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Top 18 in 2018: Awesome Books I Read in 2018

I really enjoyed working on this annual series last year, so I have decided to do it again for 2018. Today, I will be sharing with you my favorite 18 books that I have read this year. If you want to check my review for any specific title, then feel free to click on its…… Continue reading Top 18 in 2018: Awesome Books I Read in 2018

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Book Review- Once Upon a Dream (Twisted Tales #2) : This lyrical Sleeping Beauty retelling will take you on a luscious, insane journey .

Links: Goodreads  .  Amazon    Blurb: What if the sleeping beauty never woke up? Once Upon a Dreammarks the second book in a new YA line that reimagines classic Disney stories in surprising new ways. It should be simple–a dragon defeated, a slumbering maiden, a prince poised to wake her. But when said prince falls asleep…… Continue reading Book Review- Once Upon a Dream (Twisted Tales #2) : This lyrical Sleeping Beauty retelling will take you on a luscious, insane journey .

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Prom, Magic, And Other Man-Made Disasters: A magical fantasy story with a side of Fairy tale retellings & a topping of High School Drama.

    “Can’t you just do what he did and pop out?”  “Absolutely not! He used blood, and I will not taint my soul.” .  Of course the bad guy uses blood sacrifice to fuel his magic. No wonder villains spent so much time laughing. They had it in the bag. Right, stop thinking like…… Continue reading Prom, Magic, And Other Man-Made Disasters: A magical fantasy story with a side of Fairy tale retellings & a topping of High School Drama.

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Book Review- Child of Nod: A peculiar+ Zombish take on Alice in Wonderland

“Once upon a time, there was a girl who was dead.”  Basic Keywords and Intro: The 1st book in The Balance series. Nod is a corrupted fairy tale land. A zombie version of Alice in Wonderland meets The Wizard of Oz meets TimBurton.   Third person Omniscient Narration + Multiple POV.   A spirit is…… Continue reading Book Review- Child of Nod: A peculiar+ Zombish take on Alice in Wonderland

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Book Review: Perchance to Dream ~ A YA Shakespeare Retelling Anthology

  Romeo and Juliet. Hamlet. Macbeth. Everyone has heard their names. Everyone knows their stories. But you’ve never seen them like this. In this collection, some of the hottest names in YA today reimagine ten of Shakespeare’s best-known plays and sonnets for a new audience. From sci-fi adventures on distant moons to modern magic found…… Continue reading Book Review: Perchance to Dream ~ A YA Shakespeare Retelling Anthology

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Book Review: Rebel Wing (#1) by Tracy Banghart

Title: Rebel Wing ( Rebel Wing #1) Author: Tracy Banghart Publisher: Alloy entertainment  Publication Date: July 29th, 2014 Genre: YA, War, Dystopia, Sci-Fi, Romance Format: eARC My Rating: 5/5    Blurb: The Dominion of Atalanta is at war. But for eighteen-year-old Aris, the fighting is nothing more than a distant nightmare, something she watches on…… Continue reading Book Review: Rebel Wing (#1) by Tracy Banghart

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Book Review: RoseBlood by A.G. Howard

  Title: RoseBlood Author: A.G. Howard Publisher: Amulet Books Publication Date: Jan 10th, 2017 Genre: Retelling, YA, Fantasy, Romance My Rating: 4.5/5 stars       I received a review copy in exchange with an honest review. The writing style in this book will enchant you with its hypnotizing symphony. I am a huge fan of…… Continue reading Book Review: RoseBlood by A.G. Howard