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Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard (Spoiler-free) Review

This is a world divided by blood - red or silver. The Reds are commoners, ruled by a Silver elite in possession of god-like superpowers. And to Mare Barrow, a seventeen-year-old Red girl from the poverty-stricken Stilts, it seems like nothing will ever change. That is, until she finds herself working in the Silver Palace.… Continue reading Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard (Spoiler-free) Review

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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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The Heart of Betrayal by Mary E. Pearson (Spoiler-free) Review

The Heart of Betrayal is the second book in The Remnant Chronicles. The first book in this series is The Kiss of Deception, which I have already read and reviewed. You can read that review here. In a normal book review, I would normally post the synopsis, but because this is a sequel, I felt that the synopsis was too spoilery… Continue reading The Heart of Betrayal by Mary E. Pearson (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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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

Weekly Meme

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 Hazel Wood by Melissa Albert (Spoiler-free) Review

Seventeen-year-old Alice and her mother have spent most of Alice’s life on the road, always a step ahead of the uncanny bad luck biting at their heels. But when Alice’s grandmother, the reclusive author of a cult-classic book of pitch-dark fairy tales, dies alone on her estate, the Hazel Wood, Alice learns how bad her… Continue reading The Hazel Wood by Melissa Albert (Spoiler-free) Review

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Reign of the Fallen by Sarah Glenn Marsh (Spoiler-free) Review

Odessa is one of Karthia's master necromancers, catering to the kingdom's ruling Dead. Whenever a noble dies, it's Odessa's job to raise them by retrieving their souls from a dreamy and dangerous shadow world called the Deadlands. But there is a cost to being raised--the Dead must remain shrouded, or risk transforming into zombie-like monsters… Continue reading Reign of the Fallen by Sarah Glenn Marsh (Spoiler-free) Review

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The Kiss of Deception by Mary E. Pearson (Spoiler-free) Review

A princess must find her place in a reborn world. She flees on her wedding day. She steals ancient documents from the Chancellor’s secret collection. She is pursued by bounty hunters sent by her own father. She is Princess Lia, seventeen, First Daughter of the House of Morrighan. The Kingdom of Morrighan is steeped in… Continue reading The Kiss of Deception by Mary E. Pearson (Spoiler-free) Review

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Scythe by Neal Shusterman (Spoiler-free) Review

Thou shalt kill. A world with no hunger, no disease, no war, no misery. Humanity has conquered all those things, and has even conquered death. Now scythes are the only ones who can end life—and they are commanded to do so, in order to keep the size of the population under control. Citra and Rowan… Continue reading Scythe by Neal Shusterman (Spoiler-free) Review