{ARC} Review: The Gilded Wolves by Roshani Chokshi ||ARE WE SURPRISED?

The Gilded Wolves 

The Gilded Wolves #1

Roshani Chokshi

the gilded wolves by roshani chokshi

Set in a darkly glamorous world, The Gilded Wolves is full of mystery, decadence, and dangerous but thrilling adventure.

Paris, 1889: The world is on the cusp of industry and power, and the Exposition Universelle has breathed new life into the streets and dredged up ancient secrets. In this city, no one keeps tabs on secrets better than treasure-hunter and wealthy hotelier, Séverin Montagnet-Alarie. But when the all-powerful society, the Order of Babel, seeks him out for help, Séverin is offered a treasure that he never imagined: his true inheritance.

To find the ancient artifact the Order seeks, Séverin will need help from a band of experts: An engineer with a debt to pay. A historian who can’t yet go home. A dancer with a sinister past. And a brother in all but blood, who might care too much.

Together, they’ll have to use their wits and knowledge to hunt the artifact through the dark and glittering heart of Paris. What they find might change the world, but only if they can stay alive.

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Reading Resolutions 2019

This was a Top Five topic that I missed on, but really wanted to do.

I did one of these last year and about halfway through the year, I reflected on if I actually did said resolutions, so that’s the plan here right now.

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Blog Tour: White Stag by Kara Barbeiri Q&A

Hello! I’m a part of the White Stag blog tour and I’ll be asking the author some questions!I have a review linked down below somewhere, so go check that out and come back (if you want… no pressure 😉 ).

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White Stag

Permafrost #1

Author: Kara Barbeiri

Publisher: Wednesday Books

Publication Date:  January 8th 2019 

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{ARC} Review: The Girl King by Mimi Yu || I flew through it… so there’s that.

The Girl King

The Girl King #1

Mimi Yu

the girl king by mimi yu

Two sisters become unwitting rivals in a war to claim the title of Emperor in this sweeping tale of ambition, sacrifice and betrayal for readers of Sabaa Tahir and Alwyn Hamilton.

All hail the Girl King. 

Sisters Lu and Min have always understood their places as princesses of the Empire. Lu knows she is destined to become the dynasty’s first female ruler, while Min is resigned to a life in her shadow. Then their father declares their male cousin Set the heir instead—a betrayal that sends the sisters down two very different paths.

Determined to reclaim her birthright, Lu goes on the run. She needs an ally—and an army—if she is to succeed. Her quest leads her to Nokhai, the last surviving wolf shapeshifter. Nok wants to keep his identity secret, but finds himself forced into an uneasy alliance with the girl whose family killed everyone he ever loved…

Alone in the volatile court, Min’s hidden power awakens—a forbidden, deadly magic that could secure Set’s reign…or allow Min to claim the throne herself. But there can only be one Emperor, and the sisters’ greatest enemy could turn out to be each other.

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{ARC} Review: Black Enough: Stories of Being Young & Black in America by Ibi Zoboi || When something speaks to you, listen to it

Black Enough: Stories of Being Young & Black in America

Ibi Zoboi + 17 authors

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Black Enough is a star-studded anthology edited by National Book Award finalist Ibi Zoboi that will delve into the closeted thoughts, hidden experiences, and daily struggles of black teens across the country. From a spectrum of backgrounds—urban and rural, wealthy and poor, mixed race, immigrants, and more—Black Enough showcases diversity within diversity.

Whether it’s New York Times bestselling author Jason Reynolds writing about #blackboyjoy or Newbery Honor-winning author Renee Watson talking about black girls at camp in Portland, or emerging author Jay Coles’s story about two cowboys kissing in the south—Black Enough is an essential collection full of captivating coming-of-age stories about what it’s like to be young and black in America.

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December Wrap-Up + January TBR || Inadvertent Smut-A-Thon

Sooooo… Blogmas happened. I didn’t post daily,  but it was my first year trying the whole festive posting thing. I’ve learned and I’m honestly more proud of the blog post I’ve pushed out this month more than usual (not saying I’m not proud of all of my content… this month was just magic) 🙂 .

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You’re the Best and You’ve Probably Emotionally Compromised Me in 2018 || Twenty-Ace-Teen and Contemporaries

The twenty-ace-teen™ joke (because there was a lot of asexual rep this year) is something I’m really proud of… let me have my moment. 

I was debating on writing this post seeing as I tend to gush about my faves year round so you’re probably tired of hearing about them…

But it’s customary to write this kind of post… so here we are.

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