Teen Titans: Beast Boy by Kami Garcia, illustrated by Gabriel Picolo | Book Review

Teen Titans: Beast Boy Kami Garcia Gabriel Picolo book coverTitle: Teen Titans: Beast Boy
Series: Teen Titans, #2
Author: Kami Garcia
Illustrator: Gabriel Picolo
Published: Sep. 1, 2020
Publisher: DC Ink
Category: young adult
Genre: fantasy, superhero
Pages: 208
My Rating: ★★★☆☆ (3.5)
Goodreads page

This short review is free from spoilers.

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Synopsis

Garfield Logan has spent his entire life being overlooked. Even in a small town like Eden, Georgia, the 17-year-old with green streaks in his hair can’t find a way to stand out–and the clock is ticking. Senior year is almost over. If Gar doesn’t find a way to impress the Chosen Ones–the social elite at Bull Creek High School–he will never know what it’s like to matter. Gar’s best friends, Stella and Tank, don’t understand why he cares what other people think. They miss their funny, pizza-loving, video game-obsessed best friend.

Then Gar accepts a wild dare out of the blue. It impresses the Chosen Ones and his social status soars. But other things are changing, too. Gar grows six inches overnight. His voice drops and, suddenly, he’s stronger and faster. He’s finally getting everything he wanted, but his newfound popularity comes at a price. Gar has to work harder to impress his new friends. The dares keep getting bigger and the stakes keep getting higher.

When Gar realizes the extent of his physical changes, he has to dig deep and face the truth about himself–and the people who truly matter–before his life spirals out of control.

[ This synopsis was taken directly from Goodreads. ]

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Archenemies by Marissa Meyer | Book Review

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Amazon.com: Archenemies (Renegades (2)) (9781250078308): Meyer ...Title: Archenemies
Series: Renegades, #2
Author: Marissa Meyer
Publisher: Feiwel & Friends
Genre: young adult, fantasy, superhero
Pages: 485
My Rating: ★★★★☆
Goodreads page

This review contains spoilers from
Renegades but not Archenemies.

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Teen Titans: Raven by Kami Garcia | Book Review

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Image result for teen titans: ravenTitle: Teen Titans: Raven
Series: Teen Titans, #1
Author: Kami Garcia
Illustrator: Gabriel Picolo
Publisher: DC Ink
Genre: young adult, superhero
Pages: 192
My Rating: ★★★★☆
Goodreads page

This review is spoiler-free.

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Synopsis

When a tragic accident takes the life of 17-year-old Raven Roth’s foster mom–and Raven’s memory–she moves to New Orleans to recover and finish her senior year of high school.

Starting over isn’t easy. Raven remembers everyday stuff like how to solve math equations and make pasta, but she can’t remember her favorite song or who she was before the accident. And when impossible things start happening, Raven begins to think it might even be better not to know who she was before.

But as she grows closer to her new friends, her foster sister, Max, and Tommy Torres, a guy who accepts her for who she is now, Raven has to decide if she’s ready to face what’s buried in the past…and the darkness building inside her.

From #1 New York Times bestselling author Kami Garcia and first-time graphic novel artist Gabriel Picolo comes this riveting tale of finding the strength to face who you are and learning to trust others–and yourself.

(This synopsis is from Goodreads.)

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Captain Marvel Book Tag [ORIGINAL]

In case you’ve been living in an alternate dimension, you probably are aware that the Captain Marvel movie has been released. I watched it the second day it was out, and let me tell you, it hasn’t left my brain yet. I’m still on a high from that movie. It really gives all the other movies a run for their money because it’s a dang good origin story. I’m an easy to please gal, but even I could tell that Captain Marvel was something special.

That being said, I decided to express my love for this movie by doing a book tag. I searched the internet and haven’t found anyone who has already made this, so I decided to make my own. If you want to try this tag out, by all means, go for it! I kept this tag spoiler-free, so you can do this even if you haven’t watched the movie!

RULES:

– Thank the person who tagged you.
– Make sure to tag the creator (The Awkward Book Blogger) so she can see your responses!
– Tag at least three people.
– Have fun!

Feel free to use the graphic at the top of this post!

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Renegades (Renegades, #1) by Marissa Meyer | Book Review

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“One cannot be brave who has no fear.”

Image result for renegades marissa meyerTitle: Renegades
Series: Renegades, #1
Author: Marissa Meyer
Published: 11/07/17
Genre: young adult, fantasy, superhero, sci-fi
Pages: 556
My Rating: ★★★★☆ (4 / 5)
Goodreads page

This review contains no spoilers.

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Anticipated Releases: 2018

It’s 2018, and a new year means a whole new load of books to be excited for!

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I’ve decided to compile a list of my most anticipated releases of 2018 because I normally don’t do monthly anticipated releases.

(All the synopses in this point are taken directly from Goodreads.)

(There are some spoilers as some of these books are part of a series. I put spoiler warnings before their synopses and provided a drop down so the summaries are hidden unless you click on the drop down.)

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