The Official Description: Some people are extraordinary. Some are just extra. TJ Klune's YA debut, The Extraordinaries, is a queer coming-of-age story about a fanboy with ADHD and the heroes he loves. Nick Bell? Not extraordinary. But being the most popular fanfiction writer in the Extraordinaries fandom is a superpower, right? After a chance encounter… Continue reading REVIEW: The Extraordinaries by T.J. Klune
Deposing Nathan by Zack Smedley: Such an original premise, I was hooked from the very first pages. Nat and Cam have ended up on opposite sides of a table where a deposition is happening. There's been violence between them and it's time to unravel what happened. Favorite bits: This is one of the most unique books… Continue reading My Fave Reads of 2019!!
The Official Description: Six months after Noam Álvaro helped overthrow the despotic government of Carolinia, the Atlantians have gained citizenship, and Lehrer is chancellor. But despite Lehrer’s image as a progressive humanitarian leader, Noam has finally remembered the truth that Lehrer forced him to forget—that Lehrer is responsible for the deadly magic infection that ravaged Carolinia.… Continue reading REVIEW: The Electric Heir by Victoria Lee is Remarkable
The Official Description: All Kane Montgomery knows for certain is that the police found him half-dead in the river. He can’t remember how he got there, what happened after, and why his life seems so different now. And it’s not just Kane who’s different, the world feels off, reality itself seems different. As Kane pieces together… Continue reading REVIEW: Reverie by Ryan La Sala
The Official Description: It’s a dangerous world, whether you have power or not. Everyone knows there’s something off about Skylar, including herself. She wades through high school being normal, but ever since the disappearance of her only friend, her life spirals out of control. Humans with uncommon abilities live closer than she thinks. Skylar wants… Continue reading REVIEW: Bright Decay by Aurelia Wong
The Official Description: You do magic once, and it sticks to you like glitter glue… When Johnny and his best friend, Alison, pass their summer holidays dabbling in magic, they never expect it to have consequences. Sure, it'd be great if they could banish bullies or change their lives for the better, and what harm could… Continue reading REVIEW: I’m a Gay Wizard by V.S. Santoni
The Official Description: The Blair Witch Project meets Imaginary Girls in this story of codependent sisterhood, the struggle to claim one’s own space, and the power of secrets Sixteen-year-old Skye is done playing the knight in shining armor for her insufferable younger sister, Deirdre. Moving across the country seems like the perfect chance to start over.… Continue reading REVIEW: Here There Are Monsters by Amelinda Bérubé
The short blurb bit: The first thing I want to write is that "The Fever King" is going straight onto my list of best books of 2019. Yes, I'm that confident. I read a lot of books, always have, and when I read one that has an original concept ... presented in a way that… Continue reading Review: The Fever King by Victoria Lee