Be Dazzled – Ryan La Sala

RATING: ★★★★★TITLE: Be DazzledAUTHOR: Ryan La SalaRELEASE DATE: January 1, 2021SETTING: Boston, MAPUBLISHER: Sourcebooks FireGENRE(S): YA Romance, Contemporary Romance, LGBT Thank you to NetGalley and Sourcebooks Fire for my DRC in exchange for my honest review. BLURB: Who’s ready to sparkle?? Project Runway goes to Comic Con in an epic queer love story about creativity,Continue reading “Be Dazzled – Ryan La Sala”

Surrender Your Sons

Thank you to Flux Books and NetGalley for my DRC of this title in exchange for my honest review. RATING: ★★★★★TITLE: Surrender Your SonsAUTHOR: Adam SassRELEASE DATE: September 15, 2020SETTING: Illinois / Costa RicaPUBLISHER: Flux BooksGENRE(S): YA, Contemporary, Thriller, LGBT, Hard Hitting BLURB Connor Major’s summer break is turning into a nightmare. His SAT scoresContinue reading “Surrender Your Sons”

Girl, Serpent, Thorn

rating: ★★★★☆title: Girl, Serpent, Thornauthor: Melissa Bashardoustrelease date: July 7, 2020publisher: Flatiron Booksgenres: ya fantasy, ya LGBT, magic, fairy tales, retellings Thank you to NetGalley and Flatiron Books for my DRC in exchange for my honest review. BLURB There was and there was not, as all stories begin, a princess cursed to be poisonous toContinue reading “Girl, Serpent, Thorn”

Burn Our Bodies Down

Thank you to NetGalley and Delacorte Press for my DRC in exchange for my honest review. rating: ★★★★★title: Burn Our Bodies Downauthor: Rory Powerrelease date: July 7, 2020publisher: Delacorte Pressgenres: YA sci fi, YA mystery thriller, lgbtq Blurb Ever since Margot was born, it’s been just her and her mother. No answers to Margot’s questionsContinue reading “Burn Our Bodies Down”

Dancing with Daddy

rating: ★★★☆☆title: Dancing with Daddyauthor: Susan Hawkerelease date: May 16, 2020publisher: independently publishedgenres: contemporary mm romance, friends to lovers, family Blurb: I love my daughter, but finding out she wasn’t biologically mine is the best news ever. I’m a widower who is too scared to have the stupid test that would tell me whether orContinue reading “Dancing with Daddy”

Say You’ll Be Nine

rating: ★★★★☆title: Say You’ll Be Nineauthor: Lucy Lennoxrelease date: June 2, 2020setting: Wyoming, Colorado, Los Angelespublisher: independently publishedgenres: mm romance, adult contemporary romance BLURB: One dilapidated cabin in need of renovation. Two stubborn men pretending to be a couple. Three summer months to get the job done. Four tangled legs in only one bed. FiveContinue reading “Say You’ll Be Nine”

The Extraordinaries

➳➳➳➳➳➳➳➳➳➳➳➳➳➳➳➳➳➳➳➳➳➳➳➳➳➳➳➳➳➳ rating: ★★★★★title: The Extraordinaries (The Extraordinaries, book 1)author: T.J. Klunerelease date: July 14, 2020setting: Nova Citypublisher: Tor Teengenres: urban fantasy, lgbtq, young adult, super heroes, humor, mental health Thank you to NetGalley and TorTeen for my copy of this book in exchange for my honest review. This was phenomenal. Living in a world withContinue reading “The Extraordinaries”

“Putting the ‘Out’ in the Great Outdoors”

rating: ★★★★★title: Campauthor: L.C. Rosenrelease date: May 28, 2020setting: summer camppublisher: Penguin Booksgenres: LGBTQIA, contemporary ya, mm romance, humor I absolutely adored this book and everything it stands for! It gave me all the feels and left me feeling so much hope for the world if more books like this could exist; a more realisticContinue reading ““Putting the ‘Out’ in the Great Outdoors””

You Brought Me the Ocean

rating: ★★★★☆title: You Brought Me the Oceanauthor: Alex Sanchez, Julie Maroh (illustrator)release date: June 9, 2020setting: Truth or Consequences, New Mexicopublisher: DC Comicsgenres: graphic novel, lgbtq, coming of age, super hero I received a digital copy of this title in exchange for my honest review. You Brought Me the Ocean was a touching graphic novelContinue reading “You Brought Me the Ocean”

Conventionally Yours

rating: ★★★★★title: Conventionally Yoursauthor: Annabeth Albertrelease date: June 2, 2020setting: (road trip) New Jersey to Las Vegaspublisher: Sourcebooks Casablancagenres: lgbtq, contemporary romance, mental health, road trip I received a digital arc of this book via NetGalley in exchange for my honest review. This was a totally out of my comfort zone book, but from theContinue reading “Conventionally Yours”