Review #232 // Small Changes Over Long Periods of Time – K.M. Szpara

ISmall Changes Over Long Periods of Timen a world where vampires co-exist with humans, one has to go through specific channels if they want to become one. One requirement is that you can’t be transgender or gender non-conforming due to how it will change your body. When Finley is bit without consent, his life changes in unexpected ways.


Why this book?: I was looking for queer horror and this was recommended to me. It’s not exactly “horror”, more like supernatural, but it was still really good.

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Review #231 // The Battle (The Gauntlet #2) – Karuna Riazi

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Four years after the events of The Gauntlet, Ahmad Mirza is in the principal’s office–again. This time, his sister has sent a video game to his school, and the last person he expects steals it for him. Next thing they knew, they’re stuck in a familiar world that Ahmad thought only existed in his dreams.


Why this book?: I loved the first book.

Thank you to Lili Feinberg and Salaam Reads for sending me an ARC in exchange for an honest review.

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Review #227 // The Lost Coast – Amy Rose Capetta

The Lost CoastDanny needed a new life, and the Grays needed a certain type of witch. Danny doesn’t know what she’s getting herself into when she points to Tempest, CA on the map, but when she finally gets there, she learns that her help is needed to find Imogen, the strongest witch in Tempest.


Why this book?: I’ve been loving Amy Rose Capetta’s novels recently, including Once & Future and The Brilliant Death.

I would like to thank Candlewick Press for sending me an ARC via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.

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Review #217 // The Brilliant Death (The Brilliant Death #1) – Amy Rose Capetta

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Theodora di Sangro is the daughter of a mafia don. When her father is poisoned, Theo travels to the capital city to find who poisoned her father, and to find the antidote. When she arrives, however, she realizes hiding her unique power may not be necessary.


Why this book?: A friend said I would enjoy it, and I trust them.

I would like to thank that friend and Bookish First for sending me copies in exchange for an honest review.

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