Review: The Blazing Star

The Blazing Star by Imani Josey Published by: Wise Ink Pub Date: December 6th 2016 Pages: 286 Format: ebook | Source: purchased Genres: young adult, historical fiction, fantasy Rating:  Sixteen-year-old Portia White is used to being overlooked—after all, her twin sister Alex is a literal genius. But when Portia holds an Egyptian scarab beetle during history class, she takes center stage in … Continue reading Review: The Blazing Star

Review: Alex, Approximately

Alex, Approximately by Jenn Bennett Published by: Simon Pulse Pub Date: April 4th 2017 Pages: 500 Format: e-arc | Source: NetGalley Genres: young adult, contemporary Rating:  In this delightfully charming teen spin on You’ve Got Mail, the one guy Bailey Rydell can’t stand is actually the boy of her dreams—she just doesn’t know it yet. Classic movie buff Bailey “Mink” Rydell has spent months … Continue reading Review: Alex, Approximately

Mini Review Monday: Star-Crossed & Georgia Peaches and Other Forbidden Fruit

Star-Crossed by Barbara Dee Published by: Aladdin Pub Date: March 14th 2017 Pages: 256 Format: e-arc | Source: NetGalley Genres: middle grade, contemporary, LGBT Rating:  Mattie is chosen to play Romeo opposite her crush in the eighth grade production of Shakespeare’s most beloved play in this Romeo and Juliet inspired novel from the author of Truth or Dare. Mattie, a star student … Continue reading Mini Review Monday: Star-Crossed & Georgia Peaches and Other Forbidden Fruit

Review: Empress of a Thousand Skies

Empress of a Thousand Skies by Rhoda Belleza Series: Empress of a Thousand Skies #1 Published by Razorbill Pub Date: February 7, 2017 Pages: 314 Format: hardcover | Source: library Genres: young adult, science fiction Rating:  CROWN PRINCESS RHIANNON TA'AN WANTS VENGEANCE. The only surviving heir to an ancient Kalusian dynasty, RHEE has spent her life training to destroy the people who killed her family. Now, … Continue reading Review: Empress of a Thousand Skies

Blog Tour: The Confessions of Nero

The Confessions of Nero by Margaret George Series: Nero #1 Published by Berkley Books Pub Date: March 7, 2017 Pages: 528 Format: e-arc | Source: NetGalley Genres: adult, historical fiction Rating: PLOT SYNOPSIS THE CONFESSIONS OF YOUNG NERO takes readers through the early life of Rome’s infamous Nero. Through the machinations of his mother, Agrippina the Younger, Nero became emperor at the age of sixteen, … Continue reading Blog Tour: The Confessions of Nero