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Mini Review: The Prey by Andrew Fukuda

FTC Disclaimer: I borrowed a copy of this book from my library. I was in no way compensated for this review. SPOILER WARNING: This review is for the second book in a series. While I hate spoilers, you may find some slight spoilers for book 1 and book 2 in this review. As with all of my mini reviews, I’m just going to share some of my  ...

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Mini Review: Nantucket Blue by Leila Howland

FTC DISCLAIMER: I borrowed a copy of this book from my library. I was in no way compensated for this review. As with all of my mini reviews, I’m just going to share some of my notes. Warning: lots of all caps and ranting. UUUUGGGGGGGHHHHH. SLUT SHAMING RIGHT OFF THE BAT. WOOHOO. And not only is there slut shaming, but there’s this  ...

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Mini Review: Attack on Titan Vol 9-12 by Hajime Isayama

WARNING: This review covers Volumes 9-12 of Attack on Titan. You may find some slight spoilers within. As with all my mini reviews, I’m just going to share some of my notes for each of these volumes. VOLUME 9 Creepy abnormal titan! Interesting, some backstory for Sasha. ❤️ Hange’s experiments! Maybe we’ll see inside  ...

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Review: This Song Will Save Your Life by Leila Sales

Title: This Song Will Save Your Life Author: Leila Sales Series: None Publisher: Farrar Straus Giroux Books For Young Readers, an imprint of Macmillan Publication Date: 2013 Pages: 274 Format/Source: Hardback/Purchased Age Group/Genre: Young Adult/Contemporary Making friends has never been Elise Dembowski’s strong suit. All throughout her  ...

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Mini Review: MaddAddam (MaddAddam Trilogy #3) by Margaret Atwood

Title:  MaddAddam Author:  Margaret Atwood Series:  MaddAddam Trilogy #3 Publisher:  Doubleday, a division of Random House Publication Date:  September 3, 2013 Pages:  390 Format/Source:  Hardback/Purchased Age Group/Genre:  Adult/Science Fiction, Post-Apocalyptic, Dystopian A man-made plague has swept the earth, but a small group survives,  ...

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Mini Review: Crown of Midnight (Throne of Glass #2) by Sarah J. Maas

Title:  Crown of MidnightAuthor:  Sarah J. MaasSeries:  Throne of Glass #2Publisher:  Bloomsbury Children’s BooksPublication Date:  August 27, 2013Pages:  418Format/Source:  Hardback/Gifted Age Group/Genre:  Young Adult/Fantasy “A line that should never be crossed is about to be breached.It puts this entire castle in jeopardy—and  ...

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Review: Not a Drop to Drink by Mindy McGinnis

Title:  Not a Drop to DrinkAuthor:  Mindy McGinnisSeries:  Not a Drop to Drink #1Publisher:  Katherine Tegen Books, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublication Date:  September 24, 2013Pages:  309Format/Source:  Hardback/Purchased Age Group/Genre:  Young Adult/Science Fiction, Post-Apocalyptic Regret was for people with nothing to defend, people  ...

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Review: How to Love by Katie Cotugno

Title:  How to Love Author:  Katie Cotugno Series:  None Publisher:  Balzer + Bray, an imprint of HarperCollins Publication Date:  October 1, 2013 Pages:  389 Format/Source:  Hardback/Purchased Age Group/Genre:  Young Adult/Contemporary, Romance Before: Reena Montero has loved Sawyer LeGrande for as long as she can remember: as natural as  ...

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DNF: Unravel Me (Shatter Me #2) by Tahereh Mafi

  Title:  Unravel Me Author:  Tahereh Mafi Series:  Shatter Me #2 Publisher:  Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publication Date:  February 5, 2013 Pages:  461 Format/Source:  eBook/Purchased Age Group/Genre:  Young Adult/Science Fiction, Fantasy, Dystopian, Paranormal tick tick tick tick tick it’s almost time for war. Juliette has  ...

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Mini Review: Sky on Fire (Monument 14 #2) by Emmy Laybourne

Title:  Sky on Fire Author:  Emmy Laybourne Series:  Monument 14 #2 Publisher:  Feiwel and Friends, an imprint of Macmillan Publication Date:  May 28, 2013 Pages:  215 Format/Source:  Hardback/Purchased Age Group/Genre:  Young Adult/Science Fiction, Post-Apocalyptic Trapped in a superstore by a series of escalating disasters, including a  ...

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