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When My Heart Joins the Thousand – A. J. Steiger (ARC Review)

  TITLE: When My Heart Joins the Thousand AUTHOR: A. J. Steiger RELEASES: February 6th, 2018; HarperTeen GENRE: Contemporary AGE RANGE: YA SYNOPSIS: Alvie Fitz doesn’t fit in, and she doesn’t care. She’s spent years swallowing meds and bad advice from doctors and social workers. If she can…

February 3, 2018
Reviews

The Roanoke Girls – Amy Engel

Spoiler-free review! “Roanoke girls never last long around here. In the end, we either run or we die.” I don’t have a lot to say about The Roanoke Girls, because I think this is one of those stories where it’s best if you go in…

September 16, 2017
Reading Challenges TBRs

#TheReadingQuest TBR

I have recently developed a bit of an obsession with reading challenges, but some challenges are similar enough that I can’t keep them separated! #TheReadingQuest doesn’t have that problem. It’s adorable and unique, and I have been so excited to share it with you…

August 4, 2017
Misc. Memes

Diversity Spotlight Thursday #1

It’s time to introduce a new meme! I wanted to change things up a little bit, so I asked my twitter followers to vote: start a new meme, or keep Book Beginnings Fridays? The vote was almost overwhelmingly in favor of Diversity Spotlight Thursday,…

August 3, 2017
Reviews

How to Make a Wish — Ashley Herring Blake (ARC Review)

This book perfectly straddles the line between "tough topics" and "fluffy summer read". We get a taste of each, depending on who Grace is currently surrounded by, but it never leans overwhelmingly in either direction. Given that Eva's mother has recently passed, there is…

July 22, 2017
Reviews

Final Girls — Riley Sager (ARC Review)

"We were, for whatever reason, the lucky ones who survived when no one else had. Pretty girls covered in blood. As such, we were each in turn treated like something rare and exotic. A beautiful bird that spreads its bright wings only once a…

July 8, 2017
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A Darker Shade of Magic — V.E. Schwab

Despite the fact that the four Londons share a name, they have little else in common; one is brimming with life, one is held captive by wicked rulers, one has no magic at all, and one is dead. While there used to be traversing…

July 6, 2017
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Now I Rise — Kiersten White (ARC Review)

"They had nothing better, nowhere else to go. They were loyal to her, and to the hope that perhaps she would find them a place in the world." After leaving Mehmed's side to carve out her own path to the throne of Wallachia, Lada Dracul…

June 24, 2017
Misc. Memes

Book Beginnings: A Darker Shade of Magic

* Book Beginnings is a meme hosted by Rose City Reader, where every Friday, bloggers post the first sentence (or few sentences) of their current read, as well as their first impressions of the book! * This week, I'll be highlighting one of my current reads, A…

June 23, 2017