Review: The Story of Mina Lee – The Monotony of the Great American Dream

Title: The Last Story of Mina LeeAuthor: Nancy Jooyoun KimPublisher: Park Row Books Genre(s): Fiction, Historical FictionSubject(s)/Themes(s): Asian-American immigrantsRepresentation: Korean MCs (ownvoices) Release Date: September 1st, 2020Page Count: 384 (hardback)Rating: 4.0/10 Margot Lee's mother, Mina, isn't returning her calls. It's a mystery to twenty-six-year-old Margot, until she visits her childhood apartment in Koreatown, LA, and … Continue reading Review: The Story of Mina Lee – The Monotony of the Great American Dream

Blog Tour + Giveaway: The Babysitters Coven by Kate Williams

I'm thrilled to present a spotlight and a giveaway (US only) for Kate Williams' upcoming The Babysitters Coven! I'll be posting a mini review for it after the tour ends. Title: The Babysitters Coven Author: Kate Williams Publisher: Delacorte Press Release Date: September 17th, 2019 Genre(s): YA Paranormal Subjects and Themes: Witches, Female Friendships Page … Continue reading Blog Tour + Giveaway: The Babysitters Coven by Kate Williams

Blog Tour Review: Rotherweird – Plenty of Weird, Not a Lot of Enjoyment

Title: Rotherweird Author: Andrew Caldecott Publisher: Quercus (US) Release Date: June 9th, 2019 Genre(s): Historical Fiction, Fantasy Subjects and Themes: Alternate History Page Count: 456 (hardback) Rating: DNF @ ~50%         1558: Twelve children, gifted far beyond their years, are banished by their Tudor queen to the town of Rotherweird. Some say … Continue reading Blog Tour Review: Rotherweird – Plenty of Weird, Not a Lot of Enjoyment

Review + Giveaway (INTL): Gather the Fortunes – The Most Neil Gaiman Thing I Read Since I Last Read Neil Gaiman

Title: Gather the Fortunes (A Crescent City Novel Book 2) Author: Bryan Camp Publisher: John Joseph Adams/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Release Date: May 21st, 2019 Genre(s): Urban Fantasy Subjects and Themes: Gods, Mythology Page Count: 384 (hardback) Rating: 8.0/10     Renaissance Raines has found her place among the psychopomps—the guides who lead the souls of … Continue reading Review + Giveaway (INTL): Gather the Fortunes – The Most Neil Gaiman Thing I Read Since I Last Read Neil Gaiman

Blog Tour Review: We Rule the Night – Came for Girl Friendships, Stayed for Girl Friendships

Title: We Rule the Night Author: Claire Eliza Bartlett Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers Release Date: April 2nd, 2019 Genre(s): YA Fantasy, Steampunk Subjects and Themes: Female Friendships, Feminism, History-Inspired Page Count: 400 (hardback) Rating: N/A Seventeen-year-old Revna is a factory worker, manufacturing war machines for the Union of the North. When she’s … Continue reading Blog Tour Review: We Rule the Night – Came for Girl Friendships, Stayed for Girl Friendships

Blog Tour Review + Giveaway: The Fever King – Baby, You Burn My Brain Up Like a Fever

Title: The Fever King (Feverwake, #1) Author: Victoria Lee Publisher Skyscape Release Date: March 1, 2019 Genre(s): YA Fantasy, Paranormal, Dystopian Subjects and Themes: LGBTQIAP+, Politics, Abuse Page Count: 384 Rating: 6.5/10   In the former United States, sixteen-year-old Noam Álvaro wakes up in a hospital bed, the sole survivor of the viral magic that … Continue reading Blog Tour Review + Giveaway: The Fever King – Baby, You Burn My Brain Up Like a Fever

Blog Tour Spotlight + Giveaway: Smoke & Summons (Numina 1)

  This is a tiny bit late because I was squeezed into the tour at the last minute! Thank you to Fantastic Flying Books Club for the opportunity to participate!   Title: Smoke and Summons (Numina Trilogy #1) Author: Charlie N. Holmberg Publisher: 47North Release Date: February 1st 2019 Genre(s): YA Fantasy SYNOPSIS  A captivating world of monsters … Continue reading Blog Tour Spotlight + Giveaway: Smoke & Summons (Numina 1)