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Review: The Seventh Sun by Lani Forbes

Title:The Seventh Sun Author: Lani Forbes Genre: Fantasy, YA Fiction Publisher: Blackstone Publishing Date published: February 18th 2020 Format: Hardcover Page Count: 336 Rating: 4.5/5 Thrust into leadership upon the death of his emperor father, young Prince Ahkin feels completely unready for his new position. Though his royal blood controls the power of the sun, he's… Continue reading Review: The Seventh Sun by Lani Forbes

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Review: When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi

Title: When Breath Becomes Air Author: Paul Kalanithi Genre: Memoir Publisher: Random House Date published: January 19th 2016 Format: Paperback Page Count: 208 Rating: 4.5/5 Trigger warnings: cancer, death At the age of thirty-six, on the verge of completing a decade's worth of training as a neurosurgeon, Paul Kalanithi was diagnosed with stage IV lung cancer.… Continue reading Review: When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi

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Review: The Speed of Falling Objects by Nancy Richardson Fischer

Title: The Speed of Falling Objects Author: Nancy Richardson Fischer Genre: Young Adult, Adventure Publisher: Inkyard Press Date published: October 1st 2019 Format: Hardcover Page Count: 384 Rating: 4.5/5 Danger "Danny" Danielle Warren is no stranger to falling. After losing an eye in a childhood accident, she had to relearn her perception of movement and space. Now… Continue reading Review: The Speed of Falling Objects by Nancy Richardson Fischer

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Review: Sapiens – A Brief History of Humankind by Yuval Noah Harari

Title: Sapiens - A Brief History of Humankind Author: Yuval Noah Harari Genre: Non-fiction, Science, History Publisher: Harvill Secker Date published: 2014 Format: Paperback Page Count: 443 Rating: 4.5/5 100,000 years ago, at least six human species inhabited the earth. Today there is just one. Us. Homo sapiens. How did our species succeed in the battle for dominance?… Continue reading Review: Sapiens – A Brief History of Humankind by Yuval Noah Harari

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Review: Illuminae by Amie Kaufman & Jay Kristoff

Title: Illuminae (Illuminae Files #1) Author: Amie Kaufman, Jay Kristoff Genre: YA Fiction, Sci-fi Publisher: Knopf Books Date published: October 20th 2015 Format: Hardcover Page Count: 602 Rating: 4.5/5 This morning, Kady thought breaking up with Ezra was the hardest thing she’d have to do. This afternoon, her planet was invaded. The year is 2575, and… Continue reading Review: Illuminae by Amie Kaufman & Jay Kristoff

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Review: Sorcery of Thorns by Margaret Rogerson

Title: Sorcery of Thorns Author: Margaret Rogerson Genre: Young Adult, Fantasy Publisher: Simon & Schuster Date published: June 4th 2019 Format: Hardcover Page Count: 464 Rating: 4/5 All sorcerers are evil. Elisabeth has known that as long as she has known anything. Raised as a foundling in one of Austermeer’s Great Libraries, Elisabeth has grown up… Continue reading Review: Sorcery of Thorns by Margaret Rogerson

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Review: The Silence of the Girls by Pat Barker

Title: The Silence of the Girls Author: Pat Barker Genre: Mythology, Historical Fiction Publisher: Penguin Date published: August 30th, 2018 Format: Paperback Page Count: 336 Rating: 4.5/5 The ancient city of Troy has withstood a decade under siege of the powerful Greek army, which continues to wage bloody war over a stolen woman: Helen. In the… Continue reading Review: The Silence of the Girls by Pat Barker

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Review: Ace of Shades by Amanda Foody

Title: Ace of Shades Author: Amanda Foody Genre: Fantasy Publisher: Harlequin Teen Date published: April 10th 2018 Format: Hardcover Page Count: 411 Source: Personal purchase Rating: 4.5/5 Welcome to the City of Sin, where casino families reign, gangs infest the streets…and secrets hide in every shadow. Enne Salta was raised as a proper young lady, and no lady would willingly… Continue reading Review: Ace of Shades by Amanda Foody