A Heart So Fierce and Broken (Cursebreakers, #2) – Brigid Kemmerer

RATING: ★★★★★TITLE: A Heart So Fierce and Broken (Cursebreakers, #2)AUTHOR: Brigid KemmererRELEASE DATE: January 7, 2020SETTING: Emberfall / Washington, DC / Sylh ShallowPUBLISHER: Bloomsbury YAGENRE(S): Young Adult, Fantasy, Romance, Adventure {~Book Description~} Find the heir, win the crown.The curse is finally broken, but Prince Rhen of Emberfall faces darker troubles still. Rumors circulate that heContinue reading “A Heart So Fierce and Broken (Cursebreakers, #2) – Brigid Kemmerer”

Hemlock (Academy of the Dead, #1) – Rue Volley

RATING: ★★★★☆TITLE: Hemlock (Academy of the Dead, #1)AUTHOR: Rue VolleyRELEASE DATE: August 1, 2020PUBLISHER: CHBB PublishingGENRE(S): YA, YA Fantasy, Supernatural Thank you so much to the author from my gifted DRC in exchange for my honest review. BLURB Every five hundred years humanity bears a child who has unlimited power over life and death. AndContinue reading “Hemlock (Academy of the Dead, #1) – Rue Volley”

The Roaring

RATING: ★★★☆☆TITLE: The RoaringAUTHOR: Lindsey DugaRELEASE DATE: August 3, 2020PUBLISHER: Entangled TeenGENRE(S): YA, Historical Romance, Supernatural Thank you to Entangled Teen and NetGalley for my gifted DRC in exchange for my honest review. BLURB Colt Clemmons is an agent in a specialized division within the Bureau of Investigation—one that hunts down not just mobsters, butContinue reading “The Roaring”

An Ember in the Ashes

RATING: ★★★★★TITLE: An Ember in the Ashes, book 1AUTHOR: Sabaa TahirRELEASE DATE: February 9, 2016PUBLISHER: Razorbill BooksGENRE(S): young adult fantasy, romance BLURB Laia is a slave. Elias is a soldier. Neither is free. Under the Martial Empire, defiance is met with death. Those who do not vow their blood and bodies to the Emperor riskContinue reading “An Ember in the Ashes”

Fragile Remedy

Thank you very much to NetGalley and Flux for my DRC of this title in exchange for my honest review. RATING: ★★★★☆TITLE: Fragile RemedyAUTHOR: Maria Ingrande MoraRELEASE DATE: March 9, 2021PUBLISHER: FluxGENRE(S): YA fantasy, lgbtq BLURB Sixteen-year-old Nate is a GEM—Genetically Engineered Medi-tissue created by the scientists of Gathos City as a cure for theContinue reading “Fragile Remedy”

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”

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”