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Vengeance Road – Book Review

Vengeance Road by Erin Bowman My rating: 5 of 5 stars Vengeance Road is a book brimming with secrets, revenge, and gunfire. A fun, well-rounded story that kept me turning the page until the end. Kate comes home to find her Pa hanging from a tree, beaten, a corkscrew shape carved into his forehead, and… Continue reading Vengeance Road – Book Review

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Dreaming Beyond Gaia- Book Review

Dreaming Beyond Gaia by Adam J. Osterkamp My rating: 4 of 5 stars It is rare to find a book that pulls you straight into the plot within the first few sentences, but Dreaming Beyond Gaia was one those rarities, an undiscovered gem of a book. This is an apocalyptic story that takes place centuries… Continue reading Dreaming Beyond Gaia- Book Review

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Bride of Glass- Book Review

The Bride of Glass by Candace Robinson My rating: 4 of 5 stars First, just look at that cover! Gorgeous. It is hard to determine if Bride of Glass is a horror story with a splash of romance, or if it a romance within a horrific setting. Either way, it is all around entertaining! Bride… Continue reading Bride of Glass- Book Review

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Plot Picker (Reading With Purpose)

Hello, creatives! I was wondering the other day, how do my fellow writers read? I read all the time. But not just read. I engulf myself in the technical craft of the story. This post is all about how I read with purpose. ** It is known that writers are also readers. But is it enough… Continue reading Plot Picker (Reading With Purpose)

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Bunnicula (A Rabbit Tale of Mystery)- Book Review

Bunnicula by James Howe My rating: 4 of 5 stars Harold the dog and Chester the cat enjoy intelligent conversation, warm milk, and the occasional belly rub at the hands of their human family, the Monroe's. Their quiet lives are turned inside out when the Monroe family brings home a small, white bunny with red… Continue reading Bunnicula (A Rabbit Tale of Mystery)- Book Review

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No Ordinary Star- Book Review

No Ordinary Star by M.C. Frank My rating: 5 of 5 stars They say, 'don't judge a book by its cover'. But in the case of No Ordinary Star, please do! M.C. Frank has written an astounding dystopian fantasy that immerses you completely, but instead of drowning in her words, you swim amongst this futuristic… Continue reading No Ordinary Star- Book Review

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Rise of the Sparrows – Book Review

Rise of the Sparrows by Sarina Langer My rating: 4 of 5 stars Sarina Langer’s Rise of the Sparrows drew me in and demanded my attention until the final word. Her prologue alone is enough to secure her a fan of her fantasy trilogy. It is the perfect blend of ‘what the hell did I… Continue reading Rise of the Sparrows – Book Review

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The Leopard King- Book Review

The Leopard King by Ann Aguirre My rating: 3 of 5 stars This book was nothing that I expected and everything that I wanted.I bought Leopard King to ease the anxiousness rising in anticipation of Vanguard, a new book in her Razorland series yet to be released. I knew nothing of the premise but expected… Continue reading The Leopard King- Book Review

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Traitor to the Throne- Book Review

Traitor to the Throne by Alwyn Hamilton My rating: 4 of 5 stars Traitor to the Throne was one of this year's most anticipated reads for me, as I fell in love with Rebel of the Sands and all the sass and gunfire that came with the protagonist, Amani.I was overjoyed to once again dive… Continue reading Traitor to the Throne- Book Review

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in a dark, dark wood Book Review

In a Dark, Dark Wood by Ruth Ware My rating: 3 of 5 stars This book dragged me along with it’s perfectly paced suspense. When Nora receives an invite to a hen weekend from Clare, a friend she’s not spoken to in ten years, she’s baffled and ready to delete the message and forget about… Continue reading in a dark, dark wood Book Review

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Protagonist’s Ghost

I’ve been an avid reader since grade school. I remember reading books like Bunnicula, Chronicles of Narnia, Harry Potter. As I grew older I read books like Swamplandia, Jellicoe Road, Lumatere Chronicles, The Snow Child. The books I’ve read could fill a lake and, unfortunately, I can’t remember them all in detail. The ones that… Continue reading Protagonist’s Ghost

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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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Creative Writing Class

Hello, my creative souls! I want to give an update on my writing progress. It's taken me a while to juggle all the new things in my life, all positive, and all writer/reader related. I recently started a bookstagram account, linked here, I've created this blog that I have yet to understand all of its… Continue reading Creative Writing Class