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"There's a romance brewing ... it mostly feels like "this one's a boy and this one's a girl and that means they HAVE to fall in love" and I Don't Like It." Jul 19, 2019 11:22AM

 
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Jalyn is 71% done with Children of Blood and Bone: There's a romance brewing ... it mostly feels like "this one's a boy and this one's a girl and that means they HAVE to fall in love" and I Don't Like It.
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This is a strange story. It's told passionlessly, our unnamed narrator laying out events as "this happened, then this happened, and this is what we did," with no feeling or emotion in it. There's a fair bit of scientific explanation, as if the how of ...more
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The Olive Conspiracy by Shira Glassman
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The Hearts We Sold by Emily Lloyd-Jones
The Hearts We Sold
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That Inevitable Victorian Thing by E.K. Johnston
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I have mixed feelings about this book, but they're good mixed feelings. Sort of. So this review is a little bit out of order because the setting is hugely important in my thoughts on the book and the characters, not so much.

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Adulting by Kelly Williams Brown
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Once upon a time (and by "once upon a time" I mean "up until a few days ago when I started reading this book") I had this online business idea of a website that would be an all-in-one stop for everything to do with adulting. Then I gave up on that id ...more
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