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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…

April 18, 2019
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April TBR: it's shaping up to be a busy month!

The themes this month are… ARC April — all month This isn’t an official event, just something I’m doing personally: I’m aiming to read ALMOST nothing but ARCs in April! By “almost”, I’m referring to my rule for the month: for every FIVE (5) review…

April 3, 2019
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Wicked Saints — Emily A. Duncan

update — May 2020: You know what? I’ve had a lot of feelings about this book over the last year. I initially gave it a pretty high rating, but then the author sketched me out on social media and I decided I didn’t want…

April 1, 2019
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The Near Witch (my fav elderly witches ever) — Victoria Schwab

TITLE: The Near Witch AUTHOR: Victoria/V. E. Schwab GENRE: Fantasy AGE RANGE: YA ‘There are no strangers in the town of Near.’ Lexi’s heard this all of her life, so her home becomes an unusual place when a very odd stranger appears—and events turn darker still…

March 27, 2019
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Seasonal TBR Jar — Spring Surprises!

Spring is here in just a few days (YAY! Goodbye, winter!), and that means it’s time for another seasonal TBR jar! If you didn’t see my first post in this series back in September, I’ll give a quick rundown: The seasonal TBR jar is a…

March 14, 2019
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A Danger to Herself and Others — Alyssa B. Sheinmel

TITLE: A Danger to Herself and Others AUTHOR: Alyssa B. Sheinmel RELEASE DATE: February 5, 2019 GENRE: Contemporary AGE RANGE: YA It was just a mistake. One big misunderstanding, that’s what landed Hannah here in the Institution, and soon enough, her best friend’s parents and the doctors…

March 6, 2019
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March TBR: Monsters and Beasties!

The themes this month are… Monstrous March — March 1st→31st come join us at Devour Your TBR on Goodreads! That’s it! My only other “theme” this month is Girl, you better read some of these damn ARCs before these publishers block your ass. You can view a…

March 1, 2019
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You're Welcome, Universe — Whitney Gardner

TITLE: You’re Welcome, Universe AUTHOR: Whitney Gardner RELEASED: March 7th, 2017; Knopf GENRE: Contemporary AGE RANGE: YA Assigned reading for MLIS 7421: Multicultural Youth Literature. (Yeah, the class I took almost a year ago. That’s how overdue this review is…) Ironically enough, I had removed this book…

February 22, 2019
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Second Chance Summer — Morgan Matson

TITLE: Second Chance Summer AUTHOR: Morgan Matson RELEASED: May 8th, 2012 GENRE: Contemporary AGE RANGE: YA When Taylor’s father suddenly falls devastatingly ill, his only request for the summer is to take the entire family back to the summer lake house they used to visit every year,…

February 21, 2019