Blog Tour & Review: The Queen Will Betray You by Sarah Henning (+ My Favorite Quotes!)

“even the best of us are willing to lie for those we love.”

sarah henning

Series: Kingdoms of Sand and Sky #2

Release Date: July 6th 2021

Publisher: Tor Teen

Genre: Young Adult Fiction | Fantasy | Retelling | Romance

Page Count: 352

Source: I received a copy of this book from the publisher via NetGalley in collaboration with Terminal Tours. Thank you!

Synopsis: The breathtaking sequel to The Princess Will Save You in the Kingdoms of Sand and Sky duology — a brilliantly-executed YA fantasy homage to The Princess Bride

To stay together forever, Princess Amarande and her stableboy love, Luca, must part: Amarande to reclaim her kingdom from usurpers, and Luca to raise a rebellion and find his destiny. Arrayed against them are all the players in the game of thrones for control over the continent of The Sand and Sky. Facing unspeakable betrayals, enemies hidden in the shadows, and insurmountable odds, their only hope is the power of true love…

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Book Tour & Review: Gold Spun by Brandie June (+ my favorite quotes!)

“all magic has a cost.”

brandie june

Series: Gold Spun #1

Release Date: June 8th 2021

Publisher: CamCat Books

Genre: Young Adult Fiction | Fantasy | Retellings | Romance

Page Count: 320

Source: I received an advance reader’s copy of this book for free from the publisher via Edelweiss in collaboration with TBR and Beyond Tours. Thank you!

Summary: If Nor can’t spin gold, she can always spin lies.

When seventeen-year-old Nor rescues a captured faerie in the woods, he gifts her with a magical golden thread she can use to summon him for a favor. Instead, Nor uses it for a con—to convince villagers to buy straw that can be transformed into gold. Her trick works a little too well, attracting the suspicion of Prince Casper, who hates nobody more than a liar. Intent on punishing Nor, he demands that she spin a room of straw into gold and as her reward, he will marry her. Should she refuse or fail, the consequences will be dire.

Content Warnings: One mild scene of cutting for blood magic.

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Blog Tour: Shadow and Bone & Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo | Netflix Tie-In Editions (+ book-inspired playlists!)

Hey, everyone! I’m super excited to be a part of this tour hosted by Terminal Tours for the release of the new Netflix Tie-In Edition covers of Shadow and Bone and Six of Crows. Each of us on the tour has chosen a creative post to celebrate these special cover releases so please check out all of the amazing content here. I’ll be sharing a playlist for each book curated by me with songs I feel fit the vibe of the stories. I hope you enjoy them!


Read the books that started a worldwide phenomenon and inspired the Netflix original series, Shadow and Bone. These paperback editions of Shadow and Bone and Six of Crows feature exclusive cover art from the show.

Synopsis: Soldier. Summoner. Saint. Orphaned and expendable, Alina Starkov is a soldier who knows she may not survive her first trek across the Shadow Fold—a swath of unnatural darkness crawling with monsters. But when her regiment is attacked, Alina unleashes dormant magic not even she knew she possessed. Now Alina will enter a lavish world of royalty and intrigue as she trains with the Grisha, her country’s magical military elite—and falls under the spell of their notorious leader, the Darkling. He believes Alina can summon a force capable of destroying the Shadow Fold and reuniting their war-ravaged country, but only if she can master her untamed gift. As the threat to the kingdom mounts and Alina unlocks the secrets of her past, she will make a dangerous discovery that could threaten all she loves and the very future of a nation.

Welcome to Ravka . . . a world of science and superstition where nothing is what it seems.

My Book-Inspired Playlist:

Listen to the full playlist on Spotify here!

  1. Black Sea by Natasha Blume
  2. Flames by Tedy
  3. Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing by Set It Off
  4. Pieces by Emily Vaughn
  5. Ordinary Fools by Somme
  6. Safe by Daya
  7. Couple of Kids by Maggie Lindemann
  8. Circus Freak by xoxomayah
  9. Gasoline by Halsey
  10. Dodged a Bullet by Greg Laswell
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Book Tour & Review: Sunkissed by Kasie West (+ a book-inspired playlist!)

“and sometimes is all i need, and more than i deserved. so i read into every sign. because sometimes, yes this time, sometimes brought me you.”

kasie west

Series: Standalone

Release Date: May 4th 2021

Publisher: Delacorte Press

Genre: Young Adult Fiction | Contemporary | Romance

Page Count: 320

Source: I received an advance reader’s copy of this book for free from the publisher via NetGalley in collaboration with TBR and Beyond Tours. Thank you!

Summary: A lighthearted and swoony contemporary YA romance by fan-favorite author Kasie West about a girl who finds that a summer spent at a family resort isn’t as bad as she imagined…and that falling in love is filled with heartache, laughter, and surprises!

After being betrayed by her best friend, Avery is hoping for a picture-perfect summer. Too bad her parents have dragged her and her sister to a remote family camp for the entire summer. And that’s not even the worst part. Avery also has to deal with no internet, a cute but off-limits staff member, and an always-in-her-face sister.

But what starts as a disaster turns into a whirlwind summer romance as Avery embarks on an unexpected journey to figure out what she truly wants and who she wants to be. 

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