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Action/Adventure

Beast Boy Loves Raven: An Action-Packed Teen Titans Romance

*I received a free copy of this book from DC Comics for review purposes. These are my honest opinions. Thank you.* 4/5 Stars Author: Kami Garcia Illustrator: Gabriel Picolo Publisher/Imprint: DC Comics Edition: Paperback, 191 Pages Publication Date: September 28, 2021 A Spine that Shines? Quite Well!   Book Synopsis From #1 New York Times bestselling author… Continue reading Beast Boy Loves Raven: An Action-Packed Teen Titans Romance

Fantasy

Crown of Bones: Action-Packed, Unique World-Building, Compelling Characters, Fascinating Magic, & a Dash of Romance!

*I received a free ARC of this book from the publisher. All quotes used in this review come from the uncorrected proof. These are my honest opinions. Thank you.* 5/5 Stars Author: A. K. Wilder Publisher/Imprint: Entangled Teen Edition: Paperback ARC, 404 Pages Hardcover Publication Date: January 05, 2021 A Spine that Shines? Most Definitely!… Continue reading Crown of Bones: Action-Packed, Unique World-Building, Compelling Characters, Fascinating Magic, & a Dash of Romance!

Action/Adventure

The Grace Year: A Vicious Survival Story

4.5/5 Stars Author: Kim Liggett Publisher/Imprint: Wednesday Books Edition: e-ARC, 227 Digital Pages Hardcover Publication Date: October 08, 2019 A Spine that Shines? Definitely! *This review is based on the e-ARC edition provided via NetGalley. All quotes used in this review come from the uncorrected proof. These are my honest opinions. Thank you.* We're told… Continue reading The Grace Year: A Vicious Survival Story

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Dark Shores: Spunky Pirate Teams up with Rugged Legion Commander

4/5 Stars Author: Danielle L. Jensen Publisher/Imprint: Tor Teen Edition: e-ARC, 325 Pages Hardcover Publication Date: May 07, 2019 A Spine that Shines? Fairly Well   *This review is based on an e-ARC edition received from the publisher via NetGalley. These are my honest opinions. Thank you.* Initial Thoughts, Setting, & World I finished reading… Continue reading Dark Shores: Spunky Pirate Teams up with Rugged Legion Commander

Action/Adventure

Sherwood: Compelling Tale of the Lady Hood

4.5/5 Stars Author: Meagan Spooner Publisher/Imprint: HarperTeen Edition: Hardcover, 467 Pages Publication Date: March 19, 2019 A Spine that Shines? Quite Well! *This review is based on a review copy provided by the publisher. These are my honest opinions. Thank you.* Initial Thoughts & Pacing "Robin Hood wasn't just a man, or the ghost of… Continue reading Sherwood: Compelling Tale of the Lady Hood

Fantasy

Crown of Midnight: A Sequel that Shines!

4.5/5 Stars! Author: Sarah J. Maas Publisher/Imprint: Bloomsbury Children's Books Edition: Hardcover, 418 Pages Publication Date: August 27, 2013 A Spine that Shines? Yep! Reactions to Plot, Characters, and Romance Wow! Crown of Midnight was really quite good. I enjoyed it much more than Throne of Glass, which had taken me forever to get through… Continue reading Crown of Midnight: A Sequel that Shines!

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A Reaper at the Gates: A Magical, Action-Packed Read!

5/5 Stars! Author: Sabaa Tahir Publisher/Imprint: Razorbill Edition: Hardcover, 464 Pages Publication Date: June 12, 2018 A Spine that Shines? Yep! "The Karkauns begin to scale the wall, brandishing their weapons as if they are possessed by demons of the hells. I draw my war hammer. And then I roar the attack." World-Building & Plot… Continue reading A Reaper at the Gates: A Magical, Action-Packed Read!

Action/Adventure

Blood and Sand: Thracian Princess Kicks Butt!

4.5/5 Stars! "Beneath everything else, buried in rubble and the fires of conquest, she was still her father's daughter." For a debut, I was really impressed with this book. I don't think Blood and Sand has gotten enough attention. So far, it is one of the best books of 2018 for me. The Setting The… Continue reading Blood and Sand: Thracian Princess Kicks Butt!

Action/Adventure

Star Wars: Lost Stars – Grab a Bargain Copy Now!

4.5/5 Stars! I waited way too long to read this book! Until recently, I had no idea what it was actually about. Lost Stars deals with the stories of Ciena and Thane, two friends from the planet Jelucan who become lovers, serving the Empire together as Imperial officers. But something goes wrong, and one of them joins… Continue reading Star Wars: Lost Stars – Grab a Bargain Copy Now!

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Never Say Die: Alex Rider Is Back!

4/5 Stars Alex Rider is back! I was so excited to learn that Horowitz created a new mission for his fifteen-year-old spy! Back when I was a teen, I loved the earlier books in the series. Never Say Die is such a fun read! Horowitz brings back his signature writing style, with its dramatic flair.… Continue reading Never Say Die: Alex Rider Is Back!