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: Check, Please!: #Hockey

Check, Please!: #Hockey by Ngozi Ukazu Series: Check, Please! #1-2 Published by: First Second Pub Date: September 18, 2018 Pages: 288 Format: arc | Source: publisher Genres: young adult, contemporary, graphic novel Rating:  The hilarious and heartbreaking confessions of a figure skater turned collegiate hockey player who's terrified of checking . . . and is desperately in love with the captain of his hockey … Continue reading Review: Check, Please!: #Hockey

Review: In Other Lands

In Other Lands by Sarah Rees Brennan Published by: Big Mouth House Pub Date: August 15, 2017 Pages: 432 Format: hardcover | Source: purchased Genres: young adult, fantasy Rating:  “What’s your name?” “Serene.” “Serena?” Elliot asked. “Serene,” said Serene. “My full name is Serene-Heart-in-the-Chaos-of-Battle.” Elliot’s mouth fell open. “That is badass.” The Borderlands aren’t like anywhere else. Don’t try to smuggle … Continue reading Review: In Other Lands

Mini Review Monday: Fireblood and Illegal Contact

Fireblood by Elly Blake Series: Frostblood #2 Published by: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers Pub Date: September 12, 2017 Pages: 416 Format: ARC | Source: borrowed Genres: young adult, fantasy Rating:  Against all odds, Ruby has defeated the villainous Frost King and melted his throne of ice. But the bloodthirsty Minax that was trapped inside is now haunting her kingdom and … Continue reading Mini Review Monday: Fireblood and Illegal Contact

Review: Labyrinth Lost

Labyrinth Lost by Zoraida Córdova Series: Brooklyn Brujas #1 Published by: Sourcebooks Fire Pub Date: September 6, 2016 Pages: 324 Format: hardcover | Source: library Genres: young adult, paranormal, fantasy, LGBT Rating:   Nothing says Happy Birthday like summoning the spirits of your dead relatives. Alex is a bruja, the most powerful witch in a generation...and she hates magic. At her Deathday … Continue reading Review: Labyrinth Lost

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