Book Review: Grave Mercy by Robin LaFevers (NetGalley Reads)

Thank you, NetGalley and the publisher for the chance to read this novel! Title: Grave Mercy Author: Robin LaFevers Genre: YA, Historical, Fantasy Romance My Rating: 3.5/4 out of 5 stars Trigger/content warnings: Some violence and gore, sexual assault and attempted rape, physical abuse Synopsis from Goodreads: Seventeen-year-old Ismae escapes from the brutality of an arranged marriage into the … Continue reading Book Review: Grave Mercy by Robin LaFevers (NetGalley Reads)

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ARC Book Review: To Night Owl From Dogfish by Holly Goldberg-Sloan and Meg Wolitzer (NetGalley Reads)

Thank you, NetGalley and the publisher for the chance to read this novel! Title: To Night Owl From Dogfish Authors: Holly Goldberg-Sloan and Meg Wolitzer Genre: Middle Grade contemporary Release date: 21st February 2019 My Rating: 3.5 stars Trigger/content warnings: Death of a family member (in the past), some brief mentions of homophobia.   While … Continue reading ARC Book Review: To Night Owl From Dogfish by Holly Goldberg-Sloan and Meg Wolitzer (NetGalley Reads)

Diverse books: ARC Book Review for Prince of Air and Darkness by M.A Grant (NetGalley Reads)

Thank you, NetGalley and the publisher for the chance to read this novel! Title: Prince of Air and Darkness Author: M.A Grant Genre: Fantasy, Paranormal Romance Release date: 25th February 2019 My Rating: 4 stars Trigger/content warnings: Violence and gore, sex scenes. Synopsis from Goodreads:  Phineas Smith has been cursed with a power no one could control. Roark Lyne … Continue reading Diverse books: ARC Book Review for Prince of Air and Darkness by M.A Grant (NetGalley Reads)

Poetry Book Reviews: Love Looks Pretty on You by Lang Leav & You Are Here by Dawn Lanuza (NetGalley Reads)

Hi everyone, I was in the mood for some poetry recently and my go-to publisher for poetry collections is Andrews McMeel Publishing, who have published some of my absolute favourites! I found both of these on NetGalley as "read now" titles, meaning if you have a NetGalley account, you don't need to request these, they … Continue reading Poetry Book Reviews: Love Looks Pretty on You by Lang Leav & You Are Here by Dawn Lanuza (NetGalley Reads)

My NetGalley TBR!

Hi everyone, I have been requesting a lot of books on NetGalley recently and more often than not, those requests are accepted. Today, I am going to share the books currently on my NetGalley TBR! 1) The Girl King by Mimi Yu Release date: 8th January 2019 Synopsis from Goodreads: Two sisters become unwitting rivals in … Continue reading My NetGalley TBR!

Diverse Books: ARC Book Review of Jack of Hearts (and Other Parts) by Lev A.C Rosen (NetGalley Reads)

Thank you, NetGalley and the publisher for a chance to read this novel! Title: Jack of Hearts (and Other Parts) Author: Lev A.C Rosen Genre: YA Contemporary, Mystery Released: 30th October 2018  Publisher: Little, Brown (US) Penguin (UK) My Rating: 3 stars  Trigger/content warnings: Underage drinking, drugs and smoking. Some homophobia. The main character, Jack, has a stalker … Continue reading Diverse Books: ARC Book Review of Jack of Hearts (and Other Parts) by Lev A.C Rosen (NetGalley Reads)

3 Mini Reviews: Soulswap by Arizona Tape + Laura Greenwood, Book Love by Debbie Tung, Loading Penguin Hugs by Jacqueline Chen 

Hi everyone! Today I am going to do 3 mini-reviews for a few books I have read recently. Disclaimer: I received all of these books as ARC/review copies in exchange for an honest review. 1) Soulswap by Arizona Tape and Laura Greenwood (Book 1 - for some reason the image/cover states book 2, but this … Continue reading 3 Mini Reviews: Soulswap by Arizona Tape + Laura Greenwood, Book Love by Debbie Tung, Loading Penguin Hugs by Jacqueline Chen 

Diverse Books: ARC Book Review of What If It’s Us by Adam Silvera & Becky Albertalli (NetGalley Reads)

Thank you, NetGalley and the publisher for a chance to read this novel! Title: What If It's Us Author: Adam Silvera and Becky Albertalli Genre: YA Contemporary Romance Released: 9th October 2018 Publisher: Simon and Schuster My Rating: 4 stars Trigger/content warnings: Some homophobia, anxiety attacks, mentions of divorce and cheating.   This dual perspective book follows Arthur and Ben, two … Continue reading Diverse Books: ARC Book Review of What If It’s Us by Adam Silvera & Becky Albertalli (NetGalley Reads)

ARC Book Review: A Curse So Dark and Lonely by Brigid Kemmerer (NetGalley Reads)

Thank you, NetGalley and the publisher for a chance to read this book! Title: A Curse So Dark and Lonely Author: Brigid Kemmerer Genre: YA Fantasy Romance (retelling) Released: 29th January 2019 Publisher: Bloomsbury My Rating: 3.5 stars Trigger/content warnings: Mentions of attempted suicide, some violence and gore   Loosely based on The Beauty and … Continue reading ARC Book Review: A Curse So Dark and Lonely by Brigid Kemmerer (NetGalley Reads)

Diverse Books: ARC Review of Mirage by Somaiya Daud, Own Voices (NetGalley Reads)

Thank you, NetGalley and the publisher for a chance to read this novel! Title: Mirage Author: Somaiya Daud Genre: YA Sci-Fi Fantasy Released: August 28th 2018 Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton Rating: 3.5 stars Trigger/content warnings: War (not very detailed descriptions, mainly the aftermath of war) Some torture scenes towards our main character (again, not detailed) … Continue reading Diverse Books: ARC Review of Mirage by Somaiya Daud, Own Voices (NetGalley Reads)