[Reviews] ‘The Missing of Clairedelune’ by Christelle Dabos (ARC)

Nota bene: "Try your dears." Who said these words and what do they mean? When Ophelia is promoted to Vice-storyteller by Farouk, the ancestral Spirit of Pole, she finds herself unexpectedly thrust into the public spotlight. Her gift―the ability to read the secret history of objects―is now known by all, and there can be no …

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[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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[Reviews] ‘The Devouring Gray’ by Christine Lynn Herman

“They weren’t the kings and queens of Four Paths High School - they were its gods.” Uprooted from the city, Violet Saunders doesn’t have much hope of fitting in at her new school in Four Paths, a town almost buried in the woodlands of rural New York. The fact that she’s descended from one of …

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[Reading Recs] #AroAceApril: A-spec Reading Recommendations

This April, @athomeintheclouds and I are hosting a small follow-up challenge to our #fffebruaryreads. I feel like the title of this post is self-explanatory, but this time we're encouraging you all to read books featuring a-spec characters! Whether you’re here because you want to participate in the challenge (which is awesome, btw), or you just …

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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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