Early Bird Preview: Nevernight

Early Bird Preview: Nevernight

June 27, 2016 Bookish 0

You'll Love This Because ... "Never flinch. Never fear. Never forget." That first chapter! Clever, Jay, clever. It's set on a planet with three suns and "truedark" comes like ... never (okay, every 2.5-3 years!), which gave me ALL THE ASTRONOMY FEELZ. Mia Covere is a Darkin - the shadows give her power. Her father led an unsuccessful rebellion and was killed for his trouble, and she's sworn revenge on his killers. She's uncouth, smart, and brave. I liked her tremendously. There's an ASSASSIN BOARDING SCHOOL!! Because where else would she learn how to extract her revenge? I...

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Cruel Crown by Victoria Aveyard

Cruel Crown by Victoria Aveyard

June 24, 2016 Reviews 0 ★★★½

Cruel Crown is a bind of two novellas set in the world of Red Queen. These novellas open up the world and allow us a glimpse into two fascinating characters – Queen Coriane (Cal’s mother) and Farley.

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Thorne by Charlotte McConaghy

Thorne by Charlotte McConaghy

June 17, 2016 Reviews 1 ★★★★★

I loved Thorne. This story world has grown on me and I’ve come to respect McConaghy’s storytelling. I love her characters and her prose, and am looking forward to reading Isadora in August.

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Waer by Meg Caddy

Waer by Meg Caddy

April 8, 2016 Reviews 3 ★★★★

Waer by Meg Caddy is an accomplished début that takes readers into a fantasy land where legends roam alongside humans and werewolves. A rarity of its kind – a standalone – Waer is an great example of a well-crafted YA fantasy.

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A Tangle of Gold by Jaclyn Moriarty

A Tangle of Gold by Jaclyn Moriarty

March 28, 2016 Reviews 1 ★★★★★

Coming to the end of any series is a bittersweet experience, but reading A Tangle of Gold – the concluding volume in the spellbinding The Colours of Madeleine series – was especially emotional for me. It’s hard to believe that my adventure with Madeleine and Elliot, and my time in Cello and Cambridge, is over.

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The Sin Eater’s Daughter by Melinda Salisbury

The Sin Eater’s Daughter by Melinda Salisbury

March 23, 2016 Reviews 4 ★★★★

I really enjoyed The Sin Eater’s Daughter! It combines a few refreshingly unique concepts with a cool fantasy world and some interesting characters. It has its flaws, but I could overlook them because of its conceptual brilliance and lush storytelling.

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