I've been working on this post mentally for a very long time. Thinking of If You Liked . . . recommendations can be hard enough sometimes, but thinking of quadruplets can be hair-pulling. Which is why this is definitely not going to be a monthly feature. However, I've had these recommendations stewing around in my … Continue reading Four Book Quadruplets, aka Grouped Book Recommendations on Steroids
4.5 stars Layla Amin and her parents marked themselves as Muslim on the U.S. census, despite watching hatred against Muslims grow in the community and word around them. Now, Layla and her family have been forced to leave their homes and live in an internment camp for Muslim-American citizens, under the rule of a harsh … Continue reading Internment by Samira Ahmed: A Powerful Look at a Potential Future if Islamophobia Persists
It's been a few months since we've had a character interview as our Writer Wednesday feature, but I'm so excited to bring this super spicy one from the characters of Victoria Lee's The Fever King! Seriously y'all, this book is now one of my all-time favorites and I CAN'T GET ENOUGH OF IT. You can … Continue reading Writer Wednesday: Character Interview with Characters from Victoria Lee’s The Fever King
4 stars Daniela Vargas is the Medio School for Girl's top student, but her bright future depends upon no one discovering her darkest secret—that her pedigree is a lie. Her parents sacrificed everything to obtain forged identification papers so Dani could rise above her station, and Dani must keep this hidden now that her marriage … Continue reading We Set the Dark on Fire by Tehlor Kay Mejia: An Enemies to Lover F/F Romance in a World Full of Turmoil
3 stars Sam and his friends, after having their high school for the gifted shut down, have been working on a tiny, undetectable, utterly reliable lie detector. They're in it for the money--all of them except Theo, that is. Theo wants to create a better world, a BS-free one where honesty will thrive. But Theo … Continue reading The Future Will Be BS-Free by Will McIntosh (DRC): Lie Detectors, Genius Kids, and a Corrupt Government
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!
Welcome to my stop on the blog tour for Adrianne Finlay's debut novel, Your One and Only! This is such a fun and capturing science fiction (with hints of romance!) read that I totally loved reading and would definitely recommend you go and preorder! But, if you're not fully convinced on my word alone, keep … Continue reading Your One and Only by Adrianne Finlay: Spot the Difference, Review, & Giveaway!
4.5 stars Nemesis is a thrilling novel about a girl and boy in the midst of a government conspiracy in the tiny, isolated town of Fire Lake in Idaho. Min has been murdered on her even numbered birthdays ever since she was eight. A man in shiny leather shoes and reflective glasses always comes to … Continue reading Nemesis by Brendan Reichs