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: “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: “The Fountains of Silence” by Ruta Sepetys

Happy almost October! Can you believe it? Can you smell fall in the air? I live in Oklahoma and to be honest, that’s been really hard lately. Last week it was in the upper 90s, humid, with no relief in sight. Anyway, that’s not what I came here to talk about so… moving on.

huge thank you to Penguin Teen for sending me an early copy in exchange for an honest review. All quotes are taken from an ARC and may change in the finished copy.

To be honest I was a little hesitant. I read Sepetys’s Between Shades of Gray a few years ago and gave it 3 stars. Since then I haven’t been too interested to read anything else by her. However, when the opportunity arose to receive this ARC, I was willing to give another one of Ruta’s books a try. I’m so glad I did.

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ARC Review: “The Widow of Rose House” by Diana Biller

It’s been a while, friends! And I’m so sorry for that. September has been a busy month at work and along with some personal things happening lately, my blog has been on the back burner. However, I am here! And I’m ready to tell you how much I loved The Widow of Rose House!

huge thanks to St. Martin’s Griffin for sending me a free copy in exchange for an honest review.

Content warning: flashbacks of physical abuse

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ARC Review: “The Kingdom of Copper” by S.A. Chakraborty

First off, a huge thank you to Harper Voyager for sending me a free copy in exchange for an honest review! It was an absolute surprise to come home and see this on my door step.

But it arrived the day the book released, so it took me a little bit to get to it since I had other books in line for the next few weeks. However, I am here! I have read it, and I have feelings!

If you haven’t read the first book, The City of Brass, this review may contain spoilers!

Content warning: Self-harm

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ARC Review: “A Dangerous Collaboration” by Deanna Raybourn

There will never be a time where I don’t shriek when I receive an ARC of this lovely series. I fell in love with book 1 and after joining NetGalley when I became an active blogger, I was fortunate enough to receive books 2-4 as eARCs. A Dangerous Collaboration is the fourth installment of the Veronica Speedwell novels, and it’s everything I could have ever hoped for.

huge thanks to Berkley Publishing for giving me a free, digital copy via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. All quotes have been taken from the ARC and may change in the final copy.

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