Brightly Burning by Alexa Donne (ARC): Jane Eyre–in Space!

4 stars Earth is inhabitable, taken over by an ice age, and the human race is waiting it out on ships in orbit around the Earth. Slowly (but steadily) deteriorating ships, that is. All Stella Ainsley wants is to go somewhere besides the floundering spaceship she's on. And when a luxurious private ship hires her … Continue reading Brightly Burning by Alexa Donne (ARC): Jane Eyre–in Space!

the witch doesn’t burn in this one by amanda lovelace (DRC): Women! Feminism! and…a Broken Laptop?

3 stars amanda lovelace's series of poems in a witch doesn't burn in this one aim to inspire and empower women to take control of their own stories. I guess I'm just not a modern poetry person. I'd like to preface this with the fact that most of this is just pure personal preference. I'll indicate … Continue reading the witch doesn’t burn in this one by amanda lovelace (DRC): Women! Feminism! and…a Broken Laptop?

Awesome LGBTQ+ Novels that Won’t Make You Cry

Thanks Cal @ Constant Raving Reviews for this Monday's recommendation prompt! Today, I'm going to list some of my favorite LGBTQ+ novels that won't make you sob hysterically (aka Adam Silvera isn't welcome here). These cover a range of genres, but they're all awesome reads! These are all ones that I've personally read and verified … Continue reading Awesome LGBTQ+ Novels that Won’t Make You Cry

The Beauty That Remains by Ashley Woodfolk (DRC): On Grief, Music, and Friendship

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

Tess of the Road by Rachel Hartman (DRC): Coming of Age, not Adventure

4 stars Tess has been a troublemaker at birth, ever since she shoved her way out of her mother's womb before her twin sister. She's now suffering consequences for some of her trouble-making ways, and instead of heading towards the nunnery her parents are looking into, Tess puts on her boots and journeys across the … Continue reading Tess of the Road by Rachel Hartman (DRC): Coming of Age, not Adventure

Shadowsong by S. Jae-Jones: Review, Black and White Fashion, and Giveaway!

Welcome to my stop on the blog tour for Shadowsong by S. Jae-Jones! There are so many fun things ahead of your in this post (fashionable outfits, reviews, giveaways!), so just stick around and revel in all the glory. If you haven't heard of this series, it's a spell-binding, luscious fantasy about Liesel and her journey … Continue reading Shadowsong by S. Jae-Jones: Review, Black and White Fashion, and Giveaway!