Fiction, Young Adult

Can’t Wait Wednesday: SKYHUNTER by Marie Lu

Can’t-Wait Wednesday is a weekly meme to spotlight a future release that you’re excited about. It’s hosted by Wishful Endings and was previously hosted by Breaking the Spine. Skyhunter by Marie Lu Publication date: September 29th, 2020 Synopsis (provided by Bookishfirst): Talin is a Striker, a member of an elite fighting force that stands as the last defense for the only… Continue reading Can’t Wait Wednesday: SKYHUNTER by Marie Lu

Fiction, Young Adult

Kayla’s Freaky Friday #3: WATCH OVER ME

★★★ First of all, thank you Bookishfirst and Penguin Teen for this ARC. I'm not sure it truly qualifies as a "Freaky Friday" because the ghosts featured here are more beautiful than freaky, but I just finished reading it yesterday and I don't want to wait to review. The novel will be published on September… Continue reading Kayla’s Freaky Friday #3: WATCH OVER ME

Horror, Young Adult

Pre-order THE COMPANION, now!

★★★★ Summary Margot is an orphan who really should have read some Shirley Jackson novels before going to live at a country estate with the Suttons. The other orphans at Margot's group home say she is "lucky" to have been chosen by the prestigious Suttons, but Margo soon realizes that the family has not "rescued"… Continue reading Pre-order THE COMPANION, now!

Tuesday Talks, Young Adult

Tuesday Talk: What’s Kayla’s beef with YA Novels?

Okay, first of all, I don't hate the young adult genre, but if you've noticed the extreme lack of novels I've reviewed in that category, you are probably wondering about my tastes. The truth is, I do have some issues with the genre. There are a stack of YA novels on my kindle that I… Continue reading Tuesday Talk: What’s Kayla’s beef with YA Novels?

Young Adult

First Look Friday: Kayla Shares a her First Look at the Upcoming Novel, THE COMPANION

My high school English teacher (and fellow bibliophile) once told me to never buy a book unless I was hooked by the first five pages, and I've never been so HOOKED so quickly in my life. The story begins with our "lucky" first-person narrator, Margot, packing her bags to leave the girls' home she's been… Continue reading First Look Friday: Kayla Shares a her First Look at the Upcoming Novel, THE COMPANION

Horror, Young Adult

Wildcard Wednesday: Kayla thinks Lois Duncan’s DOWN A DARK HALL is Shamefully Underrated

★★★★ Down a Dark Hall is a young adult novel written by Lois Duncan (author of I Know What You Did Last Summer and Killing Mr. Griffin). The novel’s main protagonist and first-person narrator, Kit Gordy, is one of four girls chosen to to attend the illustrious Blackwood Hall. It’s not really clear why she… Continue reading Wildcard Wednesday: Kayla thinks Lois Duncan’s DOWN A DARK HALL is Shamefully Underrated