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Indigo Book Box: Leigh Bardugo (Book Box Review)

Nikolai Lanstov is a king with a secret that could destroy everything, but will he be able to keep it? Will his quest to find the darkest magic save himself and his country? This Indigo Book Box celebrates Leigh Bardugo, the Grishaverse, and King of Scars, the highly anticipated novel featuring a fan-favourite character from the bestselling Shadow and Bone trilogy.… Read More Indigo Book Box: Leigh Bardugo (Book Box Review)

Adult, book review

99 Percent Mine by Sally Thorne (Review)

Darcy Barrett has undertaken a global survey of men. She’s travelled the world, and can categorically say that no one measures up to Tom Valeska, whose only flaw is that Darcy’s twin brother Jamie saw him first and claimed him forever as his best friend. Despite Darcy’s best efforts, Tom’s off limits and loyal to her brother, 99%. That’s the problem with finding her dream man at age eight and peaking in her photography career at age twenty—ever since, she’s had to learn to settle for good enough… Read More 99 Percent Mine by Sally Thorne (Review)

book review, young adult

The Field Guide to the North American Teenager by Ben Philippe (Review)

Norris Kaplan is clever, cynical, and quite possibly too smart for his own good. A black French Canadian, he knows from watching American sitcoms that those three things don’t bode well when you are moving to Austin, Texas. Plunked into a new high school and sweating a ridiculous amount from the oppressive Texas heat, Norris finds himself cataloging everyone he meets… Read More The Field Guide to the North American Teenager by Ben Philippe (Review)

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Monthly Wrap-Up (December 2018)

It’s almost 2019! When did that happen?! And where did 2018 go? I feel like it went by so fast! Anyway, here is what’s happened on Flavia the Bibliophile during the last month of 2018! What were your favourite reads of December, and 2018 in general?

book review, young adult

Grim Lovelies by Megan Shepherd (Review)

Seventeen-year-old Anouk envies the human world, where people known as Pretties lavish themselves in fast cars, high fashion, and have the freedom to fall in love. But Anouk can never have those things, because she is not really human. Enchanted from animal to human girl and forbidden to venture beyond her familiar Parisian prison, Anouk is a Beastie: destined for a life surrounded by dust bunnies and cinders serving Mada Vittora, the evil witch who spelled her into existence. That is, until one day she finds her mistress murdered in a pool of blood—and Anouk is accused of the crime.… Read More Grim Lovelies by Megan Shepherd (Review)

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Indigo Book Box: At the Movies (Book Box Review)

Product: Indigo Box: At the Movies Type: Book box containing books and items related to said books. What: “This Indigo Book Box celebrates two amazing movies based on two fan-favourite books – To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before and The Darkest Minds” Company: Indigo Books & Music Inc. Current price: $29.99 CAD $23.99 CAD Shipping: Depends on… Read More Indigo Book Box: At the Movies (Book Box Review)