5 stars When the prince-who-will-be-king comes of age, he must venture out into the gray lands, slay a fierce dragon, and rescue a damsel to be his bride. This is the way things have always been. When Ama wakes in the arms of Prince Emory, however, she has no memory of what came before she … Continue reading Damsel by Elana K. Arnold (DRC): A Hard-Hitting Feminist Fantasy That Actually Embodies the Word “Feminist”
This is the first time I'll participate in #ARCAugust, hosted by Read.Sleep.Repeat but I want to make it a really big thing for me, because I have bunches of ARCs from Book Con that I really want to get to reading, and I feel like I'm going to fall behind on ARCs during the fall. … Continue reading Gearing Up for #ARCAugust 2018: My TBR
4 stars Tiffany Sly just lost her mom to cancer, and now she finds out she has to leave her hometown of Chicago to live with the biological dad she’s never known, which is the icing on sixteen-year-old Tiffany's cake. Not. Anthony Stone is a rich man with four other daughters—and a bunch of rules … Continue reading Tiffany Sly Lives Here Now by Dana L. Davis (DRC): An Addictive Read with a Refreshingly Honest Narrator
3 stars Mattie has a hidden obsession with escapology, and she's scared of letting anyone know. When Mattie finally seeks out Miyu, the reclusive daughter to a world-renowned escape artist, she begins to secretly transform herself into an escapologist and performance artist. When popular athelte Will discovers Mattie's secret at an underground venue, Mattie's scared … Continue reading The Art of Escaping by Erin Callahan (DRC): Teenage Houdini? Heck yeah!
4 stars Patrick “Pack” Walsh is happy with how things are. The consistency and predictability of his life is something that is dependable in Pack's life. But when a letter from Pack's supposedly dead mother arrives, everything changes. Pack begins to question everything he knows--from his family to his friends--and he takes on the road … Continue reading Questions I Want to Ask You by Michelle Falkoff (DRC): When the World Turns Upside Down
4 stars Eve's not doing so hot. The robot gladiator she put everything into building is a wreck and her Grandpa desperately needs medicine, fast. And to top it off, she's discovered the power to put electronics on the fritz which has led the radical puritanical Brotherhood onto her back. That's not to add the … Continue reading LIFEL1K3 by Jay Kristoff (DRC): Hardcore Sci-Fi, not Just For Boys
2.5 stars In the near future, dogs are on the brink of extinction as an experiment gone awry caused all canines to become hyperintelligent--leading to hysteria and mass euthanasia. The only surviving dogs are kept on the coast of Florida on Dog Island where they are kept in their wild state. Meanwhile, their robot replacements … Continue reading Your Robot Dog Will Die by Arin Greenwood (DRC): But You Can Still Save the Real One!
Hello! Welcome to my stop on the Finding Felicity blog tour! I'll be talking a little bit about the book, plus detailing some of my favorite quotable moments from the book (there are so many!!!) and letting you in on the awesome giveaway that's being hosted! I had an amazing time reading this book and … Continue reading Finding Felicity by Stacey Kade: Quotable Moments + Review + Giveaway!
Welcome to another month's wrap-up! This one's going to be a little different & a little more "me-focused" because I took a Twitter hiatus for some time of this month (Feb. 9th-21st) and probably missed a lot of awesome news. (Like all those gorgeous cover reveals happening!) But just know that lots of things were … Continue reading February 2018 Wrap-Up
4 stars Autumn, Shay, and Logan have all lost someone close to them recently, and it's turned their lives upside down. Autumn's best friend, Tavia, was lost to a car crash. Shay's now left twinless without Sasha. Logan is left even more heartbroken before when his ex-boyfriend Bram overdosed. They were brought together by music, … Continue reading The Beauty That Remains by Ashley Woodfolk (DRC): On Grief, Music, and Friendship