ARC REVIEW: Delilah Green Doesn’t Care

ARC REVIEW: Delilah Green Doesn’t Care

Delilah Green Doesn't Care (Bright Falls, #1) by Ashley Herring Blake Published by Berkley Released on February 22nd, 2022 Adult Fiction---Contemporary, Romance     A clever and steamy queer romantic comedy about taking chances and accepting love—with all its complications—by debut author Ashley Herring Blake. Delilah Green swore she would never go back to Bright [...]

REVIEW: The Infinity Courts

REVIEW: The Infinity Courts

The Infinity Courts by Akemi Dawn Bowman Released on April 6th, 2021 Published by Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers Young Adult Fiction---Sci-Fi, Fantasy     A smart sci-fi about a teen girl navigating an afterlife in which she must defeat an AI entity intent on destroying humanity. Eighteen-year-old Nami Miyamoto is certain her [...]

ARC REVIEW: Cold

ARC REVIEW: Cold

Cold by Mariko Tamaki Released on February 8th, 2022 Published by Roaring Brook Press Young Adult Fiction---Mystery, Thriller     A boy, a murder, a girl, a secret. A YA novel about a shocking crime, told by a boy who died—and a girl who wants to know why. Who was Todd Mayer, and why don't any [...]

ARC REVIEW: Down Comes the Night

ARC REVIEW: Down Comes the Night

Down Comes the Night by Allison Saft Published by Wednesday Books Released on March 2nd, 2021 Young Adult Fiction---Fantasy > Gothic, Romance     Trigger/Content Warning(s): Gore, Murder, Implied Torture, Descriptions of Surgery, Descriptions of Medical Procedures, Death, Poisoning, Brief Discussion of Animal Murder He saw the darkness in her magic. She saw the magic [...]

FIRST LINE FRIDAY: Down Comes the Night

FIRST LINE FRIDAY: Down Comes the Night

Down Comes the Night by Allison Saft Published by Wednesday Books Released on March 2nd, 2021 Young Adult Fiction---Gothic Fantasy, Romance     He saw the darkness in her magic. She saw the magic in his darkness. Wren Southerland’s reckless use of magic has cost her everything: she’s been dismissed from the Queen’s Guard and [...]

ARC Review: The Red Palace

ARC Review: The Red Palace

The Red Palace by June Hur Published by Feiwel & Friends Releasing on January 25th, 2022 YOUNG ADULT FICTION---Historical, Mystery/Thriller     Joseon (Korea), 1758. There are few options available to illegitimate daughters in the capital city, but through hard work and study, eighteen-year-old Hyeon has earned a position as a palace nurse. All she wants [...]

ARC Review: Icebreaker

ARC Review: Icebreaker

Icebreaker by A.L. Graziadei Published by Henry Holt and Co. Releasing on January 18th, 2022 NEW ADULT FICTION---Contemporary, Romance       A. L. Graziadei's Icebreaker is an irresistible YA debut about two hockey players fighting to be the best—and the romance that catches them by surprise along the way. Seventeen-year-old Mickey James III is a college [...]