science fiction

Red Rising by Pierce Brown: Dystopian Sci-Fi Book Review & Giveaway

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Red Rising

When I initially saw the book cover for Red Rising by Pierce Brown, I thought it must be a novel about angels. I’m not really into angel-themed novels so I dismissed it, but there was something intriguing about it. For example, why was the wing red? When I finally read the publisher’s description, I smacked […]

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Katya’s War by Jonathan L. Howard: Book Review & Giveaway

Children
Katya's War

We’re participating in the No Strings Attached Giveaway Hop, one of the easiest hops to enter all year! For this hop, we’ve chosen Katya’s War, Book #2 in the Russalka Chronicles series by Jonathan L. Howard as our giveaway. We previously reviewed Book #1 in this series, Katya’s World, which you can link to at […]

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The Severed Tower by J. Barton Mitchell: Book Review & Giveaway

Children
the severed tower

We’re participating in the Clear Your Shelf Giveaway Hop, a book-related hop we look forward to every year because it’s always full of great novels to win. This year we’re featuring The Severed Tower, Book #2 in the Conquered Earth trilogy by J. Barton Mitchell. I previously reviewed Midnight City, Book #1 in this series, […]

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Shadowplay by Laura Lam: Will Magic Protect Them or Destroy Them?

Fantasy & Supernatural
shadowplay

Sci-fi and fantasy often let us read about sensitive subjects with more detachment, which I think is wonderful because it exposes more people to things they might shy away from in real life. When I read Pantomime, Book #1 in this series, I was excited to see that it deals with such a subject through […]

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The Christmas Town by Elyse Douglas: Book Review & Giveaway

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the christmas town

I’m always looking for good holiday stories to tell you about during the winter holidays, so I was really happy when I was approached about reading The Christmas Town by Elyse Douglas. Elyse Douglas is the pen name of the writing couple Elyse Parmentier and Douglas Pennington. They’re known for their romantic holiday novels, so […]

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The Almost Girl by Amalie Howard: What If Everything Was a Lie?

Fiction
the almost girl

You probably know by now that I love kick-butt heroines, so how could I resist a teenage girl who’s become a Legion General on her world? Yep, The Almost Girl by Amalie Howard is science fiction. It’s also an action adventure with some mystery, a conspiracy or two, and a little romantic interest along the […]

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