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Summer wants to read 12 books in the 2019 Reading Challenge
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The Star-Touched Queen by Roshani Chokshi
The Star-Touched Queen
by Roshani Chokshi (Goodreads Author)
recommended for: those that love beautiful prose and Indian folklore
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3 Stars, Completed November 9, 2018

The fact that this is my third attempt to read this one may say a lot. To keep it short, the beginning is pretty slow and the story did not grab my attention until near the middle
. Therefore I'll have to give this o
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Uprooted by Naomi Novik
Uprooted
by Naomi Novik (Goodreads Author)
recommended for: fans of Howl's Moving Castle
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4 Stars, Completed August 10, 2018

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To be totally honest, I wasn't expecting much from this one because I'm not really a fan of the look of the U.S. edition, but, gosh, this really proves the saying, "don't judge a book by its cover." Uprooted w
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The Wicked King by Holly Black
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5 Stars, Completed June 24, 2018

OMG, this was SO good. There were so many evil and gasp-worthy twists; I didn’t see any of them coming
. My mind is still actually trying to process that ending... Like do we have to really wait until 2020 for the next
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Crooked Kingdom by Leigh Bardugo
Crooked Kingdom (Six of Crows, #2)
by Leigh Bardugo (Goodreads Author)
recommended for: those that love the Grishaverse
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4 Stars, Completed October 16, 2016

Oh my gosh, I’m a little horrified that I waited over a year to finally write this review…

Crows remember human faces. They remember the people who feed them, who are kind to them. And the people who wrong them too.
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Heir of Fire by Sarah J. Maas
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3.5 Stars, Completed March 24, 2018

I am so impressed by my reading speed while marathoning this series. XD

Heir of Fire didn't have nearly enough Chaol for me to enjoy it and I also found the first 200 pages a bit too slow paced. It was also a little
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Crown of Midnight by Sarah J. Maas
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4.5 Stars, Completed March 21, 2018

Consider me officially Chaol trash after this one. T_T
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Throne of Glass by Sarah J. Maas
Throne of Glass (Throne of Glass, #1)
by Sarah J. Maas (Goodreads Author)
recommended to Summer by: Jess
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3 Stars, Completed March 19, 2018

I sort of fell off the blogosphere and haven't written any book reviews due to my reading slump these past several months... but good news! I finally finished a book and it was this one, the very popular Throne of Gla
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The Cruel Prince by Holly Black
The Cruel Prince (The Folk of the Air, #1)
by Holly Black (Goodreads Author)
recommended for: those that like dark fae tales
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5 Stars, Completed December 22, 2017

I feel like The Cruel Prince is the book that will get has gotten me out of my reading and (maybe?) blogging slump. After not having read any books in the past few weeks (ahem, more like nearly two months), I finis
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“Reader's Bill of Rights

1. The right to not read

2. The right to skip pages

3. The right to not finish

4. The right to reread

5. The right to read anything

6. The right to escapism

7. The right to read anywhere

8. The right to browse

9. The right to read out loud

10. The right to not defend your tastes”
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