Literary Listens: YA Books That Need Podcast Adaptations

Literary Listens is my newest blog series/feature where I discuss podcasts & books! Check out my most recent feature, which was "Podcast Recommendations For Writers." This week's post is all about "adaptations"--in a way. I'll be sharing with you YA Books that I've read, that would translate very well to audio and should have their … Continue reading Literary Listens: YA Books That Need Podcast Adaptations

Crystal Storm by Morgan Rhodes Review

Crystal Storm by Morgan Rhodes (Falling Kingdoms #5) Publisher: Razorbill Release Date: December 13, 2016 Pages: 379 Summary: The ruthless Empress Amara of Kraeshia has taken the Mytican throne, and now uncertainty looms over the three kingdoms. Since Lucia unleashed the fire Kindred, wreaking havoc throughout the land, Myticans have been looking for someone—anyone—they can trust. They believe in … Continue reading Crystal Storm by Morgan Rhodes Review

Ever The Hunted by Erin Summerill ARC Review

Ever The Hunted by Erin Summerill (Clash Of Kingdoms #1) Publisher: HMH Books for Young Readers Release Date: December 27, 2016 Pages: 400 Summary: Seventeen year-old Britta Flannery is at ease only in the woods with her dagger and bow. She spends her days tracking criminals alongside her father, the legendary bounty hunter for the King of Malam—that … Continue reading Ever The Hunted by Erin Summerill ARC Review

Labyrinth Lost by Zoraida Cordova Review

Labyrinth Lost by Zoraida Cordova (Brooklyn Brujas #1) Publisher: Sourcebooks Fire Release Date: September 6, 2016 Pages: 336 Summary: Nothing says Happy Birthday like summoning the spirits of your dead relatives. Alex is a bruja, the most powerful witch in a generation…and she hates magic. At her Deathday celebration, Alex performs a spell to rid herself of her … Continue reading Labyrinth Lost by Zoraida Cordova Review

The Midnight Star by Marie Lu Review

The Midnight Star by Marie Lu (TYE #3) Publisher: G.P.  Putnam's Son's Books For Young Readers Release Date: October 11, 2016 Pages: 316 Summary:There was once a time when darkness shrouded the world, and the darkness had a queen. Adelina Amouteru is done suffering. She’s turned her back on those who have betrayed her and achieved the ultimate … Continue reading The Midnight Star by Marie Lu Review

The Sun Is Also A Star by Nicola Yoon ARC Review

The Sun Is Also A Star by Nicola Yoon Publisher: Delacorte Press Release Date: November 1, 2016 Pages: 384 Summary: Natasha: I’m a girl who believes in science and facts. Not fate. Not destiny. Or dreams that will never come true. I’m definitely not the kind of girl who meets a cute boy on a crowded New York City … Continue reading The Sun Is Also A Star by Nicola Yoon ARC Review

When The Moon Was Ours by Anna-Marie McLemore Review

When The Moon Was Ours by Anna-Marie Mclemore Publisher: Thomas Dunne Release Date: October 4, 2016 Pages: 240 Summary: To everyone who knows them, best friends Miel and Sam are as strange as they are inseparable. Roses grow out of Miel’s wrist, and rumors say that she spilled out of a water tower when she was five. Sam is … Continue reading When The Moon Was Ours by Anna-Marie McLemore Review

The Universe Of Us by Lang Leav Review

The Universe Of Us by Lang Leav Publisher: Andrews McMeel Publishing Release Date: October 4, 2016 Pages: 240 Summary: Lang Leav presents a completely new collection of poetry with a celestial theme in The Universe of Us. Planets, stars, and constellations feature prominently in this beautiful, original poetry collection from Lang Leav.  Inspired by the wonders of the universe, … Continue reading The Universe Of Us by Lang Leav Review

The Female Of The Species by Mindy McGinnis Review

The Female Of The Species by Mindy McGinnis Publisher: Katherine Tegen Books Release Date: September 20, 2016 Pages: 344 Summary: Alex Craft knows how to kill someone. And she doesn’t feel bad about it. When her older sister, Anna, was murdered three years ago and the killer walked free, Alex uncaged the language she knows best. The language of violence. … Continue reading The Female Of The Species by Mindy McGinnis Review

YA Book Recommendations For Hispanic Heritage Month

Every September 15- October 15 is Hispanic/Latino Heritage Month! Being Latina myself, I'd love to celebrate by sharing with you a recommendation list of 12 YA Books that are written by Hispanic/Latinx authors and/or feature Hispanic/Latinx characters! If you have additional recommendations or have read any of the books I’ve listed below, feel free to … Continue reading YA Book Recommendations For Hispanic Heritage Month