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Review: Radiant Shadows by Melissa Marr

Radiant Shadows is the fourth book in Melissa Marr’s Wicked Lovely YA fairy series. It follows on from Fragile Eternity, focusing more on characters that have previously featured only briefly in the series. In particular, it tells the story of Devlin (High Court regent … Continue reading

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Review: Ink Exchange by Melissa Marr

Ink Exchange is the second book in Melissa Marr’s YA Wicked Lovely series. The first book in the series told the story of Aislinn, an ‘ordinary’ high school girl who is stalked by fairies that no-one else can see. Ink Exchange tells the story of … Continue reading

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Review: Wicked Lovely by Melissa Marr

Aislinn has the Sight. She sees faeries everywhere, and faeries are terrifying enough that she spends most of her life trying to make sure faeries don’t notice her. Unfortunately, she comes to the attention of the Summer King, Keenan, who must … Continue reading

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Review: Made for You by Melissa Marr

Melissa Marr’s latest is the magic-light tale of Eva, a southern princess (child of the elite in the tiny town of Jessup, NC) who after being struck by a car and left for dead finds herself with the unpredictable ability … Continue reading

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Review: Sunshine by Robin McKinley

Sunshine’s life is changed forever when, while out for a walk by the lake, she is kidnapped by vampires and left, chained to a wall, to be prey to an enemy they’ve captured and have been torturing. It’s a game, … Continue reading

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Review: Deerskin by Robin McKinley

Deerskin is a fairytale princess, the daughter of the most beautiful woman in seven kingdoms who married a great king and whose love was so legendary it eclipsed everything, including her own existence. Admired and loved the king and queen … Continue reading

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Review: Gotham Academy #1

Soooo many questions left after this one. First, I love the cover and the very idea (A Gotham Prep School?) The execution is dark and creepy, a lot like Batman meets Hogwarts. Olive is in her second year at GA … Continue reading

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Review: My Soul to Save by Rachel Vincent

For a book all about death, demons and soul selling, My Soul to Save isn’t that dark of a book. The second book in the Soul Screamers series by Rachel Vincent, it again follows Kaylee, a bean sidhe (banshee) by … Continue reading

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Review: Runaways volume 2

On the run from their murderous parents (who framed them for the murder) teens Alex, Chase, Gert, Karolina, Molly and Nico have tons to learn. They aren’t exactly close friends, they have pretty…,um, classic views of superheros and villains, no … Continue reading

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Review: New Mutants volume 2

Poor New Mutants. Professor X just “rescued” them from their homes to train them to control their mutant powers and their first field trip finds them lost in the Amazon, taken captive by a secret city modelling itself after Rome … Continue reading

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