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Book Review Bites

The Fifth Season by N.K. Jemisin Genre: Fantasy, Apocalyptic Publisher: Orbit (August 4, 2015) Tiara’s Rating: 4.5 of 5 stars This book is difficult for me to sum up without feeling as if I’m not doing the story any justice, and there’s not too much more I can say about it that Mogsy hasn’t already […]

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YA Weekend: Audiobook Review Bites

One of my unofficial reading resolutions of 2016 is to catch up with (and in some cases, complete) all the Young Adult series I started over the years. On some level, I want this goal to remain a fun, relaxing, no-stress pastime between my review books, but it may also be my most ambitious challenge […]

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Short & Sweet Review: Laisrathera by M.C.A. Hogarth

Laisrathera by M.C.A. HogarthM.C.A. Hogarth Series: Her Instruments #3 Publisher: Studio MCAH (May 12, 2014) Memorable Quote: “It is not humility to assume every responsibility is yours to bear. It is not wise. And it is not just, nor kind. You must let go of your need to feel that everything that befalls you is […]

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Short & Sweet YA Weekend: The Day Boy and the Night Girl by George MacDonald

The Day Boy and the Night Girl by George MacDonald Series: Standalone Publisher: Fantasy and Horror Classics (first published in 1882) Memorable Quote: “No, of course – you can’t be a girl: girls are not afraid – without reason. I understand now: it is because you are not a girl that you are so frightened.”   […]

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Short & Sweet Comic Stack 01/27/16 – Star Wars, Vol 1: Skywalker Strikes by Jason Aaron, John Cassaday (Illustrations), Laura Martin (Illustrations)

Genre: Science Fiction Series: Star Wars Publisher: Marvel Author: Website | Goodreads     TL;DR Review: Tiara’s Rating: 4  of 5 stars. Definitely fanservice, but worthy fanservice. I loved all the Vader scenes! After their greatest victory yet against the Empire by destroying the Death Star, Luke, Leia, Han, and friends decide to make another […]

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Short & Sweet Audio Review: Should We Drown in Feathered Sleep by Michael Merriam

Should We Drown in Feathered Sleep by Michael Merriam Series: Standalone Publisher: Carina Press (November 10, 2010) Memorable Quote: “They hated to watch another be in pain, but it was necessary for her to die in order to be reborn.” TL;DR Review: Tiara’s Rating: 4 of 5 Stars. M A G I C A L! Narrator: […]

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Short & Sweet Review: Rose Point by M.C.A. Hogarth

Rose Point by M.C.A. Hogarth Series: Her Instruments #2 Publisher: Studio MCAH (October 7, 2013) Memorable Quote: “Human steel had always trumped faerie magic. Reese set her face and marched in.”   TL; DR Review: Tiara’s Rating: 4.5 of 5 stars. OMG, I loved this series. Space elves. *cries* Short & Sweet Review: I finished this book and […]

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Short & Sweet Review: Star Wars: The Force Awakens by Alan Dean Foster

Star Wars: The Force Awakens by Alan Dean Foster Series: Star Wars Novelizations #7 Publisher: LucasBooks (December 18, 2015) Memorable Quote: “Death displays nothing if not variety in its methods, which are often surprising and sometimes amusing.”   TL;DR Review: Tiara’s Rating: 3.5 of 5 stars. This is totally what this book and movie is all about […]

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Short & Sweet Review: The Girl from the Well by Rin Chupeco

The Girl from the Well by Rin Chupeco Series: The Girl from the Well #1 Publisher: Sourcebooks Fire (August 5, 2014) Memorable Quote: “It is not in my nature to be interested in the living. But there are many things, I have found, that defy nature.”   TL;DR Review: Tiara’s Rating: 2.5 to 3 stars. […]

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Graphic Novel Review Bites

Invisible Republic, Vol. 1 by Gabriel Hardman With thanks to NetGalley and the publisher for the opportunity to read an advanced copy of this graphic novel in exchange for a positive review. There’s always more to the story, especially when it comes to politics. Here, a journalist discovers a story belonging to a woman named […]

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