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The Lucky List by Rachael Lippincott Book Review

Title:  The Lucky List Author:  Rachael Lippincott Publisher:  Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers  Release Date:  June 10, 2021 Pages:  304 Emily and her mum were always lucky. But Emily’s mum’s luck ran out three years ago when she succumbed to cancer, and nothing has felt right since. Now, the summer before her senior year, things are worse than ever – Emily has wrecked things with her boyfriend, Matt, and her dad is selling the house she grew up in and giving her mum’s belongings away. The only person she has to talk to is Blake, a girl she barely knows since she and her dad moved back to town five seconds ago. But that’s when Emily finds the list – her mum’s senior year summer bucket list – buried in the back of her closet. When Blake suggests that Emily take it on as a challenge, the two set off on a journey to tick each box and help Emily face her fears over losing her connection to her mum. As she starts to feel closer to her mother, so too does Emily’s bond with Blake
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Simone Breaks All the Rules by Debbie Rigaud Book Review

Title:  Simone Breaks All the Rules Author:  Debbie Rigaud Publisher:  Scholastic Press Release Date:  June 1, 2021 Pages:  320 Simone Thibodeaux's life is sealed in a boy-proof container. Her strict Haitian immigrant parents enforce no-dating rules and curfews, and send Simone to an all-girls school. As for prom? Simone is allowed to go on one condition: her parents will select her date (a boy from a nice Haitian immigrant family, obviously). Simone is desperate to avoid the humiliation of the set up -- especially since she's crushing on a boy she knows her parents wouldn't approve of. With senior year coming to a close, Simone makes a decision. She and her fellow late-bloomer friends will create a Senior Year Bucket List of all the things they haven't had a chance to do. On the list: kissing a boy, sneaking out of the house, skipping class (gasp!), and, oh yeah -- choosing your own prom date. But as the list takes on a life of its own, things get more complicated than

Blog Tour + Book Review + Giveaway: The Marvelous by Claire Kann

Title:  The Marvelous A uthor:  Claire Kann Publisher:  Swoon Reads Release Date:  June 8, 2021 Pages:  336 Everybody knows Jewel Van Hanen. When Jewel inherits a not-so-small fortune, she decides to throw a party to celebrate at her new estate. Except she isn't hosting an ordinary high school party: she's hosting a bash with an exclusive guest list of her most loyal "friends" and a life-changing cash prize awarded at midnight. Once the party begins, her friends embark on an unforgettable game solving cryptic clues, confessing their darkest secrets, and conquering fear-based dares. But as the game grows tougher and intensely more personal, they all begin to wonder: Who exactly is Jewel Van Hanen and why would she put them through this? Buy it on  Barnes & Noble  or  Amazon   

Upcoming June 2021 Book Releases to Look Forward to

The following books listed are upcoming releases for June 2021. There are many new books being released each month, but these are the top ones that caught my eye.  I'm super lucky to have even gotten ARCs on some of them! They are not ranked by number but displayed randomly. Can't wait for them to come out, happy reading! 1. Darling by K. Ancrum is releasing June 22, 2021. Synopsis: On Wendy Darling’s first night in Chicago, a boy called Peter appears at her window. He’s dizzying, captivating, beautiful—so she agrees to join him for a night on the town. Wendy thinks they’re heading to a party, but instead they’re soon running in the city’s underground. She makes friends—a punk girl named Tinkerbelle and the lost boys Peter watches over. And she makes enemies—the terrifying Detective Hook, and maybe Peter himself, as his sinister secrets start coming to light. Can Wendy find the courage to survive this night—and make sure everyone else does, too? Publisher Website:  https://us.m

Blog Tour + Book Review+ Favorite Quotes + Giveaway: The Immortal Game by Talia Rothschild & A.C. Harvey

Title:  The Immortal Game A uthors:  Talia Rothschild & A.C. Harvey Publisher:  Swoon Reads Release Date:  May 25, 2021 Pages:  352 Galene, daughter of Poseidon, desperately wants to earn her place among the gods. But when a violent attack leaves Mount Olympus in chaos and ruins, she is accused of the crime. Banished from Olympus, Galene sets out to prove her innocence and discovers a more deadly plot—one that threatens even the oldest of Immortals. Fortunately, she has allies who willingly join her in exile: A lifelong friend who commands the wind. A defiant warrior with deadly skill. A fire-wielder with a hero’s heart. A mastermind who plays life like a game. All-out war is knocking at the gates. Galene and her friends are the only ones who can tip the scales toward justice, but their choices could save Olympus from total annihilation, or be the doom of them all.   Buy it on  Barnes & Noble  or  Amazon