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    The Nature of Witches by Rachel Griffin

    Finally, I can share this gorgeous, visual YA fantasy by author Rachel Griffin. The Nature of Witches is an absolute delight, set in an alternative universe where witches control the weather. I could definitely see this book translated the big screen, too, as it has such gorgeous imagery. I received an advanced copy of the book from the Sourcebooks Fire via Netgalley; all opinions are my own. This post contains some affiliate links that may earn me a commission if you purchase through them. Synopsis for The Nature of Witches My Thoughts (a.k.a. where I rave about this book) The Nature of Witches is a YA fantasy book that I…

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    Sing Me Forgotten by Jessica S. Olson – Book Review

    Enough time has passed to almost forgive author Jessica S Olson for RIPPING OUT MY HEART in her novel Sing Me Forgotten, a hauntingly beautiful gender-bent retelling of Phantom of the Opera. Almost. Read on for my review. And send caramels. Many thanks go to Inkyard Press and Netgalley for providing me with an ARC of the book. All opinions are my own. This post contains some affiliate links that may earn me a commission if you purchase through them. My Thoughts On Sing Me Forgotten This was a beautiful, haunting and, I’ll say it, heartwrenching book (GLARES AT THE AUTHOR).  Sing Me Forgotten is a gender-bent retelling of Phantom of…

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    PUDGE AND PREJUDICE by A.K. Pittman – Book Blog Tour and Review

    Today on the blog I’m happily joining up with Lone Star Book Blog Tours to bring you A. K. Pittman’s FABULOUS Pudge and Prejudice. I don’t know who geeked out more over this book – the ’80s teen me or the Austen fan in me. Either way, we both absolutely loved this book. Read on to find out why, enter the fun giveaway, and check out the tour list for more great takes on this witty, sweet, and heartwarming book.  SO many thanks go out to A.K. Pittman and Lone Star Book Blog Tours for providing me with a review copy. All opinions, typos, and teen flashbacks are mine alone.…

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    Escape From Wheel by Michael Scott Clifton – Book Tour, Review, & Giveaway

    I’m joining up with Lone Star Book Blog Tours to share Michael Scott Clifton’s newest YA fantasy book, Escape From Wheel. It’s the second entry in his Conquest of the Veil series, and a wonderful read. Read on to learn more about this book, check out my thoughts, and enter a giveaway for a chance to win your own copy! I received an advanced copy of the book from the author via Lone Star Book Blog Tours in exchange for my review. All opinions are my own. ESCAPE FROM WHEELConquest of the Veil, Book TwobyMICHAEL SCOTT CLIFTON Genre: YA / Fantasy / Magical Realism / Sword & Sorcery Publisher: Book Liftoff Publication…

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    The Left-Handed Booksellers of London by Garth Nix – Book Review

    If you’re looking for a fun, fast-paced light fantasy novel suitable for both YA and adult readers, I happily recommend Garth Nix’s latest novel The Left-Handed Booksellers of London. I received an advanced copy of the book from the publisher, Katherine Tegen Books via NetGalley; all opinions are my own. This post contains some affiliate links that may earn me a commission if you purchase through them. What I Loved About The Left-Handed Booksellers of London I love books ABOUT books. I also love Garth Nix’s writing, so of course, the combination of the two caught my eye. The Left-Handed Booksellers of London held up to most of my expectations. Nix…

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    Book Review: Burn our Bodies Down by Rory Power

    I was so blown away by Rory Power’s debut book Wilder Girls that I jumped at the chance to read an advance copy of her second novel, Burn Our Bodies Down. While they both have VERY different feels, the author’s skill at world building and creating atmosphere is evident in both – and like her first novel, this one left me a little speechless and off-kilter. Thanks to the publisher and NetGalley for providing a copy of the book; all opinions are entirely my own. This post contain some affiliate links that may earn me a commission if you purchase through them. Synopsis My Thoughts on BURN OUR BODIES DOWN…

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    Book Review: Deeplight by Frances Hardinge

    If you’re looking for a captivating fantasy adventure with lush, gorgeous writing, DEEPLIGHT by Frances Hardinge should be your next book. Keep on reading for my review. I received an advance copy of the book from Amulet Books via Media Masters Publicity in exchange for an unbiased review.  All opinions are my own. This post may contain affiliate links. Synopsis Review “Everyone should read Frances Hardinge. Everyone. Right now.” – Patrick Ness, author of A Monster Calls Well, that blurb certainly caught my eye, and as a huge fan of Patrick Ness, I said the fastest “yes” ever to an offer to read a book. This was my first introduction…