DAUNTLESS is an incredible and refreshing YA fantasy, with all of my favorite elements. Sapphic warriors from opposite sides of a conflict meeting together! Court intrigue! Adventure! Really incredibly lush scenery! ARCHERY. I recommend picking it up. Four stars.
Genre: Juvenile Fiction / General
This book is charming and really short. The cover feels more heartwarming than its actual contents (there is a forced outing and a character is kicked out of their house), but it is ultimately a story of found family and a note of hope for queer teens who feel like they don’t belong. It’s a […]
This is a cute and fun middle grade book! Zara struggles with summer problems typical for an elementary school – new kids move into the neighborhood and changes are hard! AND she has an annoying younger brother. Also, Zara lives in a diverse neighborhood and there’s a lot of food representation — I especially loved […]
Honestly, I didn’t like this at all! Beth, if not my favorite Little Women character, is my special interest at the moment, and when the story starts she is already dead, and the grief that the sisters experience drives them apart rather than together (which is very interesting). Jo is queer in this retelling, which […]
Okay so first of all. THIS COVER ART. I’m SO in love with it. This is like. A More Adult version of CARRY ON by Rainbow Rowell? It’s a slow-burn friends-to-lovers romance. The vibes are HORNY. Is it written well? NO. Is it written fun? YES. It’s basically like if you were reading someone else’s […]