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Book Review: The Golem and the Jinni by Helene Wecker

"The Golem's life began in the hold of a steamship."First line in The Golem and the Jinni by Helene Wecker Author: Helene Wecker Published: April 1st 2013 Genre: Historical Fiction/Fantasy My rating: ★★★★ Buzzwords: Multi-cultural New York, opposites attract, multiple POVs Synopsis: Chava is a golem, a creature made of clay, brought to life by… Continue reading Book Review: The Golem and the Jinni by Helene Wecker

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The Bedlam Stacks by Natasha Pulley – Book Review

Although I hadn't been shot at for years, it took me a long time to understand that the bang wasn't artillery.First line in The Bedlam Stacks by Natasha Pulley Author: Natasha Pulley Published: July 13th 2017 Genre: Historical Fiction/Magical Realism My rating: ★★★★ Buzzwords: Peru, disabled MC, friendship, culture clash Synopsis: In 1859, ex-East India… Continue reading The Bedlam Stacks by Natasha Pulley – Book Review

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Oathbringer by Brandon Sanderson – Spoiler Chat and Favorite Quotes

"Eshonai had always told her sister that she was certain something wonderful lay over the next hill."First line in Oathbringer by Brandon Sanderson Author: Brandon Sanderson Published: November 17th 2017 Genre: Fantasy Series: The Stormlight Archive #3 My rating: ★★★★ I went into this book with the expectation that I wasn't going to like as… Continue reading Oathbringer by Brandon Sanderson – Spoiler Chat and Favorite Quotes

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Book Review: The Ballad of Songbird and Snakes by Suzanne Collins

"Coriolanus releashed the fistful of cabbage into the pot of boiling water and swore that one day it would never pass his lips again."First line in The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes by Suzanne Collins Author: Suzanne Collins Published: May 19th 2020 Genre: YA Sci-Fi/Dystopia Series: The Hunger Games #0 My rating: ★★★★ Synopsis: It… Continue reading Book Review: The Ballad of Songbird and Snakes by Suzanne Collins

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Book Review: Chainbreaker by Tara Sim

"The clock counted every painful second with ticks as thunderous and regular as a heartbeat."First line in Chainbreaker by Tara Sim Chainbreaker (Timekeeper #2) Author: Tara Sim Published: January 2nd 2018 Genre: YA Fantasy My rating: ★★★★★ *This review contains SPOILERS for the first book in the series, Timekeeper (link will take you to my… Continue reading Book Review: Chainbreaker by Tara Sim

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Book Review: Chosen Ones by Veronica Roth

"The Drain looked the same every time, with all the people screaming as they ran away from the giant dark cloud of chaos but never running fast enough."First line in Chosen Ones by Veronica Roth Author: Veronica Roth Published: April 7th 2020 Genre: Fantasy My rating: ★★ Buzzwords: chosen one PTSD, Chicago, urban fantasy Synopsis:… Continue reading Book Review: Chosen Ones by Veronica Roth

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Book Review: A Touch of Death by Rebecca Crunden

"The sun's relentless heat had been overwhelming all summer, but it was particularly taxing that morning."First line in A Touch of Death by Rebecca Crunden Note: I received a free copy of this book from the author in exchange for an honest review. Author: Rebecca Crunden Published: February 23rd 2017 Genre: Science Fiction/Dystopia Series: The… Continue reading Book Review: A Touch of Death by Rebecca Crunden

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Book Review: The Library of the Unwritten by A. J. Hackwith

"Books ran away when they grew restless, when they grew unruly, or when they grew real."First line in The Library of the Unwritten by A. J. Hackwith Author: A. J. Hackwith Published: October 1st 2019 Genre: Fantasy My rating: ★★★★★ Buzzwords: Books about books, angels and demons, diversity, magical library Synopsis: Many years ago, Claire… Continue reading Book Review: The Library of the Unwritten by A. J. Hackwith

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Book Review and Spoiler Talk: The Gray Wolf Throne by Cinda Williams Chima

"Raisa ana'Marianna huddled in her usual dark corner at the Purple Heron, picking at her meat pie."First line in The Gray Wolf Throne by Cinda Williams Chima Author: Cinda Williams Chima Published: January 1st 2011 Genre: YA Fantasy My rating: 1 star Hi, guys and welcome to my third post about the Seven Realms series,… Continue reading Book Review and Spoiler Talk: The Gray Wolf Throne by Cinda Williams Chima