[Book Review] Descendant of the Crane

Title: Descendant of the Crane Author: Joan He Pages: 401 Genre: Fantasy Rating: 4 out of 5 stars This was the one book I wanted to grab when I was at Bookcon. I beelined to the booth that was giving out tickets in the morning. We were told to come back at one and we…

[Book Review] I Have No Secrets

Title: I Have No Secrets Author: Penny Joelson Pages: 304 Genre: Mystery, Thriller Rating: 5 out of 5 stars This is an Advanced Readers Copy. That means that this is not the final version of the book. Therefore, facts and quotes are subject to change in the published book. Release date: 09/03/2019 This book is centered…

[Book Review] Fawkes

Title: Fawkes Author: Nadine Brandes Pages: 488 Genre: Adventure, Historical Fiction Rating: 2 out of 5 stars I’m so sorry I did not enjoy this book. I absolutely adore this author as she is the sweetest thing ever but this novel just did not live up to my expectations. I also want to bring awareness…

[Book Review] How to be Remy Cameron

Title: How to be Remy Cameron Author: Julian Winters Pages: 264 Genre: Contemporary, Young Adult, LGBTQ Rating: 4 out of 5 stars This is an Advanced Readers Copy. That means that this is not the final version of the book. Therefore, facts and quotes are subject to change in the published book. Release date: 09/10/2019 This…

[Book Review] Shadow Frost

Title: Shadow Frost Author: Coco Ma Pages: 428 Genre: Fantasy, Action & Adventure, Young Adult Rating: 5 out of 5 stars This is an Advanced Readers Copy. That means that this is not the final version of the book. Therefore, facts and quotes are subject to change in the published book. Release date: 10/01/2019 Asterin Faelenhart…

[Book Review] The Assassin’s Game

Title: The Assassin’s Game Author: Kirsty McKay Pages: 325 Genre: Mystery,  Thriller Rating: 3 out of 5 stars Cate is excited for her first time being accepted into the school guild and being able to play the game Killer. But, when a weird transfer student from her past winds his way into their guild,  Cate…

[Book Review] The Astonishing Color of After

Title: The Astonishing Color of After Author: X. R. Pan Pages: 462 Genre: Contemporary Fiction, Asian Literature, Young Adult Rating: 5 out of 5 stars TW: This book contains in-depth exploration into those with depression and has thoughts of suicide. Leigh’s mother has just passed and Leigh is learning how to live without her. When…

[Book Review] The Cabin

Title: The Cabin Author: Natasha Preston Pages: 317 Genre: Mystery, Romance Rating: 3 out of 5 stars This novel is an interesting mystery about a pair of unlikely friends who begin to take the detective work into their own hands. Mackenzie and Blake find themselves as the prime suspects when their friends are found dead…

[Book Review] The Friend Zone

Title: The Friend Zone Author: Abby Jimenez Pages: 361 Genre: New Adult, Contemporary Romance Rating: 5 out of 5 stars Kristen is not having any luck lately, she had to call the cops the night before, found out that she needs a hysterectomy, and now she just was rear ended in her best friend’s truck….

[Book Review] Tea Dragon Festival

Title: Tea Dragon Festival Author: Katie O’Neill Pages: 140 Genre: Graphic Novel, Fantasy Rating: 5 out of 5 stars This is an Advanced Readers Copy. That means that this is not the final version of the book. Therefore, facts and quotes are subject to change in the published book. Release date: 2/12/2019 This is a…

[Book Review] Mooncakes

Title: Mooncakes Author: Wendy Xu & Suzanne Walker Pages: 259 Genre: Graphic Novel, Romance, LGBTQ+ Rating: 4 out of 5 stars This is an Advanced Readers Copy. That means that this is not the final version of the book. Therefore, facts, quotes, and panels are subject to change in the published book. Release date: 10/15/2019…

[Book Review] With The Fire On High

Title: With the Fire on High Author: Elizabeth Acevado Pages: 388 Genre: Contemporary, Slice of Life Rating: 5 out of 5 stars This novel just became my Book of the Year. I haven’t loved a book like this in so long. Emoni Santiago is a strong half-black, half-Puerto Rican single mother who is doing everything…