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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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(Don't) Call Me Crazy — anthology edited by Kelly Jensen

TITLE: (Don’t) Call Me Crazy EDITOR: Kelly Jensen RELEASES: October 2nd, 2018; Algonquin Young Readers GENRE: Nonfiction AGE RANGE: YA SYNOPSIS: What does it mean to be crazy? Is using the word crazy offensive? What happens when such a label gets attached to your everyday experiences? In order to…

September 28, 2018
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Vicious (The Villains, #1) — V. E. Schwab

TITLE: Vicious AUTHOR: V. E. Schwab SERIES: The Villains, #1 RELEASED: September 24th, 2013; Tor GENRE: Fantasy/Sci-Fi AGE RANGE: Adult SYNOPSIS: Victor and Eli started out as college roommates—brilliant, arrogant, lonely boys who recognized the same sharpness and ambition in each other. In their senior year, a shared research interest…

September 5, 2018
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City of Ghosts — Victoria Schwab

TITLE: City of Ghosts AUTHOR: Victoria Schwab SERIES: Cassidy Blake, #1 RELEASES: August 28th, 2018; Scholastic GENRE: Horror AGE RANGE: MG SYNOPSIS: Cassidy Blake’s parents are The Inspectres, a (somewhat inept) ghost-hunting team. But Cass herself can REALLY see ghosts. In fact, her best friend, Jacob, just happens to be…

August 17, 2018
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A Conjuring of Light — V. E. Schwab

TITLE: A Conjuring of Light AUTHOR: V. E. Schwab SERIES: Shades of Magic, #3 RELEASED: February 21st, 2017; Tor Books GENRE: Fantasy AGE RANGE: Adult SYNOPSIS: The precarious equilibrium among four Londons has reached its breaking point. Once brimming with the red vivacity of magic, darkness casts a shadow…

August 3, 2018
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A Gathering of Shadows — V. E. Schwab

  TITLE: A Gathering of Shadows AUTHOR: V. E. Schwab SERIES: Shades of Magic, #2 RELEASED: February 23rd, 2016; Tor Books GENRE: Fantasy AGE RANGE: Adult SYNOPSIS: It has been four months since a mysterious obsidian stone fell into Kell’s possession. Four months since his path crossed with Delilah…

May 23, 2018
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T10T: Books I Promise to FINALLY Read in 2018!

This is a weekly tag hosted by The Broke and the Bookish, and this week’s challenge is Top Ten Books I’m Looking Forward to in 2018. Since I’ve already done a 2018 most anticipated list, I decided to talk about ten books that I promise…

December 26, 2017
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T10T: Characters Who Could Teach Me Something!

This is a weekly tag hosted by The Broke and the Bookish, and this week’s challenge is Ten Characters Who Would Make Great Leaders! I like to change the challenge up a little sometimes, so I decided to name ten fictional characters who I would…

November 7, 2017
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T10T: Bookish Boyfriends/Girlfriends

This is a weekly tag hosted by The Broke and the Bookish, and this week’s challenge is to pick ten book boyfriends or girlfriends! Since I’m bisexual, I decided to include bookish boyfriends AND girlfriends! I originally was going to pick my top 5 girlfriends…

October 3, 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