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ARC Review: Murder, Magic, and What We Wore by Kelly Jones

The Details: Published: September 19th, 2017 Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Reader Genres: YA, Historical Fiction, Mystery My Rating: 3.5  GoodReads Blurb: The year is 1818, the city is London, and 16-year-old Annis Whitworth has just learned that her father is dead and all his money is missing. And so, of course, she decides to… Continue reading ARC Review: Murder, Magic, and What We Wore by Kelly Jones

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Review: Alex and Eliza by Melissa de la Cruz

The Details Publisher:  G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers Published: April 11, 2017 Genres:  YA, Historical Fiction, Romance My Rating: 4.5 stars GoodReads Blurb   Their romance shaped a nation. The rest was history. 1777. Albany, New York.  As battle cries of the American Revolution echo in the distance, servants flutter about preparing for… Continue reading Review: Alex and Eliza by Melissa de la Cruz

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ARC Review: Odd and True by Cat Winters

The Details Publisher: Amulet Books Published: September 12, 2017 Genres:  YA, historical fiction, fantasy My Rating: 4.25 stars  Goodreads Blurb Trudchen grew up hearing Odette’s stories of their monster-slaying mother and a magician’s curse. But now that Tru’s older, she’s starting to wonder if her older sister’s tales were just comforting lies, especially because there’s nothing… Continue reading ARC Review: Odd and True by Cat Winters

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Review: Roseblood by A G Howard

The Details Publisher: ABRAMS Publishing Published: January 10, 2017 Genres:  YA, retelling, fantasy, romance My Rating: 3 stars Goodreads Blurb In this modern day spin on Leroux’s gothic tale of unrequited love turned to madness, seventeen-year-old Rune Germain has a mysterious affliction linked to her operatic talent, and a horrifying mistake she’s trying to hide. Hoping creative direction… Continue reading Review: Roseblood by A G Howard

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Review: Untold by Sarah Rees Brennan

The Details Publisher:  Simon & Schuster UK Published: August 29th, 2013 Genres:  YA, romance, paranormal, Gothic, My Rating: 3 Stars  GoodReads Review  It's time to choose sides....  On the surface, Sorry-in-the-Vale is a sleepy English town. But Kami Glass knows the truth. Sorry-in-the-Vale is full of magic. In the old days, the Lynburn family ruled with… Continue reading Review: Untold by Sarah Rees Brennan

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Review: Caraval by Stephanie Garber

The Details Publisher: Flatiron Books Published:  January 31, 2017 Genres:  YA, mystery, romance My Rating: 4.75 Stars GoodReads Blurb  Scarlett Dragna has never left the tiny island where she and her sister, Tella, live with their powerful, and cruel, father. Now Scarlett’s father has arranged a marriage for her, and Scarlett thinks her dreams of seeing… Continue reading Review: Caraval by Stephanie Garber

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Review: Shine by Lauren Myracle

The Details Publisher: Amulet Books Published:  May 1st, 2011 Genres:  YA, Contemporary, Realistic Fiction, LGBT+, Mystery My Rating: 5 Stars GoodReads Blub When her best guy friend falls victim to a vicious hate crime, sixteen-year-old Cat sets out to discover who in her small town did it. Richly atmospheric, this daring mystery mines the secrets… Continue reading Review: Shine by Lauren Myracle