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Frist Lines Friday #3

First Lines Friday is a weekly feature for book lovers hosted by Wandering Words. What if instead of judging a book by its cover, its author or its prestige, we judged it by its opening lines? If you want to make your own post, feel free to use or edit the banner above, and follow the… Continue reading Frist Lines Friday #3

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Review: Fifteen Dogs by André Alexis

Title: Fifteen Dogs Author: André Alexis Genre: Fiction, Animals Publisher: Coach House Books Date published: April 14th 2015 Format: Paperback Page Count: 171 Rating: 3.5/5 " I wonder", said Hermes, "what it would be like if animals had human intelligence." " I'll wager a year's servitude, answered Apollo, that animals – any animal you like – would… Continue reading Review: Fifteen Dogs by André Alexis

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Review: The Tea Dragon Festival by Katie O’Neill

Title: The Tea Dragon Festival Author: Katie O'Neill Genre: Graphic Novel, Fantasy Publisher: Oni Press Date published: September 17, 2019 Format: Paperback Page Count: 347 Rating: 4/5 Rinn has grown up with the Tea Dragons that inhabit their village, but stumbling across a real dragon turns out to be a different matter entirely! Aedhan is a young… Continue reading Review: The Tea Dragon Festival by Katie O’Neill

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Review: Long Way Down by Jason Reynolds

Title: Long Way Down Author: Jason Reynolds Genre: Poetry, Contemporary Publisher: Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books Date published: October 24th 2017 Format: Audiobook Page Count: 1 hour 46 minutes Rating: 4/5 An ode to Put the Damn Guns Down, this is New York Times bestseller Jason Reynolds’s fiercely stunning novel that takes place in sixty potent seconds—the time it takes… Continue reading Review: Long Way Down by Jason Reynolds

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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: Ever Alice by H.J. Ramsay

Title: Ever Alice Author: H.J. Ramsay Genre: Fiction, Retelling Publisher: Red Rogue Press Date published: August 1st 2019 Format: Paperback Page Count: 347 Rating: 4/5 Alice’s stories of Wonderland did more than raise a few eyebrows—it landed her in an asylum. Now at 15 years of age, she’s willing to do anything to leave, which includes… Continue reading Review: Ever Alice by H.J. Ramsay

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Top Ten Tuesday #19 | Auto-Buy Authors

Here are some of my favourite authors. I split them up into the two genres that I read the most, fantasy and contemporary. Top Ten Tuesday, originally created by The Broke and the Bookish and now hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl, is a weekly meme. Thank you for the prompts! Fantasy Marissa Meyer Leigh Bardugo Amie Kaufman… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday #19 | Auto-Buy Authors

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Review: Dating by the Book by Mary Ann Marlowe

Title: Dating by the Book Author: Mary Ann Marlowe Genre: Fiction, Chick-Lit Publisher: Kensington Date published: June 25th 2019 Format: eBook Page Count: 336 Rating: 3.5/5 Is love just something you find in books? Six months ago, writer and bookstore owner Maddie Hanson was left at the altar. Since then, she’s had zero interest in romance—despite… Continue reading Review: Dating by the Book by Mary Ann Marlowe

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Review: Interpreter of Maladies by Jhumpa Lahiri

Title: Interpreter of Maladies Author: Jhumpa Lahiri Genre: Fiction, Short Stories Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Date published:May 22, 2000 Format: Paperback Page Count: 198 Rating: 5/5 Navigating between the Indian traditions they've inherited and the baffling new world, the characters in Jhumpa Lahiri's elegant, touching stories seek love beyond the barriers of culture and generations.… Continue reading Review: Interpreter of Maladies by Jhumpa Lahiri