Get a Life, Chloe Brown: Review

“There was no blood test or scan or injury to prove that I was really in pain. He was very logical, you see. He needed evidence and I had none.” . . . “I should have powered through,” she told him, “since it’s my strongest painkiller and I’m not supposed to build up an immunity…

Boyfriend Material: Review

Should you read it? If you’re looking for a slow-burn queer mlm fake dating romance with some lovely discussions regarding expectations, family, anxiety, and mental health, you’ll get it ! CW: open homophobia, eating disorders, anxiety, cancer diagnosis, gaslighting, familial trauma / absent parents The premise: Our MC is the son of two 80’s rock…

The Witchling’s Girl: ARC Review

My Rating: 4.5 stars Thank you to Netgalley and Hodder & Stoughton for this ARC! I really loved this one, though at times it is hard to read This is a story that feels as though you’re being told it late at night around a campfire, with snow falling quietly around you It’s beautiful and…

Beach Read: Review

Should you read it? Honestly? Yeah. I was pretty floored by this one. And if you would like to read about authors with an assumed rivalry writing each other’s genres, working through trauma, and trying to believe in happy endings while having sex against bookshelves? You’re going to get just that. CW: suicide cult research,…

Well Met: Review

Should you read it? If you want to live vicariously through the dream that some dull English teacher would suddenly grow out his hair and beard, put on an earring, and be a leather-pants wearing pirate at a Renaissance faire, making jokes about eating the MC out in the middle of a tavern? Then yeah,…

The Bone Shard Daughter: Review

“I would drink a thousand lies just to see your face again.”  My Rating: 4.5 stars This one was a bit slow to start for me but y’all once it takes off it takes off We have our ensemble: Emperor’s daughter who is locked in fierce competition to learn the bone shard magic that fuels…

Princess Floralinda and the Forty-Flight Tower: ARC Review

“In the fairybooks, all Briar Rose had ever had to do was lie down the moment things got hot, and when she woke up everything had been done for her, which is a fairly universal dream.” My Rating: As always, Tamsyn Muir breaks my rating system It feels like – everything I was looking for…

Popular YA Love Interests….but remix them and make them sapphic book recs

This is just!! for fun!! It is also cursed. Two disclaimers here: First: straight male love interests have so dominated the YA book world, starting during my exposure to YA and prevailing strongly throughout my younger reading years. The men in these m/f stories have often been romanticized and portrayed as Love Interests (intended to…

The Space Between Worlds: Review

“How did you survive?” he says, at last. Because I don’t know how to die.” My Rating: 5 stars this book slapped me in the face!! (thank you) Let’s count off what we have here: bisexual POC main character Cara who is dead on almost every multiverse that her world has access to travel to…