ARC Review: Sadie

Title: Sadie Author: Courtney Summers Genre: YA Mystery/Comtemporary Publisher: Wednesday Books Publication Date: September 4, 2018 Links: Goodreads | Amazon* | Book Depository* Rating: 5 Stars! Source: Physical ARC from publisher Synopsis: Sadie hasn't had an easy life. Growing up on her own, she's been raising her sister Mattie in an isolated small town, trying … Continue reading ARC Review: Sadie

ARC Review: The War Outside

Title: The War Outside Author: Monica Hesse Genre: YA Historical Fiction Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers Publication Date: September 25, 2018 Links: Goodreads | Amazon* | Book Depository* Rating: 4.5 Stars Synopsis: A stunning novel of conviction, friendship, and betrayal from Monica Hesse, the Edgar Award-winning and bestselling author of Girl in the Blue Coat … Continue reading ARC Review: The War Outside

ARC Review: Hullmetal Girls

Title: Hullmetal Girls Author: Emily Skrutskie Genre: YA Science Fiction Publisher: Delacorte Press Publication Date: July 17, 2018 Links: Goodreads | Amazon* | Book Depository* Rating: 5 Stars TW: Body horror Synopsis: Aisha Un-Haad would do anything for her family. When her brother contracts a plague, she knows her janitor's salary isn't enough to fund his treatment. So … Continue reading ARC Review: Hullmetal Girls

ARC Review: Rust and Stardust

Title: Rust and Stardust Author: T. Greenwood Genre: Historical Fiction/Suspense Publisher: St. Martin's Press Publication Date: August 7, 2018 Links: Goodreads | Amazon* | Book Depository* Rating: 5 Stars TW: Child abuse (sexual, physical, and mental) Synopsis: Camden, NJ, 1948. When 11 year-old Sally Horner steals a notebook from the local Woolworth's, she has no … Continue reading ARC Review: Rust and Stardust

ARC Review: Something in the Water

Title: Something in the Water Author: Catherine Steadman Genre: Thriller/Mystery Publisher: Ballantine Publication Date: June 5, 2018 Links: Goodreads | Amazon* | Book Depository* Rating: 4 stars Synopsis: A shocking discovery on a honeymoon in paradise changes the lives of a picture-perfect couple in this taut psychological thriller debut--for readers of Ruth Ware, Paula Hawkins, … Continue reading ARC Review: Something in the Water

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