The Wicked King by Holly Black | Book Review

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Image result for the wicked kingTitle: The Wicked King
Series: The Folk of the Air, #2
Author: Holly Black
Published: January 8, 2019
Genre: young adult, fantasy, paranormal, romance
Pages: 322
My Rating: ★★★★☆
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This review contains spoilers of The Cruel Prince (the first book) but not The Wicked King… you have been warned.

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Check, Please!: #Hockey, Vol. 1 by Ngozi Ukazu | Book Review

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Title: Check, Please!: #Hockey, Vol. 1
Series: Check, Please!
Author: Ngozi Ukazu
Published: September 18, 2018
Genre: graphic novel, YA, LGBT, sports, comics
Pages: 288
My Rating: 4.5 / 5 stars
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This review is short and spoiler free!

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Synopsis

Helloooo, Internet Land. Bitty here!

Y’all… I might not be ready for this. I may be a former junior figure skating champion, vlogger extraordinaire, and very talented amateur pâtissier, but being a freshman on the Samwell University hockey team is a whole new challenge. It’s nothing like co-ed club hockey back in Georgia! First of all? There’s checking. And then, there is Jack—our very attractive but moody captain.

A collection of the first half of the megapopular webcomic series of the same name, Check, Please!: #Hockey is the first book of a hilarious and stirring two-volume coming-of-age story about hockey, bros, and trying to find yourself during the best four years of your life

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Every Last Breath by Jennifer L. Armentrout | Book Review

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Title: Every Last Breath
Series: The Dark Elements, #3
Author: Jennifer L. Armentrout
Published: August 1, 2015
Genre: young adult, romance, paranormal, fantasy
Pages: 400
My Rating: ★★★★☆
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WARNING: There are spoilers in this review. You have been warned.

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Tower of Dawn by Sarah J. Maas | Book Review

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Title: Tower of Dawn
Series: Throne of Glass, #6
Author: Sarah J. Maas
Published: September 5, 2017
Genre: young adult, fantasy, romance
Pages: 672
My Rating: ★★★★★
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Warning: This is the sixth book in the Throne of Glass series. There are spoilers in this review. 

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Stone Cold Touch by Jennifer L. Armentrout | Book Review

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Image result for stone cold touchTitle: Stone Cold Touch
Series: The Dark Elements, #2
Author: Jennifer L. Armentrout
Published: Oct. 21, 2014
Genre: paranormal, YA, romance
Pages: 464
My Rating: ★★★★☆
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There are no spoilers in this review.

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The Darkest Star by Jennifer L. Armentrout | Book Review

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“We were all dark stars, but Luc… he was the darkest.”

Image result for the darkest starTitle: The Darkest Star
Series: Origin, #1
Author: Jennifer L. Armentrout
Published: 10/30/18
Genre: young adult, science fiction, romance, fantasy
Pages: 368
My Rating: ★★★★☆
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This is a spoiler-free review.

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Hey, Kiddo by Jarrett J. Krosozka | ARC Review

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Image result for hey kiddo bookTitle: Hey, Kiddo
Series: standalone
Author: Jarrett J. Korsoczka
Published: October 9, 2018
Genre: memoir, non-fiction, graphic novel
Pages: 320
My Rating: ★★★★☆
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This review is spoiler free!

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I was given a free review copy from Graphix/Scholastic in exchange for a review. This does not skew my review in any one direction.

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Synopsis

Hey, Kiddo is the graphic memoir of author-illustrator Jarrett J. Krosoczka. Raised by his colorful grandparents, who adopted him because his mother was an incarcerated heroin addict, Krosoczka didn’t know his father’s name until he saw his birth certificate when registering for a school ski trip. Hey, Kiddo traces Krosoczka’s search for his father, his difficult interactions with his mother, his day-to-day life with his grandparents, and his path to becoming an artist.

To date, nearly one million people have viewed Krosoczka’s TED Talk about his experience. Artwork from his childhood and teen years will be incorporated into the original illustrations for the book.

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Wildcard by Marie Lu| Book Review

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“Every problem has a solution. But after every solution, there’s a new problem to tackle, some new challenge to take on.”

Image result for wildcard marie luTitle: Wildcard
Series: Warcross, #2
Author: Marie Lu
Published: September 18, 2018
Genre: young adult, sci-fi
Pages: 352
My Rating: ★★★★☆ (4/5)
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This review contains spoilers from the past book in the series but no spoilers from this book itself!

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Obsidio by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff | Book Review

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“Live a life worth dying for.”

Image result for obsidioTitle: Obsidio
Series: The Illuminae Files, #3
Author: Amie Kaufman, Jay Kristoff
Published: March 13, 2018
Genre: young adult, sci-fi, adventure
Pages: 615 (it’s thicc)
My Rating: ★★★★★

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Attention: This review contains spoilers from the past books in the series but no spoilers from this book itself!

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