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The Woman Who Rides Like a Man by Tamora Pierce

Several years have passed since I read Book 2 of Song of the Lioness. I didn’t remember putting in a hold for the next one, but the library just informed me it was available, so I started reading. Tamora Pierce’s … Continue reading

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By Darkness Revealed by Kevin McLaughlin

The novel begins like an introduction to urban fantasy with detailed explanations of standard elements. However, it plays on many English boarding school tropes as well, offering an interesting blend of the two. The twist comes in the boarding school … Continue reading

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Foul Is Fair by Jeffrey Cook and Katherine Perkins

This book throws you in at the deep end of a surreal world until you’re not sure what’s real and what are hallucinations thanks to the main character having some form of an attention disorder. We are first introduced to … Continue reading

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Secrets of Milan by Edale Lane with Giveaway

Secrets of Milan starts with Fiore and Maddie in a relationship crisis, with Maddie holding herself separate. This confused me for a short while because I’d thought their crisis over, but when Maddie quickly reveals the cause, it’s something new. … Continue reading

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Nyssa Glass and the House of Mirrors by H. L. Burke

This series has come up in conversation a time or two in the steampunk groups I follow online, and its fans are dedicated. Having read the first book, I understand why. Nyssa Glass is a genuinely nice person with a … Continue reading

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