The Edge of the Abyss by Emily Strutskie graphic

The Edge of the Abyssby Emily Strutskie Series: The Abyss Surrounds Us #2 Published by Flux on April 18th 2017 Genres: Fantasy, LGBTQIA Pages: 320 Goodreads   Three weeks have passed since Cassandra Leung pledged her allegiance to the ruthless pirate-queen Santa Elena and set free Bao, the sea monster Reckoner she’d been forced to […]

Waiting on Wednesday (3) graphic

This week, we’re waiting on two thrilling novels that we both can’t wait to read! Octavia’s Pick Spirit Hunters by Ellen Oh Release Date: July 25th 2017 We Need Diverse Books founder Ellen Oh returns with Spirit Hunters, a high-stakes middle grade mystery series about Harper Raine, the new seventh grader in town who must […]

The Upside of Unrequited by Becky Albertalli graphic

The Upside of Unrequitedby Becky Albertalli Published by Balzer + Bray on April 11th 2017 Genres: Contemporary Pages: 352 Goodreads   Seventeen-year-old Molly Peskin-Suso knows all about unrequited love. No matter how many times her twin sister, Cassie, tells her to woman up, Molly can’t stomach the idea of rejection. So she’s careful. Fat girls […]

Stop & Chat ~ My Break Up With YA ~ graphic

When I first decided to do this post I thought it would be like any other discussion. But after spending literal HOURS trying that route I think a better plan is to just write it like a letter (thanks Shelly!). To YA, I’ve read you almost exclusively for the past 6 years and I hate […]

Waiting on Wednesday (2) graphic

Octavia and I have very different tastes, and this waiting on wednesday pick continues to exemplify that. If you’re in for fantasy or for a verse novel, we have everything. Octavia’s Pick The Last Magician by Lisa Maxwell Release Date: July 18th 2017 Stop the Magician. Steal the book. Save the future. In modern day […]

Disaster Diaries: 01: ZOMBIES! by R. McGeddon graphic

I received this book for free from in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.Disaster Diaries: Zombiesby R. McGeddon Series: Disaster Diaries #1 Published by Macmillan on May 24th, 2016 Genres: Middle Grade Pages: 192 Goodreads   During a zombie apocalypse, the […]

Meg & Linus by Hanna Nowinski graphic

Meg & Linusby Hanna Nowinski Published by Swoon Reads on April 18th 2017 Genres: Contemporary, Romance, LGBTQIA Goodreads   Meg is newly single since Sophia went off to college, and she doesn’t particularly like it. When her best friend Linus refuses to approach Danny, the boy he likes, she finds the perfect project to distract […]