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ARC Review – Upgrade

Upgrade by Blake Crouch is a sci-fi thriller set to be published July 12, 2022. I previously read Recursion by Crouch and really enjoyed it so decided to give this one a go and it was just as mind-bending and exciting as I was hoping. Goodreads Description At first, Logan Ramsay isn’t sure if anything’s… Continue reading ARC Review – Upgrade

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NetGalley Update – June 2022

Here is my mid-month update on my NetGalley ARCs. Stats Approved ARCs: 43Feedback Sent: 38Feedback Ratio: 88% Books Read Since Last Update I've read two ARCs from NetGalley in the last month. My Mechanical Romance by Alexene Farol Follmuth (published May 31, reviewed May 29) I was excited to jump into this YA romance around… Continue reading NetGalley Update – June 2022

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ARC Review – Happily Ever Island

Happily Ever Island by Crystal Cestari is a new novel set to be published on June 7, 2022. The book follows the ultimate Disney fangirl and her best friend who go to a new Disney experience where you get to be your favorite Disney character. As a Disney World annual passholder and all around Disney… Continue reading ARC Review – Happily Ever Island

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ARC Review – Misrule (Malice Duology #2)

Misrule by Heather Walter is the second book in the Malice duology and is set to be published May 10, 2022. This duology is a sapphic Sleeping Beauty retelling told from Maleficent's (Alyce's) point of view. If you haven't read Malice, do it, it's awesome. If you have, get ready for the second book, it's… Continue reading ARC Review – Misrule (Malice Duology #2)

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ARC Review – Fevered Star

Fevered Star is the second book in Rebecca Roanhorse's adult fantasy series, Between Earth and Sky. The first book, Black Sun, was one of my top reads of 2021 and this one did not disappoint. This book is set to be published April 19th but I was lucky enough to receive an ARC from NetGalley.… Continue reading ARC Review – Fevered Star

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ARC Review – A Magic Steeped in Poison

A Magic Steeped in Poison by Judy I. Lin is the first book in a new YA fantasy duology set to be published March 29, 2022. The atmosphere in this book lived up to the beautiful cover and despite a somewhat rushed plot, I gave it 4 stars. Goodreads Description For Ning, the only thing… Continue reading ARC Review – A Magic Steeped in Poison

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ARC Review – The Rumor Game

The Rumor Gas by Dhonielle Clayton and Sona Charaipotra is a YA contemporary novel set to be published on March 1, 2022. This novel uses mixed-media to explore how rumors run rampant and impact the lives of three high school girls in a prep school outside of Washington, DC. I really enjoyed those discussions as… Continue reading ARC Review – The Rumor Game

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ARC Review – By Any Other Name

By Any Other Name by Lauren Kate is a new romance novel set to be published March 1st. This was a cute bookish rom-com despite a rough start. I gave it 3 stars. Goodreads Description What she doesn’t know about love could fill a book. With a successful career as a romance editor, and an… Continue reading ARC Review – By Any Other Name

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ARC Review – Bright Ruined Things

Bright Ruined Things by Samantha Cohoe is a YA historical fantasy set to be published February 15, 2022. I've had this one on NetGalley for months as the release date was pushed back from the original date in fall 2021 and I was excited to get into it. Goodreads Description The only life Mae has… Continue reading ARC Review – Bright Ruined Things