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In Which I Brief You on Books: Reincarnations, Executions, and Magicians

In Which I Brief You on Books: Reincarnations, Executions, and Magicians

Please proceed if you wish to find out a bit more about: The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August, Burial Rites, and A Darker Shade of Magic. :) Oh, and I believe all of these actually fall under the adult category. That’s surprising. I hope you’ll find something you might want to read. :)

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Review: Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe

Review: Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe

Title: Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe Author: Benjamin Alire Sáenz Published:  February 21st 2012 Pages: 359 (Hardcover) Date read: August 08, 2014 Synopsis from Goodreads: A lyrical novel about family and friendship from critically acclaimed author Benjamin Alire Sáenz. Aristotle is an angry teen with a brother in prison. Dante is a know-it-all … Continue reading

Mini Reviews: Summery Contemporaries X3

Mini Reviews: Summery Contemporaries X3

♦♦♦♦♦♦ Title: The Statistical Probability of Love at First Sight Author: Jennifer E. Smith Publication Date: January 1st 2011 Length: 236 pages (Hardcover) Synopsis from Goodreads: Who would have guessed that four minutes could change everything? Today should be one of the worst days of seventeen-year-old Hadley Sullivan’s life. Having missed her flight, she’s stuck at JFK … Continue reading

Review: Winger

Review: Winger

Title: Winger Author: Andrew Smith Published: May 14th 2013 Pages: 439 (Hardcover) Series: Winger #1 Synopsis from Goodreads: Ryan Dean West is a fourteen-year-old junior at a boarding school for rich kids. He’s living in Opportunity Hall, the dorm for troublemakers, and rooming with the biggest bully on the rugby team. And he’s madly in love with his … Continue reading

Mini Reviews: 2013 Clean-Up

Mini Reviews: 2013 Clean-Up

Hi guys :) It has been 2014 for nearly four months now (still feels like it’s 2012), and I still have a couple of books left from 2013 that I have yet to review. This fact has really been bothering me lately since I don’t feel like I can fully move on until I have done … Continue reading

Review: Angelfall

Review: Angelfall

Title: Angelfall Author: Susan Ee Published: August 28th 2012 Pages: 283 (Paperback) Series: Penryn and the End of Days #1 Synopsis from Goodreads: It’s been six weeks since angels of the apocalypse descended to demolish the modern world. Street gangs rule the day while fear and superstition rule the night. When warrior angels fly away with … Continue reading

Review: Throne of Glass

Review: Throne of Glass

Title: Throne of Glass Author: Sarah J. Maas Published: August 7th 2012 Pages: 404 (Hardcover) Series: Throne of Glass #1 Synopsis from Goodreads: Meet Celaena Sardothien. Beautiful. Deadly. Destined for greatness. In the dark, filthy salt mines of Endovier, an eighteen-year-old girl is serving a life sentence. She is a trained assassin, the best of her … Continue reading

Review: The Final Empire (Mistborn)

Review: The Final Empire (Mistborn)

Title: The Final Empire Author: Brandon Sanderson Published: July 17th 2006 Pages: 647 (Paperback) Series: Mistborn #1 Synopsis from Goodreads: A thousand years ago evil came to the land. A dark lord rules through the aristocratic families and ordinary folk labor as slaves in volcanic ash fields. A troublemaker arrives. A rumored revolt depends on … Continue reading

Review: Unwind

Review: Unwind

Title: Unwind Author: Neal Shusterman Published:  November 6th 2007 Pages: 335 (Hardcover) Series: Unwind Dystology #1 Synopsis from Goodreads: In a society where unwanted teens are salvaged for their body parts, three runaways fight the system that would “unwind” them. Connor’s parents want to be rid of him because he’s a troublemaker. Risa has no parents … Continue reading

Review: The Archived

Review: The Archived

Title: The Archived Author: Victoria Schwab Published: January 22nd 2013 Pages: 328 (Hardcover) Series: The Archived #1 Synopsis from Goodreads: Imagine a place where the dead rest on shelves like books. Each body has a story to tell, a life seen in pictures that only Librarians can read. The dead are called Histories, and the vast … Continue reading

Mini Reviews: School For Mystical Beings x2

Mini Reviews: School For Mystical Beings x2

Hello again :). This time, we’re going to take a look at two books that take place at different schools for mystical beings, which, according to me, never really gets old. ;) There’s just something so incredibly fun about it, you know? :) And fear not fellow readers! These are both the first in their … Continue reading

Review: This Song Will Save Your Life

Review: This Song Will Save Your Life

Title: This Song Will Save Your Life Author: Leila Sales Publication Date: September 17th 2013 Pages: 288 (Hardcover) Synopsis from Goodreads: Making friends has never been Elise Dembowski’s strong suit. All throughout her life, she’s been the butt of every joke and the outsider in every conversation. When a final attempt at popularity fails, Elise nearly gives … Continue reading

Mini Reviews: Series Enders x2

Mini Reviews: Series Enders x2

It’s time for another combined review! This time I’m going to talk a little bit about Emerald Green and Allegiant, both the last in their respective trilogy. There will be no spoilers, except for in the synopsis, naturally, and that’s only if you haven’t read the previous books. So all of you who have yet to read … Continue reading

Review: Fangirl

Review: Fangirl

Title: Fangirl Author: Rainbow Rowell Publication Date: September 10th 2013 Length: 438 pages (Hardcover) Synopsis from Goodreads: In Rainbow Rowell’s Fangirl, Cath is a Simon Snow fan. Okay, the whole world is a Simon Snow fan, but for Cath, being a fan is her life—and she’s really good at it. She and her twin sister, Wren, ensconced themselves … Continue reading

Mini Reviews: Contemporaries x3

Mini Reviews: Contemporaries x3

Hey :) Recently, I have realised something. Namely, I have realised that I read books a lot faster than I review them…and it has become a problem. You see, I don’t want to feel like I can’t start a new book because I have a lot of reviews to write, and I definitely don’t want … Continue reading