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The Last Of Her Name by Jessica Khoury

Sadly, this fell into so many cliches and was so shallowly written as to be a real slog to have to get through (especially without rolling my eyes every few pages). Loosely based on the Russian Revolution, the setting is … Continue reading

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The Promised Neverland Volume 9 by Kaiu Shirai and Posuka Demizu

With volume 9, we get a second pivotal book in the series. The first milestone was the children escaping from the orphanage. This book is a big reveal about William Minerva and sets a new arc up in the near … Continue reading

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The Outlaw and The Upstart King by Rod Duncan

Once again, Rod Duncan proves he is one of the best contemporary sci fi/urban fantasy authors out there with a follow up just as good yet distinctly different than his previous book. Rather than regurgitating the same tale of action … Continue reading

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Space Cat and the Kittens by Ruthven Todd

While this is definitely a wonderful series all around, this last book is undoubtedly the weakest; it lacks the imagination and the spark of the previous three. The ending is abrupt and a focus on the kittens being stupid and … Continue reading

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The Disasters by M.K. England

The Disasters is a fun, action-filled YA science fiction which does indeed feel like “Breakfast Club” in space. We have the same conflicted characters in ‘detention’, each with their own issues and foibles. As the group gets to know each … Continue reading

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City of Broken Magic by Mirah Bolender

I had a hard time with this book: the premise sounded interesting and there are a lot of interesting concepts, but the writing was highly problematic. Even considering that my source is an advance reader copy without full editing, I … Continue reading

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Siege Weapons by Harry F. Rey

This is a very hard one to rate. The writing is solid, the world building and characterization decently done, and it is a quick and easy read. But the book has a very strong dichotomy: it is a moody sci … Continue reading

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