Book Reviews

Girls of Paper and Fire — Book Review

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Lei’s mother was taken years ago, and now Lei is as well. Forced to become a Paper Girl in the palace, Lei does her best to keep herself. Lei dreams of escape, and as she does she falls in love. But something is brewing: a plot to unseat a king, and Lei has become enmeshed in it. Will Lei find the strength to fight for her freedom?

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The Black Witch — Book Review

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Elloren is on her way to university – but her Aunt refuses to pay her tuition unless she wandfasts (engages) herself to a certain boy. Elloren promised her uncle she wouldn’t do so for two years.

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The Bone Houses — Book Review

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The Bone Houses. Ryn is a gravedigger, Ellis is a mapmaker. When the Bone Houses (see: the dead) begin to rise and act unnaturally (for them at least) their paths cross. Together, Ryn and Ellis must journey deep into the forest to reveal the secret of these bone houses.

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Skyward — Brandon Sanderson

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SKYWARD. I was absolutely blown away by this book. I was addicted from the first moment and by the end I wanted to tear my hair out BECAUSE HOW COULD IT END WITH THAT?

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The Gravity of Us — Book Review

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THE GRAVITY OF US. I was really impressed by this book. I’m not generally super interested in space, but the concept sounded so cool, that I really wanted to read this book.

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The Vanished Bride — Book Review

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THE VANISHED BRIDE. The Bronte sisters are here to solve the mystery of a vanished woman! But who did it? Clues abound, they try to figure out what is and isn’t relevant, and who killed the woman.

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Winterwood — Book Review

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  Author:     Shea Ernshaw    Genre:    YA/Fantasy    Pages:    323    Format:   hardcover    Rating:          Description:   Be careful of the dark, dark wood… Especially the woods surrounding the town of Fir Haven. Some say these woods are magical. Haunted, even. Rumored to be a witch, only Nora Walker knows the

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The Poppy War — Book Review

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  Author:     R.F. Kuang    Genre:    Fantasy    Pages:    544    Format:   E-Book    Rating:          Description: When Rin aced the Keju—the Empire-wide test to find the most talented youth to learn at the Academies—it was a shock to everyone: to the test officials, who couldn’t believe a war orphan from Rooster

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Belle Revolte — Book Review

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Thank you to NetGalley and the publisher for providing an e-arc in exchange for an honest review.   Author:     Linsey Miller    Genre:    YA/Fantasy    Pages:    384    Format:   E-Arc    Rating:         Description: Emilie des Marais is more at home holding scalpels than embroidery needles and is desperate to escape her noble

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Now Entering Addamsville — Book Review

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  Author:     Francesca Zappi    Genre:    YA/paranormal    Pages:    368    Format:   hardcover    Rating:          Description: Zora Novak has been framed. When someone burns down the home of the school janitor and he dies in the blaze, everyone in Addamsville, Indiana, points a finger at Zora. Never mind that Zora has

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