The Language of Thorns: Midnight Tales and Dangerous Magic. Leigh Bardugo. Short stories/Young adult/Fantasy. 2017. 224 pages. 4 stars.
Shut the door tight and make sure the latch is fastened. Dark things have a way of slipping in through narrow spaces.
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One of Us is Lying. Karen M. McManus. Young adult/Mystery. 370 pages. 2017. 4 stars.
“Things’ll get worse before they get better.”
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Paper Princess. Erin Watt. New Adult/Contemporary/Romance. 370 pages. 2016. 4 stars.
“You may have lost your family, but you’re not alone anymore, Ella. You’re a Royal now.”
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The Female of the Species. Mindy McGinnis. Young adult/Mystery/Thriller. 2016. 352 pages. 4.5 stars.
“You see it in all animals–the female of the species is more deadly than the male.
*Trigger warning: violence and sexual assault*
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The 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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F*ck Love. Tarryn Fisher. Romance/New adult/Magic realism. 257 pages. 2015. 4 stars. [Source: Received through NetGalley]
“The best kind of love is the love that isn’t supposed to happen.”
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Daughter of Smoke and Bone. Laini Taylor. Young Adult/Urban Fantasy. September 27, 2011. 418 pages. 4 Stars. [SOURCE: Bought]
“Have you ever asked yourself, do monsters make war, or does war make monsters?” Continue reading “Daughter of Smoke and Bone (Daughter of Smoke and Bone #1)”
Since You’ve Been Gone. Morgan Matson. Young Adult/Contemporary. 449 pages. 2014. 4 stars. [Source: Given]
“How was I supposed to keep living in this town when everything I saw reminded me of someone I’d lost?”
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Destroy Me. Tahereh Mafi. Young Adult/Dystopian. 2012. 109 pages. 4 stars. [Source: eBook]
“I’ve come to believe that the most dangerous man in the world is the one who feels no remorse. The one who never apologizes and therefore seeks no forgiveness. Because in the end it is our emotions that make us week, not our actions.”
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Shatter Me. Tahereh Mafi. Young Adult/Dystopian. 2011. 338 pages. 4 stars. [Source: Bought]
“You can’t touch me,” I whisper. I’m lying, is what I don’t tell him. He can touch me, is what I’ll never tell him. Please touch me, is what I want to tell him.”
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