Tag Archives: 2019 Release Date

Flawlessly Composed; Fiercely Hopeful and Absolutely Relatable <3 | ARC Review: Jemima Small Versus the Universe by Tamsin Winter

Jemima Small just wants to be like other girls. She hates being called “Jemima Big”, being forced to join the school health group – aka Fat Club – and that she can’t apply for her favourite TV show without worrying everyone will laugh. But she also knows that the biggest stars in the universe are the brightest. So maybe it’s her time to shine.

A brilliantly funny and touching new novel exploring big issues of bullying, body confidence and, most importantly, learning how to be happy with who you are.

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A Mystery To Pull At Your Consciousness; and Worthy of a Binge Read <3 | ARC Review: The Butterfly Girl (Naomi Cottle #2) by Rene Denfeld

 

After captivating readers in The Child Finder, Naomi—the investigator with an uncanny ability for finding missing children—returns, trading snow-covered woods for dark, gritty streets on the search for her missing sister in a city where young, homeless girls have been going missing and turning up dead.

From the highly praised author of The Child Finder and The Enchanted comes The Butterfly Girl, a riveting novel that ripples with truth, exploring the depths of love and sacrifice in the face of a past that cannot be left dead and buried. A year ago, Naomi, the investigator with an uncanny ability for finding missing children, made a promise that she would not take another case until she finds the younger sister who has been missing for years. Naomi has no picture, not even a name. All she has is a vague memory of a strawberry field at night, black dirt under her bare feet as she ran for her life.

The search takes her to Portland, Oregon, where scores of homeless children wander the streets like ghosts, searching for money, food, and companionship. The sharp-eyed investigator soon discovers that young girls have been going missing for months, many later found in the dirty waters of the river. Though she does not want to get involved, Naomi is unable to resist the pull of children in need—and the fear she sees in the eyes of a twelve-year old girl named Celia. Running from an abusive stepfather and an addict mother, Celia has nothing but hope in the butterflies—her guides and guardians on the dangerous streets. She sees them all around her, tiny iridescent wisps of hope that soften the edges of this hard world and illuminate a cherished memory from her childhood—the Butterfly Museum, a place where everything is safe and nothing can hurt her.

As danger creeps closer, Naomi and Celia find echoes of themselves in one another, forcing them each to consider the question: Can you still be lost even when you’ve been found? But will they find the answer too late?

Continue reading A Mystery To Pull At Your Consciousness; and Worthy of a Binge Read ❤ | ARC Review: The Butterfly Girl (Naomi Cottle #2) by Rene Denfeld

A Brilliant & Fantastical Debut with Amazing World Building and Awesome Characterization <3 | ARC Review: Serpent & Dove (Serpent & Dove #1) by Shelby Mahurin

Bound as one to love, honor, or burn.

Two years ago, Louise le Blanc fled her coven and took shelter in the city of Cesarine, forsaking all magic and living off whatever she could steal. There, witches like Lou are hunted. They are feared. And they are burned.

Sworn to the Church as a Chasseur, Reid Diggory has lived his life by one principle: thou shalt not suffer a witch to live. His path was never meant to cross with Lou’s, but a wicked stunt forces them into an impossible union—holy matrimony.

The war between witches and Church is an ancient one, and Lou’s most dangerous enemies bring a fate worse than fire. Unable to ignore her growing feelings, yet powerless to change what she is, a choice must be made.

And love makes fools of us all.

Continue reading A Brilliant & Fantastical Debut with Amazing World Building and Awesome Characterization ❤ | ARC Review: Serpent & Dove (Serpent & Dove #1) by Shelby Mahurin

An Emotional & Gut Wrenching Standalone Second Chance Romance <3 | Blog Tour – Review: Release by Aly Martinez

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Release, an all-new “mesmerizing” and “captivating” standalone romance from
USA Today bestselling author Aly Martinez, is available now – check out my review an intriguing excerpt on the blog today ❤

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A Very Well Written Historical Romance That Surprises It’S Readers in the Best Possible Way! | Release Day Review: My Darling Duke (Sinful Wallflowers #1) by Stacy Reid

MY DARLING DUKE, an all-new start to a whole new historical romance series from Stacy Reid is available now! Check out my review on the blog today!

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A Hilariously Awkward Yet Emotional Novella About The Pressures of the “Firsts” In A Relationship <3 |ARC Review: The Gentleman’s Guide to Getting Lucky (Montague Siblings #1.5) by Mackenzi Lee

In this funny and frothy novella that picks up where the New York Times bestselling The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue leaves off, freshly minted couple Monty and Percy fumble through their first time together.

