Tag Archives: Young Adult Review

Review: Heat Wave by T.J. Klune

Heat Wave is the third and final novel in T.J. Klune’s The Extraordinaries series. If you wandered across this story after finding (and falling in love with) The House in the Cerulean Sea, then you better prepare yourself because this is a totally different beast. T.J. Klune is the master at changing voices. Continue reading

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Review: A Wizard’s Guide to Defensive Baking by T. Kingfisher

A couple of months ago, I read my first novel by T. Kingfisher (Nettle & Bone, for those that are curious). I was instantly hooked. From that moment, I promised myself to try and snag the rest of her books, and thankfully my local library is willing to work with me on that count! First up on the list, we have A Wizard’s Guide to Defensive Baking, which is a delightful name. I can tell you that I enjoyed the book just as much as the title. Continue reading

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Review: Hotel Magnifique by Emily J. Taylor

Author: Emily J. TaylorPublisher: RazorbillReleased: April 5, 2022Received: Own (OwlCrate)Warnings: Imprisonment, memory loss, loss of limb, torture, strangulation, death in the family I’m a little bit behind on my OwlCrate reading, but I’m finally sitting down to read Hotel Magnifique! I … Continue reading

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Review: Bravely by Maggie Stiefvater

Do my eyes deceive me? Is one of my favorite Disney movies of all time getting a novel sequel? And it’s written by an author I adore? My dreams have come true. Bravely is the novel sequel to Brave, written by the one and only Maggie Stiefvater. 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: Luminous by Mara Rutherford

s anyone else super excited for another Mara Rutherford novel? I first fell in love with her writing in Crown of Coral and Pearl, and here we are with a new world! Luminous is a new young adult novel, one that portrays a different world full of magic. Continue reading

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Review: Little Creeping Things by Chelsea Ichaso

Chelsea Ichaso’s debut novel, Little Creeping Things, is one that instantly caught my attention – and I knew that I had to make time to read it! One part horror, one part psychological thriller, and one part murder mystery; this book has a little bit of everything that I’m looking for. Continue reading

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Review: Only a Monster By Vanessa Len

Only a Monster is Vanessa Len’s debut novel and the start of a series of the same name. I can already honestly say that I’ll be counting down the days to the release of the next book. (I really hope that OwlCrate does special editions for the rest of the series!). Continue reading

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Review: A Forgery of Roses by Jessica S. Olsen

A Forgery of Roses came with my most OwlCrate box, and I was so excited to see it appear at the bottom of the box! I was hoping this would be their choice and thus held off on buying it. I love this edition, though I’ll admit that the original cover is also quite lovely. Still, red sprayed edges – yes, please! 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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