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

Anything but Books! (tag)

Thanks to the lovely Michaela over at JourneyIntoBooks for tagging Mandy and I! Make sure to head over to her blog to not only see how she answered, but browse her blog content. You won't regret it! 💕 There were no rules on Michaela's post and I don't know who the original creator is. I'll … Continue reading Anything but Books! (tag)

[MG] Mini-Review: “Flush” by Carl Hiaasen is *environmental greatness*

Title: Flush Author: Carl Hiaasen Pages: 263 Format: Paperback Genre: Middle Grade | Realistic Fiction Release Date: September 13 2015 Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers representation: n/a content warnings: n/a 📌 on plot & characters "I am proud of my father," I said to Miles Umlatt, "for standing up for what he … Continue reading [MG] Mini-Review: “Flush” by Carl Hiaasen is *environmental greatness*

Books I Lent & Never Got Back (here come the tears)

we all know lending books is a risk. in fact, the smart ones among us won't even partake in the activity. because we all know what happens when the wrong person ends up with some of your book children. this post is to pay homage to the books I have lost to ex *clears throat* … Continue reading Books I Lent & Never Got Back (here come the tears)