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: 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

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

Mini Review Monday: Josh and Hazel’s Guide to Not Dating

Josh and Hazel's Guide to Not Dating by Christina Lauren Published by: Gallery Books Pub Date: September 4, 2018 Pages: 320 Format: e-book | Source: library Genres: adult, contemporary romance Rating: Most men can’t handle Hazel. With the energy of a toddler and the mouth of a sailor, they’re often too timid to recognize her heart of gold. New York Times and #1 international … Continue reading Mini Review Monday: Josh and Hazel’s Guide to Not Dating

Review: Circe

Circe by Madeline Miller Published by: Bloomsbury Publishing UK Pub Date: April 10, 2018 Pages: 394 Format: hardcover| Source: gifted (thank you Ellis!!) Genres: adult, historical fiction, retelling Rating:  In the house of Helios, god of the sun and mightiest of the Titans, a daughter is born. But Circe has neither the look nor the voice of divinity, and is scorned … Continue reading Review: Circe

Review: Ash Princess

Ash Princess by Laura Sebastian Series: Ash Princess Trilogy #1 Published by: Delacorte Books for Young Readers Pub Date: April 24, 2018 Pages: 432 Format: arc | Source: publisher Genres: young adult, fantasy Rating: Theodosia was six when her country was invaded and her mother, the Queen of Flame and Fury, was murdered before her eyes. Ten years later, Theo has learned to … Continue reading Review: Ash Princess

Mini Review Monday: The Six of Crows Duology

Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo Series: Six of Crows #1 Published by: Henry Holt and Company Pub Date: September 29, 2015 Pages: 462 Format: ARC | Source: Publisher Genres: young adult, fantasy  Rating:  Criminal prodigy Kaz Brekker has been offered wealth beyond his wildest dreams. But to claim it, he'll have to pull off a seemingly impossible heist: Break into the notorious Ice Court … Continue reading Mini Review Monday: The Six of Crows Duology

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