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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: Scott Pilgrim #1-3 by Bryan Lee O’Malley

FTC Disclaimer: I borrowed copies of these books from my local library. I was in no way compensated for these reviews. Warning: This review covers volumes 1-3 of the Scott Pilgrim series, so there may be some spoilers contained within this review. I didn’t write down too many notes for each of these books, so I decided to just do a mini  ...

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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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Review: The Great American Whatever by Tim Federle

  A Bit Back and Forth For some reason, my opinion of The Great American Whatever kind of went back and forth a lot. I liked the humor right from the beginning, but then it seemed to be too clever. The main character, Quinn, would think about how he was “so awkward” but he constantly had witty comebacks for everything. And then  ...

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Manga Mini Review: Attack on Titan Vol 2-8 by Hajime Isayama

Title: Attack on Titan, Volume 2-8 Author: Hajime Isayama Series: Attack on Titan #2-#8 Publisher: Kodansha Comics Publication Date: 2010-2012 Pages: Varies: 189-208 Format/Source: Paperback Manga/Library  Age Group/Genre: Adult/Science Fiction, Post-Apocalyptic BIRTH OF A MONSTER The Colossal Titan has breached humanity’s first line of  ...

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Review: How to Disappear by Ann Redisch Stampler

Title: How to Disappear Author: Ann Redisch Stampler Series: None Publisher: Simon Pulse Publication Date: June 14, 2016 Pages: 416 Format/Source: eARC/From publisher via Edelweiss   Age Group/Genre: Young Adult/Mystery, Thriller This electric cross-country thriller follows the game of cat and mouse between a girl on the run from a murder she  ...

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Review: Alanna: The First Adventure by Tamora Pierce

Title: Alanna: The First Adventure Author: Tamora Pierce Series: Song of the Lioness #1 Publisher: Atheneum Books For Young Readers, an imprint of Simon & Schuster Publication Date: 1983 Pages: 249 Format/Source: Paperback/Gifted from a friend  Age Group/Genre: Middle Grade/Fantasy From now on I’m Alan of Trebond, the younger twin.  ...

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Review: Consider (Holo #1) by Kristy Acevedo

Title: Consider Author: Kristy Acevedo Series: Holo #1 Publisher: Jolly Fish Press Publication Date: April 19, 2016 Pages: 288 Format/Source: ARC/From author & publisher  Age Group/Genre: Young Adult/Science Fiction, Apocalyptic As if Alexandra Lucas’ anxiety disorder isn’t enough, mysterious holograms suddenly appear from the sky,  ...

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Manga Mini Review: Knights of Sidonia 1 & Black Butler, Vol. 1

Title: Knights of Sidonia 1Author: Tsutomu NiheiSeries: Knights of Sidonia #1Publisher: Vertical, Inc., distributed by Random HousePublication Date: 2009Pages: 192Format/Source: Paperback Manga/Library   Age Group/Genre: Young Adult/Science Fiction “CORE EXPOSED”Outer space, the far future.A lone seed ship, the Sidonia, plies the void, ten  ...

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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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