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Book Review: A Tyranny of Petticoats, Edited by Jessica Spotswood | ALL THE BADASS GIRLS

Title: A Tyranny of Petticoats: 15 Stories of Belles, Bank Robbers, and Other Badass Girls Author: Various. Anthology. Edited by Jessica Spotswood Cover: Part of a Series: No Links: Goodreads Synopsis: Criss-cross America — on dogsleds and ships, stagecoaches and trains — from pirate ships off the coast of the Carolinas to the peace, love,… Continue reading Book Review: A Tyranny of Petticoats, Edited by Jessica Spotswood | ALL THE BADASS GIRLS

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Of Fire & Stars by Audrey Coulthurst || Kind of takes the “epic” out of “epic fantasy”

Title: Of Fire & Stars Author: Aubrey Coulthurst Links: Goodreads, Cover: Synopsis: Betrothed since childhood to the prince of Mynaria, Princess Dennaleia has always known what her future holds. Her marriage will seal the alliance between Mynaria and her homeland, protecting her people from other hostile lands. But Denna has a secret. She possesses an Affinity… Continue reading Of Fire & Stars by Audrey Coulthurst || Kind of takes the “epic” out of “epic fantasy”

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A Fierce and Subtle Poison by Samantha Mabry || Beautiful writing yet a whole lot of nothing

Everyone knows the legends about the cursed girl–Isabel, the one the señoras whisper about. They say she has green skin and grass for hair, and she feeds on the poisonous plants that fill her family’s Caribbean island garden. Some say she can grant wishes; some say her touch can kill. Seventeen-year-old Lucas lives on the… Continue reading A Fierce and Subtle Poison by Samantha Mabry || Beautiful writing yet a whole lot of nothing

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The Lifeboat Clique by Kathy Parks | Dehydration and other fun things

Some people might say that Denver had a death wish. Why else would she have dared to sneak into a Malibu beach party where she’d be surrounded by enemies, namely including her ex-BFF Abigail? Oh yeah. Croix. Denver never thought in a million years he’d ask her out, but who was she to question this… Continue reading The Lifeboat Clique by Kathy Parks | Dehydration and other fun things

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Don’t Get Caught by Kurt Dinan | goldfish and gatorade

10:00 tonight at the water tower. Tell no one. -Chaos Club When Max receives a mysterious invite from the untraceable, epic prank-pulling Chaos Club, he has to ask: why him? After all, he’s Mr. 2.5 GPA, Mr. No Social Life. He’s Just Max. And his favorite heist movies have taught him this situation calls for… Continue reading Don’t Get Caught by Kurt Dinan | goldfish and gatorade

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Angelfall by Susan Ee || Sarcastic angels and angry heroines

It’s been six weeks since angels of the apocalypse descended to demolish the modern world. Street gangs rule the day while fear and superstition rule the night. When warrior angels fly away with a helpless little girl, her seventeen-year-old sister Penryn will do anything to get her back. Anything, including making a deal with an… Continue reading Angelfall by Susan Ee || Sarcastic angels and angry heroines

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See How They Run by Ally Carter ||Festivals and Fire

Inside every secret, there’s a world of trouble. Get ready for the second book in this new series of global proportions–from master of intrigue, New York Times bestselling author Ally Carter. Grace’s past has come back to hunt her . . . and if she doesn’t stop it, Grace isn’t the only one who will… Continue reading See How They Run by Ally Carter ||Festivals and Fire