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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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Rereading Tuck Everlasting As An Adult (A Review)

FTC Disclaimer: I borrowed a copy of this book from my library. I was in no way compensated for this review. Ignorance is Bliss… I think the charm of Tuck Everlasting comes from not knowing about the plot before you read it. And when the synopsis tells you all about it, it kind of ruins the whole thing for you. Especially if you’re  ...

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DNF Review: Of Fire and Stars by Audrey Coulthurst

So Much Potential… I was SO excited for Of Fire and Stars. A LGBTQIA YA Fantasy about a girl betrothed to the prince, and she falls instead for his sister? It sounded SO GOOD. And it also reminded me a bit of my own work-in-progress. But unfortunately, I just didn’t click with the characters, and I found myself, frankly, kind of  ...

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Video Review: The Hunt by Andrew Fukuda

FTC Disclaimer: I borrowed a copy of The Hunt by Andrew Fukuda from my library. I was in no way compensated for this review. You guys, I LOVED The Hunt by Andrew Fukuda. Honestly, I didn’t think I would even like it at all because all I really knew going into the book was A) It’s about vampires, and B) The vampires scratch their  ...

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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 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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DNF: Alice in Zombieland by Gena Showalter

There were several reasons why I didn’t finish Alice in Zombieland, but I think the thing that bothers me the most is that I had this idea of this great Alice in Wonderland retelling in my head, something akin to all the great zombie books and TV shows out there, and then it’s not even an Alice in Wonderland retelling at all. So I  ...

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