Belladonna by Adalyn Grace ARC Review

Belladonna by Adalyn Grace (Belladonna #1) Publisher: Little Brown for Young Readers (The NOVL) Release Date: August 30, 2022 Pages: 416 Available through The Book Depository & Bookshop Cover Illustrator: Elena Masci [Received an ARC for review from the publisher] Summary: Orphaned as a baby, nineteen-year-old Signa has been raised by a string of guardians, … Continue reading Belladonna by Adalyn Grace ARC Review

Dreams Lie Beneath by Rebecca Ross Review

Dreams Lie Beneath by Rebecca Ross Publisher: Quill Tree Books (Epic Reads) Release Date: November 2, 2021 Pages: 482 Available through Bookshop & The Book Depository Cover Artist / Illustrator: Annie Stegg Gerard Summary: A curse plagues the realm of Azenor—during each new moon, magic flows from the nearby mountain and brings nightmares to life. … Continue reading Dreams Lie Beneath by Rebecca Ross Review

Eva Evergreen, Semi-Magical Witch by Julie Abe Review

Eva Evergreen, Semi-Magical Witch by Julie Abe (Eva Evergreen #1) Publisher: Little Brown Books For Young Readers Release Date: August 4, 2020 Pages: 400 Available Through Bookshop & The Book Depository Cover Artist: Shan Jiang Summary: Sometimes all you need is a pinch of magic...Eva Evergreen is determined to earn the rank of Novice Witch … Continue reading Eva Evergreen, Semi-Magical Witch by Julie Abe Review

A Tropical Fish Yearns For Snow Vol. 6 by Makoto Hagino {Manga Review}

A Tropical Fish Yearns For Snow Vol. 6 by Makoto Hagino (Tropical Fish / Nettaigyo wa Yuki ni Kogareru #6) Publisher: Viz Media Release Date: February 9, 2021 Pages: 178 Available through The Book Depository Summary: Koyuki and Konatsu have both started to see the other as important, but they’re still unable to be honest … Continue reading A Tropical Fish Yearns For Snow Vol. 6 by Makoto Hagino {Manga Review}

How To Date A Superhero (And Not Die Trying) by Cristina Fernandez ARC Review

How To Date A Superhero (And Not Die Trying) by Cristina Fernandez Publisher: Katherine Tegen Books (Harper Teen/Epic Reads) Release Date: August 2, 2022 Pages: 416 Available Through Bookshop Cover Illustrator: Molly Fehr Summary: Falling for a superhero is dangerous. You have to trust that they’ll catch you. Astrid isn’t a superhero, not like the … Continue reading How To Date A Superhero (And Not Die Trying) by Cristina Fernandez ARC Review

Play It Cool, Guys Vol. 2 by Kokone Nata {Manga Review}

Play It Cool, Guys Vol. 2 by Kokone Nata (Play It Cool Guys / Cool Doji Danshi #2) Publisher: Yen Press Release Date: June 29, 2021 Pages: 196 Available through Bookshop Translator: Amanda Haley / Lettering: Lys Blakeslee Summary: They’re so goofy, they’re cool. Warm-up’s over. Easy mode may be off now, but nothing’s impossible … Continue reading Play It Cool, Guys Vol. 2 by Kokone Nata {Manga Review}

Critical Reading as a Book Blogger & How It’s Fun {Blog Discussion}

The book community generally has a very positive outlook and energy when talking about books, which is fantastic! However, if, like me, you were part of the early Booktube-era you can remember a time when negative reviews or critiques weren't really a thing, or if they were they were pretty rare. I think though we … Continue reading Critical Reading as a Book Blogger & How It’s Fun {Blog Discussion}