Announcement III.

Hey cherries!

I have published two new stories on the writing website, booknet.com! One is completed and the other two are in the works currently! You can check them out here: Published Work! and Current Works!

The Sweet Series: SweetnessStatus: Completed – Multiple excerpts that tell a story of true love. When a raccoon falls in love with a peach. Because of him, I learned what it’s like to be loved.

The Lionheart’s OathStatus: Ongoing – Natalia Luzu Esper, the princess, had grown up despising the people from the neighboring kingdom of Briony from the South and vice versa. When Natalia’s father weds her to the crown prince of Briony, her kingdoms sworn enemy, as a form of alliance, she struggles to make sense of her new life as a future Queen to be and to deal with a husband who cannot stand her all while realizing her feelings for the knight that is instructed to protect her on her journey.

Genevieve Ainsworth, the knight, had been assigned the duty of guarding Princess Natalia for her trip to the neighboring kingdom Briony for her arranged marriage. There are two problems, Genevieve discovers that someone is trying to assassinate the princess and she is hopelessly in love with the princess she is trying to protect.

Clickbait!Status: Ongoing – In this modern-day love story, Mae Parsons a rising YouTuber that gets shipped with everyone she collaborates with. When she does the unthinkable and collaborates with a hater, Nikolai Ambrose, it gets a million views. The most views she’s ever gotten. What started out as a not-so-innocent collab turns into a whirlwind of shipping and fanfiction. It changes not only her life, but the life of her hater. Through the trial and tribulations of YouTube fame, Mae Parsons has to figure out not only her new bound fame, but her feelings for Nikolai Ambrose as they pretend to clickbait everyone into thinking a hater and a YouTuber could ever be a real couple.

If any of these plots interest you, I highly recommend giving them a chance and read them! Well, that’s all the announcements for now, hope you guys are having a great morning, afternoon, or night wherever you are in the world!

Take care and happy reading! 🙂

Best Books III. – For Disney Retellings

Amazon.com: The City of Brass: A Novel (The Daevabad Trilogy)  (9780062678102): Chakraborty, S. A: Books

Title: The City of Brass

Author: S.A Chakraborty

Summary: In the eighteenth-century Cairo, Nahri is a con woman conning Ottoman nobles hoping one day to earn enough to change her fortunes. Resembling the street rat Aladdin, Nahri accidentally summons Dara, an equally sly, darkly mysterious dijinn warrior, during one of her cons. She soon learns that her cons have deadly consequences.

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Amazon.com: Alice I Have Been: A Novel (Random House Reader's Circle)  (9780385344142): Benjamin, Melanie: Books

Title: Alice I Have Been

Author: Melanie Benjamin

Summary: Alice Liddell Hargreaves’s life had inspired the famous Alice in Wonderland, with her life from not only just a child, but as a wife, mother, and widow. She’s experienced many things throughout her life and as she nears her eighty-first birthday she knows that she will always be only “Alice.” A story based on both fiction and reality brings to life the passionate spirit of a woman who is not only worthy of her fictional alter ego, but has just a captivating life as the fictional one she inspired.

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Amazon.com: Ash Princess (9780375978395): Sebastian, Laura: Books

Title: Ash Princess

Author: Laura Sebastian

Summary: Theodosia was six when her country was invaded by the Kaiser, who took her mother, the Fire Queen, away by murdering her in front of Theodosia. Theo was then crowned Ash Princess; a title to shame her as a new life as a prisoner. Similar to Cinderella, this princess refuses to let anything more happen to her land as it has been pillaged and her people enslaved. That all ends.

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Amazon.com: I Was Anastasia: A Novel (9780385541695): Lawhon, Ariel: Books

Title: I Was Anastasia

Author: Ariel Lawhon

Summary: Similar to the movie Anastasia, I was Anastasia is about Anna Anderson’s fifty-year battle to be recognized as Anastasia Romanov. The real question is that is on everyone’s mind throughout the book is: Is she the Russian Grand Duchess or the thief of another woman’s legacy?

