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Review: Serpent and Dove by Shelby Mahurin

Title: Serpent and Dove Author: Shelby Mahurin Genre: Fantasy, YA Fiction Publisher: HarperTeen Date published: September 3rd 2019 Page Count: 513 Rating: 5/5 Bound as one to love, honor, or burn. Two years ago, Louise le Blanc fled her coven and took shelter in the city of Cesarine, forsaking all magic and living off whatever… Continue reading Review: Serpent and Dove by Shelby Mahurin

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Review: A Curse so Dark and Lonely

Title: A Curse so Dark and Lonely (Cursebreakers #1) Author: Brigid Kemmerer Genre: Retellings, YA Fiction Publisher: Bloomsbury YA Date published: January 29th 2019 Format: eBook Page Count: 484 Rating: 4.5/5 The story is told in alternating perspectives between Harper and Rhen. The story is loosely based of the story of Beauty and the Beast.… Continue reading Review: A Curse so Dark and Lonely

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Ruthless Gods by Emily A. Duncan

Title: Ruthless Gods (Something Dark and Holy #2) Author: Emily A. Duncan Genre: Fantasy, YA Fiction Publisher: St. Martin's Press Date published: April 7th 2020 Format: eBook Page Count: 432 Rating: 3.5/5 Darkness never works alone... Nadya doesn’t trust her magic anymore. Serefin is fighting off a voice in his head that doesn’t belong to… Continue reading Ruthless Gods by Emily A. Duncan

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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: Finale by Stephanie Garber

Title: Finale (Caraval #3) Author: Stephanie Garber Genre: Young Adult, Fantasy, Romance Publisher: Flatiron Books Date published: May 7th 2019 Format: Hardcover Page Count: 478 Rating: 4/5 A love worth fighting for. A dream worth dying for. An ending worth waiting for. It’s been two months since the Fates were freed from a deck of cards, two… Continue reading Review: Finale by Stephanie Garber

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Review: Sadie by Courtney Summers

Title: Sadie Author: Courtney Summers Genre: Young Adult, Thriller, Mystery Publisher: Wednesday Books Date published: September 4th 2018 Format: Hardcover Page Count: 308 Rating: 4.5/5 Trigger Warnings: abandonment, pedophilia, sexual assault, murder If you love listening to podcasts about murder mysteries, this is the book for you. Sadie by Courtney Summers is about a girl… Continue reading Review: Sadie by Courtney Summers

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Review: The Rest of Us Just Live Here by Patrick Ness

Title: The Rest of Us Just Live Here Author: Patrick Ness Genre: Young Adult, Contemporary/Fantasy Publisher: Harper Teen Date published: October 6th 2015 Format: Hardcover Page Count: 317 Time: 6 hours Rating: 3/5 What if you aren’t the Chosen One? The one who’s supposed to fight the zombies, or the soul-eating ghosts, or whatever the heck… Continue reading Review: The Rest of Us Just Live Here by Patrick Ness

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Review: The Stars We Steal by Alexa Donne

Title: The Stars We Steal Author: Alexa Donne Genre: Young Adult, Retelling Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Date published: February 4th 2020 Format: Hard Cover Page Count: 400 Rating: 3.5/5 Engagement season is in the air. Eighteen-year-old Princess Leonie “Leo” Kolburg, heir to a faded European spaceship, only has one thing on her mind: which lucky bachelor… Continue reading Review: The Stars We Steal by Alexa Donne

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Review: Forgive Me, Leonard Peacock by Matthew Quick

Title: Forgive Me, Leonard Peacock Author: Matthew Quick Genre: Young Adult, Contemporary Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers Date published: August 13th, 2013 Format: Paperback Page Count: 288 Rating: 4/5 Today is Leonard Peacock’s birthday. It is also the day he hides a gun in his backpack. Because today is the day he will kill his… Continue reading Review: Forgive Me, Leonard Peacock by Matthew Quick