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: 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

Review: Red, White & Royal Blue

Red, White & Royal Blue by Casey McQuiston Published by: St. Martin's Griffin Pub Date: May 14, 2019 Pages: 432 Format: e-arc | Source: NetGalley Genres: New Adult, contemporary romance, LGBTQ+ Rating: A big-hearted romantic comedy in which First Son Alex falls in love with Prince Henry of Wales after an incident of international proportions forces them to pretend to be best … Continue reading Review: Red, White & Royal Blue

Review: The Last Summer of the Garrett Girls

The Last Summer of the Garrett Girls by Jessica Spotswood Published by: Sourcebooks Fire Pub Date: June 5, 2018 Pages: 320 Format: paperback | Source: purchased Genres: young adult, contemporary Rating: One summer will challenge everything the Garrett sisters thought they knew about themselves—and each other. Kat lands the lead in the community theater’s summer play, but the drama spills offstage when her ex and … Continue reading Review: The Last Summer of the Garrett Girls

Mini Review Monday: Juliet Takes A Breath

Juliet Takes A Breath by Gabby Rivera Published by: Riverdale Avenue Books Pub Date: January 27, 2016 Pages: 274 Format: paperback| Source: library Genres: young adult, contemporary, LBGTQ+ Rating:  Juliet Milagros Palante is leaving the Bronx and headed to Portland, Oregon. She just came out to her family and isn’t sure if her mom will ever speak to her again. But … Continue reading Mini Review Monday: Juliet Takes A Breath

ReRead Review: Simon vs The Homo Sapiens Agenda

Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli Published by: Balzer + Bray Pub Date: April 7, 2015 Pages: 320 Format: hardcover | Source: purchased Genres: young adult, contemporary, LGBTQ+ Rating: Sixteen-year-old and not-so-openly gay Simon Spier prefers to save his drama for the school musical. But when an email falls into the wrong hands, his secret is at … Continue reading ReRead Review: Simon vs The Homo Sapiens Agenda

Mini Review Monday: Murderous Fae and Adventurous Gentlemen

The Gentleman's Guide to Vice and Virtue by Mackenzi Lee Published by: Katherine Tegen Books Pub Date: June 27, 2017 Pages: 528 Format: arc | Source: borrowed Genres: young adult, historical fiction, LGBTQ+ Rating:  An unforgettable tale of two friends on their Grand Tour of 18th-century Europe who stumble upon a magical artifact that leads them from Paris to Venice in … Continue reading Mini Review Monday: Murderous Fae and Adventurous Gentlemen

Mini Review Monday: Get It Together, Delilah and The Upside of Unrequited

Get It Together, Delilah! by Erin Gough Published by: Chronicle Books Pub Date: April 4th 2017 Pages: 336 Format: e-arc | Source: NetGalley Genres: young adult, contemporary, LGBTQ Rating: DNF at 20% Seventeen-year-old Delilah Green wouldn't have chosen to do her last year of school this way, but she figures it's working fine. While her dad goes on a trip to fix his … Continue reading Mini Review Monday: Get It Together, Delilah and The Upside of Unrequited