ARC Review | A Universe of Wishes Edited by Dhonielle Clayton

A Universe of Wishes: A We Need Diverse Books AnthologyAverage Rating: 3.41 stars
Stories I was Most Excited ForThe Silk Blake by Natalie C.Parker; Cristal y Ceniza by Anna-Marie McLemore; A Royal Affair by V.E. Schwab; Dream and Dare by Nic Stone
Favorite StoriesCristal y Ceniza by Anna-Marie McLemore; A Royal Affair by V.E. Schwab; The Weight by Dhonielle Clayton; Unmoor by Mark Oshiro
Least Favorite StoriesThe Silk Blake by Natalie C.Parker; Liberia by Kwame Mbalia; The Beginning of Monsters by Tessa Gratton Continue reading

Review | Toil & Trouble edited by Tess Sharpe & Jessica Spotswood

Toil & Trouble: 15 Tales of Women & WitchcraftTitle: Toil & Trouble: 15 Tales of Women & Witchcraft

Edited by: Tess Sharpe & Jessica Spotswood

Rating: ★★★★★

Publisher: Harlequin Teen

Release Date: August 28, 2018

“Every woman is never enough; she’s always too much. We angered someone, somewhere, for our too muchness.
If to be too much is to be a witch, then I am a witch, and we are all witches. I told this to the other girls, and I heard them all whisper back yes, because to be a witch means our too muchness serves a purpose: it gives us power.”

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ARC Review | Our Stories, Our Vocies edited By Amy Reed

Our Stories, Our Voices: 21 YA Authors Get Real About Injustice, Empowerment, and Growing Up Female in AmericaTitle: Our Stories, Our Vocies: 21 YA Authors Get Real About Injustice, Empowerment, and Growing Up Female in America

Edited By: Amy Reed

Rating: ★★★★☆

Publisher: Simon Pulse

Release Date: August 14, 2018

“Ours are the marginalized voices they refuse to listen to. This book, this act of resistance, says our stories matter. Our lives matter. Our voices will not be silenced.”

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