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Torn by Rowenna Miller
"Picked up this book from a list that told me if I liked Tamora Pierce's Circle of Magic (specifically Sandry with her stitch witch talents), I should read this book. A seamstress that can backstitch charms into her clothes, a politically torn city..." Read more of this review »
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Hullmetal Girls by Emily Skrutskie
Hullmetal Girls
by Emily Skrutskie (Goodreads Author)
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I was most of the way through this book and stuck on why I was having so much trouble finishing it. It made no sense why I wasn’t devouring the book as fast as possible – it’s got spaceships and cyborgs and conspiracies and training montages! It’s g ...more
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Kill The Farm Boy by Delilah S. Dawson
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I requested the book on the strength of Princess Bride comparisons, which seem to have since been removed? Well, this is a hard one for me to review, because it's just not what I expected and the sales pitch I got is gone now, so...

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These Shallow Graves by Jennifer Donnelly
These Shallow Graves
by Jennifer Donnelly (Goodreads Author)
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I feel like the only person out of my goodreads friends who didn't like this one, but...
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This one just didn't hit it off with me right from the start, for petty reasons at first but when those are so early in the book...they kind of color the r
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The Bodies We Wear by Jeyn Roberts
The Bodies We Wear
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DNF at about 35%. The book felt rather flat to me, thanks to the 'darker and edgier' tone to it. Everything was just unrelentingly grimdark, but in the exact same way at all times, and...I can only care for so long if I don't have some variety. Plus ...more
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A Cowboy's Sweetheart by Crista McHugh
A Cowboy's Sweetheart
by Crista McHugh (Goodreads Author)
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Short and sweet and highly readable, this book was right up my alley and I couldn't help picking it up. Rich girl/poor boy? Cowboys? Yes, please! I really liked the characters and chemistry between our two leads, the sweet moments between them were d ...more
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Kill The Farm Boy by Delilah S. Dawson
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Fawkes by Nadine Brandes
Fawkes
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The House of the Four Winds by Mercedes Lackey
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A Princess in Theory by Alyssa Cole
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Khaled Hosseini
“I suspect the truth is that we are waiting, all of us, against insurmountable odds, for something extraordinary to happen to us.”
Khaled Hosseini, And the Mountains Echoed

Zoë Marriott
“I truly believe that if you have more friends than books, you have too many friends. Or not enough books. Probably both.”
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Adrienne Rich
“There must be those among whom we can sit down and weep and still be counted as warriors.”
Adrienne Rich

I'm selfish, impatient and a little insecure. I make mistakes, I am out of control
“I'm selfish, impatient and a little insecure. I make mistakes, I am out of control and at times hard to handle. But if you can't handle me at my worst, then you sure as hell don't deserve me at my best.”
Marilyn Monroe

Orlando Winters
“If a couple of gay guys want to throw the gayest, most fabulous wedding of all time, the only way it should offend you is if you weren’t invited.”
Orlando Winters, Stop Being a F***ing Idiot

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62172 BookExpo America — 924 members — last activity Jul 09, 2018 05:35AM
This is a discussion group for those planning on attending BookExpo 2018 May 31st - June 1st, and BookCon June 2nd-3rd. Feel free to share past experi ...more
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The official book club for the book-loving fans of the LJ community Oh No They Didn't. Share suggestions for books, talk about books, tell your fellow ...more
44927 E.Y.A.B. — 709 members — last activity Mar 01, 2017 02:39PM
It's a place where you free yourselves from reality and jump into the world of fantasies and lapse into reveries. It's a place where you try to persu ...more
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