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…

ARC Review: Sleeping Around by Morgan Vega

"Maybe people give second chances—third and fourth and fifth chances—more than foster care had me believe." || Goodreads || Foster care always promised her a bed. Now she doesn’t even have that. Coralee (Corey) Reed can’t wait to trade her current foster house for Harmony Hall, the dorm for music majors. Corey arrives at Borns…

Review: The Grace Year by Kim Liggett

"But isn't that how every horrible thing begins? Slow. Insipid. A twisting of the screw." || Goodreads || No one speaks of the grace year. It’s forbidden. In Garner County, girls are told they have the power to lure grown men from their beds, to drive women mad with jealousy. They believe their very skin…