https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/55421124-the-gatekeeper-s-staff "TJ couldn't deny what he sensed afterward, how he felt at that moment. Deep down, something within him had changed." ★★★★ Magic school/camp novels are treated so unfairly in our community. The success of Harry Potter and Percy Jackson make everyone dismiss these books as repetitive. Hello? You liked it for a reason? Most … Continue reading The Gatekeeper’s Staff (TJ Young and the Orishas #1) by Antoine Bandele
“I had a taste of my fae and she’s been in my system ever since” ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️/5 stars! All the links and info for this book are below so I’ll jump right in! I’ve been a big Saffron A. Kent fan for so long now and I was absolutely dying to read this book. Somewhat unpopular … Continue reading A Gorgeous Villain by Saffron A. Kent
The Ghosts We Keep on Goodreads “The truth would always find me. No matter how hard I pushed down its ugly head, it would find a way back in. Always. And it didn’t smell like vanilla. I still found it so much easier to discuss frozen yogurt instead of my dead brother.” Release Date: 6/1/2021 … Continue reading Blog Tour!: The Ghosts We Keep by Mason Deaver
One Last Stop on Goodreads Release date: 6/1/21 “The knit of the scarf is loose and soft, and when August’s fingertips brush against it, there’s a pop of static electricity. She jumps, and the girl laughs under her breath. “Anybody ever tell you that you smell like pancakes?” ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️/5 stars! The highly anticipated sophomore novel … Continue reading One Last Stop by Casey McQuiston
The Queer Principles of Kit Webb on Goodreads “Whatever they had between them, for all its confusion, was good, and it was theirs, and they should take it. Fuck anything that said otherwise.” ⭐️⭐️.5/5 stars! This book was adorable! I definitely don’t usually go for historical romance, but this one seemed adorable and a dash … Continue reading The Queer Principles of Kit Webb by Cat Sebastian
World’s Worst Boyfriend on Goodreads “We want to know, who the World’s Worst Boyfriend is. Are you dating him? Or is your best friend dating him? Be sure to sign up at the link on our website.” ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️/5 stars! This was such a happy surprise of a book! It got my attention from the cover … Continue reading World’s Worst Boyfriend (Fake It #3) by Carina Taylor
Life’s Too Short on Goodreads “Also, I had a little thing called perspective, in higher doses than most people, and I don’t sweat the small stuff.Ever.And most things were, in the grand scheme of things, very, very small…Especially when you might only have a year left to live.” ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️.5/5 stars Okay, so I make it … Continue reading Life’s Too Short by Abby Jimenez
Perfect on Paper “The only thing that’s universally agreed on is this: if you’re having relationship issues and you slide a letter through the vents of locker eighty-nine, you will receive an email from an anonymous sender within the week, giving you advice.” ⭐️⭐️⭐️.5/5 stars! This amazing sophomore novel from Sophie Gonzalez is asking the … Continue reading Perfect on Paper by Sophie Gonzales
I couldn’t be more excited for this release and I’m dying to show you the cover, but first! The plot! And keep scrolling for a free prequel novella! ...Two years ago, Reed Jackson betrayed Calliope Thorne and broke her heart. So she stole his most prized possession – a white mustang – and drove it … Continue reading Cover Reveal! A Gorgeous Villain by Saffron A. Kent 💙
First, Become Ashes on Goodreads “When I feel his fingers slide between mine, I grip them hard. I know it’s an honor to go out into the world.” K.M Szpara’s second book was an auto-buy for me. I loved Szpara’s first book, Docile, and while it’s not a perfect book as many have pointed out. … Continue reading First, Become Ashes by K.M Szpara
The Warrior King on Goodreads “If he saw her again, he’d get the truth from her. Now and always, his duty lay with his king.” ⭐️⭐️⭐️/5 stars After finishing The Blood King, I was a bit disappointed with the overall flow of the story, but hopeful that I would like this book more. I did, … Continue reading The Warrior King (Inferno Rising #3) by Abigail Owens
Nubia: Real One on Goodreads “Can you be a hero...if society doesn’t see you as a person?” ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️/5 Super grateful to DC Comics for providing me with a copy of this book. This is a really great addition to the universe of Young Adult Graphic Novels that DC Comics is making. Nubia is a high … Continue reading Nubia: Real One by L.L McKinney and Robyn Smith
Back in the Burbs on Goodreads “Maybe it’s the power of Aunt Maggie’s words in my hand, but for one of the very few times in my life, I don’t want to do what it takes to make sure everyone else around me is comfortable.” ⭐️⭐️⭐️.5/5 stars! Major points to any book that starts off … Continue reading Back in the Burbs by Tracy Wolf and Avery Flynn
The Blood King on Goodreads “Gut instinct told her that this was a man who could go toe-to-toe with any threat. Unwanted respect stirred but sat uncomfortably.Could he handle me, though?” ⭐️⭐️.5/5 stars It’s been a very long while since I first reviewed The Rogue King, the first book in this series. I decided to … Continue reading The Blood King by Abigail Owens
So, you've found yourself watching The Shape of Water for umpteenth time? It happens. Or Hellboy, maybe Hellboy 2, maybe Twilight or Beauty and the Beast. I was thinking myself lately, what's up with monster romances? Why did Guillermo Del Toro watch The Creature of the Black Lagoon and ship the titular creature with the … Continue reading Smash that like button if you think dating monsters is, kinda hot.
“One year to prove herself. Surely, she could manage that? She opened the door.” ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️/5 stars!
The First Man on Goodreads “All I really want to do is throw my fists at him, or grab him by his shirt and pull him into me. I want to feel him on me one more time. Trying to meet other men doesn’t help when the only man I really want is standing a … Continue reading The First Man by Alex Kelly
Circe on Goodreads “I thought: I cannot bear this world a moment longer. Then, child, make another.” ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ I finished! I got this book when it came out! Can you believe? Honestly, I was starting to think I’d never get around to it! It just sat on my shelf collecting a respectable amount of dust. … Continue reading Circe by Madeline Miller
A Vow So Bold and Deadly on Goodreads "This autumn, Grey is gone.This autumn, I have a girl to stand at my side.This autumn, I suppose, I am nineteen for the first time.The curse is broken.It doesn’t feel like it." ⭐⭐⭐/5 It's over! I really loved this series since the first book's release. It was … Continue reading A Vow So Bold and Deadly by
A Handful of Romantic Sub-genres and a recommendation for each one. Since everyone who is capable of logically thinking about anything for more than five seconds knows that one book cannot possibly encompass an entire genre, here's some of classic romance subgenres and a recommendation to go with it that in no way, shape or … Continue reading A Romance For Every Pot!