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Review: Boys Don’t Knit (in Public)

Title: Boys Don't Knit (in Public) Author: T.S. Eaton Age group: YA Genre: contemporary Subgenre: general fiction Page count: 272 Rating: * * * * I loved this book. The main character, Ben, is a 17 year old with mild OCD, anxiety, and terrible taste in friends. His loser friends get him into trouble, which… Continue reading Review: Boys Don’t Knit (in Public)

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Review: The Price of Meat

Title: The Price of Meat Author: K.J. Charles Genre: horror Subgenre: alt history Page Count: 61 Rating: * * * * This novella is the first I've read from K.J. Charles, but it will not be the last! Johanna Oakly is on a quest to get her beloved Arabella released from an asylum, where her… Continue reading Review: The Price of Meat

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Review: Harbinger of Darkness

Disclaimer: I was offered this book in exchange for an honest review. Title: Harbinger of Darkness Author: Richard C. White Genre: fantasy Subgenre: n/a Page Count: 314 Rating: * If you would like to read the amazon blurb for this book, you can find it here. This review does contain minor spoilers.   I hate… Continue reading Review: Harbinger of Darkness

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Petite Critique: Hungry Demigods

Title: Hungry Demigods Author: Andrea Tang Genre: Adult urban fantasy Subgenre: n/a Length: Short story Rating: * * * * * I don't normally read short stories, let alone review them--especially from authors I'm unfamiliar with, but when I saw Andrea's pitch on Twitter, I knew I had to read it. Immediately. Franco-Chinese-Canadian urban fantasy… Continue reading Petite Critique: Hungry Demigods

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Review: The Haunting of Springett Hall

Lucy Tregarrick woke up dead, with no memory of who she is or how she got that way. Now she must solve the mystery of her own death before the evil presence occupying Springett hall ensure she and the other ghosts of the manor never see the light of day--or night--again. My biggest complaint about… Continue reading Review: The Haunting of Springett Hall

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Pass, Fail, Promise: Urban Fantasy Edition

I have been doing a TON of reading. Seriously. I think I've finished 4-5 books since Saturday, and I'm working on three more. Right now I'm on a huge Urban Fantasy kick. This might be because THE FERRYMEN is coming out in few weeks. Or maybe it's because one of my favorite authors has a… Continue reading Pass, Fail, Promise: Urban Fantasy Edition

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Pass, Fail, Promise: World Politics Edition

Pass: In Order to Live by Yeonmi Park and Maryanne Vollers This is the first book in a while to send me into book coma. I finished listening to it, and then had to sit for a couple of hours, processing it. I went into it knowing nothing about Korea ouside of what I've gleaned… Continue reading Pass, Fail, Promise: World Politics Edition

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Pass, Fail, Promise: Classic Lit

Pass: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain I think that I must be one of only about five people in the US who didn't have this book for required reading--ever--in all the time I was at school. It's kind of a shame, really, because I like the little I have read of Mark… Continue reading Pass, Fail, Promise: Classic Lit

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Pass, Fail, Promise

Pass: The Beginning of Everything by Robyn Schneider I have been a fan of Robyn Schneider for a while, but this is the first book of hers that I read. Back when I was doing all of my nail polish stuff, back in 2012-13, I came across her youtube channel accidentally when she did a… Continue reading Pass, Fail, Promise

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Book Review: The Girl in the Road

Author: Monica Byrne Genre: Fiction Subgenre: Distopian Page Count: Around 323, but I listed to the audio book (highly recommended!) To start off with, the Goodreads summary can be found here, so take a minute to look at that. Done? Okay. This book is about two women who for various reasons, find themselves running from… Continue reading Book Review: The Girl in the Road