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Mini Netgalley Review: Finna by Nate Marshall

Blurp: "Dynamic poems that celebrate the Black vernacular and engage with the world through the lens of Hip Hop as well as America's vast reserve of racial and gendered epithets--from an award-winning author and poet. fin-na /ˈfinə/ contraction: (1) going to; intending to. rooted in African American Vernacular English. (2) eye dialect spelling of "fixing… Continue reading Mini Netgalley Review: Finna by Nate Marshall

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Review: Imaginary Friend by Stephen Chboksy

Synopsis: "Imagine... Leaving your house in the middle of the night. Knowing your mother is doing her best, but she's just as scared as you. Imagine... Starting a new school, making friends. Seeing how happy it makes your mother. Hearing a voice, calling out to you. Imagine... Following the signs, into the woods. Going missing… Continue reading Review: Imaginary Friend by Stephen Chboksy

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Netgalley Review: Six Goodbyes We Never Said by Candace Ganger

Synopsis: "Two teens meet after tragedy and learn about love, loss, and letting go Naima Rodriguez doesn’t want your patronizing sympathy as she grieves her father, her hero—a fallen Marine. She’ll hate you forever if you ask her to open up and remember him “as he was,” though that’s all her loving family wants her… Continue reading Netgalley Review: Six Goodbyes We Never Said by Candace Ganger

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Blogtober – Mini Review: A Curse So Dark and Lonely by Brigid Kemmerer

Synopsis: "Fall in love, break the curse. Cursed by a powerful enchantress to repeat the autumn of his eighteenth year, Prince Rhen, the heir of Emberfall, thought he could be saved easily if a girl fell for him. But that was before he turned into a vicious beast hell-bent on destruction. Before he destroyed his… Continue reading Blogtober – Mini Review: A Curse So Dark and Lonely by Brigid Kemmerer

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Netgalley Review: And We Call It Love by Amanda Vink

Synopsis: "Clare and Zari are best friends. They write music together, go everywhere together, and they know everything about the other. At least they did before Zari started dating Dion. The more Zari falls for Dion, the less she has time for anything else. At first, Clare chalks it up to a new and exciting… Continue reading Netgalley Review: And We Call It Love by Amanda Vink

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Mini Review: Goodbye Natalie Goodbye Splendour by Marti Rulli

Synopsis: "Natalie Wood was a Hollywood icon, beloved by millions for her performances in such classics as Miracle on 34th Street, West Side Story and Rebel Without a Cause. Married for the second time to actor Robert Wagner and the mother of young children, Natalie had everything to live for. Her bizarre death on or near… Continue reading Mini Review: Goodbye Natalie Goodbye Splendour by Marti Rulli

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Netgalley Review: Beneath the Citadel by Destiny Soria

Synopsis: "In the city of Eldra, people are ruled by ancient prophecies. For centuries, the high council has stayed in power by virtue of the prophecies of the elder seers. After the last infallible prophecy came to pass, growing unrest led to murders and an eventual rebellion that raged for more than a decade. In… Continue reading Netgalley Review: Beneath the Citadel by Destiny Soria

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Review: Illuminae by Amy Kaufman & Jay Kristoff

Release Date: October 20, 2015 Rating: 5/5 stars Synopsis: This morning, Kady thought breaking up with Ezra was the hardest thing she’d have to do. This afternoon, her planet was invaded. The year is 2575, and two rival megacorporations are at war over a planet that’s little more than an ice-covered speck at the edge… Continue reading Review: Illuminae by Amy Kaufman & Jay Kristoff

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Review: The Cruel Prince by Holly Black

Release Date: January 2, 2018  Rating 5/5  Synopsis: Of course I want to be like them. They’re beautiful as blades forged in some divine fire. They will live forever. And Cardan is even more beautiful than the rest. I hate him more than all the others. I hate him so much that sometimes when I look… Continue reading Review: The Cruel Prince by Holly Black