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Book Review: The Rose and the Dagger by Renée Ahdieh

Book Review: The Rose and the Dagger by Renée Ahdieh

Book Reviews | July 21, 2016

The Rose and the Dagger was one of my most anticipated books of 2016, being that it followed the flawless and engrossing The Wrath and the Dawn, one of my favorite books of 2015. Honestly, words will never really do it justice. This book – and this series – is wholly unique. So much so that I finished […]

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Book Review: Wanderlost by Jen Malone

Book Review: Wanderlost by Jen Malone

Book Reviews | July 9, 2016

Sometimes you just need something cute. After being sick for a week and falling slowly into a reading slump, I couldn’t help but order, receive, and then immediately read Wanderlost, which Christina was all atwitter about. This book is basically the perfect summer book: cute, sweet, funny, and full of European love. Wanderlost is about Aubree, a recently […]

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Book Review: The Forbidden Orchid by Sharon Biggs Waller

Book Review: The Forbidden Orchid by Sharon Biggs Waller

Book Reviews | June 16, 2016

Two years ago I fell completely head over heels for Sharon Biggs Waller’s debut, A Mad, Wicked Folly. So the fact that I would pick up The Forbidden Orchid was kind of self-evident. Though well-researched and an interesting exposition of the setting, I didn’t feel like this book quite lived up to my expectations. The Forbidden Orchid is […]

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Book Review: The Unexpected Everything by Morgan Matson

Book Review: The Unexpected Everything by Morgan Matson

Book Reviews | June 11, 2016

Since reading Since You’ve Been Gone, Morgan Matson has pretty much gotten on my auto-buy author list. Especially when her covers turn out to be LITERALLY CUTE AS PUPPIES – LIKE, WITH ACTUAL PUPPIES. I mean, I couldn’t picture a book more fluffy and all about summer fun times – and that’s exactly what this book was. It […]

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Book Review: When We Collided by Emery Lord

Book Review: When We Collided by Emery Lord

Book Reviews | June 9, 2016

I don’t think I’ve ever been this conflicted about a rating and, even more generally, my opinion about a book. When We Collided is a well-written, important story with characters that are arguably presented in a realistic manner considering their circumstances. It has all the depth that you would expect from an Emery Lord book. And yet. This […]

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Book Review: First & Then by Emma Mills

Book Review: First & Then by Emma Mills

Book Reviews | June 4, 2016

Pride and Prejudice meets Friday Night Lights. I mean, did you really need anything more than that to be like OH MAN I WANT THIS NOW? I sure didn’t. Though the positive reviews from fellow fluff-loving friends certainly didn’t hurt. First & Then was exactly what I expected – a delight. Now, first off, you shouldn’t expect this […]

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Book Review: The Vanishing Throne by Elizabeth May

Book Review: The Vanishing Throne by Elizabeth May

Book Reviews | April 9, 2016

Ever since I fell in love with The Falconer almost two years ago, I’ve been anxious to read the sequel. Yeah, it took me a while to get to it, which I’m hitting myself for, but there. I read it. And it was awesome. Arguably, The Vanishing Throne is very much a middle book. There is a fair […]

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Book Review: Ink and Bone by Rachel Caine

Book Review: Ink and Bone by Rachel Caine

Book Reviews | April 7, 2016

When Ink and Bone first came out, it got some rave reviews that made me place it on my wishlist and file away under “definitely should check out at some point”. That point arrived in the form of a book club nomination. I went into the book not knowing much about it aside from (a) the good reviews, […]

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