The Female of the Species

The Female of the Species by Mindy McGinnis (2016)

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(YA) Fiction | Contemporary
5 starsBlurb:

“Alex Craft knows how to kill someone. And she doesn’t feel bad about it.

Three years ago, when her older sister, Anna, was murdered and the killer walked free, Alex uncaged the language she knows best—the language of violence. While her own crime goes unpunished, Alex knows she can’t be trusted among other people. Not with Jack, the star athlete who wants to really know her but still feels guilty over the role he played the night Anna’s body was discovered. And not with Peekay, the preacher’s kid with a defiant streak who befriends Alex while they volunteer at an animal shelter. Not anyone. Continue reading

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I Am Still Alive

I Am Still Alive by Kate Alice Marshall (2018)

i am still alive

YA Fiction | Contemporary | Survival
4.5 starsBlurb:

“After
Jess is alone. Her cabin has burned to the ground. She knows if she doesn’t act fast, the cold will kill her before she has time to worry about food. But she is still alive—for now. Continue reading

Blog Tour | The Shadow Glass

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Rin Chupeco’s epic conclusion to The Bone Witch Trilogy is here at last! I’ve heard amazing things about these books and even though I was too late to the game to get a full slot on the tour I’ve dived into the books for myself and wanted to help boost them on my blog! If you haven’t started this series then definitely check it out, and if you have then brace yourself for the finale. Continue reading

A Very Large Expanse of Sea

A Very Large Expanse of Sea by Tahereh Mafi (2018)

a very large expanse of sea

YA Fiction | Contemporary Romance
4.5 starsBlurb:

“It’s 2002, a year after 9/11. It’s an extremely turbulent time politically, but especially so for someone like Shirin, a sixteen-year-old Muslim girl who’s tired of being stereotyped.

Shirin is never surprised by how horrible people can be. She’s tired of the rude stares, the degrading comments—even the physical violence—she endures as a result of her race, her religion, and the hijab she wears every day. So she’s built up protective walls and refuses to let anyone close enough to hurt her. Instead, she drowns her frustrations in music and spends her afternoons break-dancing with her brother. Continue reading

Cover Reveal | Carrion Crow

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I am excited to share with you all the official cover reveal for Talis Jones’ latest book! Carrion Crow is the second book in the Otherworld Trilogy, a YA paranormal/fantasy series that makes me think of Peter Pan mixed with Game of Thrones. Keep reading this post for the new cover, an aesthetic collage, my little review for book one, and more on the author! Definitely don’t miss out on this new series!  Continue reading

The Window

The Window by Amelia Brunskill (2018)

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YA Fiction | Mystery
3.5 StarsBlurb:

“Anna is everything her identical twin is not. Outgoing and athletic, she is the opposite of quiet introvert Jess. The same on the outside, yet so completely different inside–it’s hard to believe the girls are sisters, let alone twins. But they are. And they tell each other everything.

Or so Jess thought. Continue reading

Dark Harmony

Dark Harmony (The Bargainer #3) by Laura Thalassa (2018)

Dark Harmony

NA Fiction | Fantasy | Romance | (TV-MA)
4 StarsBlurb:

There are worse things than death. Things that lurk in the shadows and slip into your dreams. Things that have no business existing. Things that once slept … but have now awoken.

For Callypso Lillis, the fae magic that now runs through her veins is equal parts curse and good fortune. For the very thing that bonds her to Desmond Flynn, the King of the Night, also makes her vulnerable to the Thief of Souls, a man who wants to break the world … and Callie along with it. Continue reading