How It All Blew Up – Arvin Ahmadi

RATING: ★★★★☆TITLE: How It All Blew UpAUTHOR: Arvin AhmadiRELEASE DATE: September 22, 2020SETTING: United States / ItalyPUBLISHER: Penguin Teen, Viking BooksGENRE(S): YA Contemporary, Romance, LGBT, Travel, Family and Culture Thank you to Penguin Teen, Viking Books for Young Readers and NetGalley for my ARC of this title in exchange for my honest review. TAGLINE/BLURB: SimonContinue reading “How It All Blew Up – Arvin Ahmadi”

Cemetery Boys – Aiden Thomas

RATING: ★★★★☆TITLE: Cemetery BoysAUTHOR: Aiden ThomasRELEASE DATE: September 1, 2020SETTING: Los Angeles, CAPUBLISHER: Swoon Reads, MacMillan AudioGENRE(S): YA fantasy, supernatural, romance, lgbt Thank you so much to MacMillan Audio, to Swoon Reads and to NetGalley for my advanced copies of the audiobook and the digital arc. TAGLINE and BLURB: Yadriel has summoned a ghost, andContinue reading “Cemetery Boys – Aiden Thomas”

Darius the Great Is Not Okay (Darius the Great, #1) – Adib Khorram

RATING: ★★★★★TITLE: Darius the Great Is Not Okay (Darius the Great, #1)AUTHOR: Adib KhorramRELEASE DATE: August 28, 2018SETTING: Portland, Oregon / Yazd, IranPUBLISHER: Dial Books, Penguin TeenGENRE(S): Coming of Age, Contemporary Fiction, Mental Health, Family and Culture BLURB: Darius doesn’t think he’ll ever be enough, in America or in Iran. Darius Kellner speaks better KlingonContinue reading “Darius the Great Is Not Okay (Darius the Great, #1) – Adib Khorram”