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REVIEW: Cress by Marissa Meyer

Cress (Lunar Chronicles #3) by Marissa Meyer Feiwel & Friends, 2014 [Goodreads] [Book Depository] Previous Installments: Cinder | Scarlet In this third book in the Lunar Chronicles, Cinder and Captain Thorne are fugitives on the run, now with Scarlet and … Continue reading

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REVIEW: When You Were Mine by Rebecca Serle

When You Were Mine by Rebecca Serle Simon Pulse, 2013 [Goodreads] [Book Depository] What’s in a name, Shakespeare? I’ll tell you: Everything. Rosaline knows that she and Rob are destined to be together. Rose has been waiting for years for … Continue reading

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Waiting on Wednesday #112

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme, hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we’re eagerly anticipating. This week I’m Waiting on Wednesday for Valiant by Sarah McGuire (Egmont USA): Saville despises the bolts of velvet and silk … Continue reading

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REVIEW: The Fall by Bethany Griffin

The Fall by Bethany Griffin Greenwillow Books, 2014 [Goodreads] [Book Depository] Madeline Usher is doomed. She has spent her life fighting fate, and she thought she was succeeding. Until she woke up in a coffin. Ushers die young. Ushers are … Continue reading

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REVIEW: Princess of Thorns by Stacey Jay

Princess of Thorns by Stacey Jay Delacorte, 2014 [Goodreads] [Book Depository] Game of Thrones meets the Grimm’s fairy tales in this twisted, fast-paced romantic fantasy-adventure about Sleeping Beauty’s daughter, a warrior princess who must fight to reclaim her throne. Though … Continue reading

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REVIEW: All Our Pretty Songs by Sarah McCarry

All Our Pretty Songs by Sarah McCarry St. Martin’s Griffin, 2013 [Goodreads] [Book Depository] The first book in an exciting YA trilogy, this is the story of two best friends on the verge of a terrifying divide when they begin … Continue reading

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REVIEW: Thorn Abbey by Nancy Ohlin

Thorn Abbey by Nancy Ohlin Simon Pulse, 2013 [Goodreads] [Amazon] Nothing is as it seems in this darkly romantic tale of infatuation and possession, inspired by Daphne du Maurier’s Rebecca. Becca was the perfect girlfriend: smart, gorgeous, and loved by everyone … Continue reading

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REVIEW: The Madman’s Daughter by Megan Shepherd

The Madman’s Daughter by Megan Shepherd Balzer + Bray, 2013 [Goodreads] [Amazon] In the darkest places, even love is deadly. Sixteen-year-old Juliet Moreau has built a life for herself in London—working as a maid, attending church on Sundays, and trying … Continue reading

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REVIEW: Splintered by A.G. Howard

Splintered by A.G. Howard Amulet, 2013 [Goodreads | Amazon] This stunning debut captures the grotesque madness of a mystical under-land, as well as a girl’s pangs of first love and independence. Alyssa Gardner hears the whispers of bugs and flowers—precisely … Continue reading

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REVIEW: Broken by A.E. Rought

Broken by A.E. Rought Strange Chemistry, 2013 [Goodreads | Amazon] Imagine a modern spin on Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein where a young couple’s undying love and the grief of a father pushed beyond sanity could spell the destruction of them all. … Continue reading

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