ARC Reviews, Book Reviews, Contemporary, Historical Fiction, Young Adult

Book Review: Nora & Kettle (Paper Stars #1) by Lauren Nicole Taylor

 

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Looking at the cover for Nora & Kettle, you’d expect this book to be a fluffy YA contemporary right?  Fluffy clouds, a kite, and a tea kettle… Yup, screams fluffy contemporary to me.  Oh how WRONG I was!  This book was definitely NOT what I was expecting.  It was much darker and more sinister than I could ever have anticipated…

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Bookish Odds & Ends

Most Anticipated YA Sequels of 2018 (June – December)

 

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It’s crazy to think we are already halfway through 2018 already.  Despite the fact that winter drug on FOREVER, this year is flying by!

Surprisingly, 2017 was a good YA reading year for me.  For the past few years, I’ve often felt that YA it fairly hit of miss for me, so I was delighted to find so many great YA books that I enjoyed so much last year.  I noticed that many of these books had sequels coming out the second have of this year, so I thought I would share which ones I am most looking forward to.

Here are the 8 YA sequels releasing in the second half of 2018 that I am most anticipating…

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Book Events, Features

Author Event: Mackenzi Lee’s Book Tour for Bygone Badass Broads

 

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After reading The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue last year, I knew I was going to read anything else that Lee came out with.  When I saw that Lee was going to be visiting Ohio on her tour for her most recent release, Bygone Badass Broads, I couldn’t believe my luck!

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ARC Reviews, Book Reviews, Historical Fiction, Young Adult

Book Reiew: Risuko: A Kunoichi Tale by David Kudler

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I find Japanese culture absolutely fascinating, so when I was scanning Netgalley and saw the cover for Risuko, it immediately caught my eye.  Once I read the book description and learned that it was a historical fiction novel set in 16th century Japan,  I leapt at the opportunity to read it. 

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ARC Reviews, Book Reviews, Science Fiction, Young Adult

Book Review: The Last Girl (The Dominion Trilogy #1) by Joe Hart

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What would happen if the female birth rate fell to below 1% thus decimating the world’s female population?  Joe Hart runs with this concept in the first book in The Dominion Trilogy, The Last Girl.

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