Category Archives: ya

About a Girl by Sarah McCarry

Categories: 3 butterflies, bildungsroman, bisexual, contemporary, fluttering thoughts, FxF, lgbt, literary, Metamorphoses series, mythology, netgalley, RBR, Sarah McCarry, some romance, teen romance, ya
About a Girl (Metamorphoses #3) By Sarah McCarry Editions: audiobook, ebook, hardcover (paperback tbr later, I think) Published: July 14th 2015 by St. Martin's Griffin Genre: LGBTQ Young Adult Mythology elements / Romantic elements Source: NetGalley In a Flutter: A lot of diversity Eighteen-year-old Tally is absolutely sure of everything: her genius, the love of her adoptive family, the loyalty of her best friend, Shane, and her future career as a Nobel prize-winning astronomer. There's no room in her tidy world for heartbreak Read more [...]

Roses Are Red by J.B. Kantt Excerpt

Categories: excerpt, J.B. Kantt, magic, paranormal, spotlight, Sweat and Tears series, ya
Roses Are Red (Blood, Sweat and Tears #1) By J.B. Kantt Editions: ebook, paperback Published: May 10th 2015 by Silver Rose Publishing Genre: Young Adult Paranormal After her foster mother’s unexplained death six months ago, fourteen-year-old Isla Timearth just wants things to go back to normal for her and her twin brother, Monty. But “normal” can only go so far for a closed-off girl with abandonment issues and an anxious boy that gets frequent nosebleeds. Still, the troubled redheads give it a shot by returning to the summer Read more [...]

Blossoms & Flutters: The Ugly Stepsister by Aya Ling

Categories: 5 butterflies, Aya Ling, Blossoms & Flutters, fantasy, magic, netgalley, RBR, retelling, review, Rissa, romance, ya
The Ugly Stepsister By Aya Ling Editions: ebook, paperback Published: June 10th 2015 Genre: Young Adult Fantasy Romance Source: NetGalley In a Flutter: A classic fairy tale with a twist!! When Kat accidentally rips apart an old picture book, she's magically transported into the world of Cinderella--as Katriona, one of the ugly stepsisters! Life turns upside down now that she’s a highborn lady and must learn how to survive the social season, including how to get through the door in a huge metal hoop skirt. To get back, she'll Read more [...]

Thirteen Days of Midnight by Leo Hunt

Categories: 4 butterflies, fluttering thoughts, ghosts, Leo Hunt, netgalley, RBR, some romance, teen romance, urban fantasy, witches, ya
Thirteen Days of Midnight By Leo Hunt Editions: audiobook, ebook, hardcover, paperback Expected publication: July 2nd 2015 by Orchard Books Genre: Young Adult Urban Fantasy Source: NetGalley In a Flutter: A fun, well-executed read! When Luke Manchett's estranged father dies suddenly, he leaves his son a dark inheritance. Luke has been left in charge of his father's ghost collection: eight restless spirits. They want revenge for their long enslavement, and in the absence of the father, they're more than happy to take his son. Read more [...]

Witch Hunter by Virginia Boecker

Categories: 1500's, 3 butterflies, fantasy, fluttering thoughts, hunters, magic, netgalley, paranormal, RBR, teen romance, The Witch Hunter series, Virginia Boecker, witches, wizards, ya
Witch Hunter (The Witch Hunter #1) By Virginia Boecker Editions: audiobook, ebook, hardcover, paperback, Expected publication: June 4 2015 by Little, Brown Books for Young Readers Genre: YA Historical Fantasy Source: NetGalley In a Flutter: Enjoyable Sixteen-year-old Elizabeth Grey doesn't look dangerous. A tiny, blonde, wisp of a girl shouldn't know how to poison a wizard and make it look like an accident. Or take out ten necromancers with a single sword and a bag of salt. Or kill a man using only her thumb. But things are not Read more [...]

Nowhere But Here by Katie McGarry

Categories: 4 butterflies, bikers, contemporary, fluttering thoughts, Katie McGarry, netgalley, RBR, romance, teen romance, Thunder Road series, ya
Nowhere But Here (Thunder Road #1) By Katie McGarry Editions: ebook, hardcover, paperback Expected publication: May 26th 2015 by Harlequin Teen Genre: YA Contemporary Romance Source: NetGalley In a Flutter: McGarry charm & good girl/biker combo Seventeen-year-old Emily likes her life the way it is: doting parents, good friends, good school in a safe neighborhood. Sure, she's curious about her biological father—the one who chose life in a motorcycle club, the Reign of Terror, over being a parent—but that doesn't mean she wants Read more [...]
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