Blog Tour: Always Human by Ari North

Title: Always HumanAuthor: Ari NorthPublisher: Little Bee Books / Yellow JacketPublishing Date: June 2, 2020Genre: Young Adult, Queer, Sci-Fi, Graphic NovelSynopsis: First serialized on the popular app and website WebToon, Always Human ran from 2015-2017 and amassed over 76,000 unique subscribers during its run. Now reformatted for a print edition in sponsorship with GLAAD, Always Human is a beautifully drawn … More Blog Tour: Always Human by Ari North

Coffee Talk: Each of Us a Desert by Mark Oshiro

Title: Each of Us a DesertAuthor: Mark OshiroPublisher: TorTeenPublishing Date: September 15, 2020Genre: Young Adult, Fantasy, Magical RealismSynopsis: From the award-winning author Mark Oshiro comes a powerful fantasy novel about finding home and falling in love amidst the dangers of a desert where stories come to life. Xochital is destined to wander the desert alone, … More Coffee Talk: Each of Us a Desert by Mark Oshiro

Blog Tour: The Bone Shard Daughter by Andrea Stewart

Title: The Bone Shard DaughterAuthor: Andrea StewartPublisher: Orbit BooksPublishing Date: September 8, 2020Genre: Fantasy, Science Fiction Fantasy, QueerSynopsis: In an empire controlled by bone shard magic, Lin, the former heir to the emperor will fight to reclaim her magic and her place on the throne. The Bone Shard Daughter marks the debut of a major new voice in … More Blog Tour: The Bone Shard Daughter by Andrea Stewart

Blog Tour: Dating Makes Perfect by Pintip Dunn

Title: Dating Makes PerfectAuthor: Pintip DunnPublisher: Entangled TeenPublishing Date: August 18, 2020Genre: Young Adult, Contemporary, Own VoicesSynopsis: The Tech sisters don’t date in high school. Not because they’re not asked. Not because they’re not interested. Not even because no one can pronounce their long, Thai last name—hence the shortened, awkward moniker. But simply because they’re … More Blog Tour: Dating Makes Perfect by Pintip Dunn

ARC Review: Star Daughter by Shveta Thakrar

Title: Star DaughterAuthor: Shveta ThakrarPublishing Date: August 11, 2020Publisher: HarperTeenGenre: Young Adult, FantasySynopsis: This gorgeously imagined YA debut blends shades of Neil Gaiman’s Stardust and a breathtaking landscape of Hindu mythology into a radiant contemporary fantasy. The daughter of a star and a mortal, Sheetal is used to keeping secrets. Pretending to be “normal.” But … More ARC Review: Star Daughter by Shveta Thakrar

Blog Tour: Tablay by Katrina Olan

Title: TablayAuthor: Katrina F. OlanPublishing Date: October 19, 2019Genre: Sci-fi, Filipino LitSynopsis: New Intramuros: a hyper-technological smart city surrounded by heavily armored walls. Beyond it, vast mountains and jungles teeming with hostile machine life called aswangs. For over a century, the Philippine Mech Force has been fighting the aswangs with mechs of their own—and talented … More Blog Tour: Tablay by Katrina Olan

ARC Review: Loathe At First Sight by Suzanne Park

Title: Loathe At First SightAuthor: Suzanne ParkPublisher: Avon BooksPublishing Date: August 4, 2020Genre: Romance, Women’s LiteratureSynopsis: Melody Joo is thrilled to land her dream job as a video game producer, but her new position comes with challenges: an insufferable CEO; sexist male coworkers; and an infuriating—yet distractingly handsome—intern, Nolan MacKenzie, aka “the guy who got … More ARC Review: Loathe At First Sight by Suzanne Park

ARC Review: Trouble The Saints by Alaya Dawn Johnson

Title: Trouble the SaintsAuthor: Alaya Dawn JohnsonPublisher: Tor BooksPublishing Date: July 21, 2020Genre: Fantasy, Historical FictionSynopsis: The dangerous magic of The Night Circus meets the powerful historical exploration of The Underground Railroad in this timely and unsettling novel, set against the darkly glamorous backdrop of New York City at the dawn of WWII. Amidst the whir of … More ARC Review: Trouble The Saints by Alaya Dawn Johnson

ARC Review: Set Fire to the Gods by Sara Raasch & Kristen Simmons

Title: Set Fire to the GodsAuthors: Sara Raasch & Kristen SimmonsPublisher: Harper CollinsPublishing Date: August 4, 2020Genre: Young Adult, FantasySynopsis: Ash is descended from a long line of gladiators, and she knows the brutal nature of war firsthand. But after her mother dies in an arena, she vows to avenge her by overthrowing her fire … More ARC Review: Set Fire to the Gods by Sara Raasch & Kristen Simmons

Blog Tour: Vanessa Yu’s Magical Paris Tea Shop by Roselle Lim

Title: Vanessa Yu’s Magical Paris Tea ShopAuthor: Roselle LimPublisher: Berkeley RomancePublication date: 04 August 2020Genres: Adult, Romance, Contemporary Synopsis:Become enamored with the splendor of Paris in this heartwarming and delightful story about writing one’s own destiny and finding love along the way. Vanessa Yu never wanted to see people’s fortunes—or misfortunes—in tea leaves. Ever since … More Blog Tour: Vanessa Yu’s Magical Paris Tea Shop by Roselle Lim