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

Review: The Girls in the Picture

The Girls in the Picture by Melanie Benjamin Published by: Delacore Press Pub Date: January 16, 2018 Pages: 448 Format: hardcover | Source: publisher Genres: adult, historical fiction Rating: An intimate portrait of the close friendship and powerful creative partnership between two of Hollywood’s earliest female superstars: Frances Marion and Mary Pickford. An enchanting new novel from the New York … Continue reading Review: The Girls in the Picture

Mini Review Monday: The 5-Star Fire Edition

With The Fire On High by Elizabeth Acevado Published by: Harper Teen Pub Date: May 7th 2019 Pages: 400 Format: hardcover | Source: library Genres: young adult, contemporary Rating: From the New York Times bestselling author of the National Book Award longlist title The Poet X comes a dazzling novel in prose about a girl with talent, pride, and a drive to feed the … Continue reading Mini Review Monday: The 5-Star Fire Edition

Blog Tour: Sorcery of Thorns

Sorcery of Thorns by Margaret Rogerson Published by: Margaret K. McElderry Books Pub Date: June 4th 2019 Pages: 464 Format: arc | Source: publisher Genres: young adult, fantasy Rating (So Far): All sorcerers are evil. Elisabeth has known that as long as she has known anything. Raised as a foundling in one of Austermeer’s Great Libraries, Elisabeth has grown up among the tools of … Continue reading Blog Tour: Sorcery of Thorns

Mini Review Monday: Once & Future, The Devouring Gray

Once & Future by Amy Rose Capetta and Cori McCarthy Series: Once & Future #1 Published by: Little, Brown and Company Pub Date: March 26, 2019 Pages: 336 Format: e-arc | Source: NetGalley Genres: young adult, science fiction, retelling, LGBTQ+ Rating: I’ve been chased my whole life. As a fugitive refugee in the territory controlled by the tyrannical Mercer corporation, I’ve always had … Continue reading Mini Review Monday: Once & Future, The Devouring Gray

Review: Don’t Date Rosa Santos

Don't Date Rosa Santos by Nina Moreno Published by: Disney-Hyperion Pub Date: May 14, 2019 Pages: 396 Format: e-arc | Source: NetGalley Genres: young adult, contemporary, romance Rating: Rosa Santos is cursed by the sea-at least, that's what they say. Dating her is bad news, especially if you're a boy with a boat. But Rosa feels more caught than cursed. Caught between cultures … Continue reading Review: Don’t Date Rosa Santos