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SKIN OF THE SEA by Natasha Bowen: Creative Review Tour

Hi everyone! I'm still here (I swear) and what a better way to come back from a reviewing hiatus with this amazing book! Thank you so much Literary Bound Tour for including me in the blog tour and to Penguin Random House for the stunning finished copy 💕 Title: Skin of the Sea Author: Natasha Bowen… Continue reading SKIN OF THE SEA by Natasha Bowen: Creative Review Tour

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Dark and Shallow Lies by Ginny Myers Sain [ARC Review]

Title: Dark and Shallow Lies Author: Ginny Myers Sain Rating:  â­ï¸ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ 💫 Publication Date: September 7th, 2021 Publisher: Razorbill Source: ARC via Publisher Synopsis: A teen girl disappears from her small town deep in the bayou, where magic festers beneath the surface of the swamp like water rot, in this chilling debut supernatural thriller for fans of Natasha… Continue reading Dark and Shallow Lies by Ginny Myers Sain [ARC Review]

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A Match Made in Mehendi by Nandini Bajpai

Title: A Match Made in Mehendi Author: Nandini Bajpai Rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Publication Date: September 10, 2019 Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers Source: ARC via Publisher Synopsis: Fifteen-year-old Simran "Simi" Sangha comes from a long line of Indian vichole-matchmakers-with a rich history for helping parents find good matches for their grown children. When Simi accidentally… Continue reading A Match Made in Mehendi by Nandini Bajpai

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There’s Someone Inside Your House | Book Review

Author: Stephanie Perkins Rating: 4.5/5 Stars Publication Date: September 26th, 2017 Publisher: Dutton Books for Young Readers Summary: Scream meets YA in this hotly-anticipated new novel from the bestselling author of Anna and the French Kiss. One-by-one, the students of Osborne High are dying in a series of gruesome murders, each with increasing and grotesque flair. As the terror grows closer and… Continue reading There’s Someone Inside Your House | Book Review

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Long Way Down | Book Review

Author: Jason Reynolds Rating: 5+/5 Stars Publication Date: October 24, 2017 Publisher: Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books Summary: A cannon. A strap. A piece. A biscuit. A burner. A heater. A chopper. A gat. A hammer A tool for RULE Or, you can call it a gun. That’s what fifteen-year-old Will has shoved in the back waistband of his jeans. See, his… Continue reading Long Way Down | Book Review

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The Rules of Magic | Book Review

Author: Alice Hoffman Rating: 4/5 Stars Publication Date: October 10th, 2017 Publisher: Simon & Schuster Summary: Find your magic For the Owens family, love is a curse that began in 1620, when Maria Owens was charged with witchery for loving the wrong man. Hundreds of years later, in New York City at the cusp of the sixties, when the… Continue reading The Rules of Magic | Book Review

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Manhatten Beach | Book Review

Author: Jennifer Egan Rating: 3/5 Stars Publication Date: October 3rd, 2017 Publisher: Scribner/Simon & Schuster Summary: Manhattan Beach opens in Brooklyn during the Great Depression. Anna Kerrigan, nearly twelve years old, accompanies her father to the house of a man who, she gleans, is crucial to the survival of her father and her family. Anna observes the uniformed servants, the… Continue reading Manhatten Beach | Book Review

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Sparks of Light (Into the Dim #2) | Book Review

Author: Janet B. Taylor Rating: 4/5 Stars Publisher: Publication Date: August 5, 2017 Summary: For the first time in her life, Hope Walton has friends . . . and a (maybe) boyfriend. She’s a Viator, a member of a long line of time-traveling ancestors. When the Viators learn of a plan to steal a dangerous device from the inventor Nikola… Continue reading Sparks of Light (Into the Dim #2) | Book Review

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The Visitors | Book Review

Author: Catherine Burns Rating: 3/5 Stars Publication Date: September 26, 2017 Publisher: Gallery/Scout Press Summary: Marion Zetland lives with her domineering older brother, John in a decaying Georgian townhouse on the edge of a northern seaside resort. A timid spinster in her fifties who still sleeps with teddy bears, Marion does her best to shut out the shocking secret that… Continue reading The Visitors | Book Review

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Into the Dim (Into the Dim #1) | Book Review

Author: Janet B. Taylor Rating: 5/5 Stars Publication Date: March 1st, 2016 Publisher: HMH Books for Young Readers Summary: When fragile, sixteen-year-old Hope Walton loses her mom to an earthquake overseas, her secluded world crumbles. Agreeing to spend the summer in Scotland, Hope discovers that her mother was more than a brilliant academic, but also a member of a secret… Continue reading Into the Dim (Into the Dim #1) | Book Review