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Mini Review: The Fixer by Jennifer Lynn Barnes

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: Very Veronica Mars right from the beginning. Bonus Points for Harry Potter reference (50,000 points) This is very much Scandal, but I’m also getting a  ...

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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: Nimona by Noelle Stevenson

I didn’t write down too many notes while reading Nimona, so I’m just going to write a mini review where I share some of my notes: Yay for page numbers! (So many graphic novels and manga don’t have page numbers and I’m kind of weird and I want to know exactly how many pages I’ve read in a day or how many pages I  ...

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Mini Review: The Walking Dead Compendium 3 by Robert Kirkman

Spoiler Warning: This review covers issues 97-144 of The Walking Dead comics. I don’t like spoilers, but with the nature of this kind of review, some spoilers of these issues and previous issues may be unavoidable. Read on at your own risk. Note: So far, there are 157 issues of The Walking Dead comics published. They come in single  ...

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Review: The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins

Even though I am a YA girl at heart, I’ve recently really craved adult thrillers, and I think the blame for that can be placed squarely on The Girl on the Train. I really, really enjoyed it, even though it isn’t one of my favorites, and it didn’t blow me away at all. But it gave me an itch for more books like it, and I really  ...

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Review: Illuminae by Amie Kaufman & Jay Kristoff

Title: Illuminae Author: Amie Kaufman & Jay Kristoff Series: The Illuminae Files #1 Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf, an imprint of Random House Children’s Books Publication Date: 2015 Pages: 599 Format/Source: Hardback/Purchased Age Group/Genre: Young Adult/Science Fiction This morning, Kady thought breaking up with Ezra was the hardest  ...

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Review: Year of Yes by Shonda Rhimes

Title: Year of Yes: How to Dance It Out, Stand in the Sun and Be Your Own Person Author: Shonda Rhimes Series: None Publisher: Simon & Schuster Publication Date: 2015 Pages: 314 Format/Source: Hardback/From Publisher   Age Group/Genre: Adult/Non-Fiction, Autobiography, Memoir The mega-talented creator of Grey’s Anatomy and Scandal and  ...

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Mini Review: Winter (The Lunar Chronicles #4) by Marissa Meyer

Title: Winter Author: Marissa Meyer Series: The Lunar Chronicles #4 Publisher: Feiwel and Friends, an imprint of Macmillan Publication Date: November 10, 2015 Pages: 823 Format/Source: Hardback/Purchased Age Group/Genre: Young Adult/Science Fiction, Retelling Princess Winter is admired by the Lunar people for her grace and kindness, and  ...

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