Format: ARC

ARC Review:  The No-Girlfriend Rule by Christen Randall

ARC Review: The No-Girlfriend Rule by Christen Randall

Blurb: Julie Murphy meets Casey McQuiston in this unforgettable queer romance about a teen girl whose foray into fantasy tabletop roleplaying brings her new confidence, true friends, and a shot at real, swoon-worthy love. Hollis Beckwith isn’t trying to get a girl—she’s just trying to get by. For a fat, broke girl with anxiety, the […]

Posted March 2, 2024 by Lisa Mandina in Review / 6 Comments
ARC Review:  Snowglobe by Soyoung Park

ARC Review: Snowglobe by Soyoung Park

Blurb: In a world of constant winter, only the citizens of the climate-controlled city of Snowglobe can escape the bitter cold—but this perfect society is hiding dark and dangerous secrets within its frozen heart. Enclosed under a vast dome, Snowglobe is the last place on Earth that’s warm. Outside Snowglobe is a frozen wasteland, and […]

Posted February 24, 2024 by Lisa Mandina in Review / 10 Comments
ARC Review:  Hannah Tate, Beyond Repair by Laura Piper Lee

ARC Review: Hannah Tate, Beyond Repair by Laura Piper Lee

Blurb: Hannah Tate can hardly believe her sleep-deprived eyes when she finds an engagement ring hidden in the closet. Killian, her super responsible, incredibly attractive boyfriend—and the father of her new baby, Bowie—is finally going to propose. But a romantic night out goes horribly wrong when Killian reveals he’s dumping Hannah, not proposing.  Furious and […]

Posted February 12, 2024 by Lisa Mandina in Review / 6 Comments
ARC Review:  A Drop of Venom by Sajni Patel

ARC Review: A Drop of Venom by Sajni Patel

Blurb: Circe goes YA in this unapologetically feminist retelling of the Medusa myth steeped in Indian mythology, a YA epic fantasy addition to the Rick Riordan Presents imprint. All monsters and heroes have beginnings. This is mine. Sixteen-year-old Manisha is no stranger to monsters—she’s been running from them for years, from beasts who roam the […]

Posted January 12, 2024 by Lisa Mandina in Review / 8 Comments
ARC Review:  Love, Naturally by Sophie Sullivan

ARC Review: Love, Naturally by Sophie Sullivan

Blurb: Presley Ayers is not the woman you bring on a camping trip. An accomplished concierge at an exclusive hotel in Great Falls, MI, she knows more about the top ten places for champagne and caviar than she does about the best hiking boots to go stomping around near Lake Michigan. But when she surprises […]

Posted January 9, 2024 by Lisa Mandina in Review / 10 Comments
ARC Review:  Somewhere in the Deep by Tanvi Berwah

ARC Review: Somewhere in the Deep by Tanvi Berwah

Blurb: Seventeen-year-old Krescent Dune is buried under the weight of her dead parents’ debt and the ruinous legacy they left behind. The only way she can earn enough money to escape her unforgiving island is by battling monstrous creatures in an underground fighting pit. After a fight goes terribly wrong, she’s banned from the pits. […]

Posted January 4, 2024 by Lisa Mandina in Review / 16 Comments