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The Wicked Will Rise by Danielle  Paige
The Wicked Will Rise (Dorothy Must Die, #2)
by Danielle Paige (Goodreads Author)
read in September, 2016
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I enjoyed the previous book, Dorothy Must Die, very much. As soon as I had the chance to read the next book, I snapped it up. I freely acknowledge that time and circumstances didn't allow me to read it as soon as I wanted to, but I was totally h
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Light Runner by Philip  Brown
Light Runner
by Philip Brown (Goodreads Author)
read in September, 2016
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Light Runner surprises me. The story is told in an unexpected way, and it doesn't follow what I thought it would turn out. (My prediction was based on the synopsis, and I admit that I welcome that surprise.) Let's dig in.

I can't exactly describe
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A Season for Fireflies by Rebecca Maizel
A Season for Fireflies
by Rebecca Maizel (Goodreads Author)
read in August, 2016
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I really enjoyed reading Between Us and the Moon (written by the same author), which I thought was a really realistic and heartbreaking book. Here's what I thought of her next book, A Season For Fireflies. YA Contemporary (with romance), A Seaso
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Bluescreen by Dan Wells
Bluescreen (Mirador, #1)
by Dan Wells (Goodreads Author)
read in August, 2016
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I may or may not mention how much I love Dan Wells' stories (but now you know that I do love his stories and novels). Partials is one of my favorite Science Fiction novels, and I think I can easily add Bluescreen to the list. YA Sci-Fi with a tiny hi ...more
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The Weight of Feathers by Anna-Marie McLemore
The Weight of Feathers
by Anna-Marie McLemore (Goodreads Author)
read in July, 2016
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"Two households, both alike in dignity, in Fair..."

Oh. Whoops. Never mind. Wrong story, wrong work of literature. But let's admit it. The Weight of Feathers and Romeo and Juliet share quite a lot of similarities. Two rivaling families who hate each o
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Defender by Graham McNamee
Defender
by Graham McNamee
read in June, 2016
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NetGalley. Thanks for a copy.

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Defender is a decent mystery book. It is one that will keep you interested, but it's not particularly memorable in any way. The mystery is of a dead girl in a wall, whose body disappears when T
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Wanderlost by Jen Malone
Wanderlost
by Jen Malone (Goodreads Author)
read in June, 2016
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On summer break and stuck at home?

Well, books clearly are your answer. And traveling across Europe (though in a book) is a great idea of a vacation. And Wanderlost contains a group of senior citizens, a case of impersonating another person (who
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Riders by Veronica Rossi
Riders (Riders, #1)
by Veronica Rossi (Goodreads Author)
read in June, 2016
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I always love a good supernatural story about the apocalypse. And from Veronica Rossi? Now that must be a lovely gift from Santa, who is very early in the year. (Or late??? It depends on the way you see it. It could go both ways.)

The Four Horsem
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Raffe looks up with murder in his eyes. “Don't. Talk. About. Her.”
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