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Dread Nation by Justina Ireland (Spoiler-free) Review

Jane McKeene was born two days before the dead began to walk the battlefields of Gettysburg and Chancellorsville—derailing the War Between the States and changing America forever. In this new nation, safety for all depends on the work of a few, and laws like the Native and Negro Reeducation Act require certain children attend combat… Continue reading Dread Nation by Justina Ireland (Spoiler-free) Review

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Wrap Up: March 2018

Hi everyone! I hope you all had a wonderful March! Winter is finally over! Yay for that! March wasn't my best reading month but that's okay. I haven't had the greatest month if I'm to be honest. My older brother passed away this month, I am in the process of moving, and I am now… Continue reading Wrap Up: March 2018

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What Are You Reading Wednesday?

What Are You Reading Wednesday was created by Rhianna, Marissa, and Kendall. The idea is to create a space for book lovers to share, discuss, and recommend the books they are currently reading and loving. All you have to do is answer the questions about your current read and then head over to one of the host’s sites… Continue reading What Are You Reading Wednesday?

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Red Sister by Mark Lawrence (Spoiler-free) Review

At the Convent of Sweet Mercy young girls are raised to be killers. In a few the old bloods show, gifting talents rarely seen since the tribes beached their ships on Abeth. Sweet Mercy hones its novices’ skills to deadly effect: it takes ten years to educate a Red Sister in the ways of blade… Continue reading Red Sister by Mark Lawrence (Spoiler-free) Review

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What Are You Reading Wednesday?

What Are You Reading Wednesday was created by Rhianna, Marissa, and Kendall. The idea is to create a space for book lovers to share, discuss, and recommend the books they are currently reading and loving. All you have to do is answer the questions about your current read and then head over to one of the host’s sites… Continue reading What Are You Reading Wednesday?

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The Poet X by Elizabeth Acevedo (Spoiler-free) Review

A young girl in Harlem discovers slam poetry as a way to understand her mother’s religion and her own relationship to the world. Debut novel of renowned slam poet Elizabeth Acevedo. Xiomara Batista feels unheard and unable to hide in her Harlem neighborhood. Ever since her body grew into curves, she has learned to let… Continue reading The Poet X by Elizabeth Acevedo (Spoiler-free) Review

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Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi (Spoiler-free) Review

Zélie Adebola remembers when the soil of Orïsha hummed with magic. Burners ignited flames, Tiders beckoned waves, and Zelie’s Reaper mother summoned forth souls.  But everything changed the night magic disappeared. Under the orders of a ruthless king, maji were targeted and killed, leaving Zélie without a mother and her people without hope. Now, Zélie… Continue reading Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi (Spoiler-free) Review

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19 Souls by J.D. Allen (Spoiler-free) Review

Private Investigator Jim Bean is a straightforward, to-the-point man. When his latest client, Sophie Evers, asks him to find her brother Daniel, Jim has no idea how complicated his life is about to become. Daniel is not Sophie's brother. He is her most coveted prey. Clinging to the belief that they belong together, Sophie kills… Continue reading 19 Souls by J.D. Allen (Spoiler-free) Review