The Fowls Are Back! ARC Review: The Fowl Twins

I had the AMAZING, INCREDIBLE, AWE-INSPIRING privilege to meet Eoin Colfer at ALA this summer! I was beyond starstruck. I don't think I'll ever meet anyone more famous than him. I wish I had photographic evidence to back this up, but this was the ALA in which my phone was stolen...so yeah. But my book… Continue reading The Fowls Are Back! ARC Review: The Fowl Twins

Blog Tour: The Dark Lord Clementine

Evilly-inclined twelve-year-olds are my jam. The moment I saw this book on Netgalley, I hoped I could read it. Plus there are hedgewitches, talking sheep, and unicorns! It sounded like the perfect quirky MG fantasy for me. I was not wrong. Title: The Dark Lord ClementineAuthor: Sarah Jean HorwitzPublisher: Algonquin Young ReadersRelease Date: October 1Genres:… Continue reading Blog Tour: The Dark Lord Clementine

Worst (But Also Best???) Bad Blind Dates || Review: Blind Dates, Bridesmaids, and Other Disasters

The thing that really upped this book to the top of the TBR was when the author told me that every single blind date in this book was based off a real terrible blind date. (She also told me that she picked them out of 700 stories. Talk about crazy!) I was so intrigued. And… Continue reading Worst (But Also Best???) Bad Blind Dates || Review: Blind Dates, Bridesmaids, and Other Disasters

Compulsively Readable Psychological Drama || Re-read: Wall of Crosses

I had the pleasure to beta-read Wall of Crosses for Baj last year, before this wonderful novella was first published. The first time I read it, it blew my mind—it made me feel a lot of complicated emotions (in a good way). The second time was...fascinating. I got to see all of the twists and… Continue reading Compulsively Readable Psychological Drama || Re-read: Wall of Crosses

5 Backlist YA Books to Read This Fall || Throwback(list) Thursday

    I'm really excited to share something I've been planning for a little while now: Throwback(list) Thursday!  Every Thursday, I'm going to highlight, celebrate, or spotlight one (or in this case some) backlist titles that I ADORE. Each of them has been out for at least one year, though most of the books I'm… Continue reading 5 Backlist YA Books to Read This Fall || Throwback(list) Thursday

Fierce and Frightening Feminist Dystopian || ARC Review: The Grace Year

It has been a while since I've read a dystopian this good. After the Hunger Games craze died down, I wasn't sure I'd be interested in a dystopian again. But here we are. If dystopians continue to be this good, I will be hungry for them. Title: The Grace Year Author: Kim LiggettPublisher: St. Martins… Continue reading Fierce and Frightening Feminist Dystopian || ARC Review: The Grace Year

Fun Friendships and Shenanigans in Exciting Dragon Fantasy || ARC Review: Anya and the Dragon

I randomly picked this book up at ALA—mostly for that GORGEOUS cover—and then I found out it's written by a local Utah author! I was so excited! Of course I had to read it. And I'm so glad I did. Title: Anya and the Dragon (Anya and the Dragon, #1) Author: Sofiya PasternackPublisher: VersifyRelease Date:… Continue reading Fun Friendships and Shenanigans in Exciting Dragon Fantasy || ARC Review: Anya and the Dragon

Heartbreaking and Hopeful || ARC Review: Scars Like Wings

Sometimes you just need to read something that punches you in the gut. I was so ready to ride a rollercoaster of emotions for this book, and I totally got what I asked for. Title: Scars Like Wings Author: Erin StewartPublisher: Delacorte PressRelease Date: October 1, 2019 Genres: YA Contemporary I was given an ARC… Continue reading Heartbreaking and Hopeful || ARC Review: Scars Like Wings