ARC Reviews, Series, YA Fiction

Pumpkin by Julie Murphy

Grades 9 – 12

Pumpkin (Dumplin', #3)

The third installment of the Dumplin’ series follows Waylon Russel Brewer, an overweight, openly gay senior in high school who has a twin sister named Clementine. Their plan is to move to Austin after graduation, but when Clementine deviates from their plan, Waylon decides to create an audition tape for a drag queen show and submit it. But when the tape goes viral and the whole school sees it, he gets nominated as Prom Queen as a joke. Waylon decides to own it, and go with the flow, but can he pull it off?

Thanks to Netgalley for a review copy of this book.

Adult Fiction, ARC Reviews, Horror/Thriller, Series

Win by Harlan Coben

Ages 18+

Win (Windsor Horne Lockwood III, #1)

Readers will recognize Win from Harlan Coben’s Myron Bolitar series, but will be pleased that there is a new series devoted to Win. A robbery was committed at Patricia Lockwood’s family estate, and she was abducted on top of it. She escaped, but so did her captors. Now, over twenty years later, Win is on the hunt to find them and bring them to justice. This thriller is not to be missed!

Thanks to Netgalley.com for a review copy of this book.

ARC Reviews, Middle Grade Fiction, Series

Amina’s Song by Hena Khan

Grades 4 – 6

The second book in the Amina’s Voice series begins as Amina is finishing her trip to Pakistan, and she’s excited to share her experiences with her friends once she returns back home. They don’t seem interested, however, and when she does a school project on Malala Yousafzai, her classmates focus on the negative parts of the story instead of seeing Pakistan for the beauty of it that is in Amina’s eyes. 

Thanks to Netgalley for a review copy of this book.

Books, Romance, Series

The Best Goodbye by Abbi Glines

Ages 18+

The Best Goodbye (Rosemary Beach, #12)

The 12th installment of the Rosemary Beach series, Glines brings on the steamy romance! River “Captain” Kipling is ready to leave his crime-filled past as an employee of a well-none mob-boss and move on with his life. His new target is Rose Henderson, the cute redhead waitress at a local restaurant. He doesn’t know much about her, except that she’s a single mom, and wonders if she’d be interested in him, or if she knows anything about his past…

Adventure, Children, Middle Grade Fiction, Series

Mr. Lemoncello’s All-Star Breakout Game by Chris Grabenstein

Grades 3 – 6

Mr. Lemoncello's All-Star Breakout Game (Mr. Lemoncello's Library, #4)This is the fourth book in the Mr. Lemoncello series and Grabenstein doesn’t disappoint! In this installment, Mr. Lemoncello goes live, nationwide, on the Kidzapalooza Television Network so that everyone can play along. To be on the show, however, kids have to audition and be accepted to play the game, using their own bodies as playing pieces. Would you have what it takes?

Adult Fiction, Romance, Series

All The Beautiful Bodies by Danielle Porter

Ages 18+

All The Beautiful Bodies (City of Darkness #1)

Author Eve Winters lives her life as secluded as possible. Everything changes, however, when she releases a tell-all memoir about her life as a prostitute and her affair with a married man.

Sophia Grayson, who is Eve’s former student and an author herself, attends Eve’s book signing, except Eve is MIA. An announcement is made that Eve has gone missing. Although disappointed, Sophia decides to delve into Eve’s memoir.

Filled with twists, turns, and scandals, All the Beautiful Bodies is a sexy thriller you don’t want to miss!

Thanks to the author for a review copy of this book.