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And I Darken- Book Review

And I Darken by Kiersten White My rating: 5 of 5 stars And I Darken is impressive, to say the least. White’s writing swept me away and transformed her work of fiction to reality as it played out in my mind. Her ability to write so poetically counters the ferocity of White’s main character, Ladislav,… Continue reading And I Darken- Book Review

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Horns- Book Review

Horns by Joe Hill My rating: 3 of 5 stars This is my first book to read by Joe Hill and I already have him back on my ‘to be read’ list. His words are fluid, and I was quickly immersed in Iggy Perish’s life. Which, in the case of Horns, is equal parts good… Continue reading Horns- Book Review

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Rebel of the Sands Review

Rebel of the Sands by Alwyn Hamilton My rating: 5 of 5 stars Allow me to gush for a moment. I adored Rebel of the Sands and felt like it was a breath of fresh air compared to other stagnant YA plot lines. Let me tell you what I loved about Alwyn Hamilton’s debut novel.We… Continue reading Rebel of the Sands Review

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The Hundredth Queen Review

The Hundredth Queen by Emily R. King My rating: 4 of 5 stars Whew, I read this one fast. Like a day and a half, fast. The plot isn't anything I haven't seen before: young protag is destined to do great things and save her people and the world. But I appreciated how Emily King… Continue reading The Hundredth Queen Review

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Blood Cure Review

Blood Cure by K.R. Willis My rating: 4 of 5 stars I finished this book a week ago but put off reviewing it because I wanted my thoughts to be unbiased. K.R. Willis is a local author and I bought Blood Cure in support of her. However, I did not want the reasoning behind my… Continue reading Blood Cure Review

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Moments Like These Review

Moments Like These: A TATM Novella by Jenny Bravo My rating: 5 of 5 stars Can I just say, WOW! Jenny Bravo has perfectly structured writers claw into me and won't let go. Her TATM series is thoughtful, heart-warming, and so true to life that you forget you are reading fiction. I know these characters.… Continue reading Moments Like These Review

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Travelling Circus Review

The Travelling Circus by Mark Watson I came across Mark Watson's book on Instagram, and the cover struck a cord. I purchased and read it to my daughter that day. The Travelling Circus reminded me of the stories I read as a child in the Dark, Dark Room books. Astonishing, yet slightly creepy. This is… Continue reading Travelling Circus Review