The Art of Losing — Lizzy Mason

TITLE: The Art of Losing AUTHOR: Lizzy Mason GENRE: Contemporary AGE RANGE: YA SYNOPSIS: On one terrible night, 17-year-old Harley Langston’s life changes forever. At a party she discovers her younger sister, Audrey, hooking up with her boyfriend, Mike—and she abandons them both in a rage. When Mike drunkenly attempts to drive Audrey home, he crashes and Audrey […]

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Cruel Works of Nature (super unique and creepy stories!) — Gemma Amor

TITLE: Cruel Works of Nature: 11 Illustrated Horror Novellas AUTHOR: Gemma Amor GENRE: Horror AGE RANGE: Adult SYNOPSIS: Reality and the fantastic are blended seamlessly in these immersive tales, with plenty of mystery to lead the reader on a thrilling journey. Some stories are dark and macabre while others whimsical and lighthearted, together ensuring constant surprises and terrifying twists to […]

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Girls on the Verge (lovable and painfully relevant) — Sharon Biggs Waller

TITLE: Girls on the Verge AUTHOR: Sharon Biggs Waller GENRE: Contemporary AGE RANGE: YA SYNOPSIS: Camille couldn’t be having a better summer. But on the very night she learns she got into a prestigious theater program, she also finds out she’s pregnant. She definitely can’t tell her parents. And her best friend, Bea, doesn’t agree with the decision […]

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Saturday Smalls — April 20th, 2019

This week’s mini review round-up includes the following: YA paranormal fantasy novel YA contemporary novel YA m/m contemporary romance adult nonfiction poetry collection

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The Hunger Games (a very overdue reread review) — Suzanne Collins

TITLE: The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games, #1) AUTHOR: Suzanne Collins GENRE: Dystopia/Sci-fi AGE RANGE: YA SYNOPSIS: In the ruins of a place once known as North America lies the nation of Panem, a shining Capitol surrounded by twelve outlying districts. The Capitol is harsh and cruel and keeps the districts in line by forcing them all to […]

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The Dark Game — Jonathan Janz

TITLE: The Dark Game AUTHOR: Jonathan Janz GENRE: Horror AGE RANGE: Adult SYNOPSIS: Ten writers are selected for a summer-long writing retreat with the most celebrated and reclusive author in the world. Their host is the legendary Roderick Wells. Handsome, enigmatic, and fiendishly talented, Wells promises to teach his pupils about writing, about magic, about the untapped […]

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Saturday Smalls — April 13th, 2019

This week’s mini review round-up includes the following: m/m new adult romance graphic novel adult feminist fantasy anthology graphic novel YA action/fantasy graphic novel adult m/m contemporary graphic novel

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