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The Mermaid's Daughter: A Novel: Claycomb, Ann: 9780062560681: Amazon.com:  Books

Title: The Mermaid’s Daughter

Author: Ann Claycomb

Summary: Similar to The Little Mermaid, this is a modern retelling of the classic Disney movie with a twist where Kathleen stuffers from the bizarre experience of stabbing pain in her feet. On her sixteenth birthday, she woke screaming thinking her tongue got cut out. Only the touch of seawater can ease her pain, temporarily. The question is: How far will Kathleen go in order to find out the truth about her bizarre pain? And what will she do when she finds out the truth?

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Notable Mentions:

Uprooted – Naomi Novik

Lost Queen – Signe Pike

Neverwhere – Neil Gaiman

The Night Circus – Erin Morgenstern

Juliet – Anne Fortier

Circe – Madeline Miller

The Magnolia Sword: A Ballad of Mulan – Sherry Thomas

If you’ve read any of these novels or if there was one I didn’t mention let me know! Drop your thoughts in the comments below!

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Best Books II. – For LGTBQIA+

Amazon.com: Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda (9780062348685): Albertalli,  Becky: Books

Title: Simon vs. The Homo Sapiens Agenda

Author: Becky Albertalli

Summary: This novel features Simon Spier, a not so openly gay sixteen year old who prefers to save his drama for the musical. But when an email falls into the wrong hands, his secret is at major risk. Simon now has to find a way to navigate out of his comfort zone without alienating his friends, compromising himself, or his shot with happiness with a guy he’s never even met.

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Red, White & Royal Blue by Casey McQuiston, Paperback | Barnes & Noble®

Title: Red, White, & Royal Blue

Author: Casey McQuiston

Summary: Alex Claremont-Diaz, promptly casted as the American equivalent of a young royal when his mother becomes the President of the United States. There’s only one problem: Alex has a problem with the actual prince, Henry, across the world. When the tabloids get hold of a photo involving Alex and Henry’s altercation, the U.S. and British relations take a turn for the worse. A enemies turned lovers story that starts off as a fake friendship that grows deeper.

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Amazon.com: Carry On (Simon Snow Series, 1) (9781250135025): Rowell,  Rainbow: Books

Title: Carry On

Author: Rainbow Rowell

Summary: A ghost, love, and mystery story all rolled into one. The novel features Simon, the worst chosen one who’s ever been chosen as his roommate Baz says. Simon can’t make his wand work and ends up lighting something on fire. His mentor is avoiding him, his girlfriend broke up with him, and there’s monsters running amuck. Baz would normally have a field day with this, if he was there. Simon’s infuriating nemesis didn’t even bother to show up.

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Will Grayson, Will Grayson - Wikipedia

Title: Will Grayson, Will Grayson

Author(s): John Green & David Levithan

Summary: Two teens with the same name meet in the most unlikely corner of Chicago, on a cold night. In two different social circles find themselves going in new and unexpected directions. Told in alternating voices from both Will Grayson and Will Grayson, this novel features a double helping of heart and humor.

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Amazon.com: You Should See Me in a Crown (9781338503265): Johnson, Leah:  Books

Title: You Should See me in a Crown

Author: Leah Johnson

Summary: This novel features Liz Lighty, a young woman who believes she is too black, too poor, too awkward to shine in her small, rich town. When the financial aid she was counting on unexpectedly falls through, Liz’s plan come to a close. Until she is reminded that her school’s scholarship for prom king and queen exist. She’s willing to do whatever it takes in order to get into her dream school. The only thing that makes it bearable is the new girl in school, Mack. However, Mack is also in the running for queen. Will falling for the competition keep Liz from her dreams? Or will it make her dreams come true instead?

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Notable Mentions:

What if it’s Us – Becky Albertalli & Adam Silvera

If I was your Girl – Meredith Russo

Leah off the Beat – Becky Albertalli

Lies We Tells Ourselves – Robin Talley

I’ll Give you the Sun – Jandy Nelson

They Both Die at the End – Adam Silvera

Annie on my Mind – Nancy Garden

Boy Meets Boy – David Levithan

If you’ve read any of these novels or if there was one I didn’t mention let me know! Drop your thoughts in the comments below!

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