Slingshot Book Review

➳➳➳➳➳➳➳➳➳➳➳➳➳➳➳➳➳➳➳➳➳➳➳➳➳➳➳➳➳➳ Title: Slingshot Author: Mercedes Helnwein Length: approx. 350 pages Genre: young adult, romance Publisher: Wednesday Books Publish Date: April 27, 2021 Date Read: January 01, 2021 Type Read: digital arc, via NetGalley Rating: ★★★★★ ➳➳➳➳➳➳➳➳➳➳➳➳➳➳➳➳➳➳➳➳➳➳➳➳➳➳➳➳➳➳ Book Description: Grace Welles had resigned herself to the particular loneliness of being fifteen and stuck at a third-tierContinue reading “Slingshot Book Review”

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”

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”

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”

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”

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”

The Friend Scheme

RATING: ★★★★☆TITLE: The Friend SchemeAUTHOR: Cale DietrichRELEASE DATE: July 28, 2020SETTING: Florida, USPUBLISHER: Feiwel & FriendsGENRE(S): young adult, romance, lgbt, retelling Thank you to NetGalley and Feiwel & Friends for my DRC in exchange for my honest review. BLURB High schooler Matt’s father is rich, powerful, and seemingly untouchable—a criminal with high hopes that hisContinue reading “The Friend Scheme”