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Mary Shelley: The Strange True Tale of Frankenstein’s Creator by Catherine Reef (ARC Review)

On the 200th anniversary of the publication of Frankenstein,comes a riveting biography of its author, Mary Shelley, whose life reads like a dark gothic novel, filled with scandal, death, drama, and one of the strangest love stories in literary history…… Read More Mary Shelley: The Strange True Tale of Frankenstein’s Creator by Catherine Reef (ARC Review)

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Star-Touched Stories by Roshani Chokshi (eARC Review)

Title: Star-Touched Stories Author: Roshani Schokshi Type: Fiction Genre: YA, Fantasy, Short Stories Publisher: St. Martin’s Press (Macmillan Publishers) Published: August 7, 2018 Source: NetGalley A digital copy of this book was kindly provided by the publisher through NetGalley, in exchange for an honest review. Three lush and adventurous stories in the Star-Touched world. Death… Read More Star-Touched Stories by Roshani Chokshi (eARC Review)

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These Rebel Waves by Sara Raasch (ARC Review)

Adeluna is a soldier. Five years ago, she helped the magic-rich island of Grace Loray overthrow its oppressor, Argrid, a country ruled by religion. But adjusting to postwar life has not been easy. When an Argridian delegate vanishes during peace talks with Grace Loray’s new Council, Argrid demands brutal justice—but Lu suspects something more dangerous is at work… Read More These Rebel Waves by Sara Raasch (ARC Review)

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Sea Witch by Sarah Henning (ARC Review)

Title: Sea Witch Author: Sarah Henning Type: Fiction Genre: YA, Fantasy, Retelling, Mythology, Mermaids Publisher: Katherine Tegen Books (HarperCollins) Published: July 31, 2018 Source: Publisher A physical copy of this book was kindly provided by the publisher, in exchange for an honest review. Everyone knows what happens in the end. A mermaid, a prince, a true… Read More Sea Witch by Sarah Henning (ARC Review)

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Layover by Amy Andelson & Emily Meyer (Review)

Title: Layover Authors: Amy Andelson and Emily Meyer Type: Fiction Genre: YA, Contemporary, Romance Publisher: Crown Books for Young Readers (Penguin Random House) Date published: February 6, 2018 A physical copy of this book was kindly provided by the publisher, in exchange for an honest review. Flynn: At first we were almost strangers. But ever since I… Read More Layover by Amy Andelson & Emily Meyer (Review)

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When Life Gives You Demons by Jennifer Honeybourn (ARC Review)

Title: When Life Gives You Demons Authors: Jennifer Honeybourn Type: Fiction Genre: YA, Fantasy, Paranormal, Demons Publisher: Swoon Reads Date published: July 17, 2018 A physical copy of this book was kindly provided by Raincoast Books, in exchange for an honest review. Sixteen-year-old Shelby Black has spent the past year training to be an exorcist. Her… Read More When Life Gives You Demons by Jennifer Honeybourn (ARC Review)