Review Bites: Pumpkinheads, Kissing Max Holden, and 10 Blind Dates

Pumpkinheads by Raibow Rowell Illustrated by: Faith Erin Hicks Published by: First Second Books Pub Date: August 27, 2019 Pages: 209 Format: hardcover | Source: library Genres: young adult, contemporary, romance, graphic novel Rating: Deja and Josiah are seasonal best friends. Every autumn, all through high school, they’ve worked together at the best pumpkin patch in the whole wide world. (Not many people know … Continue reading Review Bites: Pumpkinheads, Kissing Max Holden, and 10 Blind Dates

Mini Review Monday: House of Salt and Sorrows

House of Salt and Sorrows by Erin A. Craig Published by: Delacorte Pub Date: August 6, 2019 Pages: 416 Format: e-arc | Source: NetGalley Genres: young adult, fantasy, retelling Rating: In a manor by the sea, twelve sisters are cursed. Annaleigh lives a sheltered life at Highmoor, a manor by the sea, with her sisters, their father, and stepmother. Once they were … Continue reading Mini Review Monday: House of Salt and Sorrows

Mini Review Monday: Contemporary Romance

Technically, You Started It by Lana Wood Johnson Published By: Scholastic Press Pub Date: June 25, 2019 Pages: 384 Format: hardcover | Source: purchased Genres: young adult, contemporary, LGBT+ Rating: When a guy named Martin Nathaniel Munroe II texts you, it should be obvious who you're talking to. Except there's two of them (it's a long story), and Haley thinks … Continue reading Mini Review Monday: Contemporary Romance

Review: Transformed: The Perils of the Frog Prince

Transformed: The Perils of the Frog Prince by Megan Morrison Series: Tyme #3 Published by: Arthur A. Levine Books Pub Date: March 29, 2019 Pages: 355 Format: hardcover | Source: publisher; purchased Genres: young adult, fantasy, retelling Rating: Syrah Huanui is a frog. He wasn't always one--once he was a Prince of the Olive Isles, a champion launchball player, a beloved favorite of all. Or … Continue reading Review: Transformed: The Perils of the Frog Prince

Mini Review Monday: The Catch-Up Edition

I Wanna Be Where You Are by Kristina Forest Published by: Roaring Brook Press Pub Date: June 4, 2019 Pages: 272 Format: arc | Source: publisher Genres: young adult, contemporary Rating: When Chloe Pierce’s mom forbids her to apply for a spot at the dance conservatory of her dreams, she devises a secret plan to drive two hundred miles to the nearest … Continue reading Mini Review Monday: The Catch-Up Edition

Mini Review Monday: If I’m Being Honest

If I'm Being Honest by Emily Wibberley and Austin Siegemund-Broka Published by: Viking Books for Young Readers Pub Date: April 23, 2019 Pages: 362 Format: hardcover | Source: library Genres: young adult, contemporary Rating: High school senior Cameron Bright’s reputation can be summed up in one word: bitch. It’s no surprise she’s queen bee at her private L.A. high school—she’s beautiful, talented, … Continue reading Mini Review Monday: If I’m Being Honest