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Featured Review: Blood Will Out (Jo Treggiari)

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About This Book: Ari Sullivan is alive—for now. She wakes at the bottom of a cistern, confused, injured and alone, with only the shadowy recollection of a low-pitched voice and a gloved hand. No one can hear her screams. And the person who put her there is coming back. The killer...
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Featured Review: Roar (Cora Carmack)

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About This Book:  In a land ruled and shaped by violent magical storms, power lies with those who control them. Aurora Pavan comes from one of the oldest Stormling families in existence. Long ago, the ungifted pledged fealty and service to her family in exchange for safe haven, and a kingdom...
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Featured Review: Fireblood (Elly Blake)

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About This Book: All hail the Fire Queen. Against all odds, Ruby has defeated the villainous Frost King and melted his throne of ice. But the bloodthirsty Minax that was trapped inside is now haunting her kingdom and everyone she loves. The answers to its demise may lie to the south...
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Featured Review: Spindle Fire (Lexa Hillyer)

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About This Book: A kingdom burns. A princess sleeps. This is no fairy tale. It all started with the burning of the spindles. No. It all started with a curse… Half sisters Isabelle and Aurora are polar opposites: Isabelle is the king’s headstrong illegitimate daughter, whose sight was tithed by faeries;...
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Top Ten Tuesday ~ Top Ten Authors I'm Dying To Meet!!

Top Ten Tuesday ~ Top Ten Authors I'm Dying To Meet!!
Welcome to Young Adult Book Central's Top Ten Tuesday post! Each Tuesday we will be hosting a different theme or topic  involving all  things bookish!!! The Top Ten Tuesday post was originally created at The Broke and The Bookish so visit there site for all the fun details about this awesome meme!!  ...
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Featured Review: The Bone Witch (Rin Chupeco)

Featured Review: The Bone Witch (Rin Chupeco)
About This Book:    A Publishers Weekly Most Anticipated Young Adult Book of Spring 2017! In the captivating start to a new, darkly lyrical fantasy series for readers of Leigh Bardugo and Sabaa Tahir, Tea can raise the dead, but resurrection comes at a price... Let me be clear: I never...
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Featured Review: Long May She Reign (Rhiannon Thomas)

Featured Review: Long May She Reign (Rhiannon Thomas)
About This Book: The Girl of Fire and Thorns meets The Queen of the Tearling in this thrilling fantasy standalone about one girl’s unexpected rise to power. Freya was never meant be queen. Twenty third in line to the throne, she never dreamed of a life in the palace, and would...
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