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Justin rated a book 4 of 5 stars
Daughter of Smoke & Bone by Laini Taylor
Daughter of Smoke & Bone (Daughter of Smoke and Bone, #1)
by Laini Taylor (Goodreads Author)
read in December, 2014
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Speaking as someone who rarely reads urban fantasy and tries to avoid paranormal romance, I liked this book a lot more than I thought I would. That has everything to do with Taylor being a worldbuilding master; honestly, I would have been perfectly h ...more
" We're coming up on the end of our challenge, so it's time to check in and see how the battle has gone.

Now that I've become a little more patient as a
The Book with No Pictures by B.J. Novak
Justin made a comment in the group Mock Printz 2015This One Summer by Mariko Tamaki topic
" I go back and forth on this one. I appreciated the art but didn't really connect with the story the first time I read it. I kept thinking about it aft ...more"
Justin rated a book 3 of 5 stars
The Black-Eyed Blonde by Benjamin Black
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I do love me some hardboiled detective stories.

I'm more of a Sam Spade kind of guy, and have never really read any of Chandler's Phillip Marlowe stories. That turned out to be both a blessing and a curse. I didn't enter into this with any preconceive
" I am in the middle of The Black-Eyed Blonde by Benjamin Black, which is a new Phillip Marlowe (yes, Chandler's Phillip Marlowe) book. I love pulp/noir ...more"
Between Shades of Gray by Ruta Sepetys
" Yeah, I went and looked up more information on the Winter War after reading this, as I had never even heard of it until then. "
Justin made a comment on his review of Control (Control, #1)
Control by Lydia Kang
" Right? I mean... Fix-William Cyrad? It's right there. RIGHT THERE.

I guess I'm just annoyed about the fact that the cool kids who review YA on Goodread
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