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Mini Review: Attack on Titan Vol 13-17 by Hajime Isayama (+ VIDEO)

FTC Disclaimer: I borrowed copies of these books from my library. I was in no way compensated for this review. SPOILER WARNING: This review covers Attack on Titan Volumes 13-17. It may contain slight spoilers for these and previous volumes. But if you’d like a spoiler-free overview of the entire series, check out my video below! As with  ...

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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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Mini Review: The Assassin’s Blade by Sarah J. Maas

The Assassin’s Blade is a collection of the Throne of Glass novellas, which are prequels to the series. I really enjoyed these novellas, but I didn’t write down much for each one, so I’m just going to write a mini review where I share some of my notes.  The Assassin and the Pirate Lord  (Throne of Glass #0.1) I know I say  ...

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Book & Movie Review: The Martian by Andy Weir

Title: The Martian Author: Andy Weir, Audiobook narrated by R.C. Bray Series: None Publisher: Broadway Books, an imprint of Crown Publishing/Penguin Random House, Audiobook published by Podium Publishing, Movie produced by Twentieth Century Fox Publication Date: 2014 Pages: 369 Format/Source: Ebook and Audiobook and Movie/Purchased   Age  ...

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Mini Review: The One (The Selection #3) by Kiera Cass

Title: The One Author: Kiera Cass Series: The Selection #3 Publisher: HarperTeen Publication Date: 2014 Pages: 323 Format/Source: Hardback/Purchased Age Group/Genre: Young Adult/Romance, Science Fiction, Dystopian The time has come for one winner to be crowned. When she was chosen to compete in the Selection, America never dreamed she would  ...

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Review: We Were Liars by E. Lockhart

Title: We Were Liars Author: E. Lockhart Series: None Publisher: Delacorte Press, an imprint of Random House Publication Date: 2014 Pages: 225 Format/Source: Hardback/Purchased  Age Group/Genre: Young Adult/Contemporary, Mystery A beautiful and distinguished family. A private island. A brilliant, damaged girl; a passionate, political boy. A  ...

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Mini Review: In Real Life by Cory Doctorow & Jen Wang

Title: In Real Life Author: Cory Doctorow & Jen Wang Series: None Publisher: First Second, an imprint of Roaring Brook Press Publication Date: 2014 Pages: 175 Format/Source: Graphic Novel Paperback/Purchased   Age Group/Genre: Young Adult/Contemporary, Gaming Anda loves Coarsegold Online, the massively-multiplayer role-playing game where  ...

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Review: Extraction (Extraction #1) by Stephanie Diaz

Title:  Extraction Author:  Stephanie Diaz Series:  Extraction #1 Publisher:  St. Martin’s Griffin, an imprint of Macmillan Publication Date:  July 22, 2014 Pages:  403 Format/Source:  Hardback/From Publisher   Age Group/Genre:  Young Adult/Science Fiction, Dystopian “Welcome to Extraction testing.” Clementine has spent her  ...

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Review: Zodiac (Zodiac #1) by Romina Russell

Title:  Zodiac Author:  Romina Russell Series:  Zodiac #1 Publisher:  Razorbill, an imprint of Penguin Publication Date:  December 9, 2014 Pages:  319 Format/Source:  ARC/From publisher, via BEA   Age Group/Genre:  Young Adult/Science Fiction, Fantasy At the dawn of time, there were 13 Houses in the Zodiac Galaxy. Now only 12 remain…. Rhoma  ...

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