The Girl From The Well By Rin Chupeco
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Review: The Girl From The Well by Rin Chupeco

Riveting and full of suspense, The Girl From The Well is an amazing YA horror novel by Rin Chupeco. The creepy narration style combined with incredibly well-developed characters, The Girl From The Well by Rin Chupeco is quite an intriguing story, and unique in the way the story is told from the lens of a dead girl.

The Girl From The Well By Rin Chupeco

That’s right, our main character, Okiku, has been dead for several long years now. And she is the one who tells us a horror story about a cursed young boy named Tarquin, who has demons trapped beneath his skin, and a secret family history involving eerie doll rituals and exorcisms that follow ancient Japanese rituals. 

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Blog Tour: Other People’s Butterflies By Cora Ruskin [Excerpt + International Giveaway]

Lately I have been into reading a lot of Young Adult Contemporary novels, and Other People’s Butterflies by Cora Ruskin caught my eye. A story about failing to fit in, juicy gossip, making stupid mistakes, teen drama and learning to love yourself? Count me in.

Blog Tour: Other People's Butterflies

Thank you Xpresso Book Tours for having me as a tour host for this book. Read on below to get the synopsis for Other People’s Butterflies on GoodReads.

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Blog Tour: Crystal’s House Of Queers By Brooke Skipstone [Exclusive International Giveaway]

Blog Tour: Crystal's House Of Queers By Brooke Skipstone [Exclusive International Giveaway]

A story about a group of queer girls who want to create a safe house for other LGBTQ+ teenagers and outcasts so they can protect themselves and take pride in their identity? Hell, yes! Crystal’s House Of Queers by Brooke Skipstone sounds like the perfect, wholesome LGBTQ romance for me.

Thank you Xpresso Book Tours for having me as a tour host for this book. I will share my review for this book as soon as I am done with it. In the meantime, check out the full synopsis below and enter an exclusive giveaway for the chance to win $25 Amazon gift card (open internationally)!

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Review: Unravel The Dusk by Elizabeth Lim (The Blood Of Stars #2)

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Important Note: This is a review for the second book in the The Blood Of Stars duology by Elizabeth Lim, and therefore may contain spoilers from the first book, Spin The Dawn. If you have not read Spin The Dawn yet, check out my review of it here.

Spin The Dawn by Elizabeth Lim blew me away; it was a phenomenal and captivating young adult fantasy novel that I absolutely adored and could not put down even for a minute. And after the epic cliffhanger ending of the first book, I had high expectations for the sequel, Unravel The Dusk.

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Book Tour + Blitz: Twin River High Series By Lynn Rush And Kelly Anne Blount

The Twin River High series has been on my to-be-read list for a while now. I was hooked by the premise of the first book and knew I had to get my hands on it as soon as possible (Covid-19 lockdown being the only reason why I haven’t been able to get it yet).

Book Tour + Blitz: Twin River High Series By Lynn Rush And Kelly Anne Blount

I mean the premise of the first book, Gutter Girl, was enough to get me hyped up. A football jock who secretly writes fantasy romance? An anti-social goth girl who takes the credit and saves him from potential humiliation? And then the two start to fall in love? YES PLEASE! It sounds like the perfect cheesy rom-com YA fluff that you’d want to read and relax to.

So of course when I heard that a blog tour was being hosted for this series, I knew I wanted to be a part of it. Thank you Xpresso Book Tours for having me as a tour host for this book.

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Review: Spin The Dawn By Elizabeth Lim (Blood Of Stars #1)

Spin The Dawn by Elizabeth Lim

Having read some of my friend’s raving reviews about Spin The Dawn by Elizabeth Lim, I knew before going in that I would love this book. What I didn’t expect was to fall head over heels for this story, and finish all 400 pages in one night.

But that’s the magic of Spin The Dawn for you. Enchantingly beautiful and indulgent, Spin The Dawn is essentially a Young Adult fairy tale that will sweep you off your feet.

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Review: Phoebe Unfired By Amalie Jahn

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Phoebe Unfired by Amalie Jahn has to be one of the most wholesome, heartwarming stories about friendship, family, love and overcoming trauma. It is one of those books you know is going to be an instant hit the moment you start reading, and I have no doubt it is going to be one of my favorite books of 2021 already.

Set in a post-COVID world, the story follows Phoebe as she struggles to make friends while battling her germaphobia. Our poor girl developed the phobia after infecting her younger brother with Covid-19 and nearly losing him as a result. The book revolves around her, and her 64-year-old best friend Walter who also suffers from general anxiety disorder, and how the two of them help each other overcome their demons and have some semblance of a normal life.

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Review: The Rise Of Kyoshi By F. C. Yee & Michael DiMartino

Review: The Rise Of Kyoshi By F. C. Yee & Michael DiMartino

As someone who very recently watched Avatar: The Last Airbender and Legend Of Korra, I was completely mesmerized by the lore and the detailed, diverse universe of this series. Binging both animated series multiple times wasn’t enough; I wanted to stay in the Avatar universe a bit longer and learn more about all the other Avatars and their stories of hardships too.

The Rise of Kyoshi was exactly what I needed. A phenomenal young adult fantasy novel, this book by F. C. Yee chronicles the life of the fiercest Avatar in history, and my god, what an incredible legend it is.

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Flyaway by Kathleen Jennings: A lusciously dark, mysterious fantasy

Flyaway by Kathleen Jennings: A lusciously dark, mysterious fantasy

This is without a doubt one of the best standalone fantasy novels I’ve read in 2020. Flyaway by Kathleen Jennings is a lusciously dark and mysterious story that follows Bettany Scott as she tries to find answers to the disappearances of her father and brothers.

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Review: Alma Underwood Is Not A Kleptomaniac

Review: Alma Underwood Is Not A Kleptomaniac

Alma Underwood Is Not A Kleptomaniac by Lacey Dailey is a surprisingly sweet, heartwarming love story between a kleptomaniac (yes you are a klepto Alma, stop lying to yourself) and a runaway teenager. Though I am not typically one for romances, I finished this one sitting and actually really enjoyed this.

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