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Wonderland: An Anthology (BLOG TOUR)

Join Alice as she is thrown into the whirlwind of Wonderland, in an anthology that bends the traditional notions of Lewis Carroll's classic novel.…

September 23, 2019
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Immunity (Contagion, #2) — Erin Bowman

TITLE: Immunity (Contagion, #2) AUTHOR: Erin Bowman GENRE: Sci-fi AGE RANGE: YA SYNOPSIS: They thought their nightmare was over, but Thea, Coen, and Nova’s rescue was only the beginning. After being imprisoned on a ship they thought was their ticket to safety, it’s clear that the threat…

July 5, 2019
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The Girl in Red (a new favorite retelling) — Christina Henry

TITLE: The Girl in Red AUTHOR: Christina Henry GENRE: Sci-fi AGE RANGE: Adult SYNOPSIS: It’s not safe for anyone alone in the woods. There are predators that come out at night: critters and coyotes, snakes and wolves. But the woman in the red jacket has no…

June 27, 2019
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Blanca & Roja — Anna-Marie McLemore

TITLE: Blanca & Roja AUTHOR: Anna-Marie McLemore RELEASED: October 9th, 2018; Feiwel & Friends GENRE: Fantasy AGE RANGE: YA SYNOPSIS: The del Cisne girls have never just been sisters; they’re also rivals, Blanca as obedient and graceful as Roja is vicious and manipulative. They know that, because of a…

October 10, 2018
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Damsel — Elana K. Arnold

TITLE: Damsel AUTHOR: Elana K. Arnold RELEASES: October 2nd, 2018; Balzer + Bray GENRE: Fantasy AGE RANGE: YA SYNOPSIS: The rite has existed for as long as anyone can remember: when the prince-who-will-be-king comes of age, he must venture out into the gray lands, slay a fierce dragon, and…

September 24, 2018
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A Thousand Beginnings and Endings (ARC/Anthology Review)

  TITLE: A Thousand Beginnings and Endings EDITORS: Ellen Oh & Elsie Chapman RELEASES: June 26th, 2018; Greenwillow Books GENRE: Fantasy/Sci-fi/Contemporary; Anthology AGE RANGE: YA SYNOPSIS: Fifteen bestselling and acclaimed authors reimagine the folklore and mythology of East and South Asia in short stories that are by turns enchanting,…

May 28, 2018
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Miniature Monday #6

Sorry I’ve been absent a lot this weekend, and probably won’t be on today, either! Today is my 25th birthday and I’m spending it with family, but I’ll definitely be back online tomorrow to respond to comments. <3 Every Monday, I’ll be posting a…

October 16, 2017
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And I Darken — Kiersten White

"A dragon did not crawl on its belly in front of its enemies, begging for their help. A dragon did not vow to rid the world of infidels, and then invite them into its home. A dragon did not flee its land in the…

March 16, 2017