Articles Posted in the " ya books " Category

  • Fans of ATLA Will Love “The Rise of Kyoshi”

    I got into Avatar: The Last Airbender late but I absolutely loved it, and diving back into the world is a no-brainer for me. The Rise of Kyoshi, a YA novel about the origins of Avatar Kyoshi, is a wild ride from start to finish, and fans of ATLA will want to check it out. […]


  • Hatch a Plot with “The Storm Crow”

    For my return to my regularly scheduled reading list, I read The Storm Crow by Kalyn Josephson. The Storm Crow is an engaging fantasy about a young princess who must marry the son of her nation’s greatest enemy in order to stop a war. Read our before commenting. Please do not copy our content in whole […]


  • Pride Reads: “Let’s Talk About Love” by Claire Kann

    When I realized that my list of books for Pride Reads was a little lopsided in favor of one part of the community, I took to Twitter asking for recs. Let’s Talk About Love, featuring a black biromantic asexual protagonist, was recommended multiple times, so I immediately bought it for my Kindle and started reading. […]




  • Touch Up Your Cosplay for “The Princess and the Fangirl”

    Return to ExcelsiCon in The Princess and the Fangirl. This modern-day geekified version of The Prince and the Pauper is a sequel to Ashley Poston’s Geekerella and has a similar charm and sense of whimsy. Read our before commenting. Please do not copy our content in whole to other websites. Linkbacks are encouraged.



  • A Diverse Cast Makes The Gilded Wolves Worth A Read

    On the eve of the Exposition Universelle in 19th century Paris, Séverin Montagnet-Alarie, a French-Algerian treasure hunter and hotel owner, is on the cusp of gaining back his family’s fortune. All he has to do is recover an ancient artifact sought by the Order of Babel. This is the story in The Gilded Wolves by Roshani […]



  • “White Stag” Book Review: Good Premise, Poor Execution

    In White Stag, author Kara Barbieri asks you to imagine a land where it’s always winter, and all of the goblins look like David Bowie in Labyrinth (and he wasn’t even a goblin, he was just their king). Read our before commenting. Please do not copy our content in whole to other websites. Linkbacks are […]