ARC REVIEW | Spin the Dawn by Elizabeth Lim

Title: SPIN THE DAWN (THE BLOOD OF STARS #1) Author: ELIZABETH LIM Released: 9TH JULY 2019 by KNOPF BOOKS FOR YOUNG READERS Genre: TEENS + YA/FANTASY REP: Asian Culture | TWs: violence, death (of loved ones), blood, imprisonment, war themes Project Runway meets Mulan in this sweeping YA fantasy about a young girl who poses as a boyContinue reading “ARC REVIEW | Spin the Dawn by Elizabeth Lim”

REVIEW | The Kingdom by Jess Rothenberg

Title: THE KINGDOM Author: JESS ROTHENBERG Released: 11TH JULY 2019 by MACMILLAN CHILDREN’S BOOKS Genre: YOUNG ADULT FANTASY SCI-FI TWs: Death, allusion to rape/sexual assault, abuse, self harm. Welcome to the Kingdom… where ‘Happily Ever After’ isn’t just a promise, but a rule.  Glimmering like a jewel behind its gateway, The Kingdom(TM) is an immersiveContinue reading “REVIEW | The Kingdom by Jess Rothenberg”

REVIEW | The Wickerlight (The Wren Hunt #2) by Mary Watson

Title: THE WICKERLIGHT Author: MARY WATSON Released: 30TH MAY 2019 by BLOOMSBURY YA Genre: YOUNG ADULT FANTASY TWs: Death, talk of divorce, talk of adultery, parental separation, abuse, torture – physical and mental. Zara’s family moved to Kilshamble for a new beginning. But everything changed the night her sister was found dead on the villageContinue reading “REVIEW | The Wickerlight (The Wren Hunt #2) by Mary Watson”

HAPPY BOOK BIRTHDAY | ARC REVIEW | The Beckoning Shadow by Katharyn Blair

HAPPY RELEASE DAY, KATHARYN BLAIR!! Title: THE BECKONING SHADOW (THE BECKONING SHADOW #1) Author: KATHARYN BLAIR Released: 2ND JULY 2019 by KATHERINE TEGEN BOOKS Genre: YOUNG ADULT FANTASY | CONTEMPORARY TWs: Anxiety, violence, death/murder, house fire Vesper Montgomery can summon your worst fear and turn it into a reality—but she’s learned the hard way thatContinue reading “HAPPY BOOK BIRTHDAY | ARC REVIEW | The Beckoning Shadow by Katharyn Blair”

ARC REVIEW | All We Could Have Been by T.E. Carter

Title: ALL WE COULD HAVE BEEN Author: T.E. CARTER Released: 23RD APRIL 2019 by FEIWEL & FRIENDS Genre: YOUNG ADULT CONTEMPORARY Rep: LGBTQ+ | TWs: PTSD, anxiety, depression, violence, gore, death/murder. WOW! Just wow… This story has so much soul from start to finish. I found it difficult to put down even to do lifeContinue reading “ARC REVIEW | All We Could Have Been by T.E. Carter”

ARC REVIEW | On the Rocks by Kandi Steiner

Title: ON THE ROCKS Author: KANDI STEINER Released: 13TH JUNE 2019 by KANDI STEINER Genre: CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE These characters had my attention from the off! I really loved Noah and Ruby Grace (well, maybe not Ruby Grace at first, but I came around). The (not so) minor characters are are also strong enough to haveContinue reading “ARC REVIEW | On the Rocks by Kandi Steiner”

ARC REVIEW | The Irish Lottery by Sienna Blake

Title: THE IRISH LOTTERY Author: SIENNA BLAKE Released: 18TH JUNE 2019 by SB PUBLISHING Genre: CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE This was my first Sienna Blake novel and I was not disappointed! I was surprised to find she also lives here in Dublin, though! So cool ❤ I wish my Irish story was as exciting as this! Alas,Continue reading “ARC REVIEW | The Irish Lottery by Sienna Blake”

REVIEW | The Forgotten Girl: A Thriller by Rio Youers

Title: THE FORGOTTEN GIRL Author: RIO YOUERS Released: 28TH MAY 2019 by TITAN BOOKS TWs Graphic violence and body horror. Gore; On the page character death, parental death; Behavior and descriptive language akin to self harm, and references to such; Reference to suicide and suicidal ideation. Genre: ADULT THRILLER | SCI-FI | HORROR This wasContinue reading “REVIEW | The Forgotten Girl: A Thriller by Rio Youers”

ARC REVIEW | Wilder Girls by Rory Power

Title: WILDER GIRLS Author: RORY POWER Released: 9TH JULY 2019 by DELACORTE PRESS REP: LGBTQ+ | TWs taken from https://itsrorypower.com/wilder-girls/: Graphic violence and body horror. Gore; On the page character death, parental death, and animal death, though the animals are not pets; Behavior and descriptive language akin to self harm, and references to such; FoodContinue reading “ARC REVIEW | Wilder Girls by Rory Power”

ARC REVIEW | Waiting for Tom Hanks by Kerry Winfrey

Title: WAITING FOR TOM HANKS Author: KERRY WINFREY Released: 11TH JUNE 2019 by BERKLEY PUBLISHING GROUP Genre: ROMANCE I don’t know if you’ve all noticed, but I’ve been in a bit of a reading slump these last few weeks. Between being so busy with my business and just life, reading some really wonderful books inContinue reading “ARC REVIEW | Waiting for Tom Hanks by Kerry Winfrey”