Interview with Adrienne Tooley, author of Sweet & bitter magic | this sapphic YA fantasy is the reason I breathe

Getting a review copy of your most anticipated release of 2021 is one thing, but getting to interview the author of said book is a whole other level of me screaming. Everything about this book sounded amazing — not only is it sapphic YA fantasy, it also has the best concept ever. It's almost as…

Review: American Betiya ( Anuradha D. Rajurkar) | A story about cross-cultural and toxic relationships

There are lots of subjects I'd love to read more about, but toxic relationships are high on that list. We often get a look at the good relationships in which the good outweighs the bad, but it's so important to take a look at the opposite, too. Because unfortunately a lot of us will have…

Review: Down comes the night (Allison Saft) | I read 400 pages in one sitting and don’t regret anything

Hi, it's me: an emotionally unstable reader that will scream at you so you will read this book. In case you read the title of this post and are wondering Birdie, are you okay? I have two answers for you. 1) This book made me feel so many things and has been added to the…

Book tour review: Wings of ebony (J. Elle) | one of the best written fantasies I’ve ever read

I feel like 2021 really is the year for amazing, diverse debuts. Some have already published, others are still highly anticipated releases. Either way, I'd almost dare to think that 2021 is going to be a great step for the YA publishing industry. Wings of ebony definitely adds to my already high hopes of things…

Review, interview and giveaway: This Golden Flame (Emily Victoria) | an action-packed scifi with an asexual main character!

For today’s blog tour post I had the amazing opportunity to read This Golden Flame and interview the author, Emily Victoria! It sounded like such an exciting (and needed) debut! Today I’ll tell you all about it! What is This Golden Flame about? AUTHOR: EMILY VICTORIAPUBLISHER: INKYARD PRESSRELEASE DATE: FEBRUARY 2, 2021GENRE: YOUNG ADULT, FANTASY…

Book tour review: The Gilded Ones (Namina Forna) | the feminist YA fantasy I was craving!

Today it’s my turn in another blogtour! The Gilded Ones is a debut I’d been looking forward to for a while since the synopsis sounds amazing and feministic! I can’t tell you how excited I am to be sharing all you need to know about this YA fantasy with you! What is The Gilded Ones…

Book tour review + Giveaway: Cast in firelight (Dana Swift) | the book I pre-ordered right after finishing it

Today it’s my spot in the booktour of Cast in firelight — the first instalment in a YA fantasy duology — by Dana Swift! I’m so excited to tell you all you need to know about this unique debut because it’s pretty epic! It releases tomorrow(!!) so you don’t want to miss out! Now, let’s…