book review, young adult

Scion of the Fox by S.M. Beiko (Review)

As the winter ice begins to thaw, the fury of a demon builds — all because one girl couldn’t stay dead . . .Roan Harken considers herself a typical high school student — dead parents, an infected eyeball, and living in the house of her estranged, currently comatose grandmother (well, maybe not so typical) — but she’s uncovering the depth of the secrets her family left behind…… Read More Scion of the Fox by S.M. Beiko (Review)

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No One Here Is Lonely by Sarah Everett (ARC Review)

Our entire lives are online, but what if the boy you love actually lives there? For fans of Adam Silvera comes a story about the future of relationships.Eden has always had two loves: her best friend, Lacey, and her crush, Will. And then, almost simultaneously, she loses them both. Will to a car accident and Lacey to the inevitable growing up and growing apart… Read More No One Here Is Lonely by Sarah Everett (ARC Review)

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Calendar Girls (March 2019): Women’s History Month: Favourite Book With a Strong Female Lead

It’s time for another Calendar Girls Books post, and this month our prompt is Women’s History Month: Favourite Book With a Strong Female Lead. Picking a favourite was so hard! And I had to limit the amount of my honourable mentions by only allowing myself to pick from the books that I read in 2018… Read More Calendar Girls (March 2019): Women’s History Month: Favourite Book With a Strong Female Lead

Adult, book review

99 Percent Mine by Sally Thorne (Review)

Darcy Barrett has undertaken a global survey of men. She’s travelled the world, and can categorically say that no one measures up to Tom Valeska, whose only flaw is that Darcy’s twin brother Jamie saw him first and claimed him forever as his best friend. Despite Darcy’s best efforts, Tom’s off limits and loyal to her brother, 99%. That’s the problem with finding her dream man at age eight and peaking in her photography career at age twenty—ever since, she’s had to learn to settle for good enough… Read More 99 Percent Mine by Sally Thorne (Review)

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The Shark Club by Ann Kidd Taylor (Review)

A warm and wonderfully vivid novel about taking second chances–in life and in the seaOne summer day on the beach in Florida, two extraordinary things happen to Maeve Donnelly. First, she is kissed by Daniel, the boy of her dreams. Then, she is bitten by a blacktip shark.Eighteen years later, Maeve has thrown herself into her work as a world-traveling marine biologist discovering more about the minds of misunderstood sharks… Read More The Shark Club by Ann Kidd Taylor (Review)

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96 Words for Love by Rachel Roy & Ava Dash (ARC Review)

After the jaw-dropping revelation that Oak is the heir to Faerie, Jude must keep her younger brother safe. To do so, she has bound the wicked king, Cardan, to her, and made herself the power behind the throne. Navigating the constantly shifting political alliances of Faerie would be difficult enough if Cardan were easy to control. But he does everything in his power to humiliate and undermine her even as his fascination with her remains undiminished.… Read More 96 Words for Love by Rachel Roy & Ava Dash (ARC Review)

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Enchantée by Gita Trelease (ARC Review)

Paris in 1789 is a labyrinth of twisted streets, filled with beggars, thieves, revolutionaries—and magicians…When smallpox kills her parents, Camille Durbonne must find a way to provide for her frail, naive sister while managing her volatile brother. Relying on petty magic—la magie ordinaire—Camille painstakingly transforms scraps of metal into money… Read More Enchantée by Gita Trelease (ARC Review)