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Blood Red Road by Moira Young
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I just finished reading Blood Red Road, and I absolutely LOVED it!!

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“Frikin’ amazin’, that’s what it was”. If I were to speak like Saba in Blood Red Road.

Which, after reading this book, I nearly did!

As you’ve probably heard, the writing of the book
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Tess rated a book it was ok
Wolfsbane by Andrea Cremer
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Only 50 pages in, my “filler warning bell” started ringing. (The bell that rings when I see filler-signs, usually in sequels, see Linger or Desires of the Dead.)

I tried to ignore it, because I wanted to like Wolfsbane. I had been dying to read it eve
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Wolfsbane by Andrea Cremer
" I'm feeling so-so unfortunately. I miss Ren as well, in fact I miss the whole pack! And maybe I should have read that novella too, because I have hard ...more "
Wither by Lauren DeStefano
" I know, nothing made sense in this book, I had such a hard time believing in the premise of the book, and stuff kept bugging me, like how on earth did ...more "
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Where She Went by Gayle Forman
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I remember reading If I Stay a while ago, about Mia whose spirit is trying to decide whether to go or stay in this life, after she learns that her entire family was killed in a car crash. I wasn’t blown away, neither did I cry. Yet it was still good ...more
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Awaken by Katie Kacvinsky
Awaken (Awaken, #1)
by Katie Kacvinsky (Goodreads Author)
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Only a few chapters in, I knew that Awaken shared similarities with many other dystopias I’ve read lately, who have put too much focus on a romance, and much too little into an actual plot and a believable world-building.

The signs were there, namely:
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Unwind by Neal Shusterman
Unwind (Unwind, #1)
by Neal Shusterman (Goodreads Author)
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Unwind should come with a warning tag: Be aware, once you start you will not be able to stop.

It sucks you in pretty much straight away and keeps an extremely high-paced tempo throughout the book. Plenty of action, lots of twists. Every chapter ended
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Hex Hall by Rachel Hawkins
Hex Hall (Hex Hall, #1)
by Rachel Hawkins (Goodreads Author)
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I remember saying in my review of A Great and Terrible Beauty that it was described as a Harry Potter for girls.

Well, scratch that. This is the Harry Potter for girls!

Let’s see:

1) The main character Sophie is sent off to a boarding school for magical
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The Iron Daughter by Julie Kagawa
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Here is another sequel that has turned out to be as good as its predecessor. I’m so happy to find these rare cases, because I was honestly starting to doubt they existed!

In this sequel, we are taken on a journey to the winter court, and later to the
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The Iron Queen by Julie Kagawa
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3124 Urban Fantasy — 5156 members — last activity 22 hours, 16 min ago
Urban fantasy is a subset of contemporary fantasy, consisting of magical novels and stories set in contemporary, real-world, urban settings--as oppose ...more
17216 Witches, Weres, and Vamps, Oh MY! — 3431 members — last activity Aug 02, 2018 04:04AM
Let’s not forget Fairies, Ghosts, Djinn, Angels, Demons and everything else Paranormal! If you are into Paranormal Fiction this is the group for you. ...more
250 twilight lovers! — 4856 members — last activity Jul 07, 2018 10:25AM
For people who have read and loved Twilight by Stephenie Meyer. And all of you who might be pale enough to be vampires, but really, and truly aren't. ...more
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