by Zoraida Cordova Publisher: Sourcebooks Fire Published: September 6th, 2016 Book 1 of the Brooklyn Brujas trilogy Synopsis from Goodreads: Nothing says Happy Birthday like summoning the spirits of your dead relatives. Alex is a bruja, the most powerful witch in a generation...and she hates magic. At her Deathday celebration, Alex performs a spell to … Continue reading Review: LABYRINTH LOST

When Dimple Met Rishi: Review

Written by Sandhya Menon Expected publication: May 30th, 2017 by Simon Pulse Synopsis from Goodreads: A laugh-out-loud, heartfelt YA romantic comedy, told in alternating perspectives, about two Indian-American teens whose parents have arranged for them to be married. Dimple Shah has it all figured out. With graduation behind her, she’s more than ready for a … Continue reading When Dimple Met Rishi: Review

The Hundred Lies of Lizzie Lovett: Review

Happy Book Birthday to HUNDRED LIES OF LIZZIE LOVETT, one of my favorite reads! So excited it’s now out in the world and other people can fall in love with it like I did! Out today from Sourcebooks Fire! Congratulations, Chelsea Sedoti!

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Written by Chelsea Sedoti

Expected publication: January 3rd 2017 by Sourcebooks

Synopsis from Goodreads:

A teenage misfit named Hawthorn Creely inserts herself in the investigation of missing person Lizzie Lovett, who disappeared mysteriously while camping with her boyfriend. Hawthorn doesn’t mean to interfere, but she has a pretty crazy theory about what happened to Lizzie. In order to prove it, she decides to immerse herself in Lizzie’s life. That includes taking her job… and her boyfriend. It’s a huge risk — but it’s just what Hawthorn needs to find her own place in the world.

Oh my goodness. I am so in love with this book. I’m so sad for you guys that it won’t come out until January of next year. I read the first paragraph 4 times because it was so perfect, once of which was out loud to my husband, who also loved it. The first chapter was one…

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Hanging Out with David Arnold & Adam Silvera + Mosquitoland Review

I was extremely fortunate to have met and hung out with (!!!) David Arnold and Adam Silvera last night. David was in town on tour for his latest release, Kids of Appetite, which sounds AMAZING. I can't wait to dive into my copy (signed, with the best inscription ever): I wrote this review for Mosquitoland … Continue reading Hanging Out with David Arnold & Adam Silvera + Mosquitoland Review

Tiny Pretty Things & Shiny Broken Pieces: Review

Written by Sona Charaipotra & Dhonielle Clayton Synopsis for Tiny Pretty Things Gigi, Bette, and June, three top students at an exclusive Manhattan ballet school, have seen their fair share of drama. Free-spirited new girl Gigi just wants to dance—but the very act might kill her. Privileged New Yorker Bette's desire to escape the shadow of … Continue reading Tiny Pretty Things & Shiny Broken Pieces: Review

The Essential Guide to Getting Your Book Published – Review

Written by Arielle Eckstut and David Henry Sterry, aka The Book Doctors Available on Amazon here. Brief description: Written by experts with twenty-five books between them as well as many years’ experience as a literary agent (Eckstut) and a book doctor (Sterry), this nuts-and-bolts guide demystifies every step of the publishing process: how to come … Continue reading The Essential Guide to Getting Your Book Published – Review