My rating: 4 out of 5 stars Genre: YA contemporary/Mystery Pages: 352 Pacing: Normal Publisher: Simon Pulse Published: July 2nd, 2019 Trigger Warnings: Parental Fighting, Physical Abuse, Bullying, Toxic Friendship, Violence, Murder, Gaslighting She was happy once. Remy had her boyfriend Jack, and Elise, her best friend—her soulmate—who understood her better than anyone… Continue reading ARC Review: The Best Lies by Sarah Lyu
My rating: 5 of 5 stars Genre: YA Sci-Fi Pages: 480 Pacing: Average/Normal Publisher: Simon Pulse Published: July 24th, 2018 Kenzie holds one truth above all: the company is everything. As a citizen of Omnistellar Concepts, the most powerful corporation in the solar system, Kenzie has trained her entire life for one goal: to become an elite guard… Continue reading Review: Sanctuary by Caryn Lix
I'm going to be doing mini reviews on four graphics novels with some great LGBTQIA+ rep today. I normally don't do full reviews on graphic novels, just because they are shorter reads, and I'm always scared I'll give too much of the story away. I still like to give them some love and spotlight them… Continue reading Mini Review! LGBTQIA+ Graphic Novels
Can you believe that it's already the mid year? Oh my gosh it went by so fast. To check on how we've been doing so far, we decided to do the Mid-Year Freak Out Book Tag. This tag has been floating around for quite awhile and I'm honestly not positive exactly where it started but… Continue reading MID-YEAR FREAK OUT BOOK TAG
Hey guys! It’s time for Top Ten Tuesday, which is currently being run by the lovely Jana over at That Artsy Reader Girl. We knew instantly that we wanted to take part in this weekly meme because both of us love making list, so this is perfect! This week’s (June 18th, 2019) topic is: Most Anticipated… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday #32: Most Anticipated Releases of the Second Half of 2019
Alright, we have another LGBTQIA+ post to celebrate pride month. Honestly, we are always here for any excuse to promote queer novels. These books are ones we are *hoping* to get to this summer and the selection is looking extra fantastic this year! We are feeling very privileged to be getting all these diverse reads… Continue reading LGBTQIA+ Books we want to read this summer!
Hey guys! It’s time for Top Ten Tuesday, which is currently being run by the lovely Jana over at That Artsy Reader Girl. We knew instantly that we wanted to take part in this weekly meme because both of us love making list, so this is perfect! This week’s (June 11th, 2019) topic is: Unpopular Bookish… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday #31: Unpopular Bookish Opinions
Hey everyone! We’ve moved Middle-Grade Monday over from our TBR and Beyond Facebook Group to the blog! Hopefully we can bring you lots of great reviews, topics and maybe even some author interviews! I’m a massive middle-grade fan, and I’m always trying to get people to give it a shot! Hopefully these reviews will give… Continue reading Middle-Grade Monday – Review: Dragon Pearl by Yoon Ha Lee
We love us some Pride Month, so we are really excited to celebrate by having some fun LGBTQIA+ centered posts. We did our favorite queer movies yesterday, today we are featuring our favorite LGBTQIA+ couples in books! Lei and Wren Girls of Paper and Fire by Natasha Ngan Def one of my favorite female/female… Continue reading Our Favourite LGBTQIA+ Couples in Books
I know there aren't an abundance of mainstream queer films out there currently but I still thought I'd share my personal favorite LGBTQIA+ movies. I identify as queer and all of my choices are ones I believe that have good representation. Of course, this is subjective and not everyone will feel the same way, but… Continue reading Favorite LGBTQIA+ Films for Pride Month!