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A Curse so Dark and Lonely

Brigid Kemmerer “He’s here. He’s not hurting anyone. But he’s still a monster. The curse isn’t broken.” I wasn’t enchanted by the first few chapters. I liked what was going on but was struggling to be fully engaged. I can’t pin down why I didn’t fall in love. I wanted to love this book but […]

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Darkdawn

Jay Kristoff “Part of having is the fear of losing. Part of creating is the fear of it breaking. Part of beginning is the fear of your ending. Fear is never a choice. Never a choice. But letting it rule you is.” Again, a friendly reminder the Nevernight Chronicle series is not a YA series. […]

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2019 Lit Lemon Wrap Up

2019 has been a fantastic year for Lit Lemon. Lit Lemon turned one, my twitter is booming, and I am building up my Instagram. The reading/writing community is a lovely place, filled with supporters and inspiration. I have worked with many authors and hope to meet even more in 2020. I am thrilled to have […]

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The Kid Who Wants to Become an Engineer

Sannette Viljoen The Kid Who Wants to Become and Engineer is an informative children’s book about the potential career paths of an engineer. Alvin is on a holiday break from school. His family takes a trip to visit his grandparents, while there Alvin realizes he wants to be an engineer like his grandfather. Alvin’s grandmother […]

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Harriet the Spy

Louise Fitzhugh “When suddenly Harriet leaped to her feet as though she had just then remembered, and screamed, “I’ll be damned if I’ll go to dancing school.” “Harriet!” Mrs. Welsch was appalled. “How dare you use words like that at the table.” “Or any other place, dear,” interjected Mr. Welsch calmly.” Another book of Time’s […]

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Looking for Alaska

John Green “‘Don’t you know who you love, Pudge? You love a girl who makes you laugh and shows you porn and drinks with you. You don’t love the crazy, sullen bitch.’ And there was something to that, truth be told.” John Green knows how to pull you in and twist your heart. I am […]

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