Terrible Typhoid Mary

Terrible Typhoid Mary

My Thoughts: I was familiar with the term “Typhoid Mary” and knew a very basic bit about where it came from. This book filled in a huge knowledge gap for me. And the best part? It did it in a quick and interesting story! Terrible Typhoid Mary: A True Story of the… Read more »

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Strange and Ever After

Strange and Ever After

My Thoughts: Holy crap. That was emotional!!! I was a wreck after finishing this book and I’m only now feeling able to write about it. This will be brief since I don’t want to spoil the story! As I said in my review of Something Strange and Deadly (and A Darkness Strange and… Read more »

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TBR Pile: August

TBR Pile: August

August TBR I did it!!!! July was the first month where I read every book on my TBR pile! So of course I had to be overambitious for August. I think when I was picking books I was thinking that I had more free time. I forget how early I have to go… Read more »

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Guest Post: Katherine Harbour

Guest Post: Katherine Harbour

I don’t remember exactly how I heard about Katherine Harbour’s Thorn Jack but I immediately added it to my TBR pile. It sounded right up my alley. Check it out: Combining the sorcery of The Night Circus with the malefic suspense of A Secret History, Thorn Jack is a spectacular, modern… Read more »

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Thorn Jack

Thorn Jack

My Thoughts: A modern day retelling of Tam Lin? Fierce faeries? Mortals who won’t give up? Yes, yes, and, yes! I would take any one of those things on its own. Added all together they create a story that shot to the top of my TBR pile. I enjoyed how atmospheric Thorn… Read more »

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What I Thought Was True

What I Thought Was True

My Thoughts: I adored My Life Next Door by Huntley Fitzpatrick and so I was super excited for this one. I heard mixed things about it and let it slip through the TBR cracks. That was really unfortunate because I loved it! What I Thought Was True captivated my attention so much that… Read more »

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The Boys Who Challenged Hitler

The Boys Who Challenged Hitler

My Thoughts: Immediately upon finishing this book I ordered a copy for my school library and recommended it to the teachers I work with. It was so interesting! I can see so many of my students really enjoying The Boys Who Challenged Hitler: Knud Pedersen and the Churchill Club. I was… Read more »

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Onyx

Onyx

My Thoughts: It took me forever to read Obsidian, the first book in the Lux series. The whole alien aspect really threw me off.  But once I started it, I was hooked. I’ve been taking my time to read the rest of the series. Jennifer Armentrout’s books are so addictive I just fly… Read more »

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Someone Like You

Someone Like You

I can’t believe we’re already on the second to last week of the Summer of Sarah Dessen! Seems fitting that we’re focusing on Sarah’s second book, Someone Like You! My Thoughts: Someone Like You was one of Sarah Dessen’s first books. It’s also one of the first Dessen books I read…. Read more »

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Resonance

Resonance

My Thoughts: I had so much love for the first book in this duet, Dissonance. It makes my reader heart feel so much joy when I love a follow-up book just as much as the first! That was certainly the case with Resonance. The end of Dissonance was full of revelations. Some questions… Read more »

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