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Bitterblue

Bitterblue

Being a huge fan of Graceling, I was super excited to read this book! Bitterblue from Graceling is all grown up, a queen with her own land to rule. Since she was ten, she has reigned over the kingdom of  Monsea with the help of her father, King Leck’s, advisors. But she wonders about everything-her … Continue reading

Illuminate

An opportunity to be an intern at one of Chicago’s top businesses and a chance to leave school a semester early. Who wouldn’t want to take that chance, even if they don’t know anything about the program? Three teenagers arrive at the soon-to-be-opening but already acclaimed Al Capone themed hotel and are dazzled  by the … Continue reading

Dark Eyes

At first glance, I wasn’t too excited about Dark Eyes, because I didn’t like the cover or the title. But then I read the synopsis, and I COULDN’T WAIT! I love thrillers, especially ones with a hint of mystery and majorly conflicted characters. Dark Eyes by passed every one of my expectations and it’s now … Continue reading

Fox & Phoenix

Kai Zōu and Yún are commanded by the Ghost Dragon King to travel to the Phoenix Empire to bring Lian, Lóng City’s princess, back to Lóng City, because her father, the King, is dying. The Ghost Dragon King has his suspicions that his death is not natural. Kai and Yún travel very far to find … Continue reading

Wisdom’s Kiss

Wisdom’s Kiss was, I have to admit, was a very neat book. I really like the way the author presents the story through other sources, like letters, diaries, and even encyclopedia entries. It was interesting to read, and a lot like a puzzle the way you had to piece together certain bits of the plot … Continue reading

The Unbecoming of Mara Dyer

This book broke my brain. Michelle Hodkin has crafted such a beautiful story I don’t even know where to begin. There is so much to say about this book. It is incredible. And before I begin, let me just say, there is no possible way I can do this book any justice whatsoever. Ok, I’m … Continue reading

The Name of the Star

The newest Maureen Johnson is something new and fresh from a well beloved author, and that title is The Name of the Star. This book incorporates historical facts with present-day theories and mysteries and the outcome is a well-paced novel with twists and turns on every page. One of my favorite things about The Name of the … Continue reading

Ruby Red

Gwen Shepherd has never really led a normal life. Her family is part of a mysterious group who believe that there are to be twelve chosen time travelers whose ability, with the help a chronograph, shall unleash a wonderful thing. Her cousin, Charlotte, is believed to have gotten the travelers gene in her family. Gwen … Continue reading

Moonglass

In Moonglass by Jessi Kirby Anna’s life is uprooted when her dad accepts a job transfer to the place where her parents first met and fell in love, a place filled with memories of her mother that Anna would rather leave buried in the sand. Even though the beach is beautiful and there is a … Continue reading

Beauty Queens

Beauty Queens, Libba Bray’s latest book, is sure to make a woman out of you—a strong, self-empowered woman of the world. Of course, the book is hilariously absurd, from the beauty queens-turned-survivalists to the love-stricken dictator of the Republic of Cha-Cha to the megalomaniacal Corporation that threatens them all. Past the bawdy bodacious fun, however, … Continue reading