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Review: The Rose and the Dagger by Renee Ahdieh

Review: The Rose and the Dagger by Renee Ahdieh

June 20, 2016 Review 20 ★★★½

“That is not the way of it. Your future is not set in stone, my dearest star. A coin turns on itself a number of times before it lands.” THE WRATH AND THE DAWN was a favorite read of mine last year, largely in part due to the couple I shipped (they are pretty epic). But what of the sequel? […]

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5 Things About The Raven King by Maggie Stiefvater

5 Things About The Raven King by Maggie Stiefvater

May 23, 2016 Review 22 ★★★★

This is a spoiler free review; there is spoiler section that follows but it is hidden in a spoiler tag. This book might lead to my insanity. When I read the last page of THE RAVEN KING and closed the book, I was a little … dazed. I cycled through various emotions before landing on and running with confusion. THE […]

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Review: A Court of Mist and Fury by Sarah J. Maas

Review: A Court of Mist and Fury by Sarah J. Maas

May 13, 2016 Review 37 ★★★★★

Guys. Guys. GUYS! Stop everything you’re doing. Pick up the nearest copy of A COURT OF MIST AND FURY (as long as you’ve read the first book), even if it requires you going down to the bookstore. If someone else has it, rip it out of their hands. Bargain using your firstborn child, or your soul if you already gave up your firstborn child for the last Maas book. You’re not going to want to miss this. Read more »

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5 Things About Uprooted by Naomi Novik

5 Things About Uprooted by Naomi Novik

May 8, 2016 Review 24 ★★★½

It reminded me of Juliet Marillier novels… but not as magical I enjoyed UPROOTED. But the entire time I was reading it I couldn’t help but start comparing it to Juliet Mariller’s novels, particularly HEART’S BLOOD, because the story is similar in style and plot. Unfortunately for Uprooted, it couldn’t even begin to compare to the level Juliet Mariller has set […]

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5 Things About Flamecaster by Cinda Williams Chima

5 Things About Flamecaster by Cinda Williams Chima

May 4, 2016 Review 28 ★★★

“You cannot stand astride the line between good and evil, life and death, for long. It will destroy you.” FLAMECASTER is the first book I’ve read from Cinda Williams Chima. Although I’ve heard that you don’t need to read her previous books to understand the spinoff, I feel like there is a lot I didn’t fully appreciate. While I can’t […]

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Review: Rebel of the Sands by Alwyn Hamilton

Review: Rebel of the Sands by Alwyn Hamilton

April 10, 2016 Review 26 ★★★★

‘You are this country, Amani.’ He spoke more quietly now. ‘More alive than anything ought to be in this place. All fire and gunpowder, with one finger always on the trigger.” The hype for this book was strong. So strong I couldn’t resist ordering it online with rush shipping even though I didn’t read it right away. I never said […]

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Review: Stars Above by Marissa Meyer

Review: Stars Above by Marissa Meyer

March 16, 2016 Review 24 ★★

Novellas/Short stories and I have an interesting relationship. Unless they directly add something to the main plot of the series, I don’t really seek them out. With STARS ABOVE, I expected new content and the reveal of information I didn’t already know. Instead, I found that these stories only retold what we already knew, just adding more detail. “I will […]

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