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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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The Sisters of the Winter Wood

by Rena Rossner “If people hate each other, they will blame each other, and eventually they will kill each other. And what better group of people to start with than the Jews?” A fairytale-inspired multipoint of view page-turner. From the first four chapters, I knew if I didn’t put The Sisters of the Winter Wood […]

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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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Godsgrave

Jay Kristoff “Our scars are just gifts from our enemies,” Ashlinn whispered into her mouth. “Reminding us they weren’t good enough to kill us.” Guys, it got way better. If you were able to survive Nevernight, you have to read Godsgrave. I have to remind you the Nevernight Chronicle series is NOT a YA series. […]

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To Kill A Mockingbird

Harper Lee “Atticus, he was real nice.” “Most people are, Scout, when you finally see them.” To Kill a Mockingbird is an American classic. This book has been haunting me since the ninth grade. I never finished reading the book because I didn’t like it, so I packed it around for a decade, along with […]

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Esperanza Rising

Pam Muñoz Ryan Esperanza smiled. When the grapes delivered their harvest, she always turned another year. This year, she would be thirteen. The picking would take three weeks and then, like every other year, Mama and Papa would host a fiesta for the harvest. And for her birthday. Esperanza Rising is on Time’s 100 Best […]

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