The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue (Guide #1)

29283884The 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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The Empress (The Diabolic #2)

33652251The 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.

I received an Advance Reader’s Copy in exchange for an honest review.

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The Canary Club

34514453The Canary Club. Sherry D. Ficklin. Young Adult/Historical Fiction/Romance. 2017. 325 pages. 1.5 stars.

“Good people don’t always wear badges, bad guys don’t always wear shackles, and sometimes people have to do what they have to in order to protect what they love.”

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The Language of Thorns: Midnight Tales and Dangerous Magic

34076952The 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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