[YA] ARC REVIEW: Come Out, Come Out, Whatever You Are

Title: Come Out, Come Out, Whatever You AreAuthor: Kathryn Foxfield Pages: 362Format: eARCGenre: Young Adult | Mystery/Thriller Release Date: November 29 2022Publisher: Sourcebooks Fire On the reality show It's Behind You!, five contestants competing for prize money must survive the night in the dark and dangerous Umber Gorge caves, rumored to be haunted by the … Continue reading [YA] ARC REVIEW: Come Out, Come Out, Whatever You Are

5 Characters Who Represent Franco’s Spain in The Fountains of Silence

Title: The Fountains of SilenceAuthor: Ruta Sepetys Pages: 512Format: PrintGenre: Young Adult | Historical Fiction Release Date: October 1 2019Publisher: Philomel Books representation: n/acontent warnings: death, illness, religious discrimination Highlights of this novel include the chance to learn about the aftermath of the Spanish Civil War, particularly from the perspective of an outsider (which I … Continue reading 5 Characters Who Represent Franco’s Spain in The Fountains of Silence

CINDERELLA IS DEAD but this book was alive with feminism & courage

Title: Cinderella is Dead Author: Kalynn Bayron Pages: 400 Format: ebook ARC Genre: Young Adult | Fantasy, Retelling, LGBTQIA+ Release Date: July 7 2020 Publisher: Bloomsbury YA It’s 200 years after Cinderella found her prince, but the fairy tale is over. Teen girls are now required to appear at the Annual Ball, where the men … Continue reading CINDERELLA IS DEAD but this book was alive with feminism & courage

Let’s go to Camp by L.C. Rosen: a delightful romp in the woods

Title: Camp Author: L.C. Rosen Pages: 384 Format: Paperback ARC Genre: Young Adult | Realistic Fiction Release Date: May 26 2020 Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers Sixteen-year-old Randy Kapplehoff loves spending the summer at Camp Outland, a camp for queer teens. It's where he met his best friends. It's where he takes to … Continue reading Let’s go to Camp by L.C. Rosen: a delightful romp in the woods

BLOG TOUR: Out Now (Queer We Go Again!) by Saundra Mitchell should be on all your bookshelves

Title: Out Now: Queer We Go Again! Author: Saundra Mitchell (editor) Pages: 416 Format: eARC Genre: Young Adult Fiction| Romance/Diversity & Multicultural Release Date: May 26 2020 | $18.99 USD Publisher: Inkyard Press A follow-up to the critically acclaimed All Out anthology, Out Now features seventeen new short stories from amazing queer YA authors. Vampires crash prom…aliens run from … Continue reading BLOG TOUR: Out Now (Queer We Go Again!) by Saundra Mitchell should be on all your bookshelves

🕷 Diving into a world of spiders, the dead, and magic with FOREST OF SOULS…and coming out okay? 🕷

Title: Forest of Souls Author: Lori M. Lee Pages: 400 Format: ebook ARC Genre: Young Adult | Fantasy Release Date: June 23 2020 Publisher: Page Street Kids Danger lurks within the roots of Forest of Souls, an epic, unrelenting tale of destiny and sisterhood, perfect for fans of Naomi Novik and Susan Dennard. Sirscha Ashwyn comes … Continue reading 🕷 Diving into a world of spiders, the dead, and magic with FOREST OF SOULS…and coming out okay? 🕷