Spotlight: The Kennedy Debutante

The Kennedy Debutante by Kerri Maher Published by: Berkley Books Pub Date: October 2, 2018 Pages: 384 Format: e-arc | Source: publisher Genres: adult, historical fiction A captivating novel following the exploits of Kathleen "Kick" Kennedy, the forgotten and rebellious daughter of one of America's greatest political dynasties. London, 1938. The effervescent "It girl" of London society since her father was … Continue reading Spotlight: The Kennedy Debutante

Blog Tour: Unclaimed Baggage

Unclaimed Baggage by Jen Doll Published by: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) Pub Date: September 18, 2018 Pages: 384 Format: arc | Source: publisher Genres: young adult, contemporary Goodreads | Amazon | Barnes and Noble | Indiebound Doris—a lone liberal in a conservative small town—has mostly kept to herself since the terrible waterslide incident a few years ago. Nell had to leave behind her best friends, perfect life, and too-good-to-be-true … Continue reading Blog Tour: Unclaimed Baggage

Review: Check, Please!: #Hockey

Check, Please!: #Hockey by Ngozi Ukazu Series: Check, Please! #1-2 Published by: First Second Pub Date: September 18, 2018 Pages: 288 Format: arc | Source: publisher Genres: young adult, contemporary, graphic novel Rating:  The hilarious and heartbreaking confessions of a figure skater turned collegiate hockey player who's terrified of checking . . . and is desperately in love with the captain of his hockey … Continue reading Review: Check, Please!: #Hockey

Review: Pride

Pride by Ibi Zoboi Published by: Balzer + Bray Pub Date: September 18, 2018 Pages: 304 Format: arc | Source: borrowed Genres: young adult, contemporary, retelling Rating: Pride and Prejudice gets remixed in this smart, funny, gorgeous retelling of the classic, starring all characters of color, from Ibi Zoboi, National Book Award finalist and author of American Street. Zuri Benitez has pride. Brooklyn … Continue reading Review: Pride

Mini Review Monday: Mask of Shadows and The Tomb

Mask of Shadows by Linsey Miller Series: Mask of Shadows #1 Published by: Sourcebooks Fire Pub Date: August 29, 2017 Pages: 352 Format: e-arc | Source: NetGalley Genres: young adult, fantasy Rating:  I Needed to Win. They Needed to Die. Sallot Leon is a thief, and a good one at that. But gender fluid Sal wants nothing more than to escape the drudgery of life … Continue reading Mini Review Monday: Mask of Shadows and The Tomb

Review: An Extraordinary Union

An Extraordinary Union by Alyssa Cole Series: The Loyal League #1 Published by: Kensington Pub Date: March 28, 2017 Pages: 320 Format: ebook | Source: purchased Genres: adult, historical fiction, romance Rating:  As the Civil War rages between the states, a courageous pair of spies plunge fearlessly into a maelstrom of ignorance, deceit, and danger, combining their unique skills to alter the course of … Continue reading Review: An Extraordinary Union

Review: Starry Eyes

Starry Eyes by Jenn Bennett Published by: Simon Pulse Pub Date: April 3, 2018 Pages: 432 Format: hardcover| Source: purchased Genres: young adult, contemporary romance Rating: Ever since last year’s homecoming dance, best friends-turned-best enemies Zorie and Lennon have made an art of avoiding each other. It doesn’t hurt that their families are the modern day, Californian version of … Continue reading Review: Starry Eyes