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Book and Movie Review: Artemis Fowl by Eoin Colfer

Artemis Fowl by Eoin Colfer Published: April 26th, 2001 Rating: ⭐⭐⭐ Pages: 280 pages Synopsis (via Goodreads) STAY BACK, HUMAN. YOU DON'T KNOW WHAT YOU'RE DEALING WITH. Twelve-year-old Artemis Fowl is a millionaire, a genius—and, above all, a criminal mastermind. But even Artemis doesn't know what he's taken on when he kidnaps a fairy, Captain… Continue reading Book and Movie Review: Artemis Fowl by Eoin Colfer

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ARC Book Review: My Eyes Are Up Here by Laura Zimmerman

My Eyes Are Up Here by Laura Zimmerman Published: June 23rd, 2020 Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Pages: 352 pages Thank you to Penguin Teen and Laura Zimmerman for the copy in exchange for an honest review! Synopsis (via Goodreads) A "monomial" is a simple algebraic expression consisting of a single term. 30H, for example. Fifteen-year-old Greer Walsh… Continue reading ARC Book Review: My Eyes Are Up Here by Laura Zimmerman

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ARC Book Review: Rachael’s Return by Janet Rebhan

Rachael's Return by Janet Rebhan Published: June 16th, 2020 Rating: ⭐⭐⭐ Pages: 267 pages Thank you to Janet Rebhan and BookSparks for the free copy in exchange for an honest review! Synopsis (via Goodreads) In present-day Los Angeles, Caroline Martin has everything but the thing her soul craves most: a daughter. When she undergoes what… Continue reading ARC Book Review: Rachael’s Return by Janet Rebhan

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Book Series Review: The Folk of The Air series by Holly Black

The Folk of The Air series by Holly Black Published: (The Cruel Prince) January 2nd, 2018, (The Wicked King) January 8th, 2019, (The Queen of Nothing) November 19th, 2019 Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Pages: (The Cruel Prince) 370 pages, (The Wicked King) 322 pages, (The Queen of Nothing) 308 pages The Cruel Prince, Book 1 Synopsis (via… Continue reading Book Series Review: The Folk of The Air series by Holly Black

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Book Review: Witchy by Ariel Slamet Ries

Witchy by Ariel Slamet Ries Published: September 17th, 2019 Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Pages: 268 pages Synopsis (via Goodreads) In the witch kingdom Hyalin, the strength of your magic is determined by the length of your hair. Those that are strong enough are conscripted by the Witch Guard, who enforce the law in peacetime and protect the… Continue reading Book Review: Witchy by Ariel Slamet Ries

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Book Review: Thoughts Alight Poetry by Kawtar Elmrabti

Thoughts Alight Poetry by Kawtar Elmrabti Published: February 3rd, 2020 Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Pages: 114 pages Thank you so much to Kawtar Elmrabti for a free copy in exchange for an honest review! Synopsis (via Goodreads) A doorway to a secret garden is an inspirational and beaming dive to the thoughts of a passionate writer. Each… Continue reading Book Review: Thoughts Alight Poetry by Kawtar Elmrabti

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ARC Book Review: Beyond the Break by Heather Buchta

Beyond the Break by Heather Buchta Published: June 2nd, 2020 Rating: ⭐⭐⭐ Pages: 352 pages Thank you so much to Netgalley and Penguin Teen for providing me with an early copy in exchange for an honest review! Synopsis (via Goodreads) Manhattan Beach native Lovette has two rules in life. One: no surfing. Not after her… Continue reading ARC Book Review: Beyond the Break by Heather Buchta

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ARC Book Review: Jo & Laurie by Margaret Stohl and Melissa de la Cruz

Jo & Laurie by Margaret Stohl and Melissa de la Cruz Published: June 2nd, 2020 Rating: ⭐⭐⭐ Pages: 320 pages Thank you so much to Netgalley and Penguin Teen for providing me with an early copy in exchange for an honest review! Synopsis (via Goodreads) 1869, Concord, Massachusetts: After the publication of her first novel,… Continue reading ARC Book Review: Jo & Laurie by Margaret Stohl and Melissa de la Cruz

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Book Review: My Plain Jane by Cynthia Hand, Jodi Meadows, and Brodi Ashton

My Plain Jane by Cynthia Hand, Jodi Meadows, and Brodi Ashton Published: June 26th, 2018 Rating: ⭐⭐⭐ Pages: 447 pages Synopsis (via Goodreads) You may think you know the story. After a miserable childhood, penniless orphan Jane Eyre embarks on a new life as a governess at Thornfield Hall. There, she meets one dark, brooding… Continue reading Book Review: My Plain Jane by Cynthia Hand, Jodi Meadows, and Brodi Ashton

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Book Review: King of Scars by Leigh Bardugo

King of Scars by Leigh Bardugo Published: January 29th, 2019 Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Pages: 527 pages King of Scars synopsis (via Goodreads) Nikolai Lantsov has always had a gift for the impossible. No one knows what he endured in his country’s bloody civil war—and he intends to keep it that way. Now, as enemies gather at… Continue reading Book Review: King of Scars by Leigh Bardugo

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Book Series Review: The Grace and Fury Duology by Tracy Banghart

The Grace and Fury Duology by Tracy Banghart Published: (Grace and Fury) July 31st, 2018, (Queen of Ruin) July 2nd, 2019 Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Pages: (Grace and Fury) 320 pages, (Queen of Ruin) 336 pages Grace and Fury, Book 1 Synopsis (via Goodreads) In a world where women have no rights, sisters Serina and Nomi Tessaro… Continue reading Book Series Review: The Grace and Fury Duology by Tracy Banghart

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Book Series Review: The Caraval Series by Stephanie Garber

The Caraval Series by Stephanie Garber Published: (Caraval) January 31st, 2017, (Legendary) May 29th, 2018, (Finale) May 7th, 2019 Rating: ⭐⭐⭐.7 Pages: (Caraval) 405 pages, (Legendary) 443 pages, (Finale) 470 pages Caraval, Book 1 Synopsis (via Goodreads) Scarlett Dragna has never left the tiny island where she and her sister, Tella, live with their powerful,… Continue reading Book Series Review: The Caraval Series by Stephanie Garber