ARC REVIEW: Deep in Providence

ARC REVIEW: Deep in Providence

Deep in Providence by Riss M. Neilson Published by Henry Holt Releasing on May 31st, 2022 YOUNG ADULT FICTION---Fantasy > Magical Realism       For best friends Miliani, Inez, Natalie and Jasmine, Providence, Rhode Island has a magic of its own. From the bodegas and late-night food trucks on Broad Street to The Hill [...]

BLOG TOUR: How Do You Live?

BLOG TOUR: How Do You Live?

How Do You Live? by Yoshino Genzaburou Published by Algonquin Young Readers Released on October 26th, 2021 MIDDLE GRADE FICTION---Classics     How Do You Live? is narrated in two voices. The first belongs to Copper, fifteen, who after the death of his father must confront inevitable and enormous change, including his own betrayal of his [...]

REVIEW: XOXO

REVIEW: XOXO

XOXO by Axie Oh Published by HarperTeen Released on July 13th, 2021 YOUNG ADULT FICTION---Contemporary, Romance     Cello prodigy Jenny has one goal: to get into a prestigious music conservatory. When she meets mysterious, handsome Jaewoo in her uncle’s Los Angeles karaoke bar, it’s clear he’s the kind of boy who would uproot her [...]

Could Edelweiss+ become a Contender for the Goodreads Replacement?

Could Edelweiss+ become a Contender for the Goodreads Replacement?

With book lovers beginning to turn away from the Amazon-run Goodreads app and website, the hunt for a replacement of the same or extremely similar--or even better--value and experience is becoming more prominent. An unexpected choice has plopped itself into the mix of contenders, and I have to say, I'm not upset or even surprised [...]

ARC REVIEW: Just Your Local Bisexual Disaster

ARC REVIEW: Just Your Local Bisexual Disaster

Just Your Local Bisexual Disaster by Andrea Mosqueda Published by Feiwel & Friends Releasing on May 24th, 2022 YOUNG ADULT FICTION---Contemporary, Romance     In this voice-driven young adult debut by Andrea Mosqueda, Maggie Gonzalez needs a date to her sister's quinceañera - and fast. Growing up in Texas’s Rio Grande Valley, Maggie Gonzalez has [...]