[Swift Reviews] ‘The Meaning of Birds’ by Jaye Robin Brown (ARC)

"Oh god. Stork rhymes with dork. Which I am. Because there’s no way you wanted all that trivia. Sorry, I’m ridiculously into birds. It’s a sickness.” Before, Jessica has always struggled with anger issues, but come sophomore year that all changes when Vivi crashes into her life. As their relationship blossoms, Vivi not only helps …

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[Reviews] ‘Aurora Rising’ by Jay Kristoff & Amie Kaufman (ARC)

"As I wait her out, I realise I’m sitting on a space station tens of thousands of light-years away from Earth. Totally alone. How did this become my life?” The year is 2380, and the graduating cadets of Aurora Academy are being assigned their first missions. Star pupil Tyler Jones is ready to recruit the …

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[Monthly Challenges] Announcing . . . ARO ACE APRIL! (Graphic Update!)

*throws confetti into the air* As I mentioned in my wrap-up post for #fffebruaryreads here, Imi and I have decided to host another monthly challenge - this time, Aro Ace April. I've been considering it for a little while, but when my friend Kelsea also suggested I do it, I knew it was something that should …

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[UKYA Features] “The Truth About Keeping Secrets” by Savannah Brown

A new installation on my blog that I hope to do with semi-regular frequency is this new idea I've had called "UKYA Features" which is exactly what it sounds like - it's a feature to highlight UKYA (or sometimes UK adult) literature. UKYA is such an incredible, diverse area - but it's also one that …

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[F/F February]: What I Discovered, What I Read (w/ mini reviews) & Announcing A New LGBTQ+ Themed Monthly Challenge!

So it's now March, and that means #fffebruaryreads is over. We had so much fun, and we're really grateful to everyone that partcipated and made it such a success! (Also yes, this title is quite a mouthful, apologies! But there's a lot of stuff in this blog post that I can't all fit in.) What …

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[Reviews] ‘A Curse So Dark and Lonely’ by Brigid Kemmerer (ARC)

"Fall in love. Break the curse." Prince Rhen, the heir to Emberfall, is cursed. Forced to repeat the autumn of his eighteenth year over and over, he can only be freed by love. But at the end of each autumn he is transformed into a beast hell-bent on destruction, and after so many failed attempts, …

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[Reviews] ‘The Dark Vault’ (‘The Archived’ + ‘The Unbound’ Bind-Up) by V.E. Schwab

 "Everything is valuable, in its own way. Everything is full of history." Each body has a story to tell, a life seen in pictures only Librarians can read. The dead are called Histories, and the vast realm in which they rest is the Archive. Da first brought Mackenzie Bishop here four years ago, when she …

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