ARC Reviews, Book Reviews

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

Monthly NetGalley Updates, Reading Updates

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

Book Reviews

Book Review – While We Were Dating

While We Were Dating by Jasmine Guillory is the sixth book in The Wedding Date series. Each book in this series can be read as a standalone but there are overlapping characters. These are contemporary romance books and each one follows a different couple. In this book, we follow Anna who is a well-known actress… Continue reading Book Review – While We Were Dating

Monthly Reading Wrap Ups, Reading Updates

Reading Wrap Up – September 2021

Coming off my best reading month in August, September was a mess and my worst reading month of the year by far. It was a really bizarre month with almost all ARCs and a strange assortment of ratings. My slump seems to be over and I'm back from vacation so hopefully October is better but… Continue reading Reading Wrap Up – September 2021

ARC Reviews, Book Reviews

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

Monthly NetGalley Updates, Reading Updates

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

ARC Reviews, Book Reviews

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

Book Reviews

Book Review – Six Crimson Cranes

Six Crimson Cranes by Elizabeth Lim is the first book in a new YA fantasy series. This is an Asian-inspired retelling of the Six Swans fairytale (which full disclosure is not a story I know). Shiori is the only princess of Kiata and learning she has magic which is forbidden. Her stepmother curses her to… Continue reading Book Review – Six Crimson Cranes