here are all of the bite-size summaries for the books i bought via book of the month – even the three that weren’t posted today! fair warning, i haven’t read them yet, so these reviews will be posted at a later date. ❤
1.) On the Come Up by Angie Thomas:
- rapper x2
- defying expectations
2.) We Hunt the Flame by Hafsah Faizal
- fierce woman in a man’s world
- slow burn
3.) Wicked Fox by Kat Cho
- she kills men, but do we blame her?
- the girl saves the boy in this one
4.) Reverie by Ryan La Sala
- drag queen sorceress!
- sooo many different worlds
5.) The Guinevere Deception by Kiersten White
- reimagined King Arthur
- Guinevere? Fake
- J O U S T S
6.) Mind Games by Shana Silver
- she hacks other people’s memories
- wait, where are her memories?
- someone is a better hacker than her??
7.) Wayward Son by Rainbow Rowell
- after the ending
- depressed Chosen One
- grumpy one is now sunshiney for the sunshiney one that is now grumpy
8.) Fireborne by Rosaria Munda
- but dragons aren’t always used for good.
- which is more important: morals or family?
9.) The Beautiful by Renée Ahdieh
- 19th century New Orleans vampires
- fleeing French dressmaker
- wait, is her undead boyfriend a serial killer?
10.) A Good Girl’s Guide to Murder by Holly Jackson
- school murder project
- closed up case cracked wide open
- Nancy Drew, but darker
11.) Yes No Maybe So by Becky Albertalli and Aisha Saeed
- political advocacy in and for young people
- falling in love while fighting for their rights
12.) The Sound of Stars by Alechia Dow
- alien lover
- forbidden pop music and books
- post-global war and massive loss of life