Title: The Bone Houses Author: Emily Lloyd-Jones Pages: 352 Release Date: September 24th 2019 Publisher: Little Brown Books for Young Readers Format: Hardcover Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Historical Fiction Goodreads Rating: 4.11 (of 2784 ratings) representation: MC with chronic pain (shoulder) content warnings: death, death of parents, grief, intense sequences (violence, fighting, near death situations) This … Continue reading MINI-REVIEWS: 10 Blind Dates & The Bone Houses aka the cute and the creepy
Title: How to Be Remy Cameron Author: Julian Winters Pages: 340 Release Date: September 10 2019 Publisher: Duet Format: ebook Genre: Contemporary, LGBTQIA+ Goodreads Rating: 4.01 (of 239 ratings) representation: black MC, adopted MC, gay MC...[I'm sorry I know there was more but I totally am blanking because I would pop in and out of … Continue reading MINI-REVIEWS (Yallfest 2019 Edition): Truly, Madly, Royally; How to Be Remy Cameron, & They Both Die at the End
Title: Scream All Night Author: Derek Milman Pages: 400 Release Date: July 24 2018 Publisher: Balzer + Bray Format: Audiobook Genre: Horror, Contemporary Goodreads Rating: 3.80 (of 975 ratings) This book was weird - and I think it was meant to be? Honestly, it reminded me a bit of the humor that I used to … Continue reading YALLFEST 2019 REVIEWS: Scream All Night & A Match Made in Mehendi aka 2 books bringing questionable content but also some enjoyment?
Title: House of Salt and Sorrows Author: Erin A. Craig Pages: 416 Release Date: August 6th 2019 Publisher: Delacorte Format: Hardcover Genre: Fantasy, Retelling Goodreads Rating: 4.04 (of 4738 ratings) Probably contender for one of the best atmospheric reads of this year for me - it was lush, full of ultimate moods, and more. I was captivated … Continue reading REVIEWS: House of Salt and Sorrows & The Doll: The Lost Short Stories
Title: Here There Are Monsters Author: Amelinda Bérubé Pages: 352 Release Date: August 6th 2019 Publisher: Sourcebooks Fire Format: ebook Genre: Horror, Mystery Goodreads Rating: 3.38 (of 381 ratings) Despite the spooky cover, this was just...I don't even know how to describe it. I really struggled with it - it was just odd (and not in … Continue reading MINI-REVIEWS: Here There Are Monsters & The Best Lies
Summary of Series After angering his father Zeus, the god Apollo is cast down from Olympus. Weak and disoriented, he lands in New York City as a regular teenage boy. Now, without his godly powers, the four-thousand-year-old deity must learn to survive in the modern world until he can somehow find a way to regain … Continue reading The Trials of Apollo by Rick Riordan ☀️ Series Review (1-3)