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The Upside of Falling Down by Rebekah Crane

I had no idea what to expect going into this one (I didn't even read the synopsis) and boy was I pleasantly surprised. If you're looking for a fantastic [...]

The Rogue Queen by Emily R. King

"Kali is the heart of the new Tarachand. Lose her, and the future is meaningless." Oh how this book gave me feels. Let me just lay it all out for you. THIS [...]

The Unicorn Quest by Kamilla Benko

"She might not have been the tallest or the bravest, but she was a good listener -- she had to be, if she wanted to learn important things. From experience, [...]

Shadowsong by S. Jae Jones

Shadowsong is a very different beast from Wintersong. I don't think that's a bad thing, but it is something to be aware of going in. One of my favorite things [...]

Blood & Sand by C. V. Wyk

WHOA. I am still reeling from this one. It's the perfect blend of historical fiction and pure fantasy - I mean, a genderbent retelling of Spartacus? Could [...]

American Panda by Gloria Chao

"Honesty is sometimes misconstrued as rudeness, which is probably why it's so rare." If you've ever struggled to live up to the expectations of others, while [...]

Top 10 New-to-Me Authors I Read in 2017

Mitali Perkins. Mitali is a veritable wizard with a pen! I will auto-buy her books until the day I die. Her contemporary YA novel You Bring the Distant [...]

The Cruel Prince by Holly Black

"And despite myself, despite what he'd done and what he was, I came to love him. I do love him. ... It's just not a comfortable kind of love."  - The Cruel [...]

Prince in Disguise by Stephanie Kate Strohm

Oh my goodness I cannot stress enough how adorable this sweet book is! If you are looking for something lighthearted to end the year on, Prince in [...]