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Fable by Adrienne Young | Book Review

For seventeen-year-old Fable, the daughter of the most powerful trader in the Narrows, the sea is the only home she has ever known. It’s been four years since the night she watched her mother drown during an unforgiving storm. The next day her father abandoned her on a legendary island filled with thieves and little… Continue reading Fable by Adrienne Young | Book Review

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The Lady Rogue by Jenn Bennett | Book Review

Some legends never die… Traveling with her treasure-hunting father has always been a dream for Theodora. She’s read every book in his library, has an impressive knowledge of the world’s most sought-after relics, and has all the ambition in the world. What she doesn’t have is her father’s permission. That honor goes to her father’s… Continue reading The Lady Rogue by Jenn Bennett | Book Review

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Songs from the Deep by Kelly Powell | Book Review

Moira Alexander has always been fascinated by the deadly sirens who lurk along the shores of her island town. Even though their haunting songs can lure anyone to a swift and watery grave, she gets as close to them as she can, playing her violin on the edge of the enchanted sea. When a young… Continue reading Songs from the Deep by Kelly Powell | Book Review

Waiting on Wednesday

Waiting on Wednesday: Girls of Paper and Fire by Natasha Ngan

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly event hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine.  In this prompt we discuss books that have yet to be published that we’re excited about! Head over to her blog to learn more. Title: Girls of Paper and Fire Author: Natasha Ngan Genre: YA Fantasy Publisher: Jimmy Patterson Books Publication Date: November 6, 2018… Continue reading Waiting on Wednesday: Girls of Paper and Fire by Natasha Ngan

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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

Recommendations

Books I Wish I Could Have Read in High School

One of the greatest things about YA these days is the amount of diversity that is being brought to the characters. When I was in high school, it was almost non-existent. I could have been reading the wrong books, but I was a pretty big reader back then. And it's not only the diversity aspect,… Continue reading Books I Wish I Could Have Read in High School

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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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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

Top Ten Tuesday

Popular Books that Totally Lived Up to the Hype | Top Ten Tuesday

Top Ten Tuesday was created by The Broke and the Bookish in June of 2010 and was moved to That Artsy Reader Girl in January of 2018. It was born of a love of lists, a love of books, and a desire to bring bookish friends together. I love this prompt because reading popular books that are super-hyped… Continue reading Popular Books that Totally Lived Up to the Hype | Top Ten Tuesday