this!) It opens in the middle of a heist & inserts you into a magical alternate Paris circa 1889, where the Order … Continue reading Release Day Review: The Gilded Wolves by Roshani Chokshi

Review: How I Resist: Activism and Hope for the Next Generation by Maureen Johnson

How I Resist is a YA anthology and it is AMAZING. It has a vast list of diverse contributors, including authors like Malinda Lo and Sabaa Tahir, actors such as Javier Munoz and Jesse Tyler Ferguson (and his husband) and many others, including activists and journalists. It has essays, poetry, and art--all on the topic … Continue reading Review: How I Resist: Activism and Hope for the Next Generation by Maureen Johnson

Review: Tess of the Road by Rachel Hartman

Tess of the Road was a decent expansion of the world Rachel Hartman first showed us in her Seraphina duology. In Seraphina and Shadow Scale, we were given a world of mathematical dragons and the humans who were prejudiced against them, though both societies were held together with a peace treaty. Eventually, war began amongst them again and our … Continue reading Review: Tess of the Road by Rachel Hartman

Release Day Review: This Is Not a Love Letter by Kim Purcell

This Is Not a Love Letter is an interesting YA novel. It follows Jessie, a girl about to graduate high school whose boyfriend just went missing. When Chris went missing, he and Jessie were on a break, a week-long break she requested to get some perspective about their futures. Chris went missing while he was … Continue reading Release Day Review: This Is Not a Love Letter by Kim Purcell

Review: Welcome Home edited by Eric Smith

Welcome Home is a YA anthology of short stories in which every story has something to do with family and adoption. The stories' genres are all over the map, from contemporary to fantasy and science fiction. There's also quite an intersectional range of authors and topics here. Some stories cover teenagers giving up their babies, … Continue reading Review: Welcome Home edited by Eric Smith