Mini Review Monday: The Witchy Edition

The Witch of Willow Hall by Hester Fox Published by: Graydon House Pub Date: October 2, 2018 Pages: 364 Format: e-arc | Source: NetGalley Genres: adult, historical fiction, paranormal Rating: Two centuries after the Salem witch trials, there’s still one witch left in Massachusetts. But she doesn’t even know it. Take this as a warning: if you are not able or willing to control … Continue reading Mini Review Monday: The Witchy Edition

Mini Review Monday: The Clockmaker’s Daughter and American Panda

The Clockmaker's Daughter by Kate Morton Published by: Atria Books Pub Date: October 9, 2018 Pages: 496 Format: arc | Source: borrowed Genres: adult, historical fiction, dual timeline Rating:  A rich, spellbinding new novel from the author of The Lake House—the story of a love affair and a mysterious murder that cast their shadow across generations, set in England from the 1860's until … Continue reading Mini Review Monday: The Clockmaker’s Daughter and American Panda

Blog Tour: Unclaimed Baggage

Unclaimed Baggage by Jen Doll Published by: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) Pub Date: September 18, 2018 Pages: 384 Format: arc | Source: publisher Genres: young adult, contemporary Goodreads | Amazon | Barnes and Noble | Indiebound Doris—a lone liberal in a conservative small town—has mostly kept to herself since the terrible waterslide incident a few years ago. Nell had to leave behind her best friends, perfect life, and too-good-to-be-true … Continue reading Blog Tour: Unclaimed Baggage

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: Pride

Pride by Ibi Zoboi Published by: Balzer + Bray Pub Date: September 18, 2018 Pages: 304 Format: arc | Source: borrowed Genres: young adult, contemporary, retelling Rating: Pride and Prejudice gets remixed in this smart, funny, gorgeous retelling of the classic, starring all characters of color, from Ibi Zoboi, National Book Award finalist and author of American Street. Zuri Benitez has pride. Brooklyn … Continue reading Review: Pride

Review: Starry Eyes

Starry Eyes by Jenn Bennett Published by: Simon Pulse Pub Date: April 3, 2018 Pages: 432 Format: hardcover| Source: purchased Genres: young adult, contemporary romance Rating: Ever since last year’s homecoming dance, best friends-turned-best enemies Zorie and Lennon have made an art of avoiding each other. It doesn’t hurt that their families are the modern day, Californian version of … Continue reading Review: Starry Eyes

Mini Review Monday: Unearthed and Down By Contact

Unearthed by Amie Kaufman and Meagan Spooner Series: Unearthed #1 Published by: Disney-Hyperion Pub Date: January 9, 2018 Pages: 336 Format: hardcover | Source: library Genres: young adult, science fiction Rating: When Earth intercepts a message from a long-extinct alien race, it seems like the solution the planet has been waiting for. The Undying's advanced technology has the potential to undo environmental damage and … Continue reading Mini Review Monday: Unearthed and Down By Contact