RANT REVIEW: The Cabin by Natasha Preston

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My rating: 1 out of 5 stars
Genre: YA – Thriller/Suspense
Pages: 327
Pacing: Normal to Fast
Publisher: Sourcebooks Fire
Published: September 6th 2016

 

TRIGGER WARNINGS: Slut Shaming (mostly unchallenged), Sexism (unchallenged), Sexual Assault (Not only unchallenged but is never called rape).

 

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Top Ten Tuesday #20: Popular Books That Lived Up to the Hype

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Hey guys! It’s time for Top Ten Tuesday, which is currently being run by the lovely Jana over at That Artsy Reader Girl.  We knew instantly that we wanted to take part in this weekly meme because both of us love making list, so this is perfect!

This week’s (March 28th, 2019) topic is: Audio Freebie.  However, since Mireille has some posts about audio books – we are going to switch the topic to: Popular Books that Lived Up to the Hype. 

Since there are two of us running this blog (Melanie and Mireille), we’re going to break these memes up between us and each pick five!

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Middle Grade Monday: Sea of Monsters (Percy Jackson and the Olympians #2) by Rick Riordan

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Hey everyone!  We’ve moved Middle-Grade Monday over from our TBR and Beyond Facebook Group to the blog! Hopefully we can bring you lots of great reviews, topics and maybe even some author interviews!
I’m a massive middle-grade fan, and I’m always trying to get people to give it a shot! Hopefully these reviews will give you a better idea if you want to try out the books or not! That is the goal anyway!

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ARC Review: The Raven’s Tale by Cat Winters

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My Rating:
 4 out of 5 stars
Genre: Historical Fiction/Paranomal
Pages: 368
Pacing: Normal
Publisher: Amulet Books
Published: April 19th, 2019

 

 

Trigger Warnings: Parental abuse, alcohol abuse, depression, poverty.

 

Seventeen-year-old Edgar Poe counts down the days until he can escape his foster family—the wealthy Allans of Richmond, Virginia. He hungers for his upcoming life as a student at the prestigious new university, almost as much as he longs to marry his beloved Elmira Royster. However, on the brink of his departure, all his plans go awry when a macabre Muse named Lenore appears to him. Muses are frightful creatures that lead Artists down a path of ruin and disgrace, and no respectable person could possibly understand or accept them. But Lenore steps out of the shadows with one request: “Let them see me!” – Synopsis by Goodreads

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ARC Review: Wicked Saints by Emily A. Duncan

My Rating: 5 out of 5 stars
Genre: Fantasy
Pages: 400
Pacing: Normal to Fast Paced
Publisher:  Wednesday Books
Published: April 2nd, 2019

 

Trigger warnings: Self Harm (Blood mages must cut to draw their power), war themes, graphic violence and gore. 

 

 

 

 

A girl who can speak to gods must save her people without destroying herself. A prince in danger must decide who to trust. A boy with a monstrous secret waits in the wings.  Together, they must assassinate the king and stop the war.

In a centuries-long war where beauty and brutality meet, their three paths entwine in a shadowy world of spilled blood and mysterious saints, where a forbidden romance threatens to tip the scales between dark and light. Wicked Saints is the thrilling start to Emily A. Duncan’s devastatingly Gothic Something Dark and Holy trilogy.. – Synopsis by Goodreads

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Top Ten Tuesday #19: Books On My Spring 2019 TBR

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Hey guys! It’s time for Top Ten Tuesday, which is currently being run by the lovely Jana over at That Artsy Reader Girl.  We knew instantly that we wanted to take part in this weekly meme because both of us love making list, so this is perfect!

This week’s (March 19th, 2019) topic is: Books On My Spring 2019 TBR

Since there are two of us running this blog (Melanie and Mireille), we’re going to break these memes up between us and each pick five!

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Middle Grade Monday: The Lightning Thief (Percy Jackson and the Olympians #1) by Rick Riordan

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Hey everyone!  We’ve moved Middle-Grade Monday over from our TBR and Beyond Facebook Group to the blog! Hopefully we can bring you lots of great reviews, topics and maybe even some author interviews!
I’m a massive middle-grade fan, and I’m always trying to get people to give it a shot! Hopefully these reviews will give you a better idea if you want to try out the books or not! That is the goal anyway!  Continue reading “Middle Grade Monday: The Lightning Thief (Percy Jackson and the Olympians #1) by Rick Riordan”

Top Ten Tuesday #18: Standalone Books That Need a Sequel

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Hey guys! It’s time for Top Ten Tuesday, which is currently being run by the lovely Jana over at That Artsy Reader Girl.  We knew instantly that we wanted to take part in this weekly meme because both of us love making list, so this is perfect!

This week’s (March 12th, 2019) topic is: Standalone Books That Need a Sequel

Since there are two of us running this blog (Melanie and Mireille), we’re going to break these memes up between us and each pick five!

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