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The Sunbearer Trials (ARC Review)

Book Title: The Sunbearer Trials Author: Aiden Thomas Release Date: September 6, 2022 Genres: Young Adult, Fantasy, Mythology, LGBTQ+ My rating: 4/5 Stars Synopsis: Welcome to The Sunbearer Trials, where teen semidioses compete in a series of challenges with the highest of stakes, in this electric new Mexican-inspired fantasy from Aiden Thomas, the New York Times …

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Ravenfall (Tour Post/Review)

Book Title: Ravenfall Author: Kalyn Josephson Release Date: September 6, 2022 Genres: Middle Grade, Fantasy, Paranormal My rating: 4/5 Stars Synopsis: One magical inn, two kids with supernatural powers, and an ancient Celtic creature trying to destroy their world by Halloween night… Halloweentown meets Supernatural in this spooky middle-grade series from the acclaimed author of the …

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Self-Made Boys (ARC Review)

Book Title: Self-Made Boys Author: Anna-Marie McLemore Release Date: September 6, 2022 Genres: Young Adult, Historical Fiction, Retelling, LGTBQ+ My rating: 5/5 Stars Synopsis: Stonewall Honor recipient and two-time National Book Award Longlist selectee Anna-Marie McLemore weaves an intoxicating tale of glamor and heartbreak in Self-Made Boys: A Great Gatsby Remix, part of the Remixed Classics series. …

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The Drowned Woods (Tour Post/Review)

Book Title: The Drowned Woods Author: Emily Lloyd-Jones Release Date: August 16, 2022 Genres: Young Adult, Fantasy, Retelling, LGTBQ+ My rating: 4/5 Stars Synopsis: Once upon a time, the kingdoms of Wales were rife with magic and conflict, and eighteen-year-old Mererid “Mer” is well-acquainted with both. She is the last living water diviner and has spent …

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Valiant Ladies (Audio ARC Review)

Book Title: Valiant Ladies Author: Melissa Grey Release Date: June 14th, 2022 Genres: Historical Fiction, Young Adult, LGBTQ+ Story Rating: 4/5 Stars Audiobook Rating: 5/5 Stars Synopsis: Two teen vigilantes set off on an action-packed investigation to expose corruption and deliver justice in Valiant Ladies, Melissa Grey’s YA historical fiction novel inspired by real seventeenth century Latinx …

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Game of Strength and Storm (Tour Post/Review)

Book Title: Game of Strength and StormAuthor: Rachel MenardRelease Date: June 7th, 2022Genres: Young Adult, Fantasy, Retelling, Romance, LGTBQ+My rating: 5/5 Stars I am so excited to be participating in the Game of Strength and Storm Tour hosted by TBR and Beyond Tours! If you’re interested in following the rest of the tour, be sure to …

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Blackwater (ARC Review)

Book Title: BlackwaterAuthors: Jeanette Arroyo and Ren GrahamRelease Date: July 19, 2022Genres: Graphic Novel, Young Adult, Fantasy, Paranormal, LGTBQ+My rating: 3/5 Stars Synopsis: Riverdale meets Stranger Things in this debut queer YA graphic novel, developed from a hit webcomic. Set in the haunted town of Blackwater, Maine, two boys fall for each other as they dig for clues to …

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Taproot (ARC Review)

Book Title: Taproot Author: Keezy Young Release Date: July 5th, 2022Genres: Graphic Novel, Young Adult, Fantasy, Romance, LGTBQ+My rating: 4/5 Stars Synopsis: “It’s a pleasure to lose yourself in the beautiful artwork, and one of the loveliest queer romances I’ve ever read.” — K. O’Neil, author of The Tea Dragon Society Blue has been living as a ghost …

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