Bully King – Andi Jaxon

Check out my Instagram post for this book!! https://www.instagram.com/p/CGXaHyVAyoB/ RATING: ★★★★☆TITLE: Bully KingAUTHOR: Andi JaxonRELEASE DATE: October 15, 2020SETTING: Kentucky, USPUBLISHER: Independently PublishedGENRE(S): Hard Hitting Contemporary MM Romance, Hate to Love, Bully Romance, Abuse Thank you to Andi Jaxon and Social Butterfly PR from my gifted copy of this book in exchange for my honestContinue reading “Bully King – Andi Jaxon”

Sanctuary – Paola Mendoza and Abby Sher

RATING: ★★★★★TITLE: SanctuaryAUTHOR: Paola Mendoza and Abby SherRELEASE DATE: September 1, 2020SETTING: US, 2032PUBLISHER: Putnam Books, Penguin TeenGENRE(S): YA, Dystopian, Speculative Fiction My Sanctuary IG Post Thank you to the incredible authors Paola Mendoza and Abby Sher, as well as Penguin Teen, Putnam Books, and NetGalley for my advanced copy if this book in exchangeContinue reading “Sanctuary – Paola Mendoza and Abby Sher”

Darius the Great Deserves Better (Darius the Great, #2) – Adib Khorram

RATING: ★★★★★TITLE: Darius the Great Deserves Better (Darius the Great, #2)AUTHOR: Adib KhorramRELEASE DATE: August 25, 2020SETTING: Portland, OregonPUBLISHER: Dial Books, Penguin TeenGENRE(S): Coming of Age, Contemporary, Young Adult, Mental Health, Family and Culture, Relationships, LGBT BLURB: In this companion to the award-winning Darius the Great Is Not Okay, Darius suddenly has it all: aContinue reading “Darius the Great Deserves Better (Darius the Great, #2) – Adib Khorram”

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”

When Shadows Fracture (Cherry Creek, #2) – Callie Rae

RATING: ★★★★☆TITLE: When Shadows Fracture (Cherry Creek, book 2)AUTHOR: Callie RaeRELEASE DATE: August 6, 2020PUBLISHER: Independently PublishedGENRE(S): Adult Contemporary Romance, Romantic Suspense Thank you to Callie Rae for my gifted copy of this book in exchange for my honest review. BLURB: To survive, she has to fight. For her to live, he has to sacrificeContinue reading “When Shadows Fracture (Cherry Creek, #2) – Callie Rae”

Flamer

Thank you to Henry Holt and Company Books for Young Readers for my gifted ARC. RATING: ★★★★☆TITLE: FlamerAUTHOR: Mike CuratoRELEASE DATE: September 1, 2020SETTING: boys camp, 1995PUBLISHER: Henry HoltGENRE(S): LGBT YA Contemporary, Graphic Novel BLURB A YA graphic novel about a 14-year-old boy who is bullied at Boy Scout camp, with near-fatal consequences. Not gonnaContinue reading “Flamer”

Where the Crawdads Sing

rating: ★★★★★title: Where the Crawdads Singauthor: Delia Owensrelease date: August 14, 2018setting: North Carolinapublisher: Putnamgenres: historical fiction, historical romance Where the Crawdads Sing is a beautifully heartbreaking tale about a girl who never had a chance, but who made a life for herself. Living on the outskirts of town, she is shunned by the “wellContinue reading “Where the Crawdads Sing”