Book Review | City of Ghosts

It’s been a while since I’ve read middle grade fiction. But I could not resist the combination of Victoria Schwab and one of my favorite cities in the world, Edinburgh. Also the cover. And there is a cat. This book is like my kryptonite. (All reviews are spoiler-free unless otherwise noted.) Synopsis (From Goodreads) Cassidy […]

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Book Review | The Ghost Notebooks

I have no memory of why I decided to read this book. Maybe it was the cover (which I can’t decide if I love or hate)? Or maybe it was that the synopsis vaguely reminded me of David Mitchell’s Slade House, which, while not my typical genre, was an unexpected favorite a year or so ago. The […]

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Book Review | The Diviners

I have been a fan of Libba Bray since I was in high school and I read A Great and Terrible Beauty. She writes the most incredible and unique young adult historical paranormal books I’ve ever read. It’s been ten years since I first read one of Bray’s books, and it’s still in my head. I think […]

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Taking a Break with Paranormal YA | Beautiful Creatures

Lately, I’ve been reading some pretty heavy hitters (Anna Karenina, Northanger Abbey, A Visit from the Goon Squad, Helter Skelter). I was craving an easy read, so I picked up Beautiful Creatures by Kami Garcia & Margaret Stohl. I had actually already seen the movie (mostly because I love Emma Thompson and Viola Davis), and thought the book might be pretty interesting. Beautiful […]

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