Reviews written by Samantha Randolph

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November 30, 2021
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5.0
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5.0
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5.0
Middle Grade Fiction
Fun and charming middle grade graphic novel

Dragoslava is cursed. Years ago, they got on the wrong side of a witch, and now they have to do everything the witch demands. Drago just wants to be a typical vampire kid and hang out with their friends, Eztli and Quintus, but when the witch sends them on a...

November 22, 2021
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5.0
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5.0
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5.0
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5.0
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Young Adult Fiction
Wayward children go wayward once more

After her adventures in Confection and the Moors, Cora isn't doing well. Nightmares of the Drowned Gods won't let her sleep, and she's worried they could come for her at any moment. In an attempt to save herself, Cora requests a transfer from Eleanor West's Home for Wayward Children to...

November 22, 2021
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3.7
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3.0
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4.0
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4.0
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Young Adult Fiction
What do you do when both magic and science fail?

To the queen (her mother) and the court, Lynesse the Fourth Daughter is at best, a nuisance, and at worst, an embarrassment. When reports of a demon terrorizing and infecting the land arrive, Lynesse believes her time to prove her worth has come. She sets out with her companion, Esha,...

November 22, 2021
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3.0
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3.0
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Middle Grade Fiction
Exciting sequel in the Fright Watch series

Quinn and Mike hoped life would go back to normal after they defeated the Oldies on Goodie Lane. Unfortunately, they have new neighbors now who seem just as suspicious. The five women all work for the same interior design firm, they always wear white, and it always feels cold around...

November 16, 2021
Overall rating
 
3.3
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3.0
Characters
 
4.0
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3.0
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Young Adult Fiction
A Spindle Splintered

Zinnia Gray has always been fascinated by Sleeping Beauty stories. She understands the feeling of knowledge looming over your life, whether that's of a curse or, in her case, of the fact that no one with her illness has lived past age 21. On her 21st birthday, her best friend,...

November 08, 2021
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4.0
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4.0
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Middle Grade Fiction
3 Reasons to Read THE LIST OF UNSPEAKABLE FEARS

Essie O'Neill keeps a list of everything she's afraid of. She didn't used to be so scared, but lately, it feels like she's constantly adding things to the list. When her mother remarries and they move to North Brother Island, home of a quarantine hospital run by her new stepfather,...

November 02, 2021
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5.0
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5.0
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5.0
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5.0
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Young Adult Fiction
A must-read for Tig Torres fans

Tig Torres and her friends barely escaped with their lives when they were hunting down the Lit Killer. Just when Tig thought her podcast and the mystery of Hollow Falls was finished, she receives an invite from the mysterious Murder of Crows armchair detective group. When she and her maybe-more-than-friend...

November 02, 2021
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5.0
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5.0
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5.0
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5.0
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Young Adult Fiction
3 Reasons to Read SQUAD immediately

Becca is nervous to start at a new school. To her shock, she's almost immediately pulled in to a group of the most popular girls in school. They're stylish, edgy, beautiful, and....werewolves? When Becca discovers their surprising secret, they invite her to join them. The price is having to feed...

October 29, 2021
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5.0
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5.0
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5.0
Kids Fiction
Beautiful picture book about embracing who you are

House doesn't have anyone living inside. She's starting to worry that between her creaking doors, her banging pipes, and numerous cobwebs, she might just be haunted. In an effort to attract a family, she tries her utmost to silence all the creaks and groans and be like any non-haunted house....

October 27, 2021
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4.0
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4.0
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Middle Grade Fiction
High stakes, action-packed MG thriller

Katrina and her parents have once again relocated to a new hiding place, this time in Georgia. Her parents have told her that being in the Witness Protection Program is tough, and they have to be very careful about blending in. When her mom is suddenly taken and her dad...

October 27, 2021
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3.7
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4.0
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3.0
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4.0
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The warm feeling of a Hallmark movie in a book

Graham Wallace has loved his next door neighbor, Sarah Clarke, for years. He hasn't told her, because for the last two years (and counting), she's been dating his best friend. Jealous and heartbroken, he makes a wish on a falling star to be with her. When he wakes up the...

October 25, 2021
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5.0
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5.0
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5.0
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5.0
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Young Adult Fiction
Stunning conclusion to the Frozen Sun series

Lira and Reyker have been separated once again. Lira is now under Draki's control, becoming his death-bringer and conquering nations in his name. After Lira altered Reyker's mind, his soul is fractured, and his memories are distant. He battle madness urges him to defeat Draki at all costs, even if...

October 12, 2021
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4.0
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4.0
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Middle Grade Fiction
A story about removing the limits we set on ourselves

Pinki is a rakkhosh with the power of fire. As awesome as that is, her issue is that she can't control it...to the point of almost burning her school down. When the son of the Serpentine Governor offers to teach Pinki control in exchange for her capturing the last moonbeams...

October 08, 2021
Overall rating
 
4.7
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5.0
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5.0
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4.0
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Heart-pounding follow up to BEASTS OF THE FROZEN SUN

**This review contains spoilers for book 1, BEASTS OF THE FROZEN SUN** ********************************************* Lira and Reyker are adrift, both believing the other to be dead. Neither has time to properly grieve as Draki continues his quest to build an empire...

September 28, 2021
Overall rating
 
4.0
Plot
 
4.0
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4.0
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4.0
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Young Adult Fiction
Unearthed

Jessica Cruz strives to be the perfect student, a helpful daughter, and a good friend. She's recently started a fellowship program with a museum that houses an Aztec exhibit and feels strangely drawn to the Aztec gods. Jessica tries to do her best in all aspects of her life, because...

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