This Is Not About Animals

The Bear and the Nightingale had more virtues than flaws. I enjoyed it a lot because of its dark yet enlightening content. I’m not sure if this is just a stand-alone novel, but I am highly anticipating a sequel.

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If George Lucas Were Asian

Empress of a Thousand Skies by Rhoda Belleza My rating: 4.25 of 5 stars If he’s trying to kill me, he won’t expect me to come looking for him. —Rhiannon After so many months of consuming fantasy and contemporary literature, I finally picked up a sci-fi book. I was particularly interested in Empress of a…

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A Booknerd Bored and Ranting

A Poison Dark and Drowning by Jessica Cluess My rating: 2 of 5 stars Thank you, Penguin Random House, for sending me an ARC of this book in exchange for an honest review. People do what they think is right, but that does not make it good. I can’t believe that it took me almost…

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More than What You Expect

One of Us Is Lying by Karen M. McManus My rating: 4 of 5 stars Thank you so much, Penguin Random House, for sending me a finished copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. According to the description, if this book is an equation, it would be: The Breakfast Club + Pretty…

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There’s Conflict in Your Heart

This review has more negative comments than positive ones, so it’s obvious that I didn’t love the book. But there’s still a part of me that really enjoyed reading it.

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In Love with the Gorgeous Blue

Words in Deep Blue by Cath Crowley My rating: 5 of 5 stars Thank you so much, Penguin Random House, for sending me a finished copy of this beautiful book in exchange for an honest review. ASDFGHJKL! I LOVE THIS BOOK SO MUCH! I know that we should judge books by their content, but look…

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A Moment of Blue Reflection

Words in Deep Blue is a worthy addition to your TBR shelf, especially if you love contemporary novels that are character-driven and emotionally heavy.

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Let Them Eat Porridge

A Shadow Bright and Burning by Jessica Cluess My rating: 3 of 5 stars I buddy read this book with the bookish king, Solomon, and the empowered fangirls, Cait and Ambs. I am quite disappointed in myself for delaying this review for one month. I have been in a “reviewing slump” lately, and I want…

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I’ll Make a Woman out of You

Flame in the Mist by Renee Ahdieh My rating: 4 of 5 stars I buddy read this baby with the bookish beauties, Cait and Ambs The only power a man has over you is the power you give him. —Okami I actually forgot most of the events in Mulan, since I watched it around eleven…

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Hi again, Sarah Dessen!

Once and for All by Sarah Dessen My rating: 4 of 5 stars Thank you, Penguin Random House, for sending me an ARC of this book in exchange for an honest review. I’d had no idea I might be where I was now, on the edge of something with the last person I’d ever expect.…

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