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Review: City of Legends by Cheyanne Young

Where to start with this one. Maci Knight lives in a world where there are superheroes (they all pretty much have the same powers, speed, healing, strength, etc) and normal people. She’s not just from a superhero race, she’s the … Continue reading

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Book Review: Suspicion by Alexandra Monir

From ML’s Circulation Desk Delacorte Press, December 2014 ISBN: 978-0385743891 Available: hardcover and Kindle editions Hot on the heels of her two previous books (Timeless, Timekeeper), author Alexandra Monir gives us Suspicion, a tale of secrets and suspense that lurk … Continue reading

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Book Review: Man Made Boy by Jon Skovron

From ML’s Circulation Desk Viking Penguin, 2013 ISBN-13: 978-0670786206 Available: Hardcover, Kindle edition, audiobook I don’t read a lot of YA fiction, as I tend to enjoy a harder, darker horror in general, but I have enjoyed it from time … Continue reading

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Book Review: Water Vamps by G.L. Giles

From ML’s Circulation Desk BlackWyrm Publishing, June 2013 (Second Printing) ISBN-13: 978-1-61318-147-8 Available: Paperback, Kindle Psychic vampire Setiana and her partner, a shape-shifter, stop at an inn for a good day’s sleep. While there, Setiana enters a dream state, and … Continue reading

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Review: BloodRealms by Aurora Whittet

Werewolf Princess, chosen one of the legends and eligible bachelorette is back. This is the second book in a series, and…I tried to like it. I really did. I love the cover. The back blurb frames the Chosen One story … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Blood Guard by Carter Roy

From ML’s Circulation Desk Two Lions, 2014 ISBN: 9781477847251 Available: Hardcover, Kindle edition The Blood Guard is the first book in a trilogy by Carter Roy. In this snarky comic adventure, we meet Evelyn Ronan Truelove (who simply wishes to … Continue reading

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Review: The Greatest Zombie Movie Ever by Jeff Strand

Strand is known for his humorous horror books. My favorites are A Bad Day for Voodoo and Wolf Hunt (the last is very much not YA). His loyal readers might come into this one expecting a teenage zombie movie getting … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Shadow Cabinet by Maureen Johnson

From ML’s Circulation Desk G.P. Putnam’s Sons, 2015 ISBN-13: 978-0399256622 Available: Hardcover, Paperback, Kindle edition, Audio Secret societies, mass murder, a journey into the land between life and death, and a cataclysmic event that threatens to destroy all of London—The … Continue reading

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Book Review: Isle of the Lost by Melissa de la Cruz

From ML’s Circulation Desk Disney-Hyperion, 2015 ISBN-13: 978-1484720974 Available: Hardcover, Audible, Audio CD, Kindle edition The premise of Isle of the Lost is that all the Disney villains, along with their children, have been imprisoned on an island without any … Continue reading

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Book Review: Some Girls Are by Courtney Summers

From ML’s Circulation Desk St. Martin’s Griffin, 2010 ISBN-13: 978-0312573805 Available: Paperback, Audible, Audio CD, Kindle edition Anyone feeling nostalgic for the glory days of high school will drop that nostalgia right in the trash bin within pages of beginning … Continue reading

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