Glass Slippers by Leah Cypess

My Rating: 3 stars Many thanks to Random House and NetGalley for the ARC. This book was released on April 5 2022 and is now available for purchase. Glass Slippers follows Tirza, Cinderella's third stepsister who was only five-years-old when the events of the fairy tale happened. With her mother dead and her sisters in… Continue reading Glass Slippers by Leah Cypess

Heartstopper Vol. 2 and 3 by Alice Oseman

My Rating: 5 stars X2 I read the first volume of Heartstopper last year and adored it. But I've also read chapters on Tumblr (out of order), so I knew I would. These two volumes contain more of the excellence I've come to expect from Oseman. As the with the first volume, I've read most… Continue reading Heartstopper Vol. 2 and 3 by Alice Oseman

Little Foxes Took Up Matches by Katya Kazbek

My Rating: 4 stars Many thanks to Tin House and NetGalley for the ARC! This book was released on April 5 2022 and is now available for purchase. Little Foxes Took Up Matches follow Mitya, a young boy growing up in Russia after the collapse of the Soviet Union. Mitya doesn't fit with his culture's… Continue reading Little Foxes Took Up Matches by Katya Kazbek

You’d Be Home Now by Kathleen Glasgow

Rating: 4.5 stars You'd Be Home Now focuses on Emory, the youngest child in the Ward family and the one who is always overlooked. A car accident reveals her brother Joey's drug problem, severely injures her leg, and kills her classmate, Candy MontClaire. With Joey back from rehab and school starting back up, Emory has… Continue reading You’d Be Home Now by Kathleen Glasgow

Disorientation by Elaine Hsieh Chou

My Rating: 2 stars Many thanks to Penguin and NetGalley for the ARC! This book is being released today, March 22 2022. Disorientation follows Ingrid Yang, an eighth year PhD student in East Asian Studies writing her dissertation on a deceased Chinese poet who taught at her university. When she stumbles upon a note in… Continue reading Disorientation by Elaine Hsieh Chou

The Wicker King by K. Ancrum

My Rating: 5 stars The Wicker King follows August and Jack, who have been best friends since childhood. And their difficult home lives have made them a little too reliant on each other. When Jack begins hallucinating a fantasy world that he needs to save, August is concerned but goes along with it hoping things… Continue reading The Wicker King by K. Ancrum

The World Cannot Give by Tara Isabella Burton

My Rating: 5 stars Many thanks to Simon & Schuster and NetGalley for the ARC! This book is being released today, March 8 2022. When Laura Stearns begins attending St. Dunstan's Academy, the school her favorite writer went to, she immediately falls under the charismatic spell of Virginia Strauss, the leader of the chapel choir.… Continue reading The World Cannot Give by Tara Isabella Burton

Alphabet of Thorn by Patricia A. McKillip

My Rating: 3 stars Alphabet of Thorn has been on my TBR for years because of the gorgeous cover, and I've always heard great things about McKillip. This is the story of an orphaned girl named Nepenthe who works as a scribe. When she starts translating a book no one else is able to understand,… Continue reading Alphabet of Thorn by Patricia A. McKillip

A Long, Long Sleep by Anna Sheehan

My Rating: 3.5 stars A Long, Long Sleep begins with Rosalinda Fitzroy, or Rose, being woken from stasis by an unknown boy sixty-two years after her mother put her in. She finds that everyone she knew is gone, something called the Dark Times has happened, and no one even knew she existed. This is a… Continue reading A Long, Long Sleep by Anna Sheehan

The Hollow Places by T. Kingfisher

My Rating: 4 stars After getting a divorce, Kara (called Carrot) moves home to help her uncle his small museum full of taxidermy and other oddities. But things become truly strange when a hole appears in the wall leading to a bunker that shouldn't exist. Her and her barista friend, Simon, start exploring only to… Continue reading The Hollow Places by T. Kingfisher