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ARC Review – Chasing Fireflies

Chasing Fireflies is a debut YA novel by Chloe Fowler scheduled to hit shelves October 25th. This book follows the story of high school seniors Rainey and Liam. I really enjoyed it and gave this one 3.5 stars (rounded to 4 on Goodreads). Goodreads Description Rainey Collins has heard this a thousand times, but when… Continue reading ARC Review – Chasing Fireflies

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NetGalley Update – October 2021

It's time for my mid-month update on my NetGalley ARCs. I do this to keep myself accountable for reading all ARCs by the publication date. Stats Approved ARCs:29Feedback Sent: 17Feedback Ratio: 59% Still not the greatest ratio but up quite a bit from last month and I'm currently reading an ARC so definitely made some… Continue reading NetGalley Update – October 2021

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ARC Review – Sistersong

Sistersong by Lucy Holland is a standalone YA historical fantasy set in ancient Britain. According to NetGalley, it will be published on October 5th but then I wrote my Goodreads review and it says it came out in April 2021 so not really sure but if it's not out now, it will be soon. This… Continue reading ARC Review – Sistersong

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ARC Review – Love, Chai and Other Four-Letter Words

Love, Chai and Other Four-Letter Words by Annika Sharma is the start of a new contemporary romance series. Information seems conflicted on whether this was released on September 21st or will be on October 5th (I think it was the 21st and got bumped up but not 100% sure). It appears that each book of… Continue reading ARC Review – Love, Chai and Other Four-Letter Words

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ARC Review – Iron Widow

Iron Widow by Xiran Jay Zhao is a YA sci-fi/dystopian that will be published on September 21st. In this world, a China-inspired world uses Chrysalises (giant transforming robots) to fight the Hunduns, a non-human force that came to take over hundreds of years ago. A boy pilots each Chrysalis, the size of it depending on… Continue reading ARC Review – Iron Widow

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NetGalley Update – September 2021

It's time for my mid-month update on my NetGalley ARCs. I do this to keep myself accountable for reading all ARCs by the publication date. Stats Approved ARCs: 27Feedback Sent: 14Feedback Ratio: 52% Still not the greatest ratio but almost identical to last month and still building my numbers so I'm happy. Also planning to… Continue reading NetGalley Update – September 2021

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ARC Review – Where the Stars Sing

Where the Stars Sing by Aminah Fox is a new dystopian novel with a scheduled publication date of October 4, 2021. Based on Goodreads, this will be the beginning of a new series. The story follows Charles Sykes who begins the book at 7 years old at which time a global science experiment goes wrong… Continue reading ARC Review – Where the Stars Sing

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NetGalley Update – August 2021

It's time for my mid-month update on my NetGalley ARCs. I do this to keep myself accountable for reading all ARCs by the publication date. 4 months in and still haven't miss one! Stats Approved ARCs: 24Feedback Sent: 13Feedback Ratio: 54% Still not the greatest ratio but almost identical to last month and still building… Continue reading NetGalley Update – August 2021

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ARC Review – Meet Me at the Summit

Meet Me at the Summit by Mandi Lynn is a YA contemporary novel that will be published on August 31st. The story follows Marley, a 19-ish year old who's parent died in a car accident about 9 months before the start of this book. Marley has dropped out of college and is working retail, generally… Continue reading ARC Review – Meet Me at the Summit

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ARC Review – Under the Whispering Door

Under the Whispering Door is the latest adult fantasy by TJ Klune which will be released on September 21st. This is the story of Wallace, a workaholic lawyer who dies from a heart attack. He is taken to a way station to sort out his feelings before he moves on. I really enjoyed this. As… Continue reading ARC Review – Under the Whispering Door