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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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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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 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.
I received an Advanced Reader’s Copy from Macmillan in exchange for an honest review.
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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)”