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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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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 – 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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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

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Book Review – All the Ever Afters

All the Ever Afters by Danielle Teller is a YA novel that tells the story of Cinderella's stepmother, Agnes. The story starts with Agnes as a young girl starting as a servant doing the laundry in a small manor house. The book follows her life through Cinderella meeting Prince Charming with a few interspersed journal… Continue reading Book Review – All the Ever Afters

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Book Review – The Other Side of Perfect

The Other Side of Perfect by Mariko Turk is a YA contemporary by a debut author published in May 2021. This book follows Alina, a high school junior who recently saw her dreams of becoming a professional ballerina disappear when she broke her leg. She is now back in high school full time and needs… Continue reading Book Review – The Other Side of Perfect

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Book Review – Ace of Spades

Ace of Spades by Faridah Àbíké-Íyímídé is a new YA thriller that is getting a lot of rave reviews. The plot follows Chiamaka and Devon, two seniors at Nevius Private Academy. Chiamaka has her sights set on Yale and Devon is hoping for a scholarship to Julliard. Their senior yet starts great with becoming prefects… Continue reading Book Review – Ace of Spades

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Book Review – Hot Dog Girl

Hot Dog Girl is a YA contemporary by Jennifer Dugan. The story follows Elouise through the summer before her senior year of high school. It's going to be the best summer ever except that Elouise is once again cast as the hot dog at her beloved small town amusement park, which happens to be closing.… Continue reading Book Review – Hot Dog Girl