Starfish by Akemi Dawn Bowman

Disclaimer: I received this book from Netgalley. Thanks! All opinions are my own. Book Series: Standalone Rating: 3/5 Publication Date: September 26, 2017 Genre: Contemporary Recommended Age: 17+ (self hate, abuse, victim blaming, and finding yourself) Publisher: Simon Pulse Pages: 353 Amazon Link Synopsis: A half-Japanese teen grapples with social anxiety and her narcissist mother … Continue reading Starfish by Akemi Dawn Bowman

All Our Broken Pieces by L.D. Crichton

Disclaimer: I received this book from Rockstar Book Tours. Thanks! All opinions are my own. Book Series: Standalone Rating: 4/5 Publication Date: May 7, 2019 Genre: YA Contemporary Recommended Age: 14+ (OCD rep, mental illness, death of family member, family feud) Publisher: Disney-Hyperion Pages: 410 Amazon Link Synopsis: "You can’t keep two people who are … Continue reading All Our Broken Pieces by L.D. Crichton

Hope and Other Punchlines by Julie Buxbaum

Disclaimer: I received this book from Rockstar Book Tours. Thanks! All opinions are my own. Book Series: Standalone Rating: 4/5 Publication Date: May 7, 2019 Genre: YA Contemporary Recommended Age: 15+ (TW for 9/11, it’s talked about A LOT so please be careful if you were affected by it, 9/11 Syndrome, blackmail, jokes, and hope) … Continue reading Hope and Other Punchlines by Julie Buxbaum

Stolen by Marlena Frank

Disclaimer: I received this book from Parliament House. Thanks! All opinions are my own.Book Series: Stolen #1Rating: 4.5/5Publication Date: January 22, 2019Genre: YA FantasyRecommended Age: 14+ (mental illness, some scary moments, kidnapping, forced servitude)Publisher: Parliament HousePages: 258Amazon LinkSynopsis: It’s difficult taking care of a delusional father by yourself. Sixteen-year-old Shaleigh Mallet would rather explore and … Continue reading Stolen by Marlena Frank

The Princess and the Fangirl by Ashley Poston

Disclaimer: I received an arc of this book from Quirk Books and Netgalley! I got an e-arc from Netgalley and the physical from Quirk Books! Thank you guys so so much! All opinions are my own. Book Series: Once Upon a Con #2 Rating: 5/5 Publication Date: April 2, 2019 Genre: YA Retelling/Contemporary Romance Recommended … Continue reading The Princess and the Fangirl by Ashley Poston

You Must Not Miss by Katrina Leno

Disclaimer: I received this book from LBYR and The Novl! Thanks! All opinions are my own. Book Series: Standalone Rating: 3/5 Publication Date: April 23, 2019 Genre: YA Contemporary/Magical Realism Recommended Age: 15+ (TW suicide, gore, TW rape, and language) Publisher: Little Brown Books for Young Readers Pages: 304 Amazon Link Synopsis: Magpie Lewis started … Continue reading You Must Not Miss by Katrina Leno

Furyborn by Claire Legrand

Disclaimer: I received an e-arc from Netgalley and the publisher. Thanks! All opinions are my own.Book Series: Book 1 of the Empirium SeriesRating: 3/5Publication Date: May 22, 2018Genre: YA FantasyRecommended Age: 16+ (suicide, language, child murder, attempted rape, sex, demons/angels, possession)Publisher: Sourcefire BooksPages: 501Amazon LinkSynopsis: The stunningly original, must-read fantasy of 2018 follows two fiercely … Continue reading Furyborn by Claire Legrand

Apocalypse Five by Stacey Rourke

Disclaimer: I received this book from NetGalley. Thanks! All opinions are my own. Book Series: Book 1 of the Archive of the Fives Rating: 4/5 Publication Date: February 12, 2019 Genre: YA Sci-Fi Dystopian Recommended Age: 16+ (some mention of sex, language, death, and gore) Publisher: Black Spot Books Pages: 250 Amazon Link Synopsis: The … Continue reading Apocalypse Five by Stacey Rourke

One White Rose by Julie Fugate

Disclaimer: I received this book from the author. Thanks! All opinions are my own.Rating: 3/5Publication Date: October 2, 2018Genre: YA FantasyRecommended Age: 12+ (love and fantasy)Publisher: Clean ReadsPages: 261Amazon LinkSynopsis: A beast that can’t change. A girl fighting to stay human.CAMILLE DREES is determined to find her biological mother’s killer and put her genetic past … Continue reading One White Rose by Julie Fugate

Escaping From Houdini by Kerri Maniscalco

Disclaimer: I bought this book on my own (as a way to meet the author!). All opinions are my own.Rating: 3/5Publication Date: September 18, 2018Genre: YA Suspense/ThrillerRecommended Age: 15+ (gore, death, murder, assault, ship sailing, and blackmail)Publisher: Jimmy PattersonPages: 434Amazon LinkSynopsis: In this third installment in the #1 bestselling Stalking Jack the Ripper series, a … Continue reading Escaping From Houdini by Kerri Maniscalco