We Set the Dark on Fire

We Set the Dark on Fire (We Set the Dark on Fire #1) by Tehlor Kay Mejia (2019)

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YA Fiction | Fantasy | Dystopia
2.5 StarsBlurb:

“At the Medio School for Girls, distinguished young women are trained for one of two roles in their polarized society. Depending on her specialization, a graduate will one day run a husband’s household or raise his children. Both paths promise a life of comfort and luxury, far from the frequent political uprisings of the lower class.

Daniela Vargas is the school’s top student, but her pedigree is a lie. She must keep the truth hidden or be sent back to the fringes of society. Continue reading

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The Gringo Champion

The Gringo Champion (Campeón gabacho) by Aura Xilonen (2017)
Translated by Andrea Rosenberg

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Fiction | Contemporary | Sports
2.5 StarsBlurb:

“WINNER OF THE MAURICIO ACHAR PRIZE FOR FICTION

Liborio has to leave Mexico, a land that has taught him little more than a keen instinct for survival. He crosses the Rio Bravo, like so many others, to reach “the promised land.” And in a barrio like any other, in some gringo city, this illegal immigrant tells his story. Continue reading

Blog Tour | A Treason of Thorns

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Today I’m excited to help promote A TREASON OF THORNS, a new YA Fantasy standalone by Laura E. Weymouth! Keep reading for more on the book and the author and click on the tour banner for the full schedule of tour stops that will feature lots of cool bookish tidbits! (Click the banner to follow the tour!) 
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Blog Tour | Stormrise

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I’m excited to share with you the blog tour for STORMRISE by debut author Jillian Boehme! This new YA Fantasy has included tags such as Twelfth Night and dragons so of course I was sold and cannot wait to read it haha. Keep reading this post to find out more about the book and the author! (Click the banner to follow the tour!) 
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Wallflowers Series

Wallflowers #1-4 by Lisa Kleypas (2004-2006)

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Fiction | Historical Romance | (TV-MA)
5 stars

Oh my goodness I ended up binge-reading this entire series! I love Jane Austen’s novels and these are very similar in style but, well, less reserved (lol). It’s been a while since I found a historical fiction tale that so captivated my attention and of course I didn’t mind the romance! Continue reading

Keep This to Yourself

Keep This to Yourself by Tom Ryan

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YA Fiction | Mystery
3.5 StarsBlurb:

“It’s been a year since the Catalog Killer terrorized the sleepy seaside town of Camera Cove, killing four people before disappearing without a trace. Like everyone else in town, eighteen-year-old Mac Bell is trying to put that horrible summer behind him—easier said than done since Mac’s best friend Connor was the murderer’s final victim. But when he finds a cryptic message from Connor, he’s drawn back into the search for the killer—who might not have been a random drifter after all. Continue reading