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Nov
28

Review: Heartless by Marissa Meyer

Review: Heartless by Marissa Meyer Heartless Marissa Meyer Published: Nov. 8, 2016 (Feiwel & Friends) Purchase: Book Depository or Amazon Review source: library Reviewed by: Amy Rating (out of 5): 3.5 stars Before she became the decapitating obsessed Queen of Hearts, she was Catherine Pinkerton, daughter of the Marquess of Rock Turtle Cove, and she loved to bake. In fact, her dream is to open a bakery with her best friend Mary Ann. Cath...
Nov
10

Review: Crooked Kingdom by Leigh Bardugo (Six of Crows #2)

Review: Crooked Kingdom by Leigh Bardugo (Six of Crows #2) Crooked Kingdom (Six of Crows #2) Leigh Bardugo Published: Sept. 27, 2016 (Henry Holt & Co.) Purchase: Book Depository or Amazon Review source: purchase Reviewed by: Amy Rating (out of 5): 5 stars Note: While this review will be spoiler free, it will most definitely reference events from the previous book. If you haven’t started this series yet (and really what’s stopping you?!), check out VBC’s review of...
Nov
9

Review: Rose & Thorn by Sarah Prineas (Ash & Bramble #2)

Review: Rose & Thorn by Sarah Prineas (Ash & Bramble #2) Rose & Thorn (Ash & Bramble #2) Sarah Prineas Published: Oct. 18, 2016 (HarperTeen) Purchase: Book Depository or Amazon Review source: copy provided by publisher in exchange for an honest review Reviewed by: Amy Rating (out of 5): 3.5 stars Once upon a time, there was a girl who carried a curse. The curse showed itself as a rose upon her wrist. Two protectors conspired to steal the girl away in the night...
Nov
4

Review: Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo (Six of Crows #1)

Review: Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo (Six of Crows #1) Six of Crows (Six of Crows #1) Leigh Bardugo Published: Dec. 1, 2015 (Henry Holt & Co.) Purchase: Book Depository or Amazon Review source: library Reviewed by: Amy Rating (out of 5): 5 stars Ketterdam is a place where anything is possible: for the right price. No one knows this as well as thief extraordinaire Kaz Brekker. Kaz has worked his way up from the bottom of the Barrel to being one of the top...
Oct
31

Review: A Thousand Pieces of You by Claudia Gray (Firebird #1)

Review: A Thousand Pieces of You by Claudia Gray (Firebird #1) A Thousand Pieces of You (Firebird #1) Claudia Gray Published: Purchase: Book Depository or Amazon (as of this posting, the ebook was on sale for $1.99) Review Source: Purchased Reviewed by: Chelsea Rating (out of 5): 4 stars Time travel stories are tricky. A Thousand Pieces of You isn’t a time travel story, though. When this first book was first released, though, several people told me they loved...
Oct
24

Review: Empire of Storms by Sarah J. Maas (Throne of Glass #5)

Review: Empire of Storms by Sarah J. Maas (Throne of Glass #5) Empire of Storms (Throne of Glass #5) Sarah J. Maas Published: Sept. 6, 2016 (Bloomsbury) Purchase: Book Depository or Amazon Review source: purchased Reviewed by: Jo Rating (out of 5): 4.5 stars Note: While this review will be spoiler free, it will make reference to previous books. If you haven’t started this series yet, check out VBC’s review of book 1, Throne of Glass. The last we saw of...
Oct
21

Review: The Delphi Effect by Rysa Walker (Delphi Trilogy #1)

Review: The Delphi Effect by Rysa Walker (Delphi Trilogy #1) The Delphi Effect (Delphi Trilogy #1) Rysa Walker Published: Oct. 11, 2016 (Skyscape) Purchase: Book Depository or Amazon Review source: copy provided by publisher in exchange for an honest review Reviewed by: Beth Rating (out of 5): 3.5 stars Most of us have seen the movie that contains that famous line, “I see dead people.” It’s been used so often that it’s pretty much turned into a joke, though I...
Oct
18

Release-Day Review: Gemina by Amie Kaufman & Jay Kristoff (Illuminae #2)

Release-Day Review: Gemina by Amie Kaufman & Jay Kristoff (Illuminae #2) Gemina (Illuminae Files #2) Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff Published: Oct. 25, 2016 (Knopf) Purchase: Book Depository or Amazon Review source: copy provided by publisher in exchange for an honest review Reviewed by: Jo Rating (out of 5): 5 stars Note: While this review will be spoiler free, it will make reference to the previous book. If you haven’t started this series yet, check out VBC’s review of...
Oct
17

Review: Aerie by Maria Dahvana Headley (Magonia #2)

Review: Aerie by Maria Dahvana Headley (Magonia #2) Aerie (Magonia #2) Maria Dahvana Headley Published: Oct. 4, 2016 (HarperCollins) Purchase: Book Depository or Amazon Review source: copy provided by publisher in exchange for an honest review Reviewed by: Amy Rating (out of 5): 4 stars Note: While this review will be spoiler free, it will reference the previous book. If you haven’t yet this series started, check out VBC’s review of book 1, Magonia. It’s...
Oct
11

Review: A Mortal Song by Megan Crewe

Review: A Mortal Song by Megan Crewe A Mortal Song Megan Crewe Published: Sept. 13, 2016 (Another World Press) Purchase: Book Depository or Amazon Review Source: copy provided by publisher in exchange for an honest review  Reviewed by: Beth Rating (out of 5): 4 stars Sora’s whole life has been a lie. She has always believed that she is kami—Japanese spirits that help protect the world. But on her seventeenth birthday she finds out the...

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