[Review] Birthday Girl by Penelope Douglas

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Title: Birthday Girl
Author: Penelope Douglas
Release Date: April 15th 2018

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He took me in when I had nowhere else to go.

He doesn’t use me, hurt me, or forget about me. He doesn’t treat me like I’m nothing, take me for granted, or make me feel unsafe.

He remembers me, laughs with me, and looks at me. He listens to me, protects me, and sees me. I can feel his eyes on me over the breakfast table, and my heart pumps so hard when I hear him pull in the driveway after work.

I have to stop this. It can’t happen.
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[Review] The Wall of Winnipeg and Me by Mariana Zapata

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Title: The Wall of Winnipeg and Me
Author: Mariana Zapata
Publication Date: February 28th 2016

Vanessa Mazur knows she’s doing the right thing. She shouldn’t feel bad for quitting. Being an assistant/housekeeper/fairy godmother to the top defensive end in the National Football Organization was always supposed to be temporary. She has plans and none of them include washing extra-large underwear longer than necessary.
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[Review] The Deal by Elle Kennedy

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Title: The Deal (Off-Campus #1)
Author: Elle Kennedy
Publication Date: February 24th 2015

She’s about to make a deal with the college bad boy…

Hannah Wells has finally found someone who turns her on. But while she might be confident in every other area of her life, she’s carting around a full set of baggage when it comes to sex and seduction. If she wants to get her crush’s attention, she’ll have to step out of her comfort zone and make him take notice… even if it means tutoring the annoying, childish, cocky captain of the hockey team in exchange for a pretend date. Continue reading

[Review] House of Earth and Blood by Sarah J. Maas

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Title: House of Earth and Blood
Author: Sarah J. Maas
Publisher: Bloomsbury
Publication Date: March 3, 2020

Bryce Quinlan had the perfect life—working hard all day and partying all night—until a demon murdered her closest friends, leaving her bereft, wounded, and alone. When the accused is behind bars but the crimes start up again, Bryce finds herself at the heart of the investigation. She’ll do whatever it takes to avenge their deaths.
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Waiting on Wednesday

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Breaking the Spine that features highly anticipated book releases.
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Title: House of Earth and Blood
Author: Sarah J. Maas
Publisher: Bloomsbury
Publication Date: March 3, 2020

Bryce Quinlan had the perfect life—working hard all day and partying all night—until a demon murdered her closest friends, leaving her bereft, wounded, and alone. When the accused is behind bars but the crimes start up again, Bryce finds herself at the heart of the investigation. She’ll do whatever it takes to avenge their deaths.
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Waiting on Wednesday

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Breaking the Spine that features highly anticipated book releases.
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Title: The Unspoken Name
Author: A.K. Larkwood
Publisher: Tor Books
Publication Date: February 11, 2020

What if you knew how and when you will die?

Csorwe does — she will climb the mountain, enter the Shrine of the Unspoken, and gain the most honored title: sacrifice.

But on the day of her foretold death, a powerful mage offers her a new fate. Leave with him, and live. Turn away from her destiny and her god to become a thief, a spy, an assassin—the wizard’s loyal sword. Topple an empire, and help him reclaim his seat of power.
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2020 Fantasy Master List

Now that it’s finally 2020 I’m sharing the fantasy books I’m excited for this year! One of my goals is to five into more adult fantasy books this year and hopefully find some new faves. I will continue adding to it as book announcements are made and covers are revealed! Continue reading

[Review] Ninth House by Leigh Bardugo

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Title: Ninth House
Author: Leigh Bardugo
Publisher: Flatiron Books
Publication Date: October 8, 2019

Galaxy “Alex” Stern is the most unlikely member of Yale’s freshman class. Raised in the Los Angeles hinterlands by a hippie mom, Alex dropped out of school early and into a world of shady drug dealer boyfriends, dead-end jobs, and much, much worse. By age twenty, in fact, she is the sole survivor of a horrific, unsolved multiple homicide. Some might say she’s thrown her life away. But at her hospital bed, Alex is offered a second chance: to attend one of the world’s most elite universities on a full ride. What’s the catch, and why her?
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Waiting on Wednesday

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Breaking the Spine that features highly anticipated book releases.

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Title: Would Like to Meet
Author: Rachel Winters
Publisher: G.P. Putnam’s Sons
Publication Date: December 3, 2019

In this charming, feel-good debut novel, a cynical assistant at a screenwriting agency must reenact the meet-cute scenes from classic romantic comedy movies in order to help her #1 client get his scriptwriting mojo back–but can a real-life meet-cute be in store for someone who doesn’t believe in happily ever after?
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