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Warnie B. Warnie B. said: "...aaaaaaaand, totally worth the wait!

This series is so much fun, and the characters so great, and I love that it isn't just about superheroes and supervillains duking it out--it's much more about family and friendship and expectations and finding (o...more
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This series is just fun. That's all! On to book #4...
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Tilting at Mountains by Edurne Pasabán
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Not a perfect book (there are a few things I'll chalk up to slight translation errors), but I really enjoyed this honest and inspirational look at Edurne Pasabán's journey to becoming a mountaineer, as well as to successfully summiting all fourteen o...more
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In a weird coincidence, this was the second book this weekend I read with a main character named Charlie and with yellow writing on the cover. My husband looked at me when I was reading it and said, "I thought you just finished that one!" Nope. Anywa...more
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It took me awhile to get into this one, and there were definitely a few things I didn't like, but by the end? Well, I really cared about Charlie and his family, and I like how it all concludes a lot. I'll definitely be looking forward to Sanchez's ne...more
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Ruin and Rising by Leigh Bardugo
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So, I wanted to give this a shot, even though I didn't really like the second book much at all, just in case it got better, but I was already bored by about page 90 or so, and when Nina told me how it all ends, it just made me mad and not want to fin...more
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Since You've Been Gone by Morgan Matson
Since You've Been Gone
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I was pretty skeptical about a number of things at the beginning, but then I totally got sucked in. And I liked that Matson managed to surprise me with Sloan, that she didn't turn out to be who I thought she would. I might have cried at the end, ha!...more
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