Book Review

BY THE BOOK by Amanda Sellet

Rating: 4 / 5 I received BY THE BOOK by Amanda Sellet in my YA Once Upon a Book Club box. This wasn't a book I was familiar with prior to opening the box, but reading that the main character is a girl in love with reading sold me right away! BY THE BOOK follows… Continue reading BY THE BOOK by Amanda Sellet

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THUNDERHEAD by Neal Shusterman

Rating: 5 / 5 I read SCYTHE by Neal Shusterman back in March and wound up loving it, so I immediately worked to get THUNDERHEAD, the second book in the Arc of a Scythe series, onto my shelf and my TBR. Thankfully my Jar of TBR coorperated and gave me the perfect prompt. I don't… Continue reading THUNDERHEAD by Neal Shusterman

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CLAP WHEN YOU LAND by Elizabeth Acevedo

Rating: 5 / 5 I loved Elizabeth Acevedo's THE POET X and WITH THE FIRE ON HIGH, so when I heard she had a new book coming out I immediately preordered a copy. For this one, knowing that it was in verse I knew I wanted both the physical copy and the audio as well,… Continue reading CLAP WHEN YOU LAND by Elizabeth Acevedo

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THE EDGE OF ANYTHING by Nora Shalaway Carpenter

Rating: 4 / 5 May is Mental Health Month, something that is important to me since I work for a non-profit providing services and housing to those with mental illnesses. I had hoped to add some mental health related reading into my TBR this month, so was very pleased to find THE EDGE OF ANYTHING… Continue reading THE EDGE OF ANYTHING by Nora Shalaway Carpenter

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THE KINGDOM OF BACK by Marie Lu (Out 3/3/2020)

Publication Date: 3/3/2020 Rating: 4 / 5 I won an Advance Reading Copy of THE KINGDOM OF BACK by Marie Lu as part of a giveaway on Bookish First! Thank you to Penguin Teen for the chance to read provide an honest review review! THE KINGDOM OF BACK is a YA historical fiction fantasy novel.… Continue reading THE KINGDOM OF BACK by Marie Lu (Out 3/3/2020)

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SPINNING SILVER By Naomi Novik

Rating: 3.5 / 5 SPINNING SILVER by Naomi Novik was another option I found on my TBR for the "gold," "silver," or "bronze" in the title Popsugar Reading Challenge prompt. Though I went with a gold title for this prompt, I decided to go ahead and read this one also. It also fit the Currently… Continue reading SPINNING SILVER By Naomi Novik

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A TOUCH OF GOLD by Annie Sullivan

Rating: 3.5 / 5 A TOUCH OF GOLD by Annie Sullivan was suggested by a friend when I needed a title with "gold," "silver," or "bronze" in the title for one of my Popsugar Reading Challenge prompts. My library hold came through a bit sooner than I had anticipated, so I picked it up a… Continue reading A TOUCH OF GOLD by Annie Sullivan

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CHILDREN OF VIRTUE AND VENGEANCE by Tomi Adeyemi

Rating: 4/ 5 I had requested that my library get a copy of CHILDREN OF VIRTUE AND VENGEANCE by Tomi Adeyemi on audio and then was very surprised to open up my Libby app and see that I had received the download one day just before Christmas. Thus began the race to fit one more… Continue reading CHILDREN OF VIRTUE AND VENGEANCE by Tomi Adeyemi

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THE NIGHT COUNTRY by Melissa Albert (Out 1/7/2020)

Publication Date: 1/7/2020 Rating: 5 / 5 I received a complimentary advance listening copy of THE NIGHT COUNTRY by Melissa Albert. Thank you to Flatiron Books and Libro.FM for the chance to read and review! THE NIGHT COUNTRY is the second book in The Hazel Wood series. Alice is back in New York, but she… Continue reading THE NIGHT COUNTRY by Melissa Albert (Out 1/7/2020)