ARC · book reviews · kj charles · lgbt · m/m · romance · spectred isle

ARC Review: Spectred Isle by K.J. Charles

“You said I could come to you if I found myself out of my depth.” […] “I did. Have you?”  “In the sense that either I’m going mad or the world is.” “Sadly,” Randolph said, “it’s probably not you.” Thank you very much to K.J. Charles for providing a copy of her novel in exchange… Continue reading ARC Review: Spectred Isle by K.J. Charles

andrew shvarts · ARC · book reviews · royal bastards · ya · young adult

ARC Review: Royal Bastards by Andrew Shvarts

“What I’m about to show you, Archmagus, will change the course of history.” Thank you very much to Disney Book Group for providing a copy of the novel in exchange for an honest review.  Royal Bastards was one of my most anticipated releases of 2017. An epic fantasy adventure with a hint of history and… Continue reading ARC Review: Royal Bastards by Andrew Shvarts

ARC · book reviews · karen m. mcmanus · one of us is lying · ya · young adult

ARC Review: One of Us is Lying by Karen M. McManus

“Everybody’s got secrets,” he says. “Right?” Thank you very much to Penguin Random House UK Children’s for providing a copy of the novel in exchange for an honest review. I am still reeling from the perfection that was this book. One of Us is Lying is a refreshing take on the YA contemporary/mystery, loosely inspired… Continue reading ARC Review: One of Us is Lying by Karen M. McManus

ARC · book reviews · Kelly Zekas · Tarun Shanker · these ruthless deeds · ya · young adult

These Ruthless Deeds by Tarun Shanker & Kelly Zekas

“There is a system. There are rules. Do you abandon all of London society when you disagree with a single rule?” “I have been known to do that.” Thank you very much to Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group, Swoon Reads, and Netgalley for providing a copy of the novel in exchange for an honest review. If These… Continue reading These Ruthless Deeds by Tarun Shanker & Kelly Zekas

ARC · benjamin alire saenz · book reviews · lgbt · the inexplicable logic of my life · ya · young adult

The Inexplicable Logic of My Life by Benjamin Alire Sáenz

“I guess life hurt everybody. I didn’t understand the logic of this thing called living. Maybe I wasn’t supposed to.” Thank you very much to Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Children’s Book Group and Netgalley for providing a copy of the novel in exchange for an honest review.  Benjamin Alire Sáenz’s newest novel is an endearing story about… Continue reading The Inexplicable Logic of My Life by Benjamin Alire Sáenz

ARC · bluebeard's curse · book reviews · regine abel

Bluebeard’s Curse by Regine Abel

“Can you resist temptation?” Thank you very much to Regine Abel for providing a copy of her novella in exchange for an honest review. Regine Abel’s Bluebeard’s Curse is a romantic and charming novella that captures the reader’s heart in the first few pages. The novel is loosely based on the tale of Bluebeard and… Continue reading Bluebeard’s Curse by Regine Abel

ARC · book reviews · lauren oliver · replica · ya · young adult

Replica by Lauren Oliver

“They were in a universe made infinitely of itself.”  Thank you to Hachette Australia and Netgalley for providing a copy of the novel in exchange for an honest review. Lauren Oliver’s new series promises to be rollercoaster ride of conspiracy theories, adventure, romance, friendship and science fiction blended in with the banalities of everyday life.… Continue reading Replica by Lauren Oliver