Reading The Raven Cycle for the third time (and crying a lot) – spoilers!

This fall, I undertook the mission to reread one of my favorite series - The Raven Cycle by Maggie Stiefvater - and attempt to write reviews of them for the first time. I've read this series twice before, but both were before I started blogging, so despite the fact that I constantly talk about these …

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Review: Wayward Son by Rainbow Rowell | get in loser, we’re learning self care and recovering from trauma

Wayward Son (Simon Snow #2) by Rainbow Rowell “But it was a mistake thinking of that as an end. There is no end. Bad things happen, and then they stop, but they keep on wreaking havoc inside of people.” Published Sept. 24, 2019 by Wednesday Books 368 pages Genre: YA urban fantasy Date finished: Sept. 26, …

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ARC Review: Gideon the Ninth by Tamsyn Muir | while you were raising skeletons, I studied the blade

Gideon the Ninth by Tamsyn Muir “Gideon, don't be sorry for the dead. I think death must be an absolute triumph.” To be published Sept. 10, 2019 by Tor.com 448 pages Genre: science fantasy Date finished: Aug. 24, 2019 Content warnings: body horror, gore, violence, suicide, mention of child death goodreads | indiebound Summary: Brought up by …

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ARC Review: The Infinite Noise by Lauren Shippen | this book keeps me green! 💚

The Infinite Noise: A Bright Sessions Novel by Lauren Shippen “Quiet. Blue-green. Not sharp like red and orange, but deep. Endless. It fills me up, empties me out. Clears out the sludge, the pins and needles, but makes me tense. Restless. I open my eyes. Find his. Adam.” To be published Sept. 24, 2019 by Tor …

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ARC Review: The Lady Rogue by Jenn Bennett | a historical adventure that’s more history than adventure

The Lady Rogue by Jenn Bennett To be published Sept. 3, 2019 by Simon Pulse 384 pages Genre: YA historical fantasy Date finished: Aug. 6, 2019 goodreads Summary: Traveling with her treasure-hunting father has always been a dream for Theodora. She’s read every book in his library, has an impressive knowledge of the world’s most sought-after …

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Review: Like a Love Story by Abdi Nazemian | I’ve run out of adjectives to describe my love for this book

Like a Love Story by Abdi Nazemian “The most important four-letter word in our history will always be LOVE. That's what we are fighting for. That's who we are. Love is our legacy.” Published June 4, 2019 by Balzer + Bray 431 pages Genre: YA historical fiction Date finished: Aug. 3, 2019 Content warnings: homophobic language …

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ARC Review: The Merciful Crow by Margaret Owen | interesting world, but not the most memorable

The Merciful Crow by Margaret Owen “There was one way off this road, and that was to walk it to its end.” To be published July 30, 2019 by Henry Holt 384 pages Genre: YA fantasy Date finished: July 16, 2019 Content warnings: plague, gore goodreads Summary: A future chieftain Fie abides by one rule: look …

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