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2018 Wrap-Up

2018 has come and gone, I can't believe it. I didn't meet my goal of 80, but I did get 40. Some are dnfs, some are 5 stars and will be my faves forever in my heart. I won't be linking any reviews because some of these I never posted about on my blog. Let's… Continue reading 2018 Wrap-Up

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(Audiobook) The Bear and the Nightingale by Katherine Arden

At the edge of the Russian wilderness, winter lasts most of the year and the snowdrifts grow taller than houses. But Vasilisa doesn't mind--she spends the winter nights huddled around the embers of a fire with her beloved siblings, listening to her nurse's fairy tales. Above all, she loves the chilling story of Frost, the… Continue reading (Audiobook) The Bear and the Nightingale by Katherine Arden

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The Language of Thorns By Leigh Bardugo

Travel to a world of dark bargains struck by moonlight, of haunted towns and hungry woods, of talking beasts and gingerbread golems, where a young mermaid's voice can summon deadly storms and where a river might do a lovestruck boy's bidding but only for a terrible price. Perfect for new readers and dedicated fans, these… Continue reading The Language of Thorns By Leigh Bardugo

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(Arc) Whichwood by Tahereh Mafi

  A new adventure about a girl who is fated to wash the bodies of the dead in this companion to Furthermore. Our story begins on a frosty night… Laylee can barely remember the happier times before her beloved mother died. Before her father, driven by grief, lost his wits (and his way). Before she was… Continue reading (Arc) Whichwood by Tahereh Mafi

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(Arc) Goodbye Days by Jeff Zentner

What if you could spend one last day with someone you lost? One day Carver Briggs had it all—three best friends, a supportive family, and a reputation as a talented writer at his high school, Nashville Academy of the Arts. The next day he lost it all when he sent a simple text to his… Continue reading (Arc) Goodbye Days by Jeff Zentner

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Our Dark Duet by Victoria Schwab

Kate Harker is a girl who isn’t afraid of the dark. She’s a girl who hunts monsters. And she’s good at it. August Flynn is a monster who can never be human. No matter how much he once yearned for it. He has a part to play. And he will play it, no matter the… Continue reading Our Dark Duet by Victoria Schwab

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(Arc) Optimist die first by Susin Nielsen 

Life ahead: Proceed with caution. Sixteen-year-old Petula De Wilde is anything but wild. A family tragedy has made her shut herself off from the world. Once a crafting friend with a happy life, Petula now sees the danger in everything, from airplanes to ground beef. The worst part of her week is her comically lame… Continue reading (Arc) Optimist die first by Susin Nielsen 

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(Audiobook) When Dimple Met Rishi by Sandhya Menon

  Dimple Shah has it all figured out. With graduation behind her, she’s more than ready for a break from her family, from Mamma’s inexplicable obsession with her finding the “Ideal Indian Husband.” Ugh. Dimple knows they must respect her principles on some level, though. If they truly believed she needed a husband right now,… Continue reading (Audiobook) When Dimple Met Rishi by Sandhya Menon

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Dollhouse by Sam Campbell (Spoilers)

Trigger Warning - Fatphobia Title - Doll House Author - Sam Campbell Published - December 17, 2018 Publisher - Self Published through amazon Pages - 181 Genre - Young Adult/Fantasy Crummings' Home for the Dispossessed. A mysterious orphanage on the outskirts of town. When Emma Winters begins to discover the porcelain dolls hidden within the… Continue reading Dollhouse by Sam Campbell (Spoilers)

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Coral and Bone By Tiffany Daune

Title - Coral & Bone  Author - Tiffany Daune Published - March 28, 2019 Publisher - Eight Little Pages Pages - 360 Genre - Young Adult/Fantasy Halen knows the sparks igniting under her fingertips are dangerous. She has spent her entire life trying to quell the tingly feelings that make her destroy things, but now… Continue reading Coral and Bone By Tiffany Daune