Blog Tour for The Good For Nothings by Danielle Banas (promo)

I’m excited to be sharing an upcoming Swoon Reads YA book with you.  I’ll be reviewing this one soon, too.  Thank you to Swoon Reads/Macmillan for my review copy and for hosting this tour.



The Good For Nothings by Danielle Banas

Whip-smart and utterly charming, Danielle Banas’s irreverent YA sci-fi adventure The Good for Nothings is perfect for fans of Guardians of the Galaxy, The Lunar Chronicles, and Firefly.

Cora Saros is just trying her best to join the family business of theft and intergalactic smuggling. Unfortunately, she’s a total disaster.

After landing herself in prison following an attempted heist gone very wrong, she strikes a bargain with the prison warden: He’ll expunge her record if she brings back a long-lost treasure rumored to grant immortality.

Cora is skeptical, but with no other way out of prison (and back in her family’s good graces), she has no choice but to assemble a crew from her collection of misfit cellmates—a disgraced warrior from an alien planet; a cocky pirate who claims to have the largest ship in the galaxy; and a glitch-prone robot with a penchant for baking—and take off after the fabled prize.

But the ragtag group soon discovers that not only is the too-good-to-be-true treasure very real, but they’re also not the only crew on the hunt for it. And it’s definitely a prize worth killing for.

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Friday Face Off 7/31/20


I saw this on Lynn’s Book Blog and thought it would be fun to do.  I may not do every week, but I’m going to try to do as many as I can.


The Friday Face Off meme was created by Books by Proxy .  This is a great opportunity to feature some of your favorite book covers.  The rules are fairly simple each week, following a predetermined theme, choose a book, compare a couple of the different covers available for that particular book and choose your favorite.


This week’s topic is White Cover.

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Blog Tour For Lies Lies Lies by Adele Parks (excerpt)




Welcome to my stop on the blog tour for Lies Lies Lies by Adele Parks.  This tour is being hosted by Harlequin Trade Publishing.



Author: Adele Parks

ISBN: 9780778360889

Publication Date: August 4, 2020

Publisher: MIRA Books

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Blog Tour for Lobizona by Romina Garber (earc review and excerpt)


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Welcome to my stop on the blog tour for Lobizona by Romina Garber.  This tour is being hosted by Wednesday Books.


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Can’t Wait Wednesday 7/29/20




Can’t Wait Wednesday/Waiting on Wednesday is hosted by Wishful Endings and was previously hosted by Breaking the Spine.   It was created to show off a future release that you are excited for.

I apologize if there are any repeats.

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Blog Tour for A Wicked Magic by Sasha Laurens (earc review)


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Welcome to my stop on the blog tour for A Wicked Magic by Sasha Laurens.  This tour is being hosted by TBR and Beyond Tours!


A Wicked Magic

by Sasha Laurens
Publisher: Razorbill
Publishing date: July 28th 2020

Genre: Young Adult, Fantasy

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Top Ten Tuesday 7/28/20




Top Ten Tuesday is hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl.   You can find each week’s topic on her site.

This week’s topic is a freebie.  I decided to share ten of my anticipated 2021 releases.  They are in no order and I have no idea if they’ll stay this way.  There are so many books I haven’t heard of yet.


Some of these are sequels and may have spoilers in the synopsis.

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Review of The Fell of Dark by Caleb Roehrig (earc review)



The Fell of Dark by Caleb Roehrig

The only thing August Pfeiffer hates more than algebra is living in a vampire town. Located at a nexus of mystical energy fields, Fulton Heights is practically an electromagnet for supernatural drama. And when a mysterious (and annoyingly hot) vampire boy arrives with a cryptic warning, Auggie suddenly finds himself at the center of it. An ancient and terrible power is returning to the earthly realm, and somehow Auggie seems to be the only one who can stop it.

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Goodreads Monday 7/27/20

Goodreads Monday is hosted by Lauren’s Page Turners.  All you have to do is show off a book from your TBR that you’re looking forward to reading.

It’s getting hard to remember which ones I’ve done already, so I’m sorry if you see a book pop up on these more than once.  It will happen.  Probably a lot.



Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson

Bryan Stevenson’s incredible fight to end mass incarceration, excessive punishment, and racial inequality comes to life in this young adult adaptation of the acclaimed, #1 New York Times bestseller that was adapted into a major motion picture starring Michael B. Jordan, Jaime Foxx, and Brie Larson.

In this very personal work–adapted from the original #1 bestseller, which the New York Times calls “as compelling as To Kill a Mockingbird, and in some ways more so”–renowned lawyer and social justice advocate Bryan Stevenson offers a glimpse into the lives of the wrongfully imprisoned and his efforts to fight for their freedom as the founder of the Equal Justice Initiative.

Stevenson’s story is one of working to protect basic human rights for the most vulnerable people in American society–the poor, the wrongly convicted, and those whose lives have been marked by discrimination and marginalization. Through this adaptation, young people of today will find themselves called to action and compassion in the pursuit of justice.

A portion of the proceeds of this book will go to charity to help in Stevenson’s important work to benefit the voiceless and the vulnerable as they attempt to navigate the broken U.S. justice system.


Have you read Just Mercy (adult or ya)?  Is it on your TBR?





Anticipated August 2020 Young Adult Releases


Sorry I’m a bit late on this post.  Things have been a bit busy lately and I’m not always feeling up to writing longer posts.  As always, this isn’t everything coming out in August.  Also, please double check release dates.  I took them from Goodreads and some may be wrong.




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