The short version: I always get a little nervous whenever I pick up a poetry collection that’s been written by a performance poet. But, in this case, Olivia Gatwood is absolutely incredible in whatever form her poetry takes.Read More »
Happy Sunday, everyone! I hope you’ve all enjoyed the first week of the new year! If you stay tuned to the end of this post, you’ll get the chance to make Week 2 even better by winning a free book!
When the fate of the world is at stake Loyalties will be tested Game of Thrones meets Blade Runner in this commanding new YA fantasy inspired by Norse Mythology from New York Times bestselling author Amanda Hocking. As one of Odin’s Valkyries, Malin’s greatest responsibility is to slay immortals and return them to the underworld. But when she unearths a secret that could unravel the balance of all she knows, Malin along with her best friend and her ex-girlfriend must decide where their loyalties lie. And if helping the blue-eyed boy Asher enact his revenge is worth the risk—to the world and her heart.
Title: The Girl in the Tower Author: Katherine Arden Type: YA Fantasy Length: 363 pages Published by: Del Ray Pub date: Dec 5, 2017 Format: e-arc Source: I received a copy of this book via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.
Title: Depression and Other Magic Tricks Author: Sabrina Benaim Type: Poetry Length: 160 pages Published by: Button Poetry Pub date: Aug 27th, 2017 Source: A digital copy was provided via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.
Title: The Chaos of Longing Author: K. Y. Robinson Type: Poetry Length: 160 pages Published by: Andrew McMeel Publishing Pub date: Sept 26th, 2017 (This was an updated and further edited edition of an already published book) Format: PDF Source: A digital copy was provided via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.
Title: The Bear and the Nightingale Author: Katherine Arden Type: YA Fantasy Length: 368 pages Published by: Del Ray Pub date: Jan 10, 2017 Format: Paperback Source: Fun story: I thought I had this one on my Kindle, so I requested it’s sequel from Netgalley. When my request was accepted, I thought, “Great, better start reading, then.” ONLY I DIDN’T ACTUALLY HAVE IT ON MY KINDLE! So, I kind of panic-bought a copy from Barnes and Noble, even thought the sequel doesn’t come out till December.
Let me just take a moment to finish squealing over how beautiful that cover is!!!
Title: Wicked Like a Wildfire Author: Lana Popovic Type: YA Fantasy; Magical Realism-ish Length: 400 pages Published by: Katherine Tegen Books Pub date: Aug 15th, 2017 Format: Hardcover Source: I received this book (along with an amazing matching candle) from my August Fairyloot box!