Still reeling from the death of their uncle, eleven-year-old Bug is struggling to move on.With the imminent move into middle school and their mother’s failing business eating away at them, Bug’s best friend thinks it’s best to focus on preparing for change. She does this by growing their friend group and teaching herself about make-up and boys. But Bug can hardly focus on their feelings about this change when they realize the ghost of their uncle is trying to tell them something.
Why this book?: Something about the summary caught my eye while I was looking for a new audiobook to read from my library. It was most likely the part about gender identity. I decided to pick it up on a whim, having never heard of this book or the author before.
Logan’s fathers are best known for their paranormal ghost hunting TV show. What many people don’t know about them, though, is that they are both from the same small down in Oregon with a mysterious past. When Logan’s fathers return to their small hometown, Logan quickly realizes that there’s more going on then what she was told when she hears about the missing local boy, and their number one suspect …
Lorena makes a deal with the prince of a failing country in order to stave off the execution of her partner’s father. She must use her secret, the power of both the Noble and the Vile inside her, to further the research the prince is conducting on the sacrificial door his mother has been keeping shut to protect their world.
Why this book?: It’s Linsey Miller. A better question would be why would I be avoiding this book.
I would like to thank Jackie and Sourcebooks Fire for sending me an e-copy in exchange for an honest review.
Desperate to get off planet, Gyre decides to fake climbing credentials to qualify for a job that would cover everything. When she gets on location though, she realizes that the climb isn’t exactly what she signed up for.
Why this book?: I love sci-fi horror, and this one came highly recommend by a few friends. I was also doing a weekend buddy read with a few friends (Owl, thank you for making me read this book).