Mini Review Monday: Gods of Jade and Shadow

Gods of Jade and Shadow by Silvia Moreno-Garcia Published by: Del Rey Pub Date: July 23, 2019 Pages: 352 Format: hardcover | Source: purchased Genres: adult, historical fiction, fantasy Rating: The Mayan god of death sends a young woman on a harrowing, life-changing journey in this dark, one-of-a-kind fairy tale inspired by Mexican folklore. The Jazz Age is in full swing, but Casiopea … Continue reading Mini Review Monday: Gods of Jade and Shadow

Review Bites: Well Met

Well Met by Jen DeLuca Published by: Berkley Pub Date: September 3, 2019 Pages: 336 Format: ebook | Source: library Genres: adult, contemporary romance Rating: All's faire in love and war for two sworn enemies who indulge in a harmless flirtation in a laugh-out-loud rom-com from debut author, Jen DeLuca. Emily knew there would be strings attached when she relocated to the small … Continue reading Review Bites: Well Met

Review: Transformed: The Perils of the Frog Prince

Transformed: The Perils of the Frog Prince by Megan Morrison Series: Tyme #3 Published by: Arthur A. Levine Books Pub Date: March 29, 2019 Pages: 355 Format: hardcover | Source: publisher; purchased Genres: young adult, fantasy, retelling Rating: Syrah Huanui is a frog. He wasn't always one--once he was a Prince of the Olive Isles, a champion launchball player, a beloved favorite of all. Or … Continue reading Review: Transformed: The Perils of the Frog Prince

Review: The Girls in the Picture

The Girls in the Picture by Melanie Benjamin Published by: Delacore Press Pub Date: January 16, 2018 Pages: 448 Format: hardcover | Source: publisher Genres: adult, historical fiction Rating: An intimate portrait of the close friendship and powerful creative partnership between two of Hollywood’s earliest female superstars: Frances Marion and Mary Pickford. An enchanting new novel from the New York … Continue reading Review: The Girls in the Picture

Blog Tour: Sorcery of Thorns

Sorcery of Thorns by Margaret Rogerson Published by: Margaret K. McElderry Books Pub Date: June 4th 2019 Pages: 464 Format: arc | Source: publisher Genres: young adult, fantasy Rating (So Far): All sorcerers are evil. Elisabeth has known that as long as she has known anything. Raised as a foundling in one of Austermeer’s Great Libraries, Elisabeth has grown up among the tools of … Continue reading Blog Tour: Sorcery of Thorns

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

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

Review: Spinning Silver

Spinning Silver by Naomi Novik Published by: Del Ray Pub Date: July 10, 2018 Pages: 480 Format: ebook | Source: library Genres: adult, fantasy, retelling Rating:  Miryem is the daughter and granddaughter of moneylenders, but her father's inability to collect his debts has left his family on the edge of poverty--until Miryem takes matters into her own hands. Hardening her heart, the young … Continue reading Review: Spinning Silver