Tweet Cute by Emma Lord “Sometimes it feels as if I've been interacting with everyone here from behind some kind of veil - as though I'm allowed to be here, but not engage. To look, but not touch.” Published Jan. 21, 2020 by Wednesday Books 368 pages Genre: YA contemporary Date finished: Jan. 8, 2020 … Continue reading Blog Tour Review: Tweet Cute by Emma Lord | the cheesiest (and cutest) love story ever
We Used To Be Friends by Amy Spalding “It's strange to think you can grow up right alongside someone and be one category of person when it turns out they're another entirely.” To be published Jan. 7, 2020 by Amulet Books 384 pages Genre: YA contemporary Date finished: Dec. 24, 2019 Content warnings: loss of … Continue reading ARC Review: We Used To Be Friends by Amy Spalding | and I’m still hurting
In Other Lands by Sarah Rees Brennan “I don’t need you to explain to me the concept of a magical land filled with fantastic creatures that only certain special children can enter. I am acquainted with the last several centuries of popular culture. There are books. And cartoons, for the illiterate.” Published August 2017 by … Continue reading Review: In Other Lands by Sarah Rees Brennan | I love one (1) snarky disaster boy and his found family
Ninth House by Leigh Bardugo “I want to survive this world that keeps trying to destroy me.” Published Oct. 8, 2019 by Flatiron Books 458 pages Genre: dark urban fantasy Date finished: Nov. 26, 2019 Content warnings: rape and sexual assault, drug abuse and overdose, gore, physical abuse, self harm goodreads | indiebound Summary: Galaxy … Continue reading Review: Ninth House by Leigh Bardugo | who knew getting into an Ivy League school would involve so much necromancy?
Call Down the Hawk by Maggie Stiefvater "You are made of dreams and this world is not for you." Published Nov. 5, 2019 by Scholastic 448 pages Genre: YA urban fantasy Date finished: Nov. 1, 2019 Content warnings: mentions of suicide, violence, gore goodreads | indiebound Summary: Ronan Lynch is a dreamer. He can pull both … Continue reading Review: Call Down the Hawk by Maggie Stiefvater | have you heard? I would die for Ronan Lynch
The Starless Sea by Erin Morgenstern “Strange, isn't it? To love a book. When the words on the pages become so precious that they feel like part of your own history because they are.” To be published Nov. 5, 2019 by Doubleday Books 498 pages Genre: fantasy Date finished: Oct. 23, 2019 Content warnings: violence, animal … Continue reading ARC Review: The Starless Sea by Erin Morgenstern | for anyone who dreams of magical worlds
Are You Listening? by Tillie Walden “Everyone, everything has potential for magic. You just gotta be standing somewhere in the world and in the body that lets you see it.” Published Sept. 10, 2019 by First Second 320 pages Genre: contemporary/fabulism graphic novel Date finished: Oct. 11, 2019 Content warnings: sexual assault, parent death goodreads | … Continue reading Review: Are You Listening? by Tillie Walden | magic is real in West Texas
This fall, I undertook the mission to reread one of my favorite series - The Raven Cycle by Maggie Stiefvater - and attempt to write reviews of them for the first time. I've read this series twice before, but both were before I started blogging, so despite the fact that I constantly talk about these … Continue reading Reading The Raven Cycle for the third time (and crying a lot) – spoilers!
Wayward Son (Simon Snow #2) by Rainbow Rowell “But it was a mistake thinking of that as an end. There is no end. Bad things happen, and then they stop, but they keep on wreaking havoc inside of people.” Published Sept. 24, 2019 by Wednesday Books 368 pages Genre: YA urban fantasy Date finished: Sept. 26, … Continue reading Review: Wayward Son by Rainbow Rowell | get in loser, we’re learning self care and recovering from trauma
Gideon the Ninth by Tamsyn Muir “Gideon, don't be sorry for the dead. I think death must be an absolute triumph.” To be published Sept. 10, 2019 by Tor.com 448 pages Genre: science fantasy Date finished: Aug. 24, 2019 Content warnings: body horror, gore, violence, suicide, mention of child death goodreads | indiebound Summary: Brought up by … Continue reading ARC Review: Gideon the Ninth by Tamsyn Muir | while you were raising skeletons, I studied the blade