Category Archives: Romance

Rosewood: A Midsummer Meet Cute by Sayantani Dasgupta

Rosewood: A Midsummer Meet Cute by Sayantani Dasgupta. Scholastic Press, 2023. 9781338797725 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: ARC (March 2023 publication date) Genre:  Romance What did you like about the book? Eila Das loves … Continue reading

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How to Excavate a Heart by Jake Maia Arlow

How to Excavate a Heart by Jake Maia Arlow. Harper Teen, 2022. 9780063078727  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover Genre: Realistic fiction/ Romance What did you like about the book? The story begins as … Continue reading

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The Love Match by Priyanka Taslim

The Love Match by Priyanka Taslim. Salaam Reads, Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing Division, 2023. 9781665901109 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover Genre:  Romance What did you like about the book? What happens … Continue reading

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Whiteout by Dhonielle Clayton, Tiffany D. Jackson, Nic Stone, Angie Thomas, Ashley Woodfolk, and Nicola Yoon

Whiteout by Dhonielle Clayton, Tiffany D. Jackson, Nic Stone, Angie Thomas, Ashley Woodfolk, and Nicola Yoon. Quill Tree Books, HarperCollins, 2022. 9780063088146 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3.5 Format: Hardcover Genre: Romance What did you … Continue reading

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The Love Match by Priyanka Taslim

The Love Match by Priyanka Taslim. Salaam Reads/Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing, 2023.  9781665901109 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Paperback Genre:  Romance What did you like about the book? Zahra Kahn is a … Continue reading

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Wait For Me by Sara Shepard

Wait For Me by Sara Shepard. Union Square, 2022. 9781454945772 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3.5 Format: Paperback Genre:  Mystery What did you like about the book? Sara Shepard weaves a complex story with no … Continue reading

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The Whispering Dark by Kelly Andrew

The Whispering Dark by Kelly Andrew. Scholastic, 2022. 9781338809497  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: ARC paperback (publication 11/1/2022) Genre: Between fantasy and horror (gothic horror) What did you like about the book? Sick … Continue reading

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Thieves by Lucie Bryon

Thieves by Lucie Bryon. Nobrow, 2022. 9781838741198  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Paperback graphic novel Genre: Contemporary/romantic What did you like about the book? Ella has been crushing on Madeleine for ages unaware … Continue reading

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Cake Eater by Allyson Dahlin

Cake Eater by Allyson Dahlin. HarperTeen, 2022. 9780063096776 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover Genre:  Science fiction/dystopian What did you like about the book? An entertaining riff on the story of Marie Antoinette, set … Continue reading

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Boys I Know by Anna Gracia

Boys I Know by Anna Gracia. Peachtree Teen, 2022. 9781682633717 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover Genre: Realistic Fiction/Romance/Contemporary What did you like about the book? What’s it like to grow up as … Continue reading

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