book review, young adult

American Panda by Gloria Chao (ARC Review)

Title: American Panda Author: Gloria Chao Type: Fiction Genre: YA, Contemporary, Romance Publisher: Simon Pulse (Simon & Schuster) Date published: February 6, 2018 A physical copy of this book was kindly provided by the publisher, in exchange for an honest review. An incisive, laugh-out-loud contemporary debut about a Taiwanese-American teen whose parents want her to be… Read More American Panda by Gloria Chao (ARC Review)

book review, young adult

The Hazel Wood by Melissa Albert (ARC Review)

Title: The Hazel Wood Author: Melissa Albert Type: Fiction Genre: YA, Fantasy Publisher: Flatiron Books (Macmillan Publishers) Date published: January 30, 2018 Physical copies of this book were kindly provided by Raincoast Books (ARC), and Indigo Books & Music Inc. (finished copy), in exchange for an honest review. Seventeen-year-old Alice and her mother have spent… Read More The Hazel Wood by Melissa Albert (ARC Review)

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Reign of the Fallen by Sarah Glenn Marsh (Review)

Title: Reign of the Fallen Author: Sarah Glenn Marsh Type: Fiction Genre: YA, Fantasy, LGBT Publisher: Razorbill (Penguin Random House) Date published: January 23, 2018 A physical copy of this book was kindly provided by the publisher, in exchange for an honest review. Odessa is one of Karthia’s master necromancers, catering to the kingdom’s ruling Dead.… Read More Reign of the Fallen by Sarah Glenn Marsh (Review)

book review, young adult

Love, Hate & Other Filters by Samira Ahmed (Review)

Title: Love, Hate & Other Filters Author: Samira Ahmed Type: Fiction Genre: YA, Contemporary Publisher: Soho Teen (Penguin Random House) Date published: January 16, 2018 A physical copy of this book was kindly provided by the publisher, in exchange for an honest review. A searing #OwnVoices coming-of-age debut in which an Indian-American Muslim teen confronts Islamophobia… Read More Love, Hate & Other Filters by Samira Ahmed (Review)

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Tanya Bakes by Tanya Burr (Mini Review)

Title: Tanya Bakes Author: Tanya Burr Type: Nonfiction Genre: Food and Drink, Cookbook, Baking Publisher: Penguin Random House Date published: September 7, 2017 A physical copy of this book was kindly provided by the publisher, in exchange for an honest review. Following the phenomenally successful Love, Tanya, Tanya Burr is back with her very first cookbook. In Tanya Bakes,… Read More Tanya Bakes by Tanya Burr (Mini Review)

book review, young adult

Rosemary and Rue by Seanan McGuire (Review)

Title: Rosemary and Rue Author: Seanan McGuire Type: Fiction Genre: Adult, Fantasy, Urban Fantasy, Paranormal, Fae, Mystery Publisher: DAW BOOKS Inc (Penguin Random House) Date published: September 1, 2009 Page Count: 368 October “Toby” Daye, a changeling who is half human and half fae, has been an outsider from birth. After getting burned by both sides of… Read More Rosemary and Rue by Seanan McGuire (Review)

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Society of Wishes by Elise Kova & Lynn Larsh (ARC Review)

Title: Society of Wishes Author: Elise Kova & Lynn Larsh Type: Fiction Genre: NA, Fantasy, Paranormal, Urban Fantasy Publisher: Silver Wing Press Date published: January 29, 2018 A digital copy of this book was kindly provided by Elise Kova, in exchange for an honest review. BE CAREFUL WHAT YOU WISH FOR. Josephina Espinosa makes her living as… Read More Society of Wishes by Elise Kova & Lynn Larsh (ARC Review)

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S.T.A.G.S. by M.A. Bennett (Blog Tour: Review, Fancast & Excerpt)

Title: S.T.A.G.S. Author: M.A. Bennett Type: Fiction Genre: YA, Contemporary, Mystery, Thriller Imprint: Penguin Teen Publisher: Penguin Random House Published: January 30, 2018 A physical copy of this book was kindly provided by the publisher, in exchange for an honest review. Seventeen-year-old Greer, a scholarship girl at a prestigious private school, St Aidan the Great School (known… Read More S.T.A.G.S. by M.A. Bennett (Blog Tour: Review, Fancast & Excerpt)