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  • Books,  Reviews,  Young Adult

    Starry Eyes by Jenn Bennett

    Happy Thursday! This week I am reviewing Starry Eyes by Jenn Bennett. Have you ever had a moment where you think “I could use a good, contemporary, romance book right now.” Well, that was my thought when I walked into Barnes and Noble the other week. I decided to choose a book based entirely on the title and cover. This is because I was desperate for a new read, and I am so happy that I picked up Starry Eyes. Analysis Let’s begin with the characters: Zorie, the daughter of a Massage therapist and an acupuncturist is an aspiring astrologer who has lived across the street from Lennon Mackenzie most…

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    The Cruel Prince by Holly Black

    Hello fellow bibliophiles! This week I am reviewing The Cruel Prince by Holly Black! The first time I read a Holly Black book was way back in 3rd grade when I began the Spiderwick Chronicles. Those books were my first introduction into the world of fae. I was so excited to find this book so that I could once again fall in love with her writing. The book captures the audience’s attention right from the prologue. A seemingly normal family on a Sunday morning whose lives are then interrupted by a strange man. He kills the parents reclaims his lost half-fae daughter. Not being completely heartless he takes her human…

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    Amid Stars and Darkness by Chani Lynn Feener

     Summary of Amid Frost and Fury Delaney’s entire world is thrown into chaos after she is mistaken for Lissa Olena, an alien princess hiding out on Earth to escape an arranged marriage. Kidnapped by the princess’s head bodyguard, Ruckus, and imprisoned in an alien palace, Delaney is forced to impersonate the princess until Olena can be found. If she fails, it will lead to an alien war and the eventual enslavement of the entire human race. No pressure or anything. Factor in Trystan, the princess’s terrifying betrothed who is intent on unraveling all her secrets, and her own growing feelings for Ruckus, and Delaney is in way over her head.…

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    Until Midnight by Erin Bedford

    This fairy tale has no happy endings only dark beginnings.  They call them the Crimson Fold. High up in their castle they look down on my little world and wield a silent control. That is until the invitations are sent out. I never dreamed I’d be selected. They tell me it’s a privilege. I should be honored. But the fear in their eyes doesn’t lie. If I refuse to go, my family will be shunned. If I go, my life and my body will no longer be mine. It’ll be theirs. At midnight it will be over. At Midnight I’ll be his. Hello everyone! It’s been a while since I’ve…

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    Opposition by Jennifer L Armentrout

    Summary of Opposition: Katy knows the world changed the night the Luxen came. She can’t believe Daemon welcomed his race or stood by as his kind threatened to obliterate every last human and hybrid on Earth. But the lines between good and bad have blurred, and love has become an emotion that could destroy her—could destroy them all. Daemon will do anything to save those he loves, even if it means betrayal. They must team with an unlikely enemy if there is any chance of surviving the invasion. But when it quickly becomes impossible to tell friend from foe, and the world is crumbling around them, they may lose everything—…

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    The Problem with Forever by Jennifer L. Armentrout

    The Problem with Forever Synopsis Growing up, Mallory Dodge learned that the best way to survive was to say nothing. And even though it’s been four years since her nightmare ended, she’s beginning to worry that the fear that holds her back will last a lifetime. Now, after years of homeschooling, Mallory must face a new milestone—spending her senior year at a public high school. But she never imagined she’d run into Rider Stark, the friend and protector she hasn’t seen since childhood, on her very first day. It doesn’t take long for Mallory to realize that the connection she shared with Rider never really faded. Yet soon it becomes…

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    The Collector by Victoria Scott

    The Collector Summary He makes good girls…bad.  Dante Walker is flippin’ awesome, and he knows it. His good looks, killer charm, and stellar confidence have made him one of hell’s best—a soul collector. His job is simple: weed through humanity and label those round rears with a big red good or bad stamp. Old Saint Nick gets the good guys, and he gets the fun ones. Bag-and-tag. Sealing souls is nothing personal. Dante’s an equal-opportunity collector and doesn’t want it any other way. But he’ll have to adjust because Boss Man has given him a new assignment: Collect Charlie Cooper’s soul within ten days. Dante doesn’t know why Boss Man…

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    Altered by Jennifer Rush

    Altered Summary Everything about Anna’s life is a secret. Her father works for the Branch at the helm of its latest project: monitoring and administering treatments to the four genetically altered boys in the lab below their farmhouse. There’s Nick, Cas, Trev . . . and Sam, who has stolen Anna’s heart. When the Branch decides it’s time to take the boys, Sam stages an escape, killing the agents sent to retrieve them. Anna is torn between following Sam or staying behind in the safety of her everyday life. But her father pushes her to flee, making Sam promise to keep her away from the Branch, at all costs. There’s…