ARC review, book review, young adult

His Hideous Heart edited by Dahlia Adler (ARC Review)

Thirteen of YA’s most celebrated names reimagine Edgar Allan Poe’s most surprising, unsettling, and popular tales for a new generation. Edgar Allan Poe may be a hundred and fifty years beyond this world, but the themes of his beloved works have much in common with modern young adult fiction. Whether the stories are familiar to readers or discovered for the first time, readers will revel in Edgar Allan Poe’s classic tales, and how they’ve been brought to life in 13 unique and unforgettable ways… Read More His Hideous Heart edited by Dahlia Adler (ARC Review)

book review, young adult

Capturing the Devil by Kerri Maniscalco (Review)

Audrey Rose Wadsworth and Thomas Cresswell have landed in America, a bold, brash land unlike the genteel streets of London they knew. But like London, the city of Chicago hides its dark secrets well. When the two attend the spectacular World’s Fair, they find the once-in-a-lifetime event tainted with reports of missing people and unsolved murders. Determined to help, Audrey Rose and Thomas begin their investigations, only to find themselves facing a serial killer unlike any they’ve heard of before. Identifying him is one thing, but capturing him—and getting dangerously lost in the infamous Murder Hotel he constructed as a terrifying torture device—is another… Read More Capturing the Devil by Kerri Maniscalco (Review)

blog tour, young adult

Anna and the Apocalypse (Blog Tour: Movie Trailer & 12 Things that Anna Recommends For Surviving the Apocalypse)

Welcome to my stop on the Anna and the Apocalypse Blog Tour! My stop will be featuring the Anna and the Apocalypse movie trailer as well as a list of 12 things that Anna recommends for surviving the apocalypse! I hope that you enjoy this post, and also hope that Anna’s list might save your life someday! And… Read More Anna and the Apocalypse (Blog Tour: Movie Trailer & 12 Things that Anna Recommends For Surviving the Apocalypse)

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Not Even Bones by Rebecca Schaeffer (Review)

Dexter meets This Savage Song in this dark fantasy about a girl who sells magical body parts on the black market — until she’s betrayed. Nita doesn’t murder supernatural beings and sell their body parts on the internet—her mother does that. Nita just dissects the bodies after they’ve been “acquired.” But when her mom brings home a live specimen, Nita decides she wants out — dissecting living people is a step too far.… Read More Not Even Bones by Rebecca Schaeffer (Review)

ARC review, book review, young adult

The Dark Descent of Elizabeth Frankenstein by Kiersten White (ARC Review)

Elizabeth Lavenza hasn’t had a proper meal in weeks. Her thin arms are covered with bruises from her “caregiver,” and she is on the verge of being thrown into the streets . . . until she is brought to the home of Victor Frankenstein, an unsmiling, solitary boy who has everything–except a friend.… Read More The Dark Descent of Elizabeth Frankenstein by Kiersten White (ARC Review)

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Dread Nation by Justina Ireland (ARC Review)

Title: Dread Nation Author: Justina Ireland Type: Fiction Genre: YA, Historical, Fantasy, Horror Publisher: Balzer + Bray (HarperCollins) Published: April 3, 2018 A physical copy of this book was kindly provided by the publisher, in exchange for an honest review. Jane McKeene was born two days before the dead began to walk the battlefields of Gettysburg… Read More Dread Nation by Justina Ireland (ARC Review)

TBR post

April 2018 TBR

Welcome to my monthly TBR pile post. This month’s pile is quite big because I fell behind on my reading in March. I fell behind due to birthdays and then also went into a YA reading slump near the end of the month. Sigh. I’m hoping the slump will pass soon so that I can… Read More April 2018 TBR