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Flame in The Mist by Renée Ahdieh | Book Review

Title: Flame In The Mist Author: Renée Ahdieh Series: Flame In The Mist #1 Genre: Young Adult, Fantasy, High Fantasy, Romance Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons Publication date: May 16th, 2017 Pages: 392 My rating:  The only daughter of a prominent samurai, Mariko has always known she’d been raised for one purpose and one purpose only:… Continue reading Flame in The Mist by Renée Ahdieh | Book Review

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The Traitor’s Kiss by Erin Beaty | Book Review

Title: The Traitor's Kiss Author: Erin Beaty Series: The Traitor's Cycle #1 Genre: Young Adult, Fantasy, High Fantasy, Romance Publisher: Imprint Publication date: May 9th, 2017 Pages: 352 My rating:  An obstinate girl who will not be married. A soldier desperate to prove himself. A kingdom on the brink of war. With a sharp tongue… Continue reading The Traitor’s Kiss by Erin Beaty | Book Review

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Lifel1k3 by Jay Kristoff | ARC Review

Title: Lifel1k3 Author: Jay Kristoff Series: Lifelike #1 Genre: Young Adult, Fantasy, Sci-fi, Romance Publisher: Knof Books Publication date: May 29th, 2018 Pages: 416 My rating:  On a floating junkyard beneath a radiation sky, a deadly secret lies buried in the scrap. Eve isn’t looking for secrets—she’s too busy looking over her shoulder. The robot… Continue reading Lifel1k3 by Jay Kristoff | ARC Review

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Ruin and Rising by Leigh Bardugo | Book Review

Title: Ruin and Rising Author: Leigh Bardugo Series: Grisha Verse #3 Genre: Young Adult, Fantasy, High Fantasy, Romance Publisher: Henry Holt Publication date: June 17th, 2014 Pages: 422 My rating:  The Darkling rules Ravka from his shadow throne. Now the nation's fate rests with a broken Sun Summoner, a disgraced tracker, and the shattered remnants… Continue reading Ruin and Rising by Leigh Bardugo | Book Review

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Everless by Sara Holland | Book Review

Title: Everless Author: Sara Holland  Series: Everless #1 Genre: Young Adult, Fantasy, High Fantasy, Romance Publisher: HarperTeen Publication date: January 2nd, 2018 Pages: 368 My rating:  In the kingdom of Sempera, time is currency—extracted from blood, bound to iron, and consumed to add time to one’s own lifespan. The rich aristocracy, like the Gerlings, tax… Continue reading Everless by Sara Holland | Book Review

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The Last to Let Go by Amber Smith | ARC Review

Title: The Last to Let Go Author: Amber Smith Series: N/A Genre: Young Adult, Contemporary, Romance, LGBT+, Mental Health Publisher: Margaret K. McElderry Books Publication date: February 6th, 2018 Pages: 384 My rating:  How do you let go of something you’ve never had? Junior year for Brooke Winters is supposed to be about change. She’s… Continue reading The Last to Let Go by Amber Smith | ARC Review

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Kingdom of Ash and Briars by Hannah West | Book Review

Title: Kingdom of Ash and Briars Author: Hannah West Series: N/A Genre: Young Adult, Fantasy, High Fantasy, Retelling, Romance Publisher: Holiday House, Inc. Publication date: September 15h, 2016 Pages: 352 My rating:  Bristal, an orphaned kitchen maid, lands in a gritty fairy tale gone wrong when she discovers she is an elicromancer with a knack… Continue reading Kingdom of Ash and Briars by Hannah West | Book Review

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S.T.A.G.S by M. A. Bennett | ARC Review

Title: S. T. A. G. S. Author: M. E. Bennett Series: N/A Genre: Young Adult, Contemporary, Mystery/Thrillers Publisher: Penguin Teen Publication date: January 30th, 2018 Pages: 304 My rating:  Seventeen-year-old Greer, a scholarship girl at a prestigious private school, St Aidan the Great School (known as STAGS), soon realizes that the school is full of… Continue reading S.T.A.G.S by M. A. Bennett | ARC Review

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Shimmer & Burn by Mary Taranta | Book Review

Title: Shimmer & Burn Author: Mary Taranta Series: Shimmer & Burn #1 Genre: Young Adult, Fantasy, High Fantasy, Romance Publisher: Margaret K. McElderry Books Publication date: August 8th, 2017 Pages: 336 My rating:  Faris grew up fighting to survive in the slums of Brindaigel while caring for her sister, Cadence. But when Cadence is caught… Continue reading Shimmer & Burn by Mary Taranta | Book Review

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Frostblood by Elly Blake | Book Review

Title: Frostblood Author: Elly Blake Series: Frostblood Saga #1 Genre: Young Adult, Fantasy, High Fantasy, Romance Publisher: Little Brown Publication date: January 10th, 2017 Pages: 376 My rating:  Seventeen-year-old Ruby is a Fireblood who has concealed her powers of heat and flame from the cruel Frostblood ruling class her entire life. But when her mother… Continue reading Frostblood by Elly Blake | Book Review