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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: Seasparrow by Kristin Cashore

Review: Seasparrow by Kristin Cashore

I cannot get enough of the Graceling world, and I was so excited when I learned that was returning to it. Seasparrow is the fifth installment of the series told exclusively from Hava’s POV. Hava is Queen Bitterblue’s half-sister and spy, a skilled Graceling, and one that I couldn’t wait to learn more about. Following […]

Posted November 18, 2022 by Lillian in Reviews / 0 Comments
The Weekend Binge: Cupcake by Cookie O’Gormon

The Weekend Binge: Cupcake by Cookie O’Gormon

Cupcake by is a fluffy YA rom-com read about self-confidence, staying true to your values, and enjoying the moments life gives you. Ariel is a plus-sized social media baking star who is planning what she will cook to win a baking contest that comes with a scholarship when out of the blue she is nominated […]

Posted November 12, 2022 by Lillian in Reviews / 1 Comment
Review: The Darkening by Sunya Mara

Review: The Darkening by Sunya Mara

I did not realize how much I’ve missed fantasy until I started reading this book! The Darkening by debut author is the first in a dark fantasy series about the daughter of failed revolutionaries and a prince fearful of his destiny. All the things I love about fantasy are present in this one: experimental magic, […]

Posted July 18, 2022 by Lillian in Reviews / 0 Comments
Review: Rise of the Vicious Princess by CJ Redwine

Review: Rise of the Vicious Princess by CJ Redwine

Unputdownable! Rise of the Vicious Princess by is the first book in a new YA political fantasy duology. Calera has been at war with its neighboring kingdom Montevallo for 19 years. As a result, the kingdom is reaching the end of its coffers, it’s citizens are losing faith in their monarch, and both sides are […]

Posted June 13, 2022 by Lillian in Reviews / 2 Comments
Review: Where There’s a Whisk by Sarah J. Schmitt

Review: Where There’s a Whisk by Sarah J. Schmitt

This review first appeared on YA Books Central and is reproduced below with permission. To see the original post, click here. I thoroughly enjoyed this book! Where There’s a Whisk by follows Peyton, a recent high school graduate, as she competes on Top Teen Chef for a chance to win a full paid scholarship to […]

Posted March 4, 2022 by Lillian in Reviews / 0 Comments