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Turn the pages slowly: some thoughts on IA: B.O.S.S.

I haven’t read that much YA fantasy, but in my limited experience of it, I have really come to resent the term “dystopia” and the almost complete absence of hope and downright inhuman cruelty that goes with it. 793 more words


Review: The Impostor Queen

Title: The Impostor Queen

Author: Sarah Fine

Rating: ★★★★

Provided Synopsis: Sixteen-year-old Elli was a small child when the Elders of Kupari chose her to succeed the Valtia, the queen who wields infinitely powerful ice and fire magic. 538 more words


Book Review: "Unhooked" by Lisa Maxwell

Unhooked by Lisa Maxwell 
Published by Simon Pulse on February 2, 2016
Review Source: Publisher, Edelweiss

Genres: Young Adult, Fairy Tales, Romance, Retellings

Plot: Meet Gwendolyn: a slightly disenchanted teen with an eccentric artist mother who is constantly moving them from place to place in order to keep them safe from “monsters”. 246 more words

Book Reviews

Meet the Author: Krystal Wade

Krystal Wade can be found in the sluglines outside Washington D.C. every morning, Monday through Friday. With coffee in hand, iPod plugged in, and strangers-who sometimes snore, smell, or have incredibly bad gas-sitting next to her, she zones out and thinks of fantastical worlds for you and me to read.  51 more words

Kasie West talks about The Fill-In Boyfriend and finding inspiration

Young Adult fiction writer Kasie West, has been giving us exhilarating and captivating novels that are full of breath-taking and awe-inspiring moments that make us fall in love with the characters and leave us filled to brim with hope. 815 more words


Salt to the Sea

Finished Salt to the Sea by Ruta Sepetys.  I received a copy from the publisher for review.

Summary (from Goodreads):

The author of… 299 more words

Books I Received From The Publisher

Wine Book Tag

Hi everyone, it’s Angela!

I am, personally, not a fan of wine, but I thought this tag seemed like a lot of fun. Plus, it was created by… 589 more words