Virtually Yours [Sarvenaz Tash]; 2019 YA Releases

And I'm back with yet another 2019 YA release that I've already read! All Eyes on Us by Kit Frick is one of those books that I wouldn't have minded not reading. I don't feel I really got anything out of having read it and I think that is my biggest problem. With only so much…

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What Unbreakable Looks Like; Recent NetGalley Requests

What Unbreakable Looks Like by Kate McLaughlin is going to be a rough read. There's no question that anything involved with this story is going to leave me feeling extremely uncomfortable. The fact of the matter is that sex trafficking is still a very real thing--which is terrifying and swept under the rug far more than it…

Virtually Yours [Sarvenaz Tash]; 2019 YA Releases

I've already read Virtually Yours by Sarvenaz Tash! It has such a fun and fascinating premise and it's diverse! Now, truthfully, I didn't love this story. Some of the connections with the characters didn't feel fully there and I couldn't quite invest in them as much as I wanted to. That said, this is definitely a…

Monsters are Afraid of Babies [Nicholas Tana]

I laughed when I first came across Monsters are Afraid of Babies by Nicholas Tana, illustrated by Jessica Abbott and Elise Leutwyler. And then I thought about how perfect it would have been for my boyfriend's nephew when he was getting a little sister. This is such a clever way of introducing the idea of a younger sibling to…

The Little Mermaid; Recent NetGalley Requests

This is a new translation of Hans Christian Andersen's The Little Mermaid with a surprise story at the end. In truth, I requested it (and got approved!) largely because I was curious about the illustrations. I've already read the story of The Little Mermaid and though I imagine there will be some changes with this being a…

Aline and the Blue Bottle [Carolina Ugaz-Moran] Cover Love Friday!

If you were around last week, you probably remember this book. I fell in love with and requested Aline and the Blue Bottle from NetGalley largely based on its utterly gorgeous cover. If you ever want to know what it looks like for a cover to sell a book, take a look at this one. While I…