ARC Review: The Agony of Bun O’Keefe

Title: The Agony of Bun O'Keefe Author: Heather Smith Genre & Age Group: Historical fiction, young adult Goodreads Synopsis: Set in 1980s Newfoundland, The Agony of Bun O’Keefe is the story of a 14-year-old girl who runs away to the city and is taken in by a street musician who lives with an eclectic cast … Continue reading ARC Review: The Agony of Bun O’Keefe

ARC Review: The Artsy Mistake Mystery

Title: The Artsy Mistake Mystery Author: Sylvia McNicoll Genre & Age Group: Contemporary, mystery, middle grade Goodreads Synopsis: They say he’s been stealing art. But is Attila being framed? Outdoor art is disappearing all over the neighbourhood! From elaborate Halloween decorations to the Stream of Dreams fish display across the fence at Stephen and Renée’s … Continue reading ARC Review: The Artsy Mistake Mystery

ARC Review: Piglettes

Title: Piglettes Author: Clementine Beauvais Genre & Age Group: Contemporary, young adult, middle grade Goodreads Synopsis: A wickedly funny and life-affirming coming-of-age roadtrip story - winner of France's biggest prize for teen and YA fiction. Awarded the Gold, Silver and Bronze trotters after a vote by their classmates on Facebook, Mireille, Astrid and Hakima are … Continue reading ARC Review: Piglettes

ARC Review: Paintbrush

Title: Paintbrush Author: Hannah Bucchin Genre & Age Group: Contemporary, romance, young adult Goodreads Synopsis: Mitchell Morrison and Josie Sedgwick have spent their whole lives at the Indian Paintbrush Community Village, a commune full of colorful characters tucked in the mountains of North Carolina, and they aren't particularly close--at least, not anymore. Josie wishes she … Continue reading ARC Review: Paintbrush

ARC Review: More of Me

Title: More of Me Author: Kathryn Evans Genre & Age Group: Science fiction, young adult Goodreads Synopsis: Teva goes to school, studies for her exams, and spends time with her friends. To the rest of the world, she’s a normal teenager. But when she goes home, she’s anything but normal. Due to a genetic abnormality, … Continue reading ARC Review: More of Me

ARC Review: Beyond a Large Steep Hill

Title: Beyond a Large Steep Hill Author: Leigh Belrose Genre & Age Group: Fantasy, folktale, middle grade Goodreads Synopsis: While playing a game of ‘Blind Man’s Buff’ with his child friends on his Birthday, ten-year-old Everett loses his footing and tumbles down a large steep hill. From here on, a fantastical dream-like adventure begins. In … Continue reading ARC Review: Beyond a Large Steep Hill

ARC Review: One Italian Summer

Title: One Italian Summer Author: Keris Stainton Genre & Age Group: Contemporary, romance, young adult Goodreads Synopsis: It's been a year since Milly, Elyse and Leonie's dad died, and a year since their last trip to Rome. Summer's here again, and once again they are heading with their mum to Italy - but what's it … Continue reading ARC Review: One Italian Summer

ARC Review: Gold Rush

Title: Gold Rush Author: Jennifer Comeaux Genre & Age Group: Contemporary, romance, young adult Goodreads Synopsis: Liza Petrov’s entire life has been about skating and winning her sport’s top prize – Olympic gold. She’s stayed sheltered inside her bubble, not daring to stray from her destined path. Until she meets Braden Patrick. He makes her … Continue reading ARC Review: Gold Rush

ARC Review: Noteworthy

Title: Noteworthy Author: Riley Redgate Genre & Age Group: Contemporary, LGBTQ+, young adult Goodreads Synopsis: It’s the start of Jordan Sun’s junior year at the Kensington-Blaine Boarding School for the Performing Arts. Unfortunately, she’s an Alto 2, which—in the musical theatre world—is sort of like being a vulture in the wild: She has a spot … Continue reading ARC Review: Noteworthy

ARC Review & Author Interview: The Kingdom of Oceana

Hi everyone!☺️ I am very thankful to have been given the opportunity to read and review The Kingdom of Oceana as well as interview the author, Mitchell Charles. Thank you so much to the author and publicist Kelsey Butts! Anyway, I hope you enjoy!💜 Title: The Kingdom of Oceana Author: Mitchell Charles Genre & Age Group: Fantasy, … Continue reading ARC Review & Author Interview: The Kingdom of Oceana