Review: Among the Beasts & Briars by Ashley Poston

"You aren't the Aloriyans I imagined. You trekked among the beasts and briars, and the deep heart led you all the way to Voryn." Goodreads Cerys is safe in the kingdom of Aloriya. Here there are no droughts, disease, or famine, and peace is everlasting. It has been this way for hundreds of years, since…

Review: Six Crimson Cranes by Elizabeth Lim (Six Crimson Cranes #1)

“Fear is just a game, Shiori, I reminded myself. You win by playing.” Goodreads Shiori, the only princess of Kiata, has a secret. Forbidden magic runs through her veins. Normally she conceals it well, but on the morning of her betrothal ceremony, Shiori loses control. At first, her mistake seems like a stroke of luck,…

ARC Review: Right Where I Left You by Julian Winters

''People don't just fall in love. No, we stumble and trip and collapse face-first into it." Goodreads School’s out, senior year is over, and Isaac Martin is ready to kick off summer. His last before heading off to college in the fall where he won’t have his best friend, Diego. Where—despite his social anxiety—he’ll be…

Review: The Gilded Ones by Namina Forna

“Like all the rest, giving us impossibilities and calling them choices.” Goodreads Sixteen-year-old Deka lives in fear and anticipation of the blood ceremony that will determine whether she will become a member of her village. Already different from everyone else because of her unnatural intuition, Deka prays for red blood so she can finally feel…

Review: Fat Chance, Charlie Vega by Crystal Maldonado

"Because this kiss is mine. Because this boy is mine. Because this life is mine. Because I deserve it." || Goodreads || Charlie Vega is a lot of things. Smart. Funny. Artistic. Ambitious. Fat. People sometimes have a problem with that last one. Especially her mom. Charlie wants a good relationship with her body, but…