The Potions Diary | Review

Title: The Potion Diaries Author: Amy Alward Genre \ Themes: Coming-of-Age, Royalty, Rivalry, Friendship Date Published (England): July 2, 2015 Date Published (US \ Canada): Oct. 18, 2016 Cover Rating: 4.5/5 Buy: The Potion Diaries Synopsis: When the Princess of Nova accidentally poisons herself with a love potion meant for her crush, she falls crown-over-heels in love with her own reflection. Oops. …

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Legend | Review

Title: Legend (Legend series #1) Author: Marie Lu Genre \ Themes: Futuristic, Sci-Fi, Dystopian (?), Mystery, Suspense, Thriller, Action, Romance Date Published: Nov. 29, 2011 Cover Rating: Buy: Legend Synopsis: What was once the western United States is now home to the Republic, a nation perpetually at war with its neighbors. Born into an elite family in one of …

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The Heart of Betrayal | Review

Title: The Heart of Betrayal (The Remnant Chronicles #2) Author: Mary E. Pearson Genre \ Themes: Fantasy, Royalty, Mystery, Romance Date Published: July 7, 2015 Cover Rating: 4.5/5 Buy: The Heart of Betrayal Synopsis:  Held captive in the barbarian kingdom of Venda, Lia and Rafe have little chance of escape . . . and even less of being together. Desperate …

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This Savage Song | Review

Title: This Savage Song (Monster of Verity #1) Author: Victoria Shwab Genre \ Themes: Realistic Fantasy, Futuristic, Alternate Reality?, Bloody, Violent, Crime, War Date Published: July 5th, 2016 Cover Rating: 4.5/5 Buy: This Savage Song Synopsis:  There’s no such thing as safe in a city at war, a city overrun with monsters. In this dark urban fantasy from acclaimed author …

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P.S. I Like You | Review

Title: P.S. I Like You Author: Kasie West Genre \ Themes: Realistic, High School (is that a theme?), Contemporary Date Published: July 26, 2016 Cover Rating: 4.5/5 Buy: P.S. I Like You Synopsis: While spacing out in Chemistry class, Lily scribbles some of her favorite song lyrics onto her desk. The next day, she finds that someone has continued the lyrics …

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The Kiss of Deception | Review

Title: The Kiss of Deception: The Remnant Chronicles (book one) Author: Mary E. Pearson Genre \ Themes: Fantasy, Royalty, Romance, Adventure, Mystery Date Published: July 8, 2014 Cover Rating: 4.5/5 Buy: The Kiss of Deception (The Remnant Chronicles) Synopsis:  In a society steeped in tradition, Princess Lia's life follows a preordained course. As First Daughter, she is expected to have the revered …

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The Fault in Our Stars | Review

Title: The Fault in Our Stars Author: John Green Genre \ Themes: Realistic, Cancer, Illness Date Published: April 8th, 2014 Cover Rating: 4.5/5 Buy: The Fault in Our Stars Synopsis: Despite the tumor-shrinking medical miracle that has bought her a few years, Hazel has never been anything but terminal, her final chapter inscribed upon diagnosis. But when a gorgeous plot twist …

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