Review: Witchlings (Witchlings #1) by Claribel A Ortega

Title: Witchlings
Series: Witchlings #1
Author: Claribel A Ortega
Publisher: Scholastic Press
Release Date: April 5th, 2022
Page Length: 334
Genre: Fantasy
Age Range: Middle Grade
Rep: LGBTQIA+, Queer
Rating: 4⭐

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Goodreads Synopsis:

A magical adventure for fans of Amari and the Night Brothers and Nevermoor, about three witchlings who must work together to do the impossible if they have any hope of earning their full powers.

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ARC Review: Hell Followed With Us by Andrew Joseph White

Title: Hell Followed With Us
Author: Andrew Joseph White
Publisher: Peachtree Teen
Release Date: June 7th, 2022
Page Length: 416
Genre: Horror | Fantasy
Age Range: YA
Rep: Autistic, Nonbinary, Transgender, Queer, Gay
Rating: 3.5⭐

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Goodreads Synopsis:

Prepare to die. His kingdom is near.

Sixteen-year-old trans boy Benji is on the run from the cult that raised him—the fundamentalist sect that unleashed Armageddon and decimated the world’s population. Desperately, he searches for a place where the cult can’t get their hands on him, or more importantly, on the bioweapon they infected him with.

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Book Tour: The Bluest Sky by Christina Diaz Gonzalez | Author Interview

Welcome to my stop on the TBR and Beyond Tours Book Tour for The Bluest Sky by Christina Diaz Gonzalez. This sounds like such an impactful and emotional story that takes is clearly close to the Christina’s heart. A perfect read to celebrate National Latinx Heritage Month! I was honoured to get the chance to interview Christina Diaz Gonzalez and you can find our her answers to my questions, about herself and the book, below. Be sure to also check out the Tour Schedule at the bottom to see the other content creators participating.

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Mini ARC Review: Golden Girl by Reem Faruqi

Title: Golden Girl
Author: Reem Faruqi
Publisher: HarperCollins
Release Date: February 22nd, 2022
Page Length: 336
Genre: Novel-in-Verse
Age Range: Middle Grade
Rating: 4⭐

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Goodreads Synopsis:

A coming-of-age middle grade novel in verse about seventh grader Aafiyah Qamar, a Pakistani American girl who hatches a special plan to help her family but finds that doing what’s right isn’t always easy.

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Book Tour: Ghostlight by Kenneth Oppel | Spotlight

Welcome to my stop on the TBR and Beyond Tours Book Tour for Ghostlight by Kenneth Oppel. I’ve only read one book by Oppel, Bloom, and loved his writing style. Even though that was a YA book, I knew he was an another I wanted to keep reading from, plus he’s Canadian so definately couldn’t pass up this tour! Again, I seem to be hoarding all the spooky reads for this Fall, and I’m really hoping I make it to this one! Be sure to scroll all the way to the bottom to see the tour schedule for other content creators.

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Review: The Kaiju Preservation Society by John Scalzi [with audiobook]

Title: The Kaiju Preservation Society
Author: John Scalzi
Narrator: Wil Wheaton
Publisher: Tor Books
Release Date: March 15th, 2022
Page Length: 264
Genre: Science Fiction
Age Range: Adult
Rating: 5⭐

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Goodreads Synopsis: The Kaiju Preservation Society is John Scalzi’s first standalone adventure since the conclusion of his New York Times bestselling Interdependency trilogy.

When COVID-19 sweeps through New York City, Jamie Gray is stuck as a dead-end driver for food delivery apps. That is, until Jamie makes a delivery to an old acquaintance, Tom, who works at what he calls “an animal rights organization.” Tom’s team needs a last-minute grunt to handle things on their next field visit. Jamie, eager to do anything, immediately signs on.

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Book Tour: Ravenfall by Kalyn Josephson | Spotlight

Welcome to my stop on the TBR and Beyond Tours Book Tour for Ravenfall by Kalyn Josephson. You caught me! I’m a sucker for any book that has a cat on the cover! Plus Celtic creatures on Halloween night!?!? How could I not want to pick this up in the Fall? Be sure to scroll all the way to the bottom to see what other’s have thought by clicking their link from the tour schedule.

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Book Tour: The Decoy Girlfriend by Lillie Vale | Spotlight

Welcome to my stop on the TBR and Beyond Tours Book Tour for The Decoy Girlfriend by Lillie Vale! This sounds really good and my type of RomCom: fake-dating, look-alike/doppelgänger, bookish main character (a writer)! Oddly, these last few months have been the summer of horror since that’s all that’s been calling to me (horrors/thrillers/mysteries), which meant my RomCom reading came to a slow (almost hault!). I’m hoping to pick it up soon though, because it really does sound addictive and good! Be sure to scroll all the way to the bottom to see the tour schedule for other content creators links.

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Book Tour: The Dragon’s Promise (Six Crimson Cranes #2) by Elizabeth Lim | Spotlight

Welcome to my stop on the TBR and Beyond Tours Book Tour for The Dragon’s Promise (Six Crimson Cranes #2) by Elizabeth Lim. I read Six Crimson Cranes when it first came out and really enjoyed it! I definitely want to reread it before diving back into the finally of this duology! You can find out more about the book below and the schedule has links to other content creators, so you can find out how other’s are feeling about the continuation of Princess Shiori’s story.

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Book Tour: Belladonna (Belladonna #1) by Adalyn Grace | Spotlight

Welcome to my stop on the TBR and Beyond Tours Book Tour for Belladonna (Belladonna #1) by Adalyn Grace. I’ve decided this book was made for me! The synopsis, the cover, the naked book – it’s all just to die for! But to see what other’s thought after reading, be sure to see the tour schedule with links to other content creators. And keep an eye out for my review of this, because it is in the Fall TBR!

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