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ARC Review – When You Get the Chance

When You Get the Chance is a YA contemporary novel by Emma Lord (author of Tweet Cute and You Have a Match) that will be published tomorrow, January 4, 2022. This is the story of Millie Price who goes in search of her mother who left her on her father's doorstep when she was an… Continue reading ARC Review – When You Get the Chance

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ARC Review – Old Music for New People

Old Music for New People by David Biddle is a YA contemporary coming-of-age story that will be published December 9th. This is Biddle's debut novel. Goodreads Description It's the summer of 2013 and 15-year-old Ivy Scattergood has traveled with her family to their vacation home in Maine. The Scattergoods are a blended, mixed-race family with… Continue reading ARC Review – Old Music for New People

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ARC Review – A Light in the Sky

A Light in the Sky by Shina Reynolds is the first book in a new YA dystopian/fantasy series that will be published November 9th. I really enjoyed this book and it is an awesome debut for Reynolds. Goodreads Description Seventeen-year-old Aluma Banks has always dreamed of soaring freely through the skies astride a powerful winged… Continue reading ARC Review – A Light in the Sky

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ARC Review – All of Us Villains

All of Us Villains by Amanda Foody and Christine Lynn Herman is the first book in a new YA fantasy series that will be published on November 9th. It's being marketed as The Hunger Games with magic which is pretty accurate. I enjoyed my time but don't plan to continue the series, I gave this… Continue reading ARC Review – All of Us Villains

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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