Be Intentional Recommendations

Hello everyone! Somehow it is already MARCH and I have barely started on my recommendations for my yearly reading challenge, the Be Intentional Reading Challenge. Time surely does fly when you are busy! This recommendation post will be a little different as instead of giving recs for Be Intentional, I'm taking the Rad Reads 2022 … Continue reading Be Intentional Recommendations

One For All by Lillie Lainoff

Title: One For AllAuthor: Lillie LainoffGenre/s and Tags: Historical Fiction, Retellings, Young Adult, Fantasy, Disability, RomanceGoodreads synopsis: An OwnVoices, gender-bent retelling of The Three Musketeers, in which a girl with a chronic illness trains as a Musketeer and uncovers secrets, sisterhood, and self-love. Tania de Batz is most herself with a sword in her hand. Everyone in town thinks … Continue reading One For All by Lillie Lainoff

Loveless by Alice Oseman

Title: LovelessAuthor: Alice OsemanGenre/s and Tags: Contemporary, Young Adult, Queer/LGBTQ+, Fiction, AudiobookGoodreads synopsis: The fourth novel from the phenomenally talented Alice Oseman – one of the most authentic and talked-about voices in contemporary YA. It was all sinking in. I’d never had a crush on anyone. No boys, no girls, not a single person I had ever … Continue reading Loveless by Alice Oseman

All My Rage by Sabaa Tahir

Title: All My RageAuthor: Sabaa TahirGenre/s and Tags: Contemporary, Young Adult, Fiction, Historical Fiction, Romance, FamilyGoodreads synopsis: From #1 New York Times bestselling author Sabaa Tahir comes a brilliant, unforgettable, and heart-wrenching contemporary YA novel about family and forgiveness, love and loss, in a sweeping story that crosses generations and continents. Lahore, Pakistan. Then.Misbah is a dreamer and storyteller, … Continue reading All My Rage by Sabaa Tahir

Must Love Books by Shauna Robinson

Title: Must Love BooksAuthor: Shauna RobinsonGenre/s and Tags: Romance, Fiction, Contemporary, Adult, Women's Fiction, Mental HealthGoodreads synopsis: The Bookish Life of Nina Hill meets Younger in a heartfelt debut following a young woman who discovers she'll have to ditch the "dream job" and write her own story to find her happy ending. Meet Nora Hughes—the overworked, underpaid, … Continue reading Must Love Books by Shauna Robinson

No Filter & Other Lies by Crystal Maldonado

Title: No Filter & Other LiesAuthor: Crystal MaldonadoGenre/s and Tags: Young Adult, Contemporary, Romance, Queer/LGBTQ+, FictionGoodreads synopsis: You should know, right now, that I'm a liar. They're usually little lies. Tiny lies. Baby lies. Not so much lies as lie adjacent. But they're still lies. Twenty one-year-old Max Monroe has it all: beauty, friends, and a glittering life … Continue reading No Filter & Other Lies by Crystal Maldonado

Fire Becomes Her by Rosiee Thor

Title: Fire Becomes HerAuthor: Rosiee ThorGenre/s and Tags: Fantasy, Young Adult, LGBTQ+, Historical, Queer, FictionGoodreads synopsis: In Rosiee Thor's lavish fantasy novel with a Jazz Age spark, a politically savvy teen must weigh her desire to climb the social ladder against her heart in a world where magic buys votes.Flare is power.With only a drop of flare, … Continue reading Fire Becomes Her by Rosiee Thor

Daughter of the Moon Goddess (The Celestial Kingdom Duology #1) by Sue Lynn Tan

Title: Daughter of the Moon GoddessSeries: The Celestial Kingdom Duology #1 Author: Sue Lynn TanGenre/s and Tags: Fantasy, Mythology, Retellings, Romance, Historical, Asian LiteratureGoodreads synopsis: A captivating debut fantasy inspired by the legend of Chang'e, the Chinese moon goddess, in which a young woman’s quest to free her mother pits her against the most powerful immortal in the … Continue reading Daughter of the Moon Goddess (The Celestial Kingdom Duology #1) by Sue Lynn Tan

The Bone Spindle (The Bone Spindle #1) by Leslie Vedder

Title: The Bone SpindleSeries: The Bone Spindle #1Author: Leslie VedderGenre/s and Tags: Fantasy, Young Adult, LGBTQ+, Retellings, YA Fantasy, Romance, MagicGoodreads synopsis: Sleeping Beauty meets Indiana Jones in this thrilling fairytale retelling for fans of Sorcery of Thorns and All the Stars and Teeth.Fi is a bookish treasure hunter with a knack for ruins and riddles, who definitely … Continue reading The Bone Spindle (The Bone Spindle #1) by Leslie Vedder