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2014 Reading List

Last year I read thirty-two novels and five non-fiction books, which is (sadly) a fantastic year for me. This year my goal is to read forty books. Let’s do this thing! Fiction Control by Lydia Kang || Review Black Dog by Rachel Neumeier || Review Fragments by Dan Wells || Review Ask Me by Kimberly …

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Rising to the Challenge

The week before last was a difficult one—I only wrote one day out of seven. While it was an awesome day (to the tune of 1,180 words and the end of chapter seven), my consistency left much to be desired. I decided this week to change that and challenged myself to write at least a …

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Extended Vacation

The holiday weekend did a number on me, and by that I mean I read three and a half books over the course of four days. That might not seem like a huge number, but book #2 was A Memory of Light, so that ate up half of Saturday and almost the entirety of Sunday. …

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Review: The Inheritance Trilogy by N.K. Jemisin

Gods and mortals. Power and love. Death and revenge. In the Hundred Thousand Kingdoms, gods dwell among mortals and one powerful, corrupt family rules the earth. Three extraordinary people may be the key to humanity’s salvation… Yeine Darr is an outcast from the barbarian north. But when her mother dies under mysterious circumstances, she is …

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Review Policies

What kinds of books do you review? I am primarily interested in reviewing young adult speculative fiction. This includes, but is not limited to, the following genres: Fantasy (epic, heroic, urban, paranormal, steampunk, etc.) Science-fiction (space opera, military, hard, etc.) Dystopian/Post-apocalyptic Horror If your book contains people of color (particularly with a female POV), I …

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2013 Reading List

My goal this year is to read and review 30 books. Definitely more ambitious than last year, but that’s because I no longer have a weekly rewatch that I’m sinking time into. Here’s for optimism! Fiction The Broken Kingdoms by N. K. Jemisin The Kingdom of Gods by N. K. Jemisin || Review of the …

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The Year in Review

It’s the final Friday of the year, which means it’s time for me to look back on everything I accomplished in 2012. And that means it’s time to talk about my crowning achievement: my Avatar: The Last Airbender rewatch. I don’t think I truly understood just how much work this was going to be when …

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2012 Reading List

Here’s hoping I can top my 2011 record of seventeen books. I’m shooting for twenty-four books this year. New Fiction Tankborn by Karen Sandler The Girl of Fire and Thorns by Rae Carson Crossed by Ally Condie Mastiff by Tamora Pierce The Fault in Our Stars by John Green Possession by Elana Johnson Partials by …

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2011 Reading List

Here’s a list of all the books I have read so far this year. I thought it would be fun to keep track of all of them, especially since I’ve been wanting to read more. New Fiction I Don’t Want to Kill You by Dan Wells WAKE by Lisa McMann || Lessons Learned Ship Breaker …

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Lessons Learned from WAKE

[There are some mild spoilers. You have been warned.] Last week I finally settled down with WAKE by Lisa McMann. (Thank you, Gwynne, for giving it to me. I’m sorry it took so long to read it.) You can find a plot summary for the book through either of the previous links. What I want …

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