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Book Review: Rise of the Vicious Princess

by C.J. Redwine publisher's synopsis: Princess Charis Willowthorn is the dutiful sword of Calera. Raised to be ruthless and cunning, her only goal is to hold her war-torn kingdom together long enough to find a path toward peace with their ancient foe, Montevallo, even if the cost is her own heart. When violence erupts in… Continue reading Book Review: Rise of the Vicious Princess

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Book Review: Sky Without Stars

by Jessica Brody and Joanne Rendell publisher's synopsis: A thief. An officer. A guardian.Three strangers. One shared destiny . . . When the Last Days came, the planet of Laterre promised hope. But five hundred years later, it’s now a place where an extravagant elite class reigns supreme; where the clouds hide the stars and… Continue reading Book Review: Sky Without Stars

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Book Review: Fire Dancer

by Catherine Jones Payne publisher's synopsis: So You Think You Can Dance meets Storm Siren Fire is a dangerous magic. Sixteen-year-old Kyla is preparing for the test of her life: a high-stakes dance competition to win the role of principal dancer in the fire festival's elite troupe. When she's not sneaking off into the woods to practice… Continue reading Book Review: Fire Dancer

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Book Review: We Could Be Villains

by Megan McCullough publisher's synopsis Avoid spoilers. Don’t get fired. Defeat a not-so-fictional supervillain? Seventeen-year-old fangirl Rosemary Collins lives for VIGIL & ANTE Studios movies. From action-packed superhero fights to sweet character moments, she’s here for it all. But in a real-life crossover no one saw coming, the fandom’s heartthrob supervillain, Ironfall, isn’t as fictional… Continue reading Book Review: We Could Be Villains

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Book Review: Recorder

by Cathy McCrumb *cover and synopsis from Goodreads* The Consortium is All. But Recorder Can No Longer Obey. Recorder has no family, no friends, and no name. Donated to the Consortium before birth, her sole purpose is to maintain and verify the records. A neural implant and drone ensure compliance, punishing for displays of bias.… Continue reading Book Review: Recorder

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Book Review: Emberhawk

by Jamie Foley ***Cover image and synopsis from Goodreads*** The elementals have decided they're gods, and humans are nothing but fuel for their fire. A starving trapper. Merciless drought withers Kira's ranch, leaving her family hungry—and desperate enough to cross the border into the forbidden forest to trap wild game. But the forest is infested… Continue reading Book Review: Emberhawk

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Book Review: Premediated Myrtle

by Elizabeth C. Bunce **Cover image from Goodreads** Myrtle Hardcastle is considered an unusual child by most adults. Being fascinated with science, police investigations, toxicology, and other things considering unfitting of ladies of quality will do that. When Myrtle's neighbor suddenly dies under mysterious circumstances, Myrtle instantly assumes that some sort of foul play is… Continue reading Book Review: Premediated Myrtle

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Book Review: A Pocket Full of Murder

by R. J. Anderson *Cover image from Amazon* Life may be challenging for Isaveth Breck, but it's not too difficult. Yes, her family is shunned because of their beliefs and her father struggles to find work as a result, but they all have each other and they make do. However, Isaveth's world is tipped upside-down… Continue reading Book Review: A Pocket Full of Murder