Review: The Witch Haven by Sahsa Peyton Smith

It’s New York City in 1911. Frances Hallowell is an ordinary seamstress who lives with the other girls she works with. Her life changes forever when she kills a man who is trying to attack her. Except, she never moved a muscle.  Afraid of the impending murder investigation, Frances tries to lay low when a coupleContinue reading “Review: The Witch Haven by Sahsa Peyton Smith”

Review: The Silence of Bones by June Hur

1800 Joseon (Korea). Sixteen-year-old Seol is indentured to the police bureau but is missing home. When a young noblewoman is found murdered in the streets, Seol is tasked with helping a young inspector with the investigation into the politically charged murder. But when the inspector becomes the prime suspect, Seol must go outside the boundsContinue reading “Review: The Silence of Bones by June Hur”

June 2021 Book Club: Silence of Bones by June Hur

The Book Silence of Bones released April 21, 2020. Why did we pick this book? Silence of Bones has been on our TBR for over a year. We hadn’t read a YA historical fiction in a while and thought June was the perfect time for this book…since it’s the author’s name. Bad pun, we know!Continue reading “June 2021 Book Club: Silence of Bones by June Hur”

Review: These Violent Delights by Chloe Gong

We had so much fun discussing These Violent Delights at our recent virtual YA book club. Instead of just telling you our thoughts, we’re going to mention a few of our discussion questions and reactions from the group. Have you read Gong’s debut YA book? Let us know your answers to our questions in the comments!

Jenn Bennett’s YA Books Ranked

If you read our blog you know that we love Jenn Bennett’s YA books. Five out of six are contemporary romance, while one is a historical fantasy. We plan to update this list when Bennett releases more books. The next one, Always Jane, will be released in 2021. Have you read any of these books? LetContinue reading “Jenn Bennett’s YA Books Ranked”

2020 YA Holiday Gift Guide

Ready for the holiday season? We are too! We created a list of books to inspire your gift giving…or to buy for yourself. Need more inspiration? Check out our 2019 gift guide. Do you usually give books as presents? Let us know in the comments! 1. For Mystery Fans: Dare You to Lie by AmberContinue reading “2020 YA Holiday Gift Guide”

YA City Guide: London

Anyone else have major wanderlust these days, or is it just us? We’re travel addicts, so these quaran-times have us longing to escape our houses. We may also be guilty of scrolling through too many travel tags on Instagram… (sorry, not sorry)! If you’re like us and love to travel, then here are some ofContinue reading “YA City Guide: London”

Review: Chain of Gold by Cassandra Clare

In the latest Shadowhunter series installment, take a trip back in time to Edwardian London. Chain of Gold is the first in a new trilogy by Clare.