YA Books with Badass Leading Ladies

Hello! Welcome! I'm just going to dive straight into it. Let's go! #1: Throne of Glass by Sarah J Maas After serving out a year of hard labor in the salt mines of Endovier for her crimes, 18-year-old assassin Celaena Sardothien is dragged before the Crown Prince. Prince Dorian offers her her freedom on one... Continue Reading →

THE UNEXPECTED EVERYTHING – Morgan Matson (Honest Review)

SPOILER-FREE REVIEW! A standalone novel. Genre: Young Adult – Contemporary Target Audience: 13+  Rating: A (92%) Goodreads Rating: 4/5 Goodreads Description: Andie had it all planned out. When you are a politician’s daughter who’s pretty much raised yourself, you learn everything can be planned or spun, or both. Especially your future. Important internship? Check. Amazing friends? Check. Guys?... Continue Reading →

THE LADY’S GUIDE TO PETTICOATS AND PIRACY (Honest Review)

SPOILER-FREE REVIEW! (Unless you haven't read The Gentleman's Guide, in which, it ain't so 'spoiler free'.) The second novel in the Montague Siblings duology. Genre: Young Adult – Historical Fiction - LGBT Target Audience: 13+  Rating: A- (88%) Goodreads Rating: 4/5 Goodreads Description: In this highly anticipated sequel to the New York Times bestselling The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue,... Continue Reading →

FIRSTLIFE – Gena Showalter (Honest Review)

SPOILER-FREE REVIEW! A standalone novel. Genre: Young Adult –  (Sort of Urban?) Fantasy Target Audience: 15+  Rating: B (76%) Goodreads Rating: 4/5 Goodreads Description: Step one...you die. ONE CHOICE. TWO REALMS. NO SECOND CHANCE. Tenley "Ten" Lockwood is an average seventeen-year-old girl…who has spent the past thirteen months locked inside the Prynne Asylum. The reason? Not her... Continue Reading →

Happy Birthday to ‘TOIL AND TROUBLE’

HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO TOIL AND TROUBLE!! A massive congratulations to all of the hard working authors and editors that worked on this masterpiece! Goodreads Description: A young adult fiction anthology of 15 stories featuring contemporary, historical, and futuristic stories featuring witchy heroines who are diverse in race, class, sexuality, religion, geography, and era. Are you a... Continue Reading →

Quote of the Week!

“Roses have both petals and thorns, my dark flower. You needn’t believe something weak because it appears delicate. Show the world your bravery.” ― Kerri Maniscalco, Stalking Jack the Ripper

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