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4.5 Star ARC Review: To Best the Boys By Mary Weber

Maybe it was just me, but I went To Best the Boys by Mary Weber expecting one thing and getting something completely different. So much in fact that I found myself rewriting this review multiple times (hence it being a day late). I believe it might also be my longest review to date! From the …

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Four Star ARC Review: The Deepest Blue Released 3/19

The Deepest Blue by Sarah Beth Durst is a standalone novel in the Tales of Renthia series. I have not read the previous book in the Tales of Renthia, and had no problem following The Deepest Blue. Based on the ending, which is not a cliffhanger type ending, I would suspect that further novels, if …

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Four Star Review: Nation of Beasts (Book 1: Lord of the Sabbath) By Mariana Palova

Nation of the Beasts is the first of a new four book series by Mariana Palova (all of which will be translated into English). Per the publisher, The Mage's Lantern/International Book Publishers Association: Originally published in Spanish, La Nación de las Bestias: El Señor del Sabbath enchanted Latin American readers, and now the first book of …

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2.5 Star ARC Review: Angel Thieves by Kathi Appelt Published March 12th

Angel Thieves is Kathi Appelt's first foray into young adult novels. It encompasses three interwoven stories told non-chronologically, a bayou that holds more secrets than a confessional, "Angel Hunters," and the plight of ocelots being poached for their skins in Texas. Appelt wraps it all up in stylistic prose that reads like a great storyteller …

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3.5 Star ARC Review: Everlasting Rose by Dhonielle Clayton Published 3/5/2019

After The Belles by Dhonielle Clayton came out, I was thrilled that I was granted an ARC of Everlasting Rose which is published on March 5th. While there were parts I thoroughly enjoyed, there were more that fell flat. First, I really thought Camille's story arc was amazing. She was no longer the bitter moping …

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Three Star Arc Review: The Last 8 by Laura Pohl Published 3/5/2019

Trigger Warning: Suicide/ Suicidal Thoughts/ Self-Harm/ Depression The Last 8 by Laura Pohl is a science-fiction dystopian story set after an alien invasion. Told from the main character’s point of view, it sets a high-bar for dealing with heady issues straight-on. Without pulling any punches, we watch as Clover works through her Post Traumatic Stress …

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4.5 Star ARC Review: We Set the Dark on Fire by Tehlor Kay Mejia

We Set the Dark on Fire is the debut novel and first in a duology by Tehlor Kay Mejia. An island's tradition is rooted in a long ago mythology where a sun and god king settled their differences by deciding one man should have two wives; a Primera and a Segunda. The Primera is the …

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4.5 Star ARC Review of Four Dead Queens by Astrid Scholte

Four Dead Queens, published on February 26th, is the debut novel from Astrid Scholte. A murder mystery set in a fantasy world involving Quadara, which is made up of four regions: Eonia, Toria, Archia and Ludia. After hundreds of years of unrest, a system of rule was determined to maintain the peace. One queen from …

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Five Star ARC Review: The Past and Other Things That Should Stay Buried by Shaun David Hutchinson

John Lennon wrote a brilliant song called Nobody Told Me (There'd Be Days Like These). In The Past and Other Things that Should Stay Buried, Dino is having one of those days, along with his best... ex-best...dead... ex-dead, let's just say it is complicated, not dead friend July. How complicated? I submit a conversation Dino …

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Four Star Review of Crown of Feathers by Nicki Pau Preto- Released 2/12/2019

Crown of Feathers by @nickipaupreto is the first in a trilogy #YoungAdult #Fantasy dealing with family, purpose, and the courage to fight for your truth. via @simonteen ‏