Monty’s epic grand tour may be over, but now that he and Percy are finally a couple, he realizes there is something more nerve-wracking than being chased across Europe: getting together with the person you love.

Will the romantic allure of Santorini make his first time with Percy magical, or will all the anticipation and build-up completely spoil the mood?

Continue reading A Hilariously Awkward Yet Emotional Novella About The Pressures of the “Firsts” In A Relationship ❤ |ARC Review: The Gentleman’s Guide to Getting Lucky (Montague Siblings #1.5) by Mackenzi Lee

Beautifully Illustrated Coming of Age Graphic Novel in A Rich Fantasy World | Blog Tour – Review + Giveaway: The Changeling King (Estranged #2) by Ethan M. Aldridge

Series: Estranged (Book 2)
Paperback: 256 pages
Publisher: HarperCollins (October 1, 2019)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 006265389X
ISBN-13: 978-0062653895



Praise for ESTRANGED Series

“A splendid tale of faery magic and adventurous siblings, all told in gorgeously rendered watercolor panels: this is exactly my kind of thing.” —Ben Hatke, author and illustrator of the New York Times bestselling Zita the Spacegirl trilogy

“It’s got dragons. It’s got drama. It’s got depth. And it’s got me impatiently awaiting Ethan M. Aldridge’s next eye-popping adventure.” —Tim Federle, award-winning author of Better Nate Than Ever and Five, Six, Seven, Nate!

“A compelling story about finding identity in a world where magic dangers lurk just around the corner. I loved Estranged!” —Molly Ostertag, author-illustrator of The Witch Boy

“As richly imagined in the full-color illustrations, the worldbuilding is both accessible and as familiar as those genre stalwarts… this should easily resonate with preteen and teen fans of both Holly Black and Neil Gaiman.” —Kirkus Reviews

“Worthy of inclusion in any fantasy collection.” —School Library Journal

“[F]un, daring, and dark…with themes and art that fall into the realm of Neil Gaiman, Michael Ende, and Jim Henson. Coupled with the beautifully toned watercolor art, the interdependence of and tension between the two protagonists makes this book stand out.” —Publishers Weekly

“The deliciously captivating start to this adventure series will leave readers hungry for more.” —Booklist Continue reading Beautifully Illustrated Coming of Age Graphic Novel in A Rich Fantasy World | Blog Tour – Review + Giveaway: The Changeling King (Estranged #2) by Ethan M. Aldridge

When It Was The Month of YA’s!! | November Favourite Reads <3

You know as the year end approaches; my reading speed somehow tends to slow down; which is exactly what happened with the month of November and the fact that I am currently in the midst of exams – something I haven’t given in 6 freaking long years – isn’t really helping my cause of reading either *face palm*
 I was only able to read a few books; but almost all of them were from the Young Adult genre; though I swear, it wasn’t really a conscious decision! But the books I loved this month were ones I so enjoyed; so if you are a fan of the Young Adult genre; then these books are ones, you definitely do NOT want to miss!

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A Cute Hilarious and Adventurous Shift at The Pumpkin Patch Between Two “Seasonal” Friends <3 | ARC Review: Pumpkin Heads by Rainbow Rowell, Faith Erin Hicks

Deja and Josiah are seasonal best friends.

Every autumn, all through high school, they’ve worked together at the best pumpkin patch in the whole wide world. (Not many people know that the best pumpkin patch in the whole wide world is in Omaha, Nebraska, but it definitely is.) They say good-bye every Halloween, and they’re reunited every September 1.
But this Halloween is different?Josiah and Deja are finally seniors, and this is their last season at the pumpkin patch. Their last shift together. Their last good-bye.

Josiah’s ready to spend the whole night feeling melancholy about it. Deja isn’t ready to let him. She’s got a plan: What if instead of moping they went out with a bang? They could see all the sights! Taste all the snacks! And Josiah could finally talk to that cute girl he’s been mooning over for three years . . .

What if their last shift was an adventure?

Continue reading A Cute Hilarious and Adventurous Shift at The Pumpkin Patch Between Two “Seasonal” Friends ❤ | ARC Review: Pumpkin Heads by Rainbow Rowell, Faith Erin Hicks

Emotional Romance Between Two Individuals With Their Own Traumatic Past| Release Day Review: Edge of Reason ( Arrow’s Edge MC Series, #1)

EDGE OF REASON, an all-new emotional start to a whole new series from a favourite author Freya Barker is available now! Check out my review on the blog today!

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