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Review: Virch by Laura Resau

Review: Virch by Laura Resau

Virch by is a fast-paced, sci-fi adventure about a teen girl’s race to save her sister and then the world. Liv is starting a prestigious internship at the Virchuous Institute, a virtual reality science center that focuses on the latest tech that can help the world from virtual reality simulations to medical and military needs. […]

Posted June 7, 2024 by Lillian in Reviews / 4 Comments
Review: The Dangerous Ones by Lauren Blackwood

Review: The Dangerous Ones by Lauren Blackwood

Vicious read! The Dangerous Ones by is a historical fantasy romance set during America’s Civil War about a vampire hunter falling for a vampire. Jerusalem is an escaped slave and a Saint โ€“ people with god-like strength, speed, and agility. She’s spent her life hiding who she really is, but now she’s fighting for the […]

Posted June 6, 2024 by Lillian in Reviews / 5 Comments
Review: Twelfth Knight by Alexene Farol Follmuth

Review: Twelfth Knight by Alexene Farol Follmuth

This was such a fun read! Twelfth Knight by is a YA contemporary Shakespearean retelling about two teens with more in common than they think. Viola Reyes is a girl against the world. Opinionated and unafraid to voice it, Vi lets few people close to her and trusts even fewer. Jack Orsino, the bane of […]

Posted June 3, 2024 by Lillian in Reviews / 0 Comments
Review: In the Orbit of You by Ashley Schumacher

Review: In the Orbit of You by Ashley Schumacher

A delightful and heartfelt read! In the Orbit of You by is a YA contemporary romance about two young friends who fate keeps bringing together. Nova Evans said goodbye to her neighbor and best friend Sammy when she was a little girl with a promise that they would find each other when he was 18. […]

Posted February 19, 2024 by Lillian in Reviews / 1 Comment
Audio Review: Lost Stars by Claudia Gray

Audio Review: Lost Stars by Claudia Gray

What an amazing read! Lost Stars by is a story set in the Star Wars universe that follows the story of two friends during the rise and fall of the empire. Ciena Ree first meets Thane Kyrell on the day the Galactic Empire has brought their home world into its “protection.” Both dream of being […]

Posted January 29, 2024 by Lillian in Reviews / 2 Comments
Review: Frost Like Night by Sara Raasch

Review: Frost Like Night by Sara Raasch

What an ending! Frost Like Night by is the final book in the series , and it really brings the story full circle. Please note: if you haven’t read the previous books in the series, there may be spoilers to those books ahead. Read at your own risk. Picking up right where Ice Like Fire […]

Posted January 26, 2024 by Lillian in Reviews / 1 Comment
Review: The Forest Grimm by Kathryn Purdie

Review: The Forest Grimm by Kathryn Purdie

Not at all what I was expecting, but still a great read! The Forest Grimm by is the first book in a duology about a magical forest and the people who are lured in. Clara has spent her entire life in her little village on the edge of the Forest Grimm, learning fairy tales and […]

Posted January 25, 2024 by Lillian in Reviews / 5 Comments
Review: Into the Sunken City by Dinesh Thiru

Review: Into the Sunken City by Dinesh Thiru

Breath-taking adventure! Into the Sunken City by debut author is an exciting dystopian retelling of Treasure Island set in a future that sees most of the world underwater and divers are wrecking sunken landmarks and cities. Jin Haldar’s life changed when her father died in a diving accident leaving her in charge of their seaside […]

Posted January 22, 2024 by Lillian in Reviews / 1 Comment
Review: Flower and Thorn by Rati Mehrotra

Review: Flower and Thorn by Rati Mehrotra

What an amazing read! Flower and Thorn by is a standalone YA historical fantasy that asks the question: “What if India had magic when the Portuguese invaded during the 16th century?” I am a sucker for books like this that are full of history but rewritten to include other things. For this one, it’s magical […]

Posted January 19, 2024 by Lillian in Reviews / 5 Comments