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The Radium Girls: The Dark Story of America’s Shining Women | Book Review

The incredible true story of the women who fought America's Undark danger The Curies' newly discovered element of radium makes gleaming headlines across the nation as the fresh face of beauty, and wonder drug of the medical community. From body lotion to tonic water, the popular new element shines bright in the otherwise dark years… Continue reading The Radium Girls: The Dark Story of America’s Shining Women | Book Review

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The Dream Thieves by Maggie Stiefvater | Book Review

Now that the ley lines around Cabeswater have been woken, nothing for Ronan, Gansey, Blue, and Adam will be the same. Ronan, for one, is falling more and more deeply into his dreams, and his dreams are intruding more and more into waking life. Meanwhile, some very sinister people are looking for some of the… Continue reading The Dream Thieves by Maggie Stiefvater | Book Review

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The Traitor’s Kiss by Erin Beaty | Book Review

An obstinate girl who will not be married. A soldier desperate to prove himself. A kingdom on the brink of war. With a sharp tongue and an unruly temper, Sage Fowler is not what they’d call a lady―which is perfectly fine with her. Deemed unfit for marriage, Sage is apprenticed to a matchmaker and tasked… Continue reading The Traitor’s Kiss by Erin Beaty | Book Review

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Star-Crossed by Pintip Dunn | Book Review

Princess Vela's people are starving. Stranded on a planet that lacks food, Vela makes the ultimate sacrifice and becomes an Aegis for her people. Accepting a genetic modification that takes sixty years off her life, she can feed her colony via nutrition pills. But her best friend is still getting worse. And she's not the only… Continue reading Star-Crossed by Pintip Dunn | Book Review

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The Raven Boys by Maggie Stiefvater | Book Review

“There are only two reasons a non-seer would see a spirit on St. Mark’s Eve,” Neeve said. “Either you’re his true love . . . or you killed him.” It is freezing in the churchyard, even before the dead arrive. Every year, Blue Sargent stands next to her clairvoyant mother as the soon-to-be dead walk past.… Continue reading The Raven Boys by Maggie Stiefvater | Book Review

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Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng | Book Review

Everyone in Shaker Heights was talking about it that summer: how Isabelle, the last of the Richardson children, had finally gone around the bend and burned the house down. In Shaker Heights, a placid, progressive suburb of Cleveland, everything is meticulously planned – from the layout of the winding roads, to the colours of the… Continue reading Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng | Book Review

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Sky in the Deep by Adrienne Young | Book Review

Raised to be a warrior, seventeen-year-old Eelyn fights alongside her Aska clansmen in an ancient rivalry against the Riki clan. Her life is brutal but simple: fight and survive. Until the day she sees the impossible on the battlefield—her brother, fighting with the enemy—the brother she watched die five years ago. Faced with her brother's… Continue reading Sky in the Deep by Adrienne Young | Book Review

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The Emperor of Paris by C.S. Richardson | Book Review

Like his father before him, Octavio runs the Notre-Dame bakery, and knows the secret recipe for the perfect Parisian baguette. But, also like his father, Octavio has never mastered the art of reading and his only knowledge of the world beyond the bakery door comes from his own imagination. Just a few streets away, Isabeau… Continue reading The Emperor of Paris by C.S. Richardson | Book Review

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Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman | Book Review

Eleanor Oliphant has learned how to survive - but not how to live. Eleanor Oliphant leads a simple life. She wears the same clothes to work every day, eats the same meal deal for lunch every day and buys the same two bottles of vodka to drink every weekend. Eleanor Oliphant is happy. Nothing is… Continue reading Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman | Book Review

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They Both Die At the End by Adam Silvera | Book Review

On September 5, a little after midnight, Death-Cast calls Mateo Torrez and Rufus Emeterio to give them some bad news: They’re going to die today. Mateo and Rufus are total strangers, but, for different reasons, they’re both looking to make a new friend on their End Day. The good news: There’s an app for that.… Continue reading They Both Die At the End by Adam Silvera | Book Review