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

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

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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

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

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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

Monthly Reading Wrap Ups, Reading Updates

Reading Wrap Up – August 2021

August was my best reading month of the year so far! I read 15 books although 3 of them were graphic novels so that definitely helped. I barely followed by TBR for the Trope-ical Readathon but I did fulfill both team prompts, 9 of the 13 common prompts, and one team book. Reading Stats Books… Continue reading Reading Wrap Up – August 2021

Monthly NetGalley Updates, Reading Updates

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