ARC Review | The Gilded Ones by Namina Forna

Title: The Gilded Ones Author: Namina Forna Publisher/Publish date: Delacorte Press/February 9, 2021 Edition/Pages: Ebook/432 pages Genre: YA Fantasy Sixteen-year-old Deka lives in fear and anticipation of the blood ceremony that will determine whether she will become a member of her village. Already different from everyone else because of her unnatural intuition, Deka prays for … Continue reading ARC Review | The Gilded Ones by Namina Forna

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ARC Review | Kingdom of the Wicked by Kerri Maniscalco

Title: Kingdom of the Wicked Author: Kerri Maniscalco Publisher/Publish date: JIMMY Patterson/October 27, 2020 Genres: Young adult fantasy, historical fiction, mystery Edition/Pages: eBook/448 pages Emilia and her twin sister Vittoria are streghe – witches who live secretly among humans, avoiding notice and persecution. One night, Vittoria misses dinner service at the family’s renowned Sicilian restaurant. … Continue reading ARC Review | Kingdom of the Wicked by Kerri Maniscalco

The Black Kids by Christina Hammonds Reed

Title: The Black Kids Author: Christina Hammonds Reed Publisher/Publish Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers/August 4, 2020 Genre: YA contemporary Edition/Pages: E-book ARC/368 pages Trigger warning: Police brutality, racism, cheating, suicide (mentioned), abuse, underage alcohol and substance use The Black Kids is a YA contemporary book that delves into social commentary, focusing on … Continue reading The Black Kids by Christina Hammonds Reed