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Samantha Cook

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I write about reckless girls in broken worlds with gifts that will be the death of them.

During the day, I work in digital publishing for an academic press. By night, I write, read, and review. I'm yet to be published (besides a poem), and always on the look out for beta-readers and critique partners.

*My views and opinions are my own and not representative of my employer.*

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INK AND BONE by Rachel Caine
5 Stars
Verdict: For the love of books




I found this a slow burner, but once it got going I absolutely adored it. Set in the Great Library of Alexandria, this book offers a historic fantasy feel as well as speculative fiction vibe as it asks what would have happened if the Great Library grew in power and controlled the use of books. There's even a bit of steampunk Read more of this blog post »
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INK AND BONE by Rachel Caine
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Verdict: For the love of books




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Ink and Bone by Rachel Caine
Ink and Bone (The Great Library, #1)
by Rachel Caine (Goodreads Author)
read in October, 2016
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I found this a slow burner, but once it got going I absolutely adored it. Set in the Great Library of Alexandria, this book offers a historic fantasy feel as well as speculative fiction vibe as it asks what would have happened if the Great Library gr ...more
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Ruin and Rising by Leigh Bardugo
Ruin and Rising (The Grisha, #3)
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The Sun Is Also a Star by Nicola Yoon
The Sun Is Also a Star
by Nicola Yoon (Goodreads Author)
read in December, 2016
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Verdict: Loved it!

This story is about one momentous day. It’s Natasha last day to stop her deportation back to Jamaica, the place she was born but feels little connection to. It’s also Daniel’s day to shine in an interview for Yale that he couldn’t c
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Homecoming by Kass Morgan
Homecoming (The 100, #3)
by Kass Morgan (Goodreads Author)
read in October, 2016
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Verdict: Not much to say.

The dropships have landed, and now the colonists are being led by the old Vice Chancellor, who I pictured as Governor Ratcliff from Pocahontas. He’s pretty thick, arrogant, with not enough to him to be redeeming. It’s a myste
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Day 21 by Kass Morgan
Day 21 (The 100, #2)
by Kass Morgan (Goodreads Author)
read in December, 2015
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Verdict: It's okay.

Oops, I forgot to write a proper review for this one when I read it last December, so this might be a bit short.

In truth, I read it quickly and moved on. Nothing really stood out, good or bad, that I haven’t already said for book o
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A Darker Shade of Magic by V.E. Schwab
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Verdict: Slow to start, totally worth it

Kell is a blood magician who can travel between the four worlds, each with a different affinity for magic but sharing the anomaly of the name 'London'. When Kell finds a dangerous artefact, he must return it to
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