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Book Review: Lair of Dreams by Libba Bray

This is the second installment in the Diviners series. There will be spoilers for the first book. If you haven't read the first book, my review can be found here. Summary Since Evie's announcement to the world of her powers, she has become popular among the press as she puts on shows as a diviner.… Continue reading Book Review: Lair of Dreams by Libba Bray

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Review: Fairy Tale · Review: Romance

Book Review: East of the Sun, West of the Moon by Carole Bellacera

This is one of the most unconventional and brilliant ways of retelling a fairy tale that I've ever seen. I feel the need to preface my summary with this statement, because I know that the summary alone will alienate some people—I would have been one of those people, had I not had a passion for… Continue reading Book Review: East of the Sun, West of the Moon by Carole Bellacera

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Book Review: The Diviners by Libba Bray

This is a dark supernatural mystery set in 1920s New York City. People are dying in gruesome ways throughout the city. Evie, a resourceful, silver-tongued girl with a secret power from Nowhere, Ohio, has been sent to live with her uncle Will as "punishment." It's the best punishment her parents could possibly have devised, and… Continue reading Book Review: The Diviners by Libba Bray

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Movie Review: Miss You Already

Summary Milly and Jess have been best friends practically all their lives. They've experienced everything together, though Milly has always been in the lead with Jess following after. With Milly happily married with two children and Jess recently married and trying for children, everything seems perfect—until Milly discovers that she has breast cancer. My Thoughts… Continue reading Movie Review: Miss You Already

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Book Review: Illuminae and Gemina by Amie Kaufman & Jay Kristoff

This review is carefully written so as to be free of major spoilers. At the very beginning of Illuminae, Kady breaks up with her boyfriend Ezra on the same day that their planet is destroyed. Evacuated in separate space ships, Ezra ends up on the Alexander and Kady on the Hypatia. What follows is an… Continue reading Book Review: Illuminae and Gemina by Amie Kaufman & Jay Kristoff

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Book Review: Clockwork Scarab by Colleen Gleason

In a steampunk version of Victorian England, Irene Adler has a mystery that she can't solve, rife with references to Egyptian mythology, and recruits the help of the niece of Sherlock Holmes and the much younger sister of Bram Stoker. Such is the premise of this supernatural mystery and adventure novel. Good grief, that's a… Continue reading Book Review: Clockwork Scarab by Colleen Gleason