Review: Ash

Ash by Malinda Lo Published by: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers Pub Date: September 1, 2009 Pages: 264 Format: paperback | Source: gifted Genres: young adult, fantasy, retelling, LGBT Rating: In the wake of her father's death, Ash is left at the mercy of her cruel stepmother. Consumed with grief, her only joy comes by the light of the dying hearth fire, rereading … Continue reading Review: Ash

Review: The Truth About Happily Ever After

The Truth About Happily Ever After by Karole Cozzo Published by: Swoon Reads Pub Date: May 16 2017 Pages: 320 Format: arc| Source: gift from OTSP Secret Sister Genres: young adult, contemporary, romance Rating: Chin up, Princess, or the crown will slip. A theme park princess must put her life back together after her happily ever after falls apart in this … Continue reading Review: The Truth About Happily Ever After

Mini Review Monday: The Wood

The Wood by Chelsea Bobulski Published by: Feiwel & Friends Pub Date: August 1, 2017 Pages: 320 Format: hardcover | Source: purchased Genres: young adult, fantasy, science fiction (time travel) Rating:  After her father goes missing in the woods that they protect, Winter tries to seek the truth in what happened, why the wood is changing, and what it all has to do … Continue reading Mini Review Monday: The Wood

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

Mini Review Monday: All the Fantasy

Frostblood by Elly Blake Series: Frostblood Saga #1 Published by Little, Brown Books for Young Readers Pub Date: January 10th 2017 Pages: 376 Format: ARC | Source: Publisher Genres: young adult, fantasy Rating:  The frost king will burn. Seventeen-year-old Ruby is a Fireblood who has concealed her powers of heat and flame from the cruel Frostblood ruling class her entire life. … Continue reading Mini Review Monday: All the Fantasy