ARC Review: “Switch” by A.S. King

Thanks to PenguinTeen for giving me a free digital copy via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.

You know, I wasn’t quite sure what to make of this book when I read then synopsis but it sounded so unique I knew wanted to read it. Well, I finished it and I have some…thoughts. Perhaps some jumbled thoughts but they exist nonetheless. 😛

Content warning: mentions of animal abuse and suicidal ideation

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ARC Review: “Luck of the Titanic” by Stacey Lee

Thanks to PenguinTeen for sending me a physical ARC in exchange for an honest review. All opinions are my own.

This is my first foray into Stacey Lee’s writing, and let me tell you, she writes a story well! I’m eager to read her other works now and am a bit ashamed I waited so long to read something by her despite owning two of her backlist books.

Anyway, this post is not about feeling sorry for myself, so let’s move on, lol.

Content warnings: discussions of alcoholism, racism, misogyny, xenophobia

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ARC Review: “Southern Sun, Northern Star” by Joanna Hathaway

A huge thank you to TorTeen for giving me a free digital copy via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.

Content warnings: war, death, blood, violence, suicidal ideation, PTSD

If you missed my review of the first two books, you can check them out here:

Seeing as this is the final book in the series, this review will most likely contain spoilers. Please read at your own risk.

All quotes are taken from the digital ARC and may change in the finished, final copy.

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ARC Review: “These Violent Delights” by Chloe Gong

Thanks to Margaret K. McElderry Books for giving me a free digital copy via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.

First for 2021 is a review that I’ve been meaning to write since early last month. Yes, hello, woe is me that I’m WAY BEHIND on reviewing this book since it released…last year. Oops! The struggle is REAL when it comes to trying to write a coherent review that isn’t just, “I liked it. Go buy it.” lol

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ARC Review: “Super Fake Love Song” by David Yoon

Thanks to PenguinTeen for sending me an early copy!

I absolutely loved Yoon’s Frankly in Love, so when I saw that he was releasing another YA contemporary, I was very excited (though the cover isn’t my favorite). This book has a completely different vibe than FIL, and you have to dig a little deeper to find it. However, there are multiple, engrossing layers in this book–mending a sibling relationship, wondering who your parents really are, and not being ashamed of who you are. Once I got over the oddly hyperbolic writing style, I found myself enjoying it a lot more.

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ARC Review: “Kingdom of the Wicked” by Kerri Maniscalco

Thank you to JIMMY Patterson for a free digital copy via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.

Y’all, let me be honest for a second. I was very excited about this book. Maniscalco’s Stalking Jack the Ripper series was a rollercoaster for me (and by that I mean, I like the series as a whole but not all the books were absolute gems for me). But I love historical fiction, and the fact that Maniscalco is releasing a historical fantasy excited me!

Alas.

Content warning: grief, murder, gore, violence

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