The Epic Crush of Genie Lo // A mythology-inspired YA tale

Genie Lo is one among droves of Ivy-hopeful overachievers in her sleepy Bay Area suburb. You know, the type who wins. When she’s not crushing it at volleyball or hitting the books, Genie is typically working on how to crack the elusive Harvard entry code. But when her hometown comes under siege from hellspawn straight out … Continue reading The Epic Crush of Genie Lo // A mythology-inspired YA tale

Mini-Reviews // Emmy and Oliver & The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue

Hey everyone! Hope your week is going well! I have a few reviews stashed away that I haven't gotten around to sharing until now. These are two fairly well-liked books and although I enjoyed them overall, there might be some controversial opinions coming up. Be forewarned 🙂 Emmy & Oliver (Robin Benway) Emmy’s best friend, … Continue reading Mini-Reviews // Emmy and Oliver & The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue

Among the Red Stars // A historical fiction with strong female characters

World War Two has shattered Valka’s homeland of Russia, and Valka is determined to help the effort. She knows her skills as a pilot rival the best of the men, so when an all-female aviation group forms, Valka is the first to sign up. Flying has always meant freedom and exhilaration for Valka, but dropping … Continue reading Among the Red Stars // A historical fiction with strong female characters

Children of Blood & Bone // A fast-paced YA fantasy

They killed my mother.They took our magic.They tried to bury us.Now we rise.Zélie Adebola remembers when the soil of Orïsha hummed with magic. Burners ignited flames, Tiders beckoned waves, and Zélie’s Reaper mother summoned forth souls.But everything changed the night magic disappeared. Under the orders of a ruthless king, maji were killed, leaving Zélie without … Continue reading Children of Blood & Bone // A fast-paced YA fantasy