Today I'm really excited to be chatting with Katya de Becerra about her 2020 release Oasis! If you don't remember, Katya released What the Woods Keep back in 2018--a genre-bending dark fantasy/sci-fi/contemporary mystery thriller with paranormal elements, and I absolutely adored the genre twisting! (You can read my review here!) And next year, she has … Continue reading Writer Wednesday: Author Interview with Katya de Becerra on Oasis (+INTL Giveaway!)
I lied yesterday. Writer Wednesday is the second constant in my life, and I've been working on this specific post for months and I'm just SO READY FOR IT TO BE HERE. Have I been vague-tweeting about this for a while? Yes. Do you finally get to read it? YES. Today's Writer Wednesday post features … Continue reading Writer Wednesday: Character Interview with Characters from Rory Power’s Wilder Girls (+INTL Giveaway!)
I'm really excited to share this mega post with y'all today, with not only an interview with Danika about Switchback, her upcoming survival story YA novel, but also an INTL giveaway and my own review! Switchback is such a cool novel and I really really enjoyed it. It's something I think a lot of younger … Continue reading Switchback by Danika Stone: Author Interview, INTL Giveaway, & My Thoughts!
Some dystopian worlds are backdrops for a nice dainty love triangle. Others . . . are vicious little apocalyptic hellscapes where you need to eat human flesh to survive, or die in a giant plume of infectious mist. And This Mortal Coil . . . is of the second type. It's shocking, horrifying, a little bit … Continue reading A This Mortal Coil Survival Guide: How to Stay Alive in a World Where People Burst Into Plumes of Infectious Mist by Emily Suvada (+Giveaway!)
3 stars Jess hasn't seen her off-the-grid dad in over a decade. But after a car crash kills her mother and leaves Jess injured, she's forced to live with him in the remote Canadian wilderness. But when her dad's past pays a visit, Jess is left stranded with a burned cabin and a murdered father.She … Continue reading I Am Still Alive by Kate Alice Marshall: Another Survival Story
4.5 stars It didn't take long for Emmett Atwater to learn that Babel’s competition was full of broken promises, none darker or more damaging than the last one. Now Emmett and the rest of the Genesis survivors must rally and forge their own path through a new world, trying to extract enough nyxia to satisfy … Continue reading Nyxia Unleashed by Scott Reintgen (DRC): When The Going Gets Tough, the Tough Gets Going
As a reader, do you ever worry that you'll be stuck in a wilderness or apocalyptic situation like the ones your read in books, and will be fully unprepared? Because I certainly do. There are all these kick-ass characters in YA fiction and when I compare myself to them, at times I feel a little very … Continue reading A Reader’s Guide to Surviving the Wilderness: Starry Eyes by Jenn Bennett Blog Tour + Giveaway!
5 stars Prendergast's Zero Repeat Forever is an enticing science fiction novel centering about an invasion of Earth by these alien creatures dubbed the Nahx. Raven and a group of other minor delinquents were preparing to be camp counselors for a summer camp when the invasion happened. Now, they're stuck in the middle of nowhere … Continue reading Zero Repeat Forever by G.S. Prendergast