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

Witches + Babysitting = Funniest Book I’ve Read All Year || ARC Review: The Babysitters Coven

Someone mentioned how funny this book was on Twitter...and I just needed some funny in my life. Knowing there was humor, this book became so much more appealing to me. And it totally lived up to my expectations. Title: The Babysitters Coven (Babysitters Coven, #1) Author: Kate WilliamsPublisher: Delacorte PressRelease Date: September 17, 2019 Genres:… Continue reading Witches + Babysitting = Funniest Book I’ve Read All Year || ARC Review: The Babysitters Coven

Bullet List of Reasons Why You Need to Read Into the Hourglass

A couple months ago, I read Before the Broken Star, which I gave 5 reasons why you should read it. To put it succinctly, it was AMAZING.Anyways, I'm not going to give anything away here, but here are a handful of reasons (if my review of the first book didn't convince you) why you should… Continue reading Bullet List of Reasons Why You Need to Read Into the Hourglass

Miss Sweetie Shattered My Expectations…and Everyone Else’s || ARC Review: The Downstairs Girl

This was one of my most anticipated books at ALA. I was hoping upon hope that I'd be able to get a copy of this book because I just knew I was going to love it. And wow, I sure did. Title: The Downstairs Girl Author: Stacey LeePublisher: PutnamRelease Date: August 13, 2019 Genres: YA… Continue reading Miss Sweetie Shattered My Expectations…and Everyone Else’s || ARC Review: The Downstairs Girl

Eye-Opening and Tender || ARC Review: The Silence Between Us

When I requested this book on Netgalley, I was merely curious about the premise. I definitely did not expect to be completely blown out of the water by how powerful this book is. Title: The Silence Between Us Author: Alison GervaisPublisher: BlinkRelease Date: August 13, 2019Genres: YA Contemporary Romance I received an ARC via Netgalley… Continue reading Eye-Opening and Tender || ARC Review: The Silence Between Us

Eerie, Spine-Tinging, Twisty Fairy Tale Retelling || ARC Review: House of Salt and Sorrows

I'm such a sucker for fairy tale retellings...so obviously I had to pick this one up! The Twelve Dancing Princesses is one of my favorite tales as well, so this was a must-read. Title: House of Salt and Sorrows Author: Erin A. CraigPublisher: DelacortePublishing Date: August 6, 2019 Genres: YA Fantasy Romance, Retelling  I received… Continue reading Eerie, Spine-Tinging, Twisty Fairy Tale Retelling || ARC Review: House of Salt and Sorrows

Hard-Hitting Sequel || ARC Review: Adaptive

Lune Avery has finally left Tatum City...but it isn't the freedom she expected. She must hunt Bren down, try to not kill Ryker out of spite, and wade through the mess of secrets that people are holding from her. Title: Adaptive (The Elite Trials, #2) Author: Becky MoynihanPublisher: Broken BooksRelease Date: July 16, 2019 Genres:… Continue reading Hard-Hitting Sequel || ARC Review: Adaptive

Bears, Beasts, and Beauty || ARC Review: The Rose Gate–A Retelling of Beauty and the Beast

When Isobel finds a strange arch of roses in the middle of a forest, she finds it very strange--even more so when she passes through it and enters the realm of the Fae, or a piece of it anyways. When she finds herself falling for the handsome, scarred fae prince in charge of a cursed… Continue reading Bears, Beasts, and Beauty || ARC Review: The Rose Gate–A Retelling of Beauty and the Beast