Ever Cursed by Corey Ann Haydu

Many thanks to Simon Pulse and NetGalley for the ARC! This book will be published on Saturday August 1 2020. My Rating: 3 stars Ever Cursed is a young adult, feminist fairy tale that deals with some heavy subjects, most notably sexual assault and disordered eating. Corey Ann Haydu provides a content warning at the beginning,… Continue reading Ever Cursed by Corey Ann Haydu

The Chalice and the Crown by Kassandra Flamouri

Many thanks to BooksGoSocial and NetGalley for the ARC. This book was released on May 6 2020 and is now available for purchase. DNF at 58% The Chalice and the Crown is about Sasha, a rising ballet star drawn into a magical world when she sleeps. In this world, she is a thrall, a slave… Continue reading The Chalice and the Crown by Kassandra Flamouri

Private Lessons by Cynthia Salaysay

Many thanks to Candlewick Press and NetGalley for the ARC! This book was published on May 12 2020 and is now available for purchase. My Rating: 4 stars Private Lessons is a coming-of-age story focused on Claire, a young pianist who begins taking lessons with a prestigious teacher to up her chances of getting into a… Continue reading Private Lessons by Cynthia Salaysay

Or What You Will by Jo Walton

Many thanks to Tor Books and NetGalley for the ARC! This book will be published on July 7 2020. My Rating: 5 stars As soon as I finished Tooth and Claw earlier this month, I knew I had to read everything else that Jo Walton has written. And then the opportunity to read Or What You Will fell into… Continue reading Or What You Will by Jo Walton

Cinderella is Dead by Kalynn Bayron

Many thanks to Bloomsbury and NetGalley for the ARC! This book will be released on July 7 2020. My Rating: 3 stars I approached this book hoping to find some unique concepts and new twists on “Cinderella,” and it didn’t disappoint! 200 years after her death, Cinderella’s story has become almost like a religion and… Continue reading Cinderella is Dead by Kalynn Bayron

Pride and Prejudice (Jane Austen Children’s Stories) by Gemma Barder

Many thanks to Sweet Cherry Publishing and NetGalley for the ARC! This book will be released on July 9 2020. My Rating: 5 stars This is a charming adaptation of Pride and Prejudice that’s perfect for introducing young readers to classic literature. Though it is abridged, it features all the key characters and events and… Continue reading Pride and Prejudice (Jane Austen Children’s Stories) by Gemma Barder