Category Archives: Young Adult

Review: Ballad & Dagger by Daniel José Older

Wow! Ballad & Dagger was such a fantastic introduction to this world. I can see why Rick Riordan backed it – it is right up his alley. This YA fantasy novel has a little bit of something for everyone and is such a fun read. Continue reading

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Review: Dreams Bigger Than Heartbreak by Charlie Jane Anders

Series: Unstoppable #2Author: Charlie Jane AndersPublisher: Tor TeenReleased: April 5, 2022Received: NetGalley The sequel to Charlie Jane Anders‘ Victories Greater Than Death is finally here! Dreams Bigger Than Heartbreak is the second novel in the Unstoppable series, and I am still utterly enthralled by this … Continue reading

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Review: All of Our Demise by Amanda Foody and Christine Lynn Herman

Ohh! It’s here! Time to finally see how the All of Us Villains series comes to an end. I know it’s only been a year – but it feels like I’ve been waiting for ages to see how this all wraps up. Written by the duo Amanda Foody and Christine Lynn Herman, All of Our Demise portrays a dark tournament of magic, sacrifice, and the highest costs. Continue reading

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Review: Secrets So Deep by Ginny Myers Sain

Eeee! It’s finally here! I fell in love with Ginny Myers Sain’s writing last year (was it only last year?) when Dark and Shallow Lies was released. Naturally, I’ve been counting down the days until the release of Secrets So Deep (unluckily for me, my book got delivered to the wrong address, so I had to wait a bit longer than I had hoped). Continue reading

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Review: The Sunbearer Trials by Aiden Thomas

The Sunbearer Trials has been on my TBR list for a hot minute now, and I am thrilled that I finally made some time to read it this weekend! It was SO worth it! Written by Aiden Thomas, this is the first novel in the Sunbearer Duology. Continue reading

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Review: Salt and Sugar by Rebecca Carvalho

There is something so charming about romance and food, don’t you think? Perhaps I was so drawn to Rebecca Carvalho’s Salt and Sugar. This YA novel has a bit of a twist in that it is both romance and a retelling of Romeo and Juliet – bakery style. Continue reading

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Review: The Depths by Nicole Lesperance

Ohhh. Magical plants and waters? Yes, please! The Depths, written by Nicole Lesperance, is a YA paranormal read with slight horror vibes. In other words, it sounds like it is exactly up my alley. Let’s dive in! (Pun intended – sorry). Continue reading

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Review: City of Ghosts by Victoria Schwab

I know I am very late to the game, but I finally sat down to read City of Ghosts by Victoria Schwab. I’m trying to read through her whole backlog, and thus far, I have loved everything I’ve tried. City of Ghosts is the first novel in the Cassidy Blake series, a young adult/middle-grade series following a girl who can see ghosts. Continue reading

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Review: Steelstriker by Marie Lu

Steelstriker is the second and final novel in Marie Lu’s Skyhunter series. It feels odd to be saying goodbye to these characters so quickly, but I’d rather see the story get a proper ending. Continue reading

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Review: Defy the Night by Brigid Kemmerer

Fans of Brigid Kemmerer must have been SO excited to hear the announcement of her newest series, Defy the Night. Personally, I’ve never read anything by her (her backlog is on the list! I swear!), but I just couldn’t resist this beautiful cover and title. And I am so glad that I decided to dive right in. Continue reading

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