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Meeting Kendare Blake

On Sunday at Wondercon, I had the pleasure to attend a panel about Kendare Blake. Although, I own a copy of Two Dark Reigns, I haven't read any of her work. She was informative, and surprisingly, very witty. I enjoyed listening to her answer questions from the audience and share a bit about her background.… Continue reading Meeting Kendare Blake

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A.G. Howard signing at Mysterious Galaxy Bookstore

I attended an A. G. Howard Stain book signing at Mysterious Galaxy Bookstore in San Diego, CA. It was moderated by Livia Blackbourne. The novel takes place in a world where the night and day worlds are separated from each other. The protagonist of this world gets her mind wiped and she loses who she… Continue reading A.G. Howard signing at Mysterious Galaxy Bookstore

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The Similars by Rebecca Hanover

The Similars written by Rebecca Hanover (@rebeccahanover ). I thoroughly enjoyed this book. The themes this novel explored were friendship, loss, civil rights, discrimination, and many more. This picture consists of a classic novel that Levi would be caught reading, a picture of Levi and Emma, and a picture of what we think of when… Continue reading The Similars by Rebecca Hanover

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What If? by Anna Russell

I found this novel to be fascinating. I thought it was well-written in verse. I found this format to be in tune with what Josh was going through. He has OCD and anxiety. The challenges he faces with this disability are profound. He was able to make a friend in the novel that helped him… Continue reading What If? by Anna Russell

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A Blade So Black by L.L. McKinney

From Goodreads: The first time the Nightmares came, it nearly cost Alice her life. Now she's trained to battle monstrous creatures in the dark dream realm known as Wonderland with magic weapons and hardcore fighting skills. Yet even warriors have a curfew. Life in real-world Atlanta isn't always so simple, as Alice juggles an overprotective… Continue reading A Blade So Black by L.L. McKinney

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A Heart in a Body of the World by Deb Caletti

Happy Book Birthday A Heart in a Body of the World! It is the release day of this wonderfully written novel by Deb Caletti. Synopsis from Goodreads: When everything has been taken from you, what else is there to do but run? So that’s what Annabelle does—she runs from Seattle to Washington, DC, through mountain… Continue reading A Heart in a Body of the World by Deb Caletti

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Mirage by Somaiya Daud

From Goodreads: In a star system dominated by the brutal Vathek empire, eighteen-year-old Amani is a dreamer. She dreams of what life was like before the occupation; she dreams of writing poetry like the old-world poems she adores; she dreams of receiving a sign from Dihya that one day, she, too, will have adventure, and travel… Continue reading Mirage by Somaiya Daud