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Book Review: A Wicked Thing by Rhiannon Thomas


Rhiannon Thomas’s dazzling debut novel is a spellbinding reimagining of Sleeping Beauty and what happens after happily ever after.

One hundred years after falling asleep, Princess Aurora wakes up to the kiss of a handsome prince and a broken kingdom that has been dreaming of her return.

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Ember in the Ashes Review

An Ember in the Ashes
by Sabaa Tahir (April 2015)

Recommended for fans of:
* Fantasy worlds that are dark but not graphic
* Female friendship in difficult circumstances… 750 more words


The Darkest Part of the Forest Review

The Darkest Part of the Forest features:
* A strong sibling relationship
* Faeries both magical and dangerous
* A fairy tale story that’s all new, not another retelling… 792 more words


Undertow Review

Read Undertow for:
* A unique high-conflict setting
* A strong protagonist and great supporting characters
* A thoughtful exploration of racism, violence, and culture wars in a police state… 1,043 more words

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Bones & All - Review

Bones & All is a coming of age story with cannibals.
* Dark, but not graphic.
* Disturbing, but not scary.

For a different kind of YA novel, Bones & All may be to your tastes. 1,128 more words

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Book Review | Allegiant by Veronica Roth

“There are so many ways to be brave in this world. Sometimes bravery involves laying down your life for something bigger than yourself, or someone else. 530 more words


First, Last, and Always by Kim Lehman Review

 First, Last and Always

By Kim Lehman

Publisher: Lucky Stars Publishing


CHARLOTTE Hubbard dreams about falling in love on a daily basis, but she’s long rejected the idea that someone would ever be interested in an overweight, unappealing girl like her; an opinion that is shared by her way more popular and attractive sister who seems to enjoy pointing out Charlotte’s flaws as much as possible. 367 more words