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Book Review: The Winner’s Curse by Marie Rutkoski

The Winner’s Curse by Marie Rutkoski YA Fantasy/Historical Fiction, Romance My Rating: 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟 (4.5) “Happiness depends on being free, and freedom depends on being courageous.”  Here is the Goodreads synopsis for the first book: As a general’s daughter in a vast empire that revels in war and enslaves those it conquers, seventeen-year-old Kestrel has two choices: she… Continue reading Book Review: The Winner’s Curse by Marie Rutkoski

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Book Review: The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas YA Contemporary, Realistic Fiction, Diversity, Social Justice My Rating:  “What’s the point of having a voice if you’re gonna be silent in those moments you shouldn’t be?” Everyone has been raving about this book and I can totally understand why. I still plan on picking up All American Boys by Jason… Continue reading Book Review: The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

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ARC Review: Wonder Woman Warbringer by Leigh Bardugo

Wonder Woman: Warbringer (DC Comics #1) by  Leigh Bardugo YA Fantasy, Comic-Book Superhero, Greek Myth My Rating: 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟 Official Publication date: August 29, 2017 I picked up this Advanced Readers Copy from my library where I work. When my bookstagram friend Jennifer told me about this book, I hopped onto Goodreads, added it to my TBR, and… Continue reading ARC Review: Wonder Woman Warbringer by Leigh Bardugo

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Book Review: Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay Asher

Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay Asher YA Contemporary Fiction, High-School, Mental Illness, Suspense My Rating: 🌟🌟🌟 (2.5 – 3) “You can’t stop the future You can’t rewind the past The only way to learn the secret …is to press play.” Of course, I had to give into all the hoopla over the show and pick up… Continue reading Book Review: Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay Asher

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Book Review: Paper Princess by Erin Watt

Paper Princess by Erin Watt YA/New Adult Contemporary Fiction, High-School, High School, Romance My Rating:  “My skill, if I have one, isn’t dancing. It’s my ability to believe that tomorrow can be a better day.” Based on the synopsis of this book, I knew it was going to be something I wanted to read, and so… Continue reading Book Review: Paper Princess by Erin Watt

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Book Review: #famous by Jilly Gagnon

#famous by Jilly Gagnon YA Contemporary, High-School Fiction, Romance My Rating:  Told from alternating points of view, #famous tells the story of insecure but actually hilarious Rachel who has a crush on her handsome (and kind) classmate, Kyle who works at a burger joint at the mall. As a joke, she takes a photo of… Continue reading Book Review: #famous by Jilly Gagnon

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Book Review: We Were Liars by E. Lockhart

We Were Liars by E. Lockhart YA Contemporary Fiction, Mystery/Suspense My Rating:  This book was definitely an “everyone else read it, so I need to read it” kind of book and I wasn’t entirely sure what to expect. A couple of my co-workers assured me that I would feel something by the end of the book, but they never… Continue reading Book Review: We Were Liars by E. Lockhart