The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue. Mackenzie Lee. Young adult/Historical fiction/LGBT. 2017. 513 pages. 4 stars.
A small shift in the gravity between us and suddenly all my stars are out of alignment, planets knocked from their orbits, and I’m left stumbling, without map or heading, through the bewildering territory of being in love with your best friend.
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Foolish Hearts. Emma Mills. Young adult/Contemporary. 2017. 312 pages. 4 stars.
Maybe the best thing’s not always the best thing. Maybe shitty things have to happen to get you to the right place.
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That Boy. Jillian Dodd. Young Adult/Contemporary. 2011. 287 pages. 4 stars.
You know life is weird. There are times I feel so grown up and like I know everything I need to know, but then I think about the future and realize how little I do. Continue reading “That Boy”
An Enchantment of Ravens. Margaret Rogerson. Romance/Young adult/Fantasy. 300 pages. 2017. 4 stars.
“The ability to feel is a strength, not a weakness.”
“Not for us,” he said. “Never for us.”
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Ready to Fall. Marcela Pixley. Young adult/Contemporary. 2017. 368 pages. 3.8 stars.
You are old enough to know that goodbye means something different this time. This time goodbye is forever.
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Words in Deep Blue. Cath Crowley. Young adult/Contemporary. 2017. 273 pages. 3 stars.
We are the books we read and the things we love.
Warning: Minor spoilers
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The Well of Ascension. Brandon Sanderson. High Fantasy. 2007. 773 pages. 5 stars
It’s easy to believe in something when you win all the time…The losses are what define a man’s faith.
Cause of Kyra’s death: The Well of Ascension
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Strange the Dreamer. Laini Taylor. Young adult/High fantasy. 532 pages. 2017. 4 stars.
It was impossible, of course. But when did that ever stop any dreamer from dreaming?
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The Diabolic. SJ Kincaid. Fantasy/Young adult/Sci fi. 2017. 320 pages. 5 stars.
Tyrus is a Domitrian, and the only strength of a Domitrian lies in the command of the Imperial Scepter–and all the machines it will control in his name. Without it? He is no Emperor. He is merely a boy in love with the wrong girl.
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The Glass Spare. Lauren DeStefano. Young adult/Fantasy. 2017. 416 pages. 4 stars.
Death itself is no match for you. The day you were born, it shrank away in fear.
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