The Girl of Hawthorn And Glass by Adan Jerreat-Poole – Book Review

If you’re looking for a YA fantasy that is dark and wild and imaginative that also has great LGBTQ+ rep, look no further than Adan Jerreat-Poole’s recent release, The Girl of Hawthorn and Glass. The world-building in this story is beyond imagination (I got some Wrinkle in Time vibes). Read on for my review in [Read On]

Prelude for Lost Souls by Helene Dunbar – A Book Review

Oh bejeebus. I’ve written a review for Helene Dunbar’s Prelude for Lost Souls review four times now, and the internet has crashed or WordPress has frozen. And then there was that time that I had the whole thing done on NetGalley – and then NetGalley refreshed and my review disappeared before I could submit. Each [Read On]

Swamp Thing: Twin Branches by Maggie Stiefvater

Confession: graphic novels are NOT my usual genre. However, my teen who has recently fallen in love with them has been pushing me to step out of MY comfort zone. What better way to start than with Swamp Thing: Twin Branches, written by Maggie Stiefvater! I received an advanced copy of the book from DC [Read On]

Ring Shout by P. Djèlí Clark

I have read a LOT of books this year (no small surprise) but none like Ring Shout by author P. Djèlí Clark. This alternative history packs a powerful punch in novella form. Superb and unputdownable, it digs in and doesn’t let go. I received an advanced copy of the book from the publisher via NetGalley; all [Read On]

SAVING IRENE by Judy Alter – Book Blitz and Giveaway

I LOVE me a cozy so I’m happy to share with you Judy Alter’s newest release Saving Irene! I’m joining up with Lone Star Book Blog tours to bring you this book blitz. Read on to learn more about this cozy mystery, and enter the giveaway for a chance to win your own copy of [Read On]

Escape From Wheel by Michael Scott Clifton – Book Tour, Review, & Giveaway

I’m joining up with Lone Star Book Blog Tours to share Michael Scott Clifton’s newest YA fantasy book, Escape From Wheel. It’s the second entry in his Conquest of the Veil series, and a wonderful read. Read on to learn more about this book, check out my thoughts, and enter a giveaway for a chance [Read On]

The Left-Handed Booksellers of London by Garth Nix – Book Review

If you’re looking for a fun, fast-paced light fantasy novel suitable for both YA and adult readers, I happily recommend Garth Nix’s latest novel The Left-Handed Booksellers of London. I received an advanced copy of the book from the publisher, Katherine Tegen Books via NetGalley; all opinions are my own. This post contains some affiliate links [Read On]

SIX FEET UNDER TEXAS by Tui Snider – Book Blog Tour and Giveaway

Whether you are a Texas resident, planning a visit to Texas soon (or because of Covid, are only doing armchair traveling and dreaming at the moment), do I have the book for you – and just in time for “spooky season” (as my teen calls October). Today I’m featuring Texas author Tui Snider’s new book [Read On]

On Fascism: 12 Lessons from American History by Matthew C MacWilliams – A Book Review

Authoritarianism is NOT a new threat to American democracy, Matthew C MacWilliams explains in his new book, On Fascism: 12 Lessons from American History. I received an advanced copy of the book from the publisher, St. Martin’s Press; all opinions are my own. This post contains some affiliate links that may earn me a commission [Read On]

Banned Books Week 2020 – Find Your Freedom to READ

Banned Books Week is an annual event celebrating the freedom to read. It spotlights current and historical attempts to censor books in libraries and schools. This year, Banned Book Week runs from September 27 to October 3, 2020. Books are still being banned and challenged today. (For clarity: a challenge is an attempt to remove [Read On]

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