Book Review: Light from Uncommon Stars

Light From Uncommon Stars by Ryka Aoki 🌺🌺🌺🌺🌺/5 Shizuka Satomi was once the best violinist in the world—until she lost her talent and made a deal with the devil. Deliver seven prodigies, and get her music back. She's brought six, but time is running out on number seven...then she hears the music in the most … Continue reading Book Review: Light from Uncommon Stars

Three Mini Reviews: All About School Dances!

I don't know what it was about April, but I somehow read not one, not two, but three books centering high school dances with queer leads. Okay, I do know what it was about—two of the books were ARCs and the third was an audiobook that came off hold in the library. While I immensely … Continue reading Three Mini Reviews: All About School Dances!

Two Mini Reviews: Meet Cute Diary and Mare’s War

I'm scrambling to catch up on my reviews, so please anticipate several combined reviews on a theme. What's the theme here, you ask, besides books that start with M? Or that I gave them both four stars? Well, if you read my April Wrap-Up, you'll know that these two books are about summer vacation, albeit … Continue reading Two Mini Reviews: Meet Cute Diary and Mare’s War

Book Review: Phoenix Extravagant

Phoenix Extravagant by Yoon Ha Lee 🌺🌺🌺🌺.5/5 Dragons. Art. Revolution. Jebi isn't a revolutionary. They're an artist, and they just want to paint, dammit. So when they're turned away from the painting exams, thrown out of their house after their sister finds out their adoption of another man, and they get an offer from the … Continue reading Book Review: Phoenix Extravagant

Book Review: Cemetery Boys

Cemetery Boys by Aiden Thomas 🌺🌺🌺🌺/5 Yadriel's Latinx family has problems accepting his gender, so Yadriel decides to prove himself once and for all—he undergoes the brujo ceremony in secret. The good news? It worked! The bad news? He's now haunted by a cute ghost. And Yadriel's cousin is missing, along with several Latinx "runaways," … Continue reading Book Review: Cemetery Boys