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

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

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

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

Mini Review Monday: Serious Moonlight

Serious Moonlight by Jenn Bennett Published by: Simon Pulse Pub Date: April 16, 2019 Pages: 432 Format: arc | Source: publisher Genres: young adult, contemporary Rating: After an awkward first encounter, Birdie and Daniel are forced to work together in a Seattle hotel where a famous author leads a mysterious and secluded life in this romantic contemporary novel from the author of Alex, … Continue reading Mini Review Monday: Serious Moonlight

Mini Review Monday: When Dimple Met Rishi, The Gilded Wolves

When Dimple Met Rishi by Sandhya Menon Published by: Simon Pulse Pub Date: May 30, 2017 Pages: 380 Format: hardcover | Source: owned Genres: young adult, contemporary romance Rating: Dimple Shah has it all figured out. With graduation behind her, she’s more than ready for a break from her family, from Mamma’s inexplicable obsession with her finding the “Ideal Indian Husband.” Ugh. Dimple knows they … Continue reading Mini Review Monday: When Dimple Met Rishi, The Gilded Wolves

Mini Review Monday: The Risk

The Risk by Elle Kennedy Series: Briar U #2 Published by: Elle Kennedy Inc. Pub Date: February 18, 2019 Pages: 432 Format: arc | Source: publisher Genres: new adult, contemporary romance, sports romance Rating: A sexy standalone novel from New York Times and international bestselling author Elle Kennedy. THE RISK takes you back to the world of hot hockey players, feisty heroines, bro banter, … Continue reading Mini Review Monday: The Risk

Mini Review Monday: Fairytale Remix

Hunted by Meagan Spooner Published by: Harper Teen Pub Date: March 14, 2007 Pages: 374 Format: ebook | Source: library Genres: young adult, fantasy, retelling Rating: Beauty knows the Beast’s forest in her bones—and in her blood. Though she grew up with the city’s highest aristocrats, far from her father’s old lodge, she knows that the forest holds secrets and that her father is the … Continue reading Mini Review Monday: Fairytale Remix