Mini-Reviews is something I’ll start doing on this blog because I read these books but never got the chance to review them. Reasons may vary from pressed time to incoherent thoughts (at the time). It will include buy links and a brief paragraph on why I like or dislike these books.
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We Regret to Inform You. Ariel Kaplan. Young adult/Contemporary. 2018. 352 pages. 4 stars.
The thing no one tells you about hitting bottom is that you don’t actually know when it happens.
I received an Advanced Reader’s Copy in exchange for an honest review.
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Save the Date. Morgan Matson. Young adult/Contemporary. 2018. 432 pages. 3 stars.
It seemed like the second you tried to tell someone why you loved someone else, it took the luster off it, like pinning a butterfly down in a case—it never quite captured it.
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Something Strange and Deadly. Susan Dennard. Young Adult/Steampunk. 388 pages. 4.5 stars.
“Miss Fitt, you know curiosity gets men killed.”
I grinned. “Then I daresay it’s good I’m a woman.”
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The Kiss Quotient. Helen Hoang. Romance/Contemporary/Adult. 2018. 336 pages. 4 stars.
People don’t like honest. Except for when you’re saying good things.
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Eden Conquered. Joelle Charbonneau. Young Adult/Fantasy. 2018. 320 pages. 2 stars.
Deep inside, she feared that without her twin she was nothing.
She refused to be nothing.
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Vicious. V.E. Schwab. Adult/Fantasy/Science Fiction. 2013. 371 pages. 5 stars.
These words people threw around—humans, monsters, heroes, villains—to Victor it was all just a matter of semantics. Someone could call themselves a hero and still walk around killing dozens. Someone else could be labeled a villain for trying to stop them. Plenty of humans were monstrous, and plenty of monsters knew how to play at being human.
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Shut Out. Kody Keplinger. Young Adult/Contemporary. 273 pages. 2011. 2 stars.
You can’t control everything. Sometimes you just need to relax and have faith that things will work out. Let go a little and just let life happen.
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The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck: A Counterintuitive Approach to Living a Good Life. Mark Manson. Nonfiction/Self-help. 2016. 224 pages. 4.5 stars.
Don’t just sit there. Do something. The answers will follow.
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Furyborn. Claire Legrand. Young Adult/Fantasy. 2018. 512 pages. 4.5 stars.
We all have darkness inside us, Rielle,” he said, his voice rough. “That is what it means to be human.”
I received an advanced copy of this book in exchange for an honest review.
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