A lot has happened since my last wrap up post (in June...oops). I took a step back from blogging in July and half of August, then decided I missed it too much in late August. So I'm back! I was just a little too overwhelmed, with too many ARCs and a major reading slump. But… Continue reading September 2019 Wrap Up!
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
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
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
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
I've had this book on my radar ever since it came out, but what really pushed me to get it was the Local Author Mingle my local book club was doing—Crystal Smith was going to be there! That, and it happened to be one of the new releases on sale at the B&N 50% sale.… Continue reading Dark, Thrilling Goose Girl || Review: Bloodleaf