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July 29, 2021
Overall rating 
 
4.7
Plot 
 
5.0
Characters 
 
4.0
Writing Style 
 
5.0
Young Adult Fiction
Thrill seekers beware!

What I Loved: In Lies my Memory Told Me, Nova is the daughter of the people who created Enhanced Memory. EM Technology allows a person to get first-hand knowledge and experiences without any risk or time. While all news articles give rave reviews and everything is new and shiny about...

July 18, 2021
Overall rating 
 
4.8
Writing Style 
 
5.0
Plot/Story 
 
5.0
Illustrations (if applicable) 
 
N/A
Characters (if applicable) 
 
4.0
Editing/Design Quality 
 
5.0
Young Adult Indie
A Rumpelstiltskin retelling made of gold

WHAT I LOVED: GOLD SPUN is a fairytale reimagining of Rumpelstiltskin. To ensure peace following the war between Faradisia and Reynallis, Prince Casper was a Royal hostage for six years. However, he must return home and become King of Reynallis after the Fay attacked and killed his brother, King...

July 17, 2021
Overall rating 
 
5.0
Plot 
 
5.0
Characters 
 
5.0
Writing Style 
 
5.0
Kill 12 Birds with 1 Stone

What I Loved: THE HAWTHORNE LEGACY, a sequel to THE INHERITANCE GAMES, is a book full of intrigue and mystery with a pace that never relents. The Hawthorne grandsons grew up on puzzles and riddles and Avery Kylie Grambs is “a very risky gamble” that Tobias Hawthorne has...

July 07, 2021 (Updated: July 07, 2021)
Overall rating 
 
4.5
Plot/Characters/Writing Style 
 
4.0
Illustrations/Photos (if applicable) 
 
5.0
Stay True to Yourself

What I Loved: Fans of Robert Beatty’s Serafina series will enjoy returning to the same world with Willa of the Wood. The setting of Robert Beatty's books continues to be an essential part of his tales. This time the story takes place in The Great Smokey Mountains...

July 07, 2021 (Updated: July 07, 2021)
Overall rating 
 
4.0
Plot/Characters/Writing Style 
 
4.0
Illustrations/Photos (if applicable) 
 
4.0
If at first you don't succeed, fly, fly again!

What I Loved: This butterfly has 200 miles to fly to reunite with its friends and find flowers. It is such a big goal for one little butterfly. Fog separated this butterfly from the others that started with it on the journey. Being alone makes giving up seem...

June 27, 2021
Overall rating 
 
4.5
Plot/Characters/Writing Style 
 
4.0
Illustrations/Photos (if applicable) 
 
5.0
Kids Fiction
An Oddity for your collection

What I loved: The world-building in Oddity is mesmerizing. Thirteen-year-old Clover Elkin becomes a force to be recognized as she sets an unrelenting path to fulfill her father’s last request. Her task seems simple: to take the...

June 01, 2021
Overall rating 
 
4.7
Plot 
 
5.0
Characters 
 
4.0
Writing Style 
 
5.0
Young Adult Fiction
Another Great Addition to the Twisted Tale Series

What I loved: Unbirthday is the twisted tale of Disney’s Alice in Wonderland by Liz Braswell. It takes place 11 years from the first Unbirthday Alice had to Wonderland. Having read most of the twisted tales in this series, I am continually impressed with the author’s ability to imbue...

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