The Traitor’s Crux by Jessica Prather

Rating: 3/5   Genre: YA Fantasy/Dystopian   Recommended Age: 14+ (some language, violence)   I received a free copy of this book in exchange for my honest review. All opinions are my own.   In a country ravaged by years of war, plague, and death, witches and wizards are blamed for the state of the … Continue reading The Traitor’s Crux by Jessica Prather

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The Dead Inside by Cyndy Etler

Rating: 3/5 Genre: YA Memoir Recommended Age: 16+ (language, abuse in many forms, sexual assault, drugs, running away, trigger warnings for rape and abuse) I received a free copy of this book courtesy of KidLitExchange. All opinions are my own. I never was a badass. Or a slut, a junkie, a stoner, like they told … Continue reading The Dead Inside by Cyndy Etler

The Step-Spinsters by Madine Papadopoulos

Rating: 5/5   Genre: Fantasy/Fairytale Retelling   Recommended Age: 14+   I received a free copy of this book from Kindle Scout AND the author herself! This did not influence my decision in any manner.   Once upon a time, in a land far, far away… ...(actually, in Medieval France, to be exact) there lived … Continue reading The Step-Spinsters by Madine Papadopoulos

Dear Martin by Nic Stone

Rating: 5/5   Genre: YA Contemporary   Recommended Age: 15+ (racism, sexual content, language, violence. Trigger warnings for those who may have been victims of extreme racism or prejudice)   I received this book for free from KidLitExchange in exchange for my honest review. All opinions are my own.   Justyce McAllister is top of … Continue reading Dear Martin by Nic Stone

Wunderkids Blog Tour!

Hello everyone! I am here today with Jacqueline Silvester, the author of Wunderkids. In case you haven't heard about Wunderkids here's the link to the Amazon page. Since her book has some very witty and scary villains, I asked her what her top "worst" villains and here's what she said:   Jacqueline's List The Darkling … Continue reading Wunderkids Blog Tour!

A Darkly Beating Heart by Lindsey Smith

Rating: 3.5/5       Genre: YA Fantasy       Recommended Age: 17+ (trigger warnings for suicide, cutting, and depression. One of the main things in this book that the character struggles with and almost seems to take pride in are her self harming habits and scars. It is mentioned multiple times throughout the … Continue reading A Darkly Beating Heart by Lindsey Smith

Shimmer and Burn by Mary Taranta

Rating: 4.5/5 Genre: YA Fantasy Recommend Age: 13+ (some violence) I received a free copy of this book through KidLitExchange. All opinions are my own. To save her sister’s life, Faris must smuggle magic into a plague-ridden neighboring kingdom in this exciting and dangerous start to a brand-new fantasy duology.  Faris grew up fighting to … Continue reading Shimmer and Burn by Mary Taranta

Devils and Thieves by Jennifer Rush

Rating: 4/5   Genre: YA Fantasy   Recommended Age: 14+ (mature language, underage alcohol consumption, slightly mature scenes, gore, violence, trigger warnings for suicide and cutting)   I received a free copy of this book courtesy of KidLitExchange. All opinions are my own.   Eighteen-year-old Jemmie Carmichael has grown up surrounded by magic in the … Continue reading Devils and Thieves by Jennifer Rush

When I Was A Child I Was Always Afraid: A Story About Conquering Fear by Michael Cascio

Rating: 5/5   Genre: Children’s Picture Book   Recommended Age: 5+   I received a free copy of this book by the author in exchange for my honest review. This did not influence my decision. Thanks for the free copy! Also, since this is a review for a children’s picture book this will be in … Continue reading When I Was A Child I Was Always Afraid: A Story About Conquering Fear by Michael Cascio

The Power of the Three by Svitlana Mizyuk-Husak

Rating: 4/5   Genre: Upper Middle Grade/YA Fantasy   Recommended Age: 12+ (death, deception, and talking animals)   I received a copy of this book for free courtesy of Austin MaCauley! Thank you so much! My opinions on this book are my own.   Karusia Hedgehog’s life is turned upside down the day she hears … Continue reading The Power of the Three by Svitlana Mizyuk-Husak