Thoughts on : This Savage Song and Our Dark Duet by Victoria Schwab

Thoughts on : This Savage Song and Our Dark Duet by Victoria Schwab

This Savage Song and Our Dark Duet by Victoria Schwab Genre : Fantasy, YA Completed Duology : Monsters of Verity, books 1 and 2  About the Books  : There’s no such thing as safe in a city at war, a city overrun with monsters. Kate Harker and August Flynn are the heirs to a divided city—a city where the violence has begun to breed actual monsters. All Kate wants is to be as ruthless as her father, who lets the monsters roam free...

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Thoughts on : The Child by Fiona Barton

Thoughts on : The Child by Fiona Barton

The Child by Fiona Barton Genre : Mystery Stand alone About the Book  : As an old house is demolished in a gentrifying section of London, a workman discovers a tiny skeleton, buried for years. For journalist Kate Waters, it s a story that deserves attention. She cobbles together a piece for her newspaper, but at a loss for answers, she can only pose a question: Who is the Building Site Baby? As Kate investigates, she unearths...

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Review : Big Little Lies by Liane Moriarty

Review : Big Little Lies by Liane Moriarty

Big Little Lies by Liane Moriarty Pages : 492 Genre : Fiction, Mystery Stand alone My Rating : 4/5 About the Book  : A murder… . . . a tragic accident… . . . or just parents behaving badly? What’s indisputable is that someone is dead. But who did what? Three women, each at a crossroads: Madeline is a force to be reckoned with. She’s funny and biting, passionate, she remembers everything and forgives no one. Celeste is the kind...

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Review : The Rest of Us Just Live Here by Patrick Ness

Review : The Rest of Us Just Live Here by Patrick Ness

The Rest of Us Just Live Here by Patrick Ness Pages : 336 Genre : YA, Contemporary, Fantasy Stand alone My Rating : 4/5 About the Book  : What if you aren’t the Chosen One? The one who’s supposed to fight the zombies, or the soul-eating ghosts, or whatever the heck this new thing is, with the blue lights and the death? What if you’re like Mikey? Who just wants to graduate and go to prom and maybe finally work up...

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Review : Long May She Reign by Rhiannon Thomas

Review : Long May She Reign by Rhiannon Thomas

Long May She Reign by Rhiannon Thomas Pages : 422 Genre : YA, Fantasy Stand alone My Rating : 4/5 About the Book  : Freya was never meant be queen. Twenty third in line to the throne, she never dreamed of a life in the palace, and would much rather research in her laboratory than participate in the intrigues of court. However, when an extravagant banquet turns deadly and the king and those closest to him are poisoned, Freya suddenly...

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Review : Six Wakes by Mur Lafferty

Review : Six Wakes by Mur Lafferty

Six Wakes by Mur Lafferty Pages : 352 Genre : Sci-fi Stand alone My Rating : 4/5 About the Book  : A space adventure set on a lone ship where the murdered crew are resurrected through cloning to discover who their killer was — and the secret to their mission. It was not common to awaken in a cloning vat streaked with drying blood. At least, Maria had never experienced it. She had no memory of how she died. That was also new;...

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Review : Scarlet by Marissa Meyer

Review : Scarlet by Marissa Meyer

Scarlet by Marissa Meyer Pages : 452 Genre : YA, fantasy Series : The Lunar Chronicles, book 2 My Rating : 4/5 About the Book  : Cinder, the cyborg mechanic, is trying to break out of prison—even though if she succeeds, she’ll be the Commonwealth’s most wanted fugitive. Halfway around the world, Scarlet Benoit’s grandmother is missing. When Scarlet encounters Wolf, a street fighter who may have information as to her...

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Review : The Impossible Fortress by Jason Rekulak

Review : The Impossible Fortress by Jason Rekulak

The Impossible Fortress by Jason Rekulak Pages : 304 Genre : Fiction, (YA) Stand alone My Rating : 4/5 About the Book  : The year is 1987 and Playboy has just published scandalous photographs of Vanna White, from the popular TV game show Wheel of Fortune. For three teenage boys—Billy, Alf, and Clark—who are desperately uneducated in the ways of women, the magazine is somewhat of a Holy Grail: priceless beyond measure and...

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