The Crown’s Fate (The Crown’s Game #2)

27211901The Crown’s Fate. Evelyn Skye. Fantasy/Young adult. 2017. 400 pages. 3.5 stars.

“It was too bad he didn’t love [her].
But he couldn’t. For there was only one who could unravel him, and she wasn’t here.”

Warning: minor spoilers

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Open Road Summer

Open-Road-SummerOpen Road Summer. Emery Lord. Young Adult. 2014. 352 pages. 3 stars. [Source: eBook]

“This past year has been a lesson in letting go and holding on, and I don’t know what to make of it. I guess I do know this: find a best friend, and hang on tight.”
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The Quality of Silence

25168596The Quality of Silence. Rosamund Lupton. Adult/Thriller/Suspense. February 16, 2016. 384 pages. 3 stars. [Source: Blogging for Books]

It shocked her to realise that for years she’d felt bland, dull, even to herself. Around her, everyone else’s characters were clearly defined, the borders of their personalities etched sharply, but not hers… Somewhere along the line she’d lost the idea of herself.”

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Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage

19288239Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage. Haruki Murakami. Adult Fiction. 386 pages. 2014. [Source: Purchased from Fully Booked]

“One heart is not connected to another through harmony alone. They are, instead, linked deeply through their wounds. Pain linked to pain, fragility to fragility. There is no silence without a cry of grief, no forgiveness without bloodshed, no acceptance without a passage through acute loss. That is what lies at the root of true harmony.”
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