These Rebel Waves — Book Review


Author:
Sara Raasch
Genre:
Fantasy/Young Adult
Pages:
474
Format:
Hardcover
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Three people — three different stories all twisted together. Lu is a former revolutionary, Vex a former prisoner turned pirate and Ben is a heretic. When a Argridian delegate vanishes during peace talks, they are all forced to make choices. Conspiracies arise and truths are revealed…will anyone be left standing at the end?

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This Savage Song — Book Review


Author:
Victoria Schwab
Genre:
Young Adult/fantasy/paranormal/dystopia
Pages:
469
Format:
E-book
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Cities breed monsters — real monsters — and the heirs to this divided city are doing their best to live up to their parents. Kate desires to be as ruthless as her father, but August wants to be human, yet he is a monster. When Kate discovers August’s secret, and after an assassination attempt, they both must flee.

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Serpent & Dove — Book Review

Author:
Shelby Mahurin
Genre:
Young Adult/fantasy
Pages:
519
Format:
Hardback
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After Lou and Reid make separate mistakes that impact each other, they are forced into holy matrimony by the Archbishop. There is only one problem: Reid is a witch hunter and Lou is a witch. Will she be able to keep her secret safe, or is she doomed?Continue Reading

And I Darken — Book Review


Author:
Kiersten White
Genre:
Young Adult/fantasy/historical fiction
Pages:
498
Format:
E-Book
Rating:
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Lada is a princess — but she is strong and fierce. When she and her brother Radu are given as hostages to the Ottoman Empire, Lada is determined to do whatever it takes to get vengeance. But as time passes, both Lada and Radu must make choices that will change the fate of their country.

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Wilder Girls — Book Review


Author:
Rory Power
Genre:
Young Adult/horror
Pages:
353
Format:
hardcover
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The Tox infects the girls of a school in different ways. They are in quarantine until the Navy and others find a cure for them. But when Hetty’s friend Byatt goes missing, she begins to break all sorts of rules — and learn that not all is as she thought.

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The Dead of Night — Book Review

 

 
Author:
Jean Rabe
Genre: mystery
 
Pages: 259
 
Format: e-book
 
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Piper is the new Sheriff, and she is up against more than murderers, she is up against the people who work for her as well. Her father, the former sheriff who was respected by all retired, but still has his hands in the department. Not only does Piper have to contend with all of that, she has to solve an old murder case as well. Nothing is ever easy…

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Daughter of the Pirate King — Book Review

 

 
Author:
Tricia Levenseller
Genre: YA/Fantasy
 
Pages: 311
 
Format: hardback
 
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Alosa is the daughter of the pirate king, sent to to find and retrieve a map that leads to a magnificent treasure. To obtain said map she must get captured by another pirate crew and then escape with said map and Alosa is not at all daunted at this task — the only problem is Riden, the second mate.

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Aurora Rising — Book Review

Author: Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff
Genre: YA/Science Fiction
Pages: 473
Format: hardback
Rating:
 
 
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It is 2380, and six cadets are assigned their first mission after their graduation from Aurora Academy. Tyler is the leader of this group — a group that can’t seem to get along with each other. That isn’t the only problem he’s got, he rescued a girl from a cryo-sleep of two hundred years. And for some reason, a war is going to be started over her??

Review

I don’t like science fiction. I don’t read it — I can’t get into it. So why did I pick this book up? Why? I can’t explain it. Partially, I loved the cover and when I see pretty covers I get immediate desires to read them. That probably helped. Plus, I saw a lot of people were raving about it.

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The Hollow Girl — Book Review


Author:
Hillary Monahan
Genre:
Young Adult -paranormal
Pages:
272
Format:
hardcover
Rating:
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Bethan is an apprentice to a healer, Drina. She and Drina are Romani — and this sometimes causes problems for them. But Bet befriends a half-Roma young man in a nearby town. When she does, Silas and his friends brutally assault both Bet and Martyn. To save him, Bet must preform a spell, but the ingredients are gruesome. If the boys who assaulted them don’t come forward, Bet is going to come for them.

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How to Hack a Heartbreak — Book Review


Author:
Kristin Rockaway
Genre:
Romance/Contemporary
Pages:
352
Format:
paperback
Rating:
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Mel works at a tech start-up group, Hatch. But she’s miserable, she has her degree but instead she’s only fixing jerks’ computers. Not only that, the dating game sucks. After one too many dick pics, Mel goes nuclear — and creates her own app. But very quickly Mel ends up in over her head.

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