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miscellany #1

Due to a seemingly never-ending illness, I haven’t had the wherewithal to write the in-depth essays I’d like to (I have several sitting, half-formed, in drafts)–but I have still been reading.  So here are some capsule impressions of what I’ve … Continue reading

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Review #6: Gamer Girl, by Mari Mancusi

I’m just giving up on a schedule for these reviews! THEY WILL HAPPEN WHEN THEY HAPPEN. Anyway.  I had seen this book around some time ago–maybe while reading another review site, maybe in Amazon’s frequently misguided recommendations list–and scoffed at … Continue reading

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Thinly Developed Dystopia Theatre, pt. 1 (Review #5, Shatter Me; Tahereh Mafi)

Hey folks, GOOD TO SEE YOU … I think one of my issues in running a book review blog (aside from reading far more than I would ever have time to review) is that I always feel the need to … Continue reading

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Review #4: Elixir, by Hilary Duff

HELLO AGAIN.   I’ve been reading and reading and reading, but there’s a difference between passively consuming a book and taking the time to think up barbed insults about how much it sucks, so.  Ideally I would like to discuss … Continue reading

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Review #3: This Gorgeous Game, by Donna Freitas

This Gorgeous Game, by Donna Freitas; Frances Foster Books HEY WOW HI AGAIN.  In a perfect world I would write at least one review a week, but in a world full of holiday obligations and D&D and teaching and World … Continue reading

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Review #2: Swoon, by Nina Malkin

Swoon, by Nina Malkin; Simon Pulse (the teen imprint of Simon & Schuster) When my buddy space coyote suggested I take a look at this regrettable creation, I remembered that I actually had an ARC of it lying around in … Continue reading

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Review #1: Wings, by Aprilynne Pike

Wings, by Aprilynne Pike; HarperTeen I’m sure we’ve all noticed this, but it seems like every YA supernatural/fantasy book that’s been published within the past couple years or so shares a packaging design style with the Twilight series: single bright … Continue reading

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