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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ARC Review: This Is How You Lose the Time War by Amal El-Mohtar & Max Gladstone | a love story through time and space

This Is How You Lose the Time War by Amal El-Mohtar & Max Gladstone “I want to meet you in every place I ever loved.” To be published July 16, 2019 by Saga Press 208 pages Genre: science fiction Date finished: June 20, 2019 Content warnings: war, violence, gore goodreads Summary: Among the ashes of a …

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Review: I Wish You All the Best by Mason Deaver | the softest of soft books

I Wish You All the Best by Mason Deaver “I didn’t say you shouldn’t feel sad. I’m just saying you need to prove them wrong... Be sad, hell, sit in bed all weekend and just watch Netflix. I’ve had those times too. But don’t stop living your life for them.” Published May 14, 2019 by Push …

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ARC Review: Tell Me How You Really Feel by Aminah Mae Safi | you had me at “enemies to lovers”

Tell Me How You Really Feel by Aminah Mae Safi “You don't get to pick the lessons you learn, do you? Even when you're trying to teach something directly.” Published June 11, 2019 by Feiwel & Friends 320 pages Genre: YA contemporary Date finished: June 5, 2019 goodreads   Summary: Sana Khan is a cheerleader and …

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Review: The Priory of the Orange Tree by Samantha Shannon | putting the EPIC in epic fantasy

The Priory of the Orange Tree by Samantha Shannon “We may be small, and we may be young, but we will shake the world for our beliefs.” Published Feb. 6, 2019 by Bloomsbury 848 pages Genre: high fantasy Date finished: May 10, 2019 Content warnings: miscarriage, violence goodreads Summary: The House of Berethnet has ruled Inys …

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