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The Unspoken Name Review

Title: The Unspoken NameAuthor: AK LarkwoodSeries: The Serpent Gates #1Published: Tor Books (February 11, 2020)Pages: 464 (eARC)Rating: 4/5 *eARC provided by Tor via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review* The Unspoken Name was one of my most anticipated reads of 2020. An orc priestess turned traitor and assassin? Yes, please. And luckily, this did not disappoint! "Nothing in this… Continue reading The Unspoken Name Review

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The Kiss Quotient Review

Title: The Kiss QuotientAuthor: Helen HoangSeries: The Kiss Quotient #1Published: Berkley (June 5, 2018) Pages: 324 (Hardcover BOTM Edition)Rating: 4/5 I've been hearing about this book for ages; it's almost universally loved. And after realizing late last year that I might actually like adult contemporary romances, I knew I needed to give this one a try. And, I'm so glad I… Continue reading The Kiss Quotient Review

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Come Tumbling Down Review

Title: Come Tumbling DownAuthor: Seanan McGuireSeries: Wayward Children #5Published: Tor.com (January 7, 2020)Pages: 206 (Hardcover)Rating: 5/5 Come Tumbling Down is the 5th installment in the Wayward Children's series. I would not recommend reading this review or this book if you haven not read (at least) the first two books in the series: Every Heart a Doorway and Down Among the Sticks… Continue reading Come Tumbling Down Review

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#Blogmas Day 16 I Starsight Review

Title: StarsightAuthor: Brandon SandersonSeries: Skyward #2Published: Gollancz (November 26, 2019)Pages: 468 (Hardcover)Rating: 5/5 So I don't know how Sanderson continues to shock and amaze me with his plot twists, but he does. Every. Single. Time. Starsight is a brilliant book from start to finish, and I can't wait to see where the story takes us next. “A hero does not choose… Continue reading #Blogmas Day 16 I Starsight Review

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#Blogmas Day 12 I City of Ghosts, Dead Voices, and The House with Chicken Legs Mini Reviews

Title: City of GhostsAuthor: Victoria SchwabSeries: Cassidy Blake #1Published: Scholastic Press (August 28, 2018)Pages: 285 (Hardcover)Rating: 3/5 City of Ghosts is Victoria Schwab's first foray into middle grade. But while I enjoyed it, it didn't blow me away. It's a solidly okay read. “Stories have power,” she says. “So long as you believe them.” City of Ghosts tells the story of Cassidy… Continue reading #Blogmas Day 12 I City of Ghosts, Dead Voices, and The House with Chicken Legs Mini Reviews

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#Blogmas Day 7 I To Be Taught, If Fortunate Review

Title: To Be Taught, If FortunateAuthor: Becky ChambersPublished: Harper Voyager (September 3, 2019)Pages: 153 ( Trade Paperback)Rating: 4/5 To Be Taught, If Fortunate proves once again that Becky Chambers is the queen of beautifully quiet science fiction that is diverse, thought provoking, and profoundly hopeful. “We step out of our solar system into the universe seeking only peace and friendship… Continue reading #Blogmas Day 7 I To Be Taught, If Fortunate Review

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#Blogmas Day 5 I Get A Life, Chloe Brown Review

Title: Get A Life, Chloe BrownAuthor: Talia HibbertSeries: The Brown Sisters #1Published: Avon (November 5, 2019)Pages: 368 (Hardcover - BOTM Edition)Rating: 5/5 So I ordered this for my Book of the Month selection after hearing such good things about it. And I'm so glad that I did. It was fucking delightful, and officially my favorite contemporary adult romance of all… Continue reading #Blogmas Day 5 I Get A Life, Chloe Brown Review

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#Blogmas Day 2 I The Night Circus Review

Title: The Night CircusAuthor: Erin MorgensternPublished: Doubleday (September 13, 2011)Pages: 391 (Hardcover)Rating: 5/5 Now that Erin Morgenstern has published her second novel, I figured it's as good a time as any to finally write my review of The Night Circus. I've been putting off writing this review since I first read this book 3 years ago because I didn't think… Continue reading #Blogmas Day 2 I The Night Circus Review

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Well Met Review

Title: Well MetAuthor: Jen DeLucaSeries: Well Met #1Published: Berkley (September 3, 2019)Pages: 319 (Hardcover - BOTM Edition)Rating: 4.5/5 So I admittedly don't read a lot of contemporary adult romances. So I can't tell you how this compares to a lot of other recent publications. What I can tell you is that I had a blast reading this - and I… Continue reading Well Met Review

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Seven Blades in Black Review

Title: Seven Blades in BlackAuthor: Sam SykesSeries: The Grave of Empires #1Published: Orbit (April 9, 2019)Pages: 704 (Paperback)Rating: 5/5 This is my first Sam Sykes book, but it definitely won't be the last. The novel has great morally gray characters, a unique magic system, and a tale that keeps you turning the page to find out what happens next. And, if… Continue reading Seven Blades in Black Review