If You Were Here by Elisabeth Sophia

Title: If You Were Here Author: Elisabeth Sophia Illustrator: Anita Bagdi Published: August 2021 Publisher: Little Steps Publishing Readership: Children's Picturebook Rating: ★★★★★ RRP: $24.95 "If you were here I’d hug you tight, If you were here I’d say, ‘You are my very bestest friend.’ I wish you could have stayed." If You Were Here is a beautiful rhyming …

The Astonishing Chronicles of Oscar From Elsewhere by Jaclyn Moriarty

Title: The Astonishing Chronicles of Oscar From Elsewhere (Kingdoms and Empires 4)Author: Jaclyn MoriartyPublished: November 2021Publisher: Allen & UnwinReadership: Middle GradeGenre: FantasyRating: ★★★★RRP: $22.99 I received a copy of this book from the publisher in exchange for a fair and honest review. All thoughts and opinions are my own. The magical fourth book in the rich and whimsical world of …

Aurora’s End by Amie Kaufman & Jay Kristoff

Title: Aurora's End (The Aurora Cycle 3)Author: Amie Kaufman & Jay KristoffPublished: November 2021Publisher: Allen and UnwinReadership: Young AdultGenre: Science-FictionRating: ★★★.5RRP: $19.99 I received a copy of Aurora's End from the publisher in exchange for a fair and honest review. All thoughts and opinions are my own. The thrilling finale to the internationally bestselling Aurora Cycle series sees the return of …

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ The Keeper of Night by Kylie Lee Baker

Title: The Keeper of Night Author: Kylie Lee Baker Published: October 2021 Publisher: Harper Collins Readership: Young Adult Genre: Historical Fantasy Rating: ★★★★ Content warnings: Ableism, racism, bullying, (mentions of) cannibalism, violence, murder, death, gore, 'monsters' I received a copy of the The Keeper of Night from Netgalley and the publisher in exchange for a fair and honest …

⭐️⭐️⭐️ A Thorn in the Saddle by Rebekah Weatherspoon

Title: A Thorn in the Saddle (Cowboys of California 3) Author: Rebekah Weatherspoon Published: October 2021 Publisher: Dafina (Kensington Books) Readership: Adult Genre: Contemporary Romance Rating: ★★★ Content warnings: Sexual harassment, stalking, breaking and entering I received a copy of the A Thorn in the Saddle from Netgalley in exchange for a fair and honest review. All thoughts and …

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Dark Rise by C.S. Pact

Title: Dark Rise 1 Author: C.S. Pacat Published: September 28, 2021 Publisher: Allen & Unwin Readership: Young Adult Genre: Fantasy, Historical Rating: ★★★★ RRP: $19.99 Content warnings: Death of parents, massacre, violence I received a copy of Dark Rise from the publisher in exchange for a fair and honest review. All thoughts and opinions are my own. The first book in a …

Under the Whispering Door by T.J. Klune

Title: Under the Whispering DoorAuthor: T.J. KlunePublished: September, 2021Publisher: Macmillan-Tor/ForgeReadership: AdultGenre: SFF, LGBTQIA+Rating: ★★★★Content warnings: Death, murder, suicide, grief/grieving, death of a child I received a copy of the Under the Whispering Door from Netgalley in exchange for a fair and honest review. All thoughts and opinions are my own.   A Man Called Ove meets The Good Place …

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️.5 Walking In a Witchy Wonderland by Juliette Cross

Title: Walking In A Witchy Wonderland (Stay a Spell 3.5)Author: Juliette CrossPublished: October 5, 2021Publisher: IndieReadership: AdultGenre: Paranormal RomanceRating: ★★★★.5 I received a copy of the Walking In A Witchy Wonderland from Netgalley in exchange for a fair and honest review. All thoughts and opinions are my own. Getting hexy for the holidays! Mischief and mayhem dominate the …