ARC Review: The Forest Queen

Title: The Forest Queen Author: Betsy Cornwell Genre: YA Fantasy / Retelling Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Rating: 3 Stars Publication Date: August 7, 2018 Synopsis: When sixteen-year-old Sylvie’s brother takes over management of their family’s vast estates, Sylvie feels powerless to stop his abuse of the local commoners. Her dearest friend asks her to run away … Continue reading ARC Review: The Forest Queen


ARC Review: I’m Not Missing

Title: I'm Not Missing Author: Carrie Fountain Genre: YA Contemporary Publisher: Flatiron Books Rating: 5 STARS! Publication Date: July 10, 2018 Synopsis: When Miranda Black’s mother abandoned her, she took everything—the sun, moon, and stars—and Miranda found shelter in her friendship with Syd, who wore her own motherlessness like a badge of honor: Our mothers abandoned … Continue reading ARC Review: I’m Not Missing

New Releases: Week of June 26, 2018

Another great week in books! Here are some that I'm most excited to read. A Thousand Beginnings and Endings  edited by Ellen Oh & Elsie Chapman Synopsis: Star-crossed lovers, meddling immortals, feigned identities, battles of wits, and dire warnings. These are the stuff of fairy tale, myth, and folklore that have drawn us in for centuries. … Continue reading New Releases: Week of June 26, 2018