Between Valkyrie Profile and City of Bones

I decided to give Between the Blade and the Heart 3.5 stars because, for the most part, it was fast-paced and entertaining. Its premise made it one of the most unique books in my library.

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Don’t Mess with the Jews

The Librarian of Auschwitz by Antonio Iturbe My rating: 4.5 of 5 stars Thank you, Macmillan, for sending me an ARC of this book in exchange for an honest review. In Auschwitz, human life has so little value that no one is shot anymore; a bullet is more valuable than a human being. This review…

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Choose Your Side

Renegades by Marissa Meyer My rating: 5 of 5 stars Thank you, Macmillan, for sending me an ARC of this book in exchange for an honest review. Hero or villain, all prodigies were powerful. All prodigies were dangerous. Renegades is actually the first book I’ve read about superheroes and villains. Novels about such characters (e.g.…

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Make Way for Odin

Berserker by Emmy Laybourne My rating: 3.75 of 5 stars Thank you, Macmillan, for sending me an ARC of this book in exchange for an honest review. Embrace the Nytte. Open your heart to it, or it will be the ruin of you. —Aud Filled with intriguing elements of Norse mythology and American history, Berserker…

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The Boring Side of Beauty

Wild Beauty by Anna-Marie McLemore My rating: 2.25 of 5 stars Thank you, Macmillan, for sending me an ARC of this book in exchange for an honest review. There were two kinds of Nomeolvides hearts, ones broken by the vanishings, and one who counted themselves lucky to have seen the back of their lovers as…

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Dancing with Master Cuckoo

The Midnight Dance by Nikki Katz My rating: 4 of 5 stars Thank you, Macmillan, for sending me an ARC of this book in exchange for an honest review. She shouldn’t miss the touch of this man who had done such despicable things, a man who forced people to serve under his control. After giving…

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Beyond the Gorgeous Cover

The Book Jumper by Mechthild Gläser My rating: 4 of 5 stars It’s the same everywhere in the book world: Readers are not allowed to intervene. Under no circumstances. You must always stay in the margins, between the lines. —Shere Khan Raise your hand if you also bought this book because of its absolutely gorgeous…

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Q & A with K. Ancrum

Happy Thursday, booknerds! Today is kinda special because this post is my 10th author interview. I’m so happy because I continue to meet amiable and talented authors in the YA community. Today’s post features K. Ancrum, debut author of The Wicker King. I found this book to be so weird, but it was not in a bad…

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There Is No Such Thing as Wrong Grammar

Love Is Both Wave and Particle by Paul Cody My rating: 4 of 5 stars Thank you, Macmillan, for sending me an ARC of this book in exchange for an honest review. Light was something like human love. How could it be so smooth, so lovely and flowing and warm, the apex of human existence…

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