book review, young adult

The Lantern’s Ember by Colleen Houck (Review)

Welcome to a world where nightmarish creatures reign supreme. Five hundred years ago, Jack made a deal with the devil. It’s difficult for him to remember much about his mortal days. So, he focuses on fulfilling his sentence as a Lantern—one of the watchmen who guard the portals to the Otherworld, a realm crawling with every nightmarish creature imaginable.… Read More The Lantern’s Ember by Colleen Houck (Review)

blog tour, excerpt, giveaway

Children of the Bloodlands by S.M. Beiko (Blog Tour: Excerpt & Giveaway)

Welcome to my stop on the Children of the Bloodlands Blog Tour hosted by ECW Press! I really enjoy S.M. Beiko‘s writing, and cannot wait to finish Scion of the Fox and then dive right into Children of the Bloodlands! I mean, who doesn’t love binge reading series like that?! You can read an excerpt from Children of the Bloodlands below, and… Read More Children of the Bloodlands by S.M. Beiko (Blog Tour: Excerpt & Giveaway)

backlist blast, weekly meme

Backlist Blast #19: The Language of Thorns by Leigh Bardugo

Happy Friday Junior, and Backlist Blast day! Today I decided to feature a backlisted book that I’ve been wanting a copy of ever since it was announced. Well, I recently won a gift card, and decided to finally buy The Language of Thorns by Leigh Bardugo for myself with that gift card! Yay! I liked the Grisha… Read More Backlist Blast #19: The Language of Thorns by Leigh Bardugo

calendar girls

Calendar Girls (September 2018): Back to School: Best Novel Set in a School

This is the second month that Calendar Girls has been back now, and I couldn’t be happier! This blog event has gone through some changes though. The hostesses have changed entirely from Melanie and myself, to our friends (and former Calendar Girls participants) Katie @ Never Not Reading and Adrienne @ Darque Dreamer Reads! I’m so… Read More Calendar Girls (September 2018): Back to School: Best Novel Set in a School

ARC review, book review, young adult

Star-Touched Stories by Roshani Chokshi (eARC Review)

I absolutely loved Roshani Chokshi’s full novels The Star-Touched Queen (my review) and A Crown of Wishes (my review), so when the first short story in this collection, “Death and Night” came out as a novella last May, I was all over it. I won’t go into that story in this review, because I wrote a full review… Read More Star-Touched Stories by Roshani Chokshi (eARC Review)

ARC review, book review, young adult

These Rebel Waves by Sara Raasch (ARC Review)

Adeluna is a soldier. Five years ago, she helped the magic-rich island of Grace Loray overthrow its oppressor, Argrid, a country ruled by religion. But adjusting to postwar life has not been easy. When an Argridian delegate vanishes during peace talks with Grace Loray’s new Council, Argrid demands brutal justice—but Lu suspects something more dangerous is at work… Read More These Rebel Waves by Sara Raasch (ARC Review)