Mini Review Monday: The Lonely Dead and Comics Will Break Your Heart

The Lonely Dead by April Henry Published by: Henry Holt Books for Young Readers Pub Date: January 29, 2019 Pages: 240 Format: arc | Source: publisher Genres: young adult, mystery, paranormal Rating:  A killer is on the loose, and only one girl has the power to find him. But in this genre-bending YA thriller, she must first manage to avoid becoming a target herself. … Continue reading Mini Review Monday: The Lonely Dead and Comics Will Break Your Heart

Review: Famous in a Small Town

Famous in a Small Town by Emma Mills Published by: Henry Holt & Company Pub Date: January 15, 2019 Pages: 320 Format: arc| Source: publisher Genres: young adult, contemporary Rating: For Sophie, small town life has never felt small. With her four best friends--loving, infuriating, and all she could ever ask for--she can weather any storm. But when Sophie's beloved Acadia High School … Continue reading Review: Famous in a Small Town

Mini Review Monday: The Long Title Edition

An Assassin's Guide to Love and Treason by Virginia Boecker Published by: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers Pub Date: October 23, 2018 Pages: 374 Format: arc | Source: borrowed Genres: young adult, historical fiction Rating: When Lady Katherine's father is killed for being an illegally practicing Catholic, she discovers treason wasn't the only secret he's been hiding: he was also involved in a … Continue reading Mini Review Monday: The Long Title Edition

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

Mini Review Monday: The Cold Is In Her Bones

The Cold Is In Her Bones by Peternelle van Arsdale Published by: Margaret K. McElderry Books Pub Date: January 22nd, 2019 Pages: 258 Format: arc | Source: publisher Genres: young adult, fantasy, retelling Rating: Milla knows two things to be true: Demons are real, and fear will keep her safe. Milla’s whole world is her family’s farm. She is never allowed to travel to … Continue reading Mini Review Monday: The Cold Is In Her Bones

MRM: The Holiday Edition

Snow In Love by Melissa de la Cruz, Nic Stone, Aimee Friedman, Kasie West Published by: Point Pub Date: October 30, 2018 Pages: 256 Format: paperback | Source: library Genres: young adult, contemporary Rating: (overall) What's better than one deliciously cozy, swoon-worthy holiday story? Four of them, from some of today's bestselling authors. From KASIE WEST, a snowy road trip takes an unexpected detour when … Continue reading MRM: The Holiday Edition