ARC REVIEW | Viper: Book 1 (Isles of Storm and Sorrow) by Bex Hogan

Title: VIPER:Β BOOK 1 (ISLES OF STORM AND SORROW) Author: BEX HOGAN Released: 18TH APRIL 2019 by ORION CHILDREN'S BOOKS Genre: YA FANTASY Rep: LGBTQ+, DISABILITY, POC | TWs: CHILD ABDUCTION, BRUTAL MURDER, DEATH, TALK OF POTENTIAL SEXUAL ASSAULT Respect has to be earned among Snakes, and I have done nothing to gain theirs yet The … Continue reading ARC REVIEW | Viper: Book 1 (Isles of Storm and Sorrow) by Bex Hogan

ARC REVIEW | Little Darlings by Melanie Golding

Title: LITTLE DARLINGS Author: MELANIE GOLDING Released: 30TH APRIL 2019 by CROOKED LANE BOOKS Genre: HORROR, MYSTERY, THRILLER Rep: POSTPARTUM DEPRESSION | TWs: CHILD ENDANGERMENT, CHILD ABDUCTION I finished Little Darlings not long ago and omg...my heart...my FEELINGS. MY BRAIN!!! That was so amazing... How could her brain conjure something that seemed so real, something … Continue reading ARC REVIEW | Little Darlings by Melanie Golding

eARC REVIEW | Opposite of Always by Justin A. Reynolds

Title: OPPOSITE OF ALWAYS Author: JUSTIN A. REYNOLDS Released: 4TH APRIL 2019 by MACMILLAN CHILDREN'S BOOKS Genre: TEENS + YA CONTEMPORARY/SFF Rep: POC, DISABILITY | TWs: ABANDONMENT, DEATH, VIOLENCE And I hate the moon. I hate the stars. I hate the darkening sky. And rain and fog. I hate hospitals. And beds with sheets. And … Continue reading eARC REVIEW | Opposite of Always by Justin A. Reynolds

eARC REVIEW | Wicked Saints by Emily A. Duncan

Title: WICKED SAINTS (SOMETHING DARK AND HOLY #1) Author: EMILY A. DUNCAN Released: 2ND APRIL 2019 by WEDNESDAY BOOKS Genre: TEENS + YA/DARK FANTASY Rep: LGBT+, POC, DISABILITY | TWs: SELF-HARM, ABANDONMENT, ABUSE BY A PARENT, VIOLENCE β€œYou could be exactly what these countries need to stop their fighting. Or you could rip them apart … Continue reading eARC REVIEW | Wicked Saints by Emily A. Duncan

eARC REVIEW | You’d Be Mine by Erin Hahn

Title: YOU'D BE MINE Author: ERIN HAHN Released: 2ND APRIL 2019 by WEDNESDAY BOOKS Genre: TEENS + YA/CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE Rep: POC | TWs: DRUGS, SUICIDE, DEATH, GRIEF, ALCOHOL ABUSE, SUBSTANCE ABUSE β€œI wrote this song for a boy. A boy I fell in love with against impossible odds. So this award is for you, Jefferson. … Continue reading eARC REVIEW | You’d Be Mine by Erin Hahn

ARC REVIEW | The Cold is in Her Bones by Peternelle van Arsdale

Title: THE COLD IS IN HER BONES Author: PETERNELLE VAN ARSDALE Released: 7TH MARCH 2019 by SIMON & SCHUSTER CHILDREN'S UK/22ND JANUARY 2019 by MARGARET K. MCELDERRY BOOKS (US) Genre: TEENS + YA/FANTASY The Cold is in Her Bones is a decent Medusa-inspired read, but wasn't for me, if I'm honest. I liked it well … Continue reading ARC REVIEW | The Cold is in Her Bones by Peternelle van Arsdale

ARC REVIEW | When Summer Ends by Jessica Pennington

Title: WHEN SUMMER ENDS Author: JESSICA PENNINGTON Released: 9TH APRIL 2019 by TOR TEEN Genre: TEENS + YA/COMING OF AGE/CONTEMPORARY I really loved this story. I've been following Jessica's journey as an author ever since I heard about Love Songs & Other Lies, which I haven't gotten to read yet, but will be adding it … Continue reading ARC REVIEW | When Summer Ends by Jessica Pennington

eARC REVIEW | The Dysasters by P.C. Cast, Kristin Cast

Title: THE DYSASTERS Author: P.C. CAST, KRISTIN CAST Released: 26TH FEBRUARY 2019 by WEDNESDAY BOOKS Genre: TEENS + YA/FANTASY REP: PoC, LGBT+ | TWs: Abuse, Addiction, Abandonment, Death To be entirely honest, I wasn't a massive fan of this introduction to their newest series. It took me ages to get into, and wasn't very interesting. … Continue reading eARC REVIEW | The Dysasters by P.C. Cast, Kristin Cast

eARC Review | White Stag by Kara Barbieri

Title: WHITE STAG Author: KARA BARBIERI Publishes: 8TH JANUARY 2019 BY WEDNESDAY BOOKS Genre: FANTASY (marketed as YA, but I wouldn't recommend for younger than 16; trigger warnings apply) White Stag, the first book in a brutally stunning series by Kara Barbieri, involves a young girl who finds herself becoming more monster than human and … Continue reading eARC Review | White Stag by Kara Barbieri