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Fable by Adrienne Young

Fable was a good Y.A. novel for a young reader. The characters were interesting but not overly complex, the plot flowed well and was captivating, and the romance scene was short and not overly sexual. Fable was a great character and her story was interesting and heart breaking. While it wasn't the most interesting book… Continue reading Fable by Adrienne Young

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The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller

First, I want to apologize for missing posting a few days. I went on holidays and got some much needed r&r. But I'm back, and hopefully posting will continue with se regularity now. On to the book review! As many of you may know, recent hot books have been The Song of Achilles and Circe,… Continue reading The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller

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Ninth House by Leigh Bardugo

This book was fantastic! The plot was great, the characters were amazing, and the ending, never would have seen it coming. Fabulous! A warning to readers though, there are no trigger warnings at the beginning of the book, and I think there really needed to be. So if you are triggered by the following, please… Continue reading Ninth House by Leigh Bardugo

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Otherworld Secrets by Kelley Armstrong

Another fabulous collection of short stories by Kelley Armstrong! I cannot express enough about how much I love Armstrong's Women of the Otherworld world series!! From Bitten to 13 to Otherworld Chills, all of the stories of Kelley's are amazing! Fabulous plots, romance, kickass women, magic, the list goes on and on about why I… Continue reading Otherworld Secrets by Kelley Armstrong

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The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie

This story was excellent! Told from the point of view of 14 year old Arnold Spirit Jr. also known as Junior. Junior was born with Hydrocephalus, a diverseability that causes, seizures, a lisp, and Junior to be smaller in size. Because of his diverseability, Junior is often bullied, not only by other kids on the… Continue reading The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie

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The Shadowglass by Rin Chupeco

*SPOILER ALERT!* The Shadowglass is the last book in the Bone Witch trilogy by Rin Chupeco. And it was amazing! This book deftly brought together the past and the present, weaving them into a hard-to-put-down story. I loved this book! I enjoyed the journey following Tea and Kalen as they did whatever it took to… Continue reading The Shadowglass by Rin Chupeco

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The Heartforger by Rin Chupeco

The Heartforger is the second novel in the Bone Witch trilogy. The Heartforger focuses a bit more on Khalad and what his abilities as a forger include. Tea needs to help save Prince Kance from a sleeping sickness. Kalen still is suscpcious of Tea and her magic, and the Faceless are about causing trouble. Without… Continue reading The Heartforger by Rin Chupeco

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Heartsong by VC Andrews

Heartsong is the second novel in VC Andrews' The Logan Family series. In Heartsong, we dive deeper into Melody's story and the search continues for her biological father, her biological family and her mother. Yet again, grandmama is clutching her pearls tight and things that could have been avoided happen anyhow. On my last blog… Continue reading Heartsong by VC Andrews

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Melody by VC Andrews

Melody is the first book in the Logan Family series of 5 books by VC Andrews. If you're a VC Andrews fan, then you know that she usually writes all of her books into a series of at least 4 or 5 books, like a mini-series, and each series is named for the characters in… Continue reading Melody by VC Andrews

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Mosquitoland by David Arnold

Mosquitoland is one of the sweetest books that I have listened to. I know I say this a lot, but I really enjoyed this audiobook. Mosquitoland follows a teenage girl, Mim, as she travels by herself on a Greyhound and then later with some stray boys that she finds along her journey to be with… Continue reading Mosquitoland by David Arnold