Top Ten Tuesday: Favorite Books of 2017

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by The Broke and the Bookish wherein each week bloggers list out their Top Ten. We are nearly at the end of the year and you know what that means - Top 10 books! To be honest, this is a very difficult list to prepare - even … Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Favorite Books of 2017

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Review: Heist Society by Ally Carter

Heist Society by Ally Carter My rating: 4 of 5 stars When Katarina Bishop was three, her parents took her on a trip to the Louvre...to case it. For her seventh birthday, Katarina and her Uncle Eddie traveled to Austria... to steal the crown jewels. When Kat turned fifteen, she planned a con of her … Continue reading Review: Heist Society by Ally Carter

ARC Review: Youngblood Volume 1 by Chad Bowers

Youngblood Volume 1 by Chad Bowers My rating: 3 of 5 stars Release date: December 12, 2017 An uber popular self-protection app called HELP! is changing how we stay safe -- "HELP! lets you decide who saves you." But when a high-rated young hero on the app goes missing, his best friend's search for answers … Continue reading ARC Review: Youngblood Volume 1 by Chad Bowers

Review: A Beautiful Poison by Lydia Kang

A Beautiful Poison by Lydia Kang My rating: 4 of 5 stars Just beyond the Gilded Age, in the mist-covered streets of New York, the deadly Spanish influenza ripples through the city. But with so many victims in her close circle, young socialite Allene questions if the flu is really to blame. All appear to … Continue reading Review: A Beautiful Poison by Lydia Kang

Review: It Devours! by Joseph Fink and Jeffrey Cranor

It Devours! by Joseph Fink My rating: 4 of 5 stars Nilanjana Sikdar is an outsider to the town of Night Vale. Working for Carlos, the town’s top scientist, she relies on fact and logic as her guiding principles. But all of that is put into question when Carlos gives her a special assignment investigating … Continue reading Review: It Devours! by Joseph Fink and Jeffrey Cranor

ARC Review: Rules of Rain by Leah Scheier

Rules of Rain by Leah Scheier My rating: 3.5 of 5 stars Rain has taken care of Ethan all of her life. Before she even knew what autism meant, she's been her twin brother's connection to the hostile world around him. She's always prepared—when her father abandons them, when her mother gets sick, when Ethan … Continue reading ARC Review: Rules of Rain by Leah Scheier

ARC Review: BLACK, Vol. 1 by Kwanza Osajyefo

BLACK, Vol. 1 by Kwanza Osajyefo My rating: 3 of 5 stars In a world that already hates and fears them - what if only Black people had superpowers. After miraculously surviving being gunned down by police, a young man learns that he is part of the biggest lie in history. Now he must decide … Continue reading ARC Review: BLACK, Vol. 1 by Kwanza Osajyefo

Review: Midway Relics and Dying Breeds by Seanan McGuire

Midway Relics and Dying Breeds by Seanan McGuire My rating: 4 of 5 stars "The trouble with wanting to do the right thing is that frequently the right thing today is the wrong thing for tomorrow, or the wrong thing for the people who are standing between you and your perfect, platonic future. The wild … Continue reading Review: Midway Relics and Dying Breeds by Seanan McGuire

Review: On the Merits of Unnaturalness by Samantha Shannon

On the Merits of Unnaturalness by Samantha Shannon My rating: 4 of 5 stars Be aware, my good Reader, that this Pamphlet, no matter how controversial its content, must never fall into enemy Hands. The most important piece of clairvoyant literature written in the twenty-first century, On the Merits of Unnaturalness is a pamphlet first … Continue reading Review: On the Merits of Unnaturalness by Samantha Shannon

Review: The Bone Season by Samantha Shannon

The Bone Season by Samantha Shannon My rating: 3.5 of 5 stars For the past two hundred years the Scion government has led an oppressive campaign against unnaturalness in London. Clairvoyance in all its forms has been decreed a criminal offence, and those who practise it viciously punished. Forced underground, a clairvoyant underworld has developed, … Continue reading Review: The Bone Season by Samantha Shannon