Marianne's Review: A Line in the Dark is not your typical f/f love story with a happy ending. In fact, itʼs not a love story, and the main character doesnʼt have a romance arc at all. A Line in the Dark is a tale of best friends, and what you find yourself doing for them … Continue reading A Line in the Dark: Blog Tour + Review!
“Every time it feels like itʼll last forever. The sorrow that rakes my skin. The guilt that grips my mind. The cold that pierces my bones and freezes my marrow. I want to cry out, but my throat is full of sin, and the moment stretches out like a piece of rubber being pulled and … Continue reading BEASTS MADE OF NIGHT: Blog Tour + Review!
Review: Remember Me Always wasn't at all like I expected, in a good and bad way. I thought this was going to be solely a romantically epic story, almost like the soul mate ones. The premise held that promise of heartache and enough swoon to curl your toes while also dreading the chaos that losing … Continue reading Remember Me Always by Renee Collins: Blog Tour and Giveaway!
The Dire King (Jackaby #4) by William Ritter Release Date: August 22nd 2017 Genre: Young Adult, Mystery, Historical Fiction Publisher: Algonquin Young Readers Synopsis: The thrilling conclusion to the New York Times best-selling series the Chicago Tribune called “Sherlock Holmes crossed with Buffy the Vampire Slayer” sends the eccentric detective and his indispensible assistant … Continue reading Blog Tour: The Dire King by William Ritter [Review+Giveaway!]
The First Rule of Punk is a fun middle grade book about a Mexican-American girl who whose mother has relocated them to Chicago for a new job. I really liked a lot of things about Malú from the beginning, because it was completely relatable to me to see her struggling with her identity. She doesn’t … Continue reading The First Rule of Punk by Celia C. Pérez [Review] – What Does It Mean to Be Yourself? + Meet Malú!
My Review: Lucky in Love brings the the trademark Kasie West romance with a new premise: What if you won the lottery? How do you stay true to yourself in the midst of all those new changes? I’ve got to say that I really enjoyed this book. I read it all in one sitting. Maddie’s … Continue reading Blog Tour: Lucky in Love by Kasie West: What’s Luck Have to Do With It? + Giveaway!
The World-Building Process in The Library of Fates by Aditi Khorana My research for The Library of Fates was broad rather than in-depth. I usually start with a theme that I want to write about, and I was deeply inspired by Ursula K. LeGuin's short story The Ones Who Walk Away from Omelas. It's about an idyllic … Continue reading The Library of Fates Blog Tour! A Guest Post by Aditi Khorana + Giveaway!
My Thoughts: “Do you think you will fall in love with her?” I smile, because I know the answer, and that means I’m finally getting out of the LIC. There’s no way I can get it wrong, because the answer to this question has been drilled into me every single day I’ve been here. “It … Continue reading The Love Interest by Cale Dietrich: Blog Tour Review & Giveaway!
My Thoughts “We’re not Grace Glasser or Eva Brighton. Just Grace and Eva. Two girls who need to feel young and free, need to feel like girls. Need to scream from the top of a lighthouse and eat peanut butter out of a jar and swear and accidentally brush up against each other and giggle … Continue reading How to Make a Wish by Ashley Herring Blake [Blog Tour Review]: A Book Close to My Heart
Watch the Book Trailer! My Thoughts: I'm actually currently reading this one, but from what I've read so far, here's what you can expect: Mind-Bending technology. Heart-stopping thrills. Strong familial presence. Diversity: Korean MC and supporting cast, Hispanic love interest. Crisp, addicting writing. "What is going on?!" type of mystery. Unputdownable story. I'm about 150 pages … Continue reading VICARIOUS by Paula Stokes – Promotional Post + Giveaway!