Publisher: Balzer + Bray

August 10, 2018

Author Interview with Sara Raasch

Author Interview with Sara Raasch

Best. Day. EVER! Today Sara Raasch, author of the Snow Like Ashes trilogy and the newly released These Rebel Waves, is here on the blog to share a bit about her latest book and more! Don’t forget to read more about These Rebel Waves after the interview! You can grab a copy today (no waiting is the BEST)! All About Sara You wrote […]

Author Interview with Megan Bannen (Tour + Giveaway)

Author Interview with Megan Bannen (Tour + Giveaway)

I have THE BEST job today, y’all, because I get to share an exclusive interview with Megan Bannen! If you weren’t aware, Megan is the debut author of The Bird and the Blade, a YA fantasy that is sure to wreck your heart in all the best ways. But seriously. It’s amazing. Please buy it so we can fangirl together! Without further ado, […]

May 25, 2018

An Intricate Riddle of Its Own | The Bird and the Blade by Megan Bannen

An Intricate Riddle of Its Own | The Bird and the Blade by Megan Bannen

I don’t know what I expected with The Bird and the Blade but what I got was WAY better than I thought possible. Y’all. I loved this book. LOVED IT. It’s tragic and packed with emotion and written in a unique style that immediately grabbed my attention. For the record, I had no idea that this was actually a retelling of the Italian opera Turandot. Set in the Mongol Empire, the […]

March 11, 2017

Review – The Upside of Unrequited by Becky Albertalli

Review – The Upside of Unrequited by Becky Albertalli

This book needs to be required reading for everyone, though I think teens especially. It’s weird, we talk about representation in the book community in regards to certain groups of people but you know what I don’t see as much of? Good rep of teens. Just… teens. I read a LOT of young adult fiction and it hasn’t been that […]

September 3, 2016

Review – Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli

Review – Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli

I don’t read contemporaries. Well, let me re-phrase that. I don’t read them often because, of the ones I’ve read, they can be divided into loved it or never reading again. Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda was a pick for a reading challenge and far from my usual selection but all I can say is that it was ALMOST […]

June 4, 2016

Review – The Crown’s Game by Evelyn Skye

Review – The Crown’s Game by Evelyn Skye

Two teens. Only one can be the Imperial Enchanter. Let the games begin. I was, perhaps, too excited for this book. After all the raving on Twitter I thought I absolutely had to read it. So I did. And while it was good, it wasn’t great. The premise is that in this alternate Russia, there can only be one person with magic — the Imperial […]