[Blog Tour + Review]: Where Dreams Descend by Janella Angeles


Title: Where Dreams Descend
Author: Janella Angeles
Publisher: Wednesday Books
Publication Date: August 25, 2020

SYNOPSIS

In a city covered in ice and ruin, a group of magicians face off in a daring game of magical feats to find the next headliner
of the Conquering Circus, only to find themselves under the threat of an unseen danger striking behind the scenes. Continue reading

Waiting on Wednesday

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Breaking the Spine that features highly anticipated book releases.

36071008._SY475_Title: The Betrothed
Author: Kiera Cass
Publisher: HarperTeen
Publication Date: May 5, 2020

A would-be queen. A handsome young king. A perfect match… or is it?

When King Jameson declares his love for Lady Hollis Brite, Hollis is shocked—and thrilled. After all, she’s grown up at Keresken Castle, vying for the king’s attention alongside other daughters of the nobility. Capturing his heart is a dream come true. Continue reading

Waiting on Wednesday

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Breaking the Spine that features highly anticipated book releases.

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Title: Fable
Author: Adrienne Young
Publisher: Wednesday Books
Publication Date: September 1, 2020

Welcome to a world made dangerous by the sea and by those who wish to profit from it. Where a young girl must find her place and her family while trying to survive in a world built for men.

As the daughter of the most powerful trader in the Narrows, the sea is the only home seventeen-year-old Fable has ever known. It’s been four years since the night she watched her mother drown during an unforgiving storm. The next day her father abandoned her on a legendary island filled with thieves and little food. To survive she must keep to herself, learn to trust no one and rely on the unique skills her mother taught her. The only thing that keeps her going is the goal of getting off the island, finding her father and demanding her rightful place beside him and his crew. To do so Fable enlists the help of a young trader named West to get her off the island and across the Narrows to her father.
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[Review] A River of Royal Blood by Amanda Joy

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*I received a copy of this title from the publisher in exchange for an honest review*

Title: A River of Royal Blood
Author: Amanda Joy
Publisher: Penguin Young Readers Group
Publication Date: October 29, 2019

Sixteen-year-old Eva is a princess, born with the magick of marrow and blood–a dark and terrible magick that hasn’t been seen for generations in the vibrant but fractured country of Myre. Its last known practitioner was Queen Raina, who toppled the native khimaer royalty and massacred thousands, including her own sister, eight generations ago, thus beginning the Rival Heir tradition. Living in Raina’s long and dark shadow, Eva must now face her older sister, Isa, in a battle to the death if she hopes to ascend to the Ivory Throne–because in the Queendom of Myre only the strongest, most ruthless rulers survive.
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Indigo Teen Staff Pick: February 2020

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Title: Tweet Cute
Author: Emma Lord
Publisher: Wednesday Books
Publication Date: January 21, 2020

A fresh, irresistible rom-com from debut author Emma Lord about the chances we take, the paths life can lead us on, and how love can be found in the opposite place you expected.
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[Blog Tour + Review]: Tweet Cute by Emma Lord

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Title: Tweet Cute
Author: Emma Lord
Publisher: Wednesday Books
Publication Date: January 21, 2020

SYNOPSIS

Meet Pepper, swim team captain, chronic overachiever, and all-around perfectionist. Her family may be falling apart, but their massive fast-food chain is booming — mainly thanks to Pepper, who is barely managing to juggle real life while secretly running Big League Burger’s massive Twitter account. 

Enter Jack, class clown and constant thorn in Pepper’s side. When he isn’t trying to duck out of his obscenely popular twin’s shadow, he’s busy working in his family’s deli. His relationship with the business that holds his future might be love/hate, but when Big League Burger steals his grandma’s iconic grilled cheese recipe, he’ll do whatever it takes to take them down, one tweet at a time.  Continue reading

Indigo Teen Staff Pick: January 2020

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Title: A Curse So Dark and Lonely
Author: Brigid Kemmerer
Publisher: Bloomsbury
Publication Date: January 7, 2020

Fall in love, break the curse.

It once seemed so easy to Prince Rhen, the heir to Emberfall. Cursed by a powerful enchantress to repeat the autumn of his eighteenth year over and over, he knew he could be saved if a girl fell for him. But that was before he learned that at the end of each autumn, he would turn into a vicious beast hell-bent on destruction. That was before he destroyed his castle, his family, and every last shred of hope. Continue reading

2020 YA Master List

Now that it’s finally 2020 I’m sharing the young adult books I’m excited for this year! Last year I grouped all the books I was excited for into one list, but I feel like this was is a lot simpler to find everything. I will continue adding to it as book announcements are made and covers are revealed! Continue reading

Indigo Teen Staff Pick: December 2019

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Title: The Golden Compass
Author: Philip Pullman
Publisher: Random House Children’s Books
Publication Date: September 10, 2002

Lyra is rushing to the cold, far North, where witch clans and armored bears rule. North, where the Gobblers take the children they steal–including her friend Roger. North, where her fearsome uncle Asriel is trying to build a bridge to a parallel world.
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Indigo Teen Staff Pick: November 2019

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Title: Scythe
Author: Neal Shusterman
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Publication Date: November 28, 2017

Two teens must learn the “art of killing” in this Printz Honor–winning book, the first in a chilling new series from Neal Shusterman, author of the New York Times bestselling Unwind dystology.
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