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Love in the Time of Global Warming (Love in the Time of Global Warming, #1)
3.40
This review originally posted at More Than Just Magic

Love in the Time of Global Warming is a beautiful, heart wrenching tale of one girl against a des
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Oct 24, 2013
Feb 02, 2013
 
Meatless: More Than 200 of the Very Best Vegetarian Recipes
3.95
This review originally posted at Veggietropolis

Seeing as this is a cookbook from Martha Stewart I had certain assumptions before I even flipped throug
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not set
Jan 06, 2013
 
The Winner's Curse (The Winner's Trilogy, #1)
4.07
This review originally posted at More Than Just Magic

The Winner’s Curse has easily been one of the most buzzed about books this spring. It has a great
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Mar 15, 2014
Aug 20, 2013
 
Flame (Sky Chasers, #3)
4.05
This review originally posted at More Than Just Magic

I’m really sad that this series is drawing to a close. I think I could follow the adventures of W
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Feb 19, 2014
Aug 01, 2013
 
Undone
4.20
This review originally posted at More Than Just Magic

Undone is a complicated story – it’s about grief, it’s about friendship, it’s about death. It’s a
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May 16, 2014
Jan 03, 2013
 
Fire & Flood (Fire & Flood, #1)
4.00
This review originally posted at More Than Just Magic

The Brimstone Bleed – a secret, dangerous race, where a select few are chosen to compete. They al
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Feb 22, 2014
Aug 01, 2013
 
Just What Kind of Mother Are You?
3.73
This review originally posted at More Than Just Magic

I am of two minds about this book. I wanted to review it because it claimed to be for fans of Gon
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May 26, 2013
Feb 09, 2013
 
Throne of Glass (Throne of Glass, #1)
4.23
This review originally posted at Hooked on Books

This was one of those books that everyone was talking about at Book Expo America this year and I knew
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Jul 16, 2012
Apr 30, 2012
 
The Universe Versus Alex Woods
4.07
This review originally posted at More Than Just Magic

You know when you watch an episode of The Simpsons and it starts out in one place and ends up in
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Jul 21, 2013
Jun 19, 2013
 
One Boy's Shadow
4.28
I wanted to like this book so badly. I mean ghosts on Canada's east coast? I was so sold. But this book needs so major work/editing. The characters fe ...more
not set
Jan 11, 2013
 
The School for Good and Evil (The School for Good and Evil, #1)
3.97
This review originally posted at More Than Just Magic

Fairy Tale re-tellings seem to be what’s hot right now and I personally think that’s fantastic. I
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Jun 27, 2013
Feb 11, 2013
 
The Dream Thieves (The Raven Cycle, #2)
4.26
This review originally posted at More Than Just Magic

The characters of the Raven Cycle series have come a long way since the first book. Starting with
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Aug 23, 2013
Mar 22, 2013
 
A Conspiracy of Alchemists (The Chronicle of Light and Shadow, #1)
3.46
This review originally posted at More Than Just Magic

When I started reading A Conspiracy of Alchemists my first thought was that I had opened up the s
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Mar 26, 2013
Nov 09, 2012
 
Torn Away
4.08
This review originally posted at More Than Just Magic

Natural disasters are not uncommon occurrences. It seems like every time you turn around there’s
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May 03, 2014
Oct 26, 2013
 
The Gypsy King (The Gypsy King, #1)
4.13
This review originally posted at More Than Just Magic

I love the amount of fantasy titles that are on my radar this year. The Gypsy King is my second a
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Jan 20, 2013
Oct 24, 2012
 
Otherbound
3.70
This review originally posted at More Than Just Magic

Otherbound is the story of two people whose lives are inexplicably bound – Amara and Nolan. But t
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Jun 22, 2014
Jan 21, 2014
 
Where the Stars Still Shine
3.83
This review originally posted at More Than Just Magic

Callie’s mother, convinced that her father would sue for full custody, kidnapped Callie at a youn
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Apr 04, 2014
Dec 31, 2013
 
The Golem and the Jinni
4.08
This review originally posted at More Than Just Magic

It actually blows my mind a little that this is Helene Wecker’s debut novel. It is an absolutely
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May 22, 2013
Nov 16, 2012
 
A Tale for the Time Being
3.95
This review originally posted at More Than Just Magic

“Life is full of stories. Or maybe life is only stories.”

After hearing Ruth Ozeki read in Toront
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Aug 09, 2013
Mar 26, 2013
 
The Office of Mercy
3.19
This review originally posted at More Than Just Magic

Though I often lament that I am suffering from extreme dystopia burn out (and I am) I still can’t
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Mar 03, 2013
Dec 18, 2012
 
Openly Straight
4.03
This review originally posted at More Than Just Magic

Openly Straight is one of those novels that is so fantastic for so many different reasons. It’s a
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May 2013
Oct 30, 2012
 
Zebra Forest
3.77
This review originally posted at More Than Just Magic

Zebra Forest is the story of Annie and Rew, a pair of young siblings that live with their Gram. T
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Aug 16, 2013
Mar 13, 2013
 
SYLO (The SYLO Chronicles, #1)
3.85
This review originally posted at More Than Just Magic

Are You Afraid of the Dark was a major part of my childhood so when I saw D J MacHale’s name on S
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Jun 26, 2013
Jan 29, 2013
 
For Darkness Shows the Stars (For Darkness Shows the Stars, #1)
3.91
Originally reviewed at Hooked on Books

What a gorgeous and heart wrenching novel.

If my reviews were only one sentence that would be the sentence for th
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Jun 16, 2012
Nov 11, 2011
 
Relish: My Life in the Kitchen
3.85
This review originally posted at The Improbable Chuck: Canucks on Comics

This is a story of one woman’s love affair with food. Definitely a story I cou
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Oct 09, 2013
Apr 10, 2013
 
Caught
3.42
This review originally posted at More Than Just Magic

Caught first hit my radar when it was nominated for the 2013 Giller prize and if I was one of the
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Dec 06, 2013
Oct 15, 2013
 
The Ocean at the End of the Lane
3.98
This review originally posted at More Than Just Magic

“All monsters are scared. That’s why they’re monsters.”

Here is another fantastic example of an a
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Sep 08, 2013
Nov 05, 2012
 
This Song Will Save Your Life
3.98
This review originally posted at More Than Just Magic

One weekend I took this book with me to the cottage. I only really pick up contemporaries in the
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Jul 09, 2013
Jul 08, 2013
 
Prisoner B-3087
4.38
This review originally posted at More Than Just Magic

It doesn’t matter how often you read these stories. They get me every time. The horror of it all
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Feb 28, 2013
Dec 18, 2012
 
The Sun and Other Stars
3.96
This review originally posted at More Than Just Magic

Full disclosure – I am not a soccer fan. I played it as a young child like everyone else in my ho
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Jan 30, 2014
Dec 23, 2013
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