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I'm a hardcore lover of young adult fiction and have been reviewing books since 2011. Other interests include Downton Abbey, heat lightning storms, Harry Potter land and (begrudingly) one orange tabby.

Funny Chick Lit | Book Review: Can You Keep a Secret? by Sophie Kinsella

Funny Chick Lit | Book Review: Can You Keep a Secret? by Sophie Kinsella

Can You Keep a Secret? is just what the book doctor ordered. Book Review: Can You Keep a Secret? by Sophie Kinsella Goodreads | Amazon | Sophie Kinsella’s Website Title & Author: Can You Keep a Secret? by Sophie Kinsella ...

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#RBBThrowbackReads- Laugh Out Loud Funny

#RBBThrowbackReads- Laugh Out Loud Funny

Welcome to another edition of #RBRThrowbackReads! Today’s prompt was to share a photo of a book that made you literally lol. Join the fun by posting your own pic on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Tumblr or your blog and using the ...

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April 2014 YA Kindle Deals

April 2014 YA Kindle Deals

The hottest YA kindle deals of the month coming atcha! Frugal Fantasy Reader The Frugal Fantasy Reader is a Read.Breathe.Relax. original feature that lists the latest fantasy and young adult Kindle book deals. Who says you can’t read good books ...

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Emotional & Powerful Fantasy | Book Review: Finnikin of the Rock by Melina Marchetta

Emotional & Powerful Fantasy | Book Review: Finnikin of the Rock by Melina Marchetta

Are you sure you can handle, Finnikin of the Rock? Not sure? Read on… Book Review: Finnikin of the Rock by Melina Marchetta Goodreads | Amazon | Melina Marchetta’s Website Title & Author: Finnikin of the Rock (The Lumatere Chronicles) ...

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Top Ten Bookish Things (That Aren’t Books) That I’d Like To Own

Top Ten Bookish Things (That Aren’t Books) That I’d Like To Own

Thank God for the creative people at Etsy. They will help these bookish merch dreams (well, some of them) come true!! Top Ten Bookish Things (That Aren’t Books) That I’d Like To Own 1. – A la Belle from Beauty ...

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New Adult Hit From Rowell | Book Review: Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell

New Adult Hit From Rowell | Book Review: Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell

There is everything to love about Fangirl. In the words of Cath’s roommate, “What the f@*& is the fandom??” Book Review: Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell Goodreads | Amazon | Rainbow Rowell’s Website Title & Author: Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell Genre: ...

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YA High Fantasy FTW | Book Review: Midnight Thief by Livia Blackburne

YA High Fantasy FTW | Book Review: Midnight Thief by Livia Blackburne

The Midnight Thief is definitely for lovers of strong heroines and hardcore fantasy action. Book Review: Midnight Thief by Livia Blackburne Goodreads | Amazon | Livia Blackburne’s Website Title & Author: Midnight Thief by Livia Blackburne Genre: Young Adult Fantasy ...

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#RBRThrowbackReads – OMG, Totes Redick, or Books With High School Drama

#RBRThrowbackReads – OMG, Totes Redick, or Books With High School Drama

This is another Throwback Reads post coming atcha. You can always join in the fun by using the hashtag on Twitter or Instagram OR if you have a blog, creating your own post. It’s basically a ThrowbackThursday for books. And, ...

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The Original Dystopia | Book Review: The Giver by Lois Lowry + Movie Speculations

The Original Dystopia | Book Review: The Giver by Lois Lowry + Movie Speculations

Although I missed reading this in high school, I’m so glad I finally read The Giver now. Especially with the movie coming out this summer!! Book Review: The Giver by Lois Lowry + Movie Speculations Goodreads | Amazon | Lois ...

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Spunky YA Historical Fiction | Book Review: A Mad, Wicked Folly by Sharon Biggs Waller

Spunky YA Historical Fiction | Book Review: A Mad, Wicked Folly by Sharon Biggs Waller

A Mad, Wicked Folly isn’t your grandmother’s historical fiction novel… Book Review: A Mad, Wicked Folly by Sharon Biggs Waller Goodreads | Amazon | Sharon Biggs Waller’s Website Title & Author: A Mad, Wicked Folly by Sharon Biggs Waller Genre: ...

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