Review: The Cruel Prince by Holly Black

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After a traumatic attack, Jude and her two sisters are taken to faerie to be raised by the man who killed their parents. Fast Forward 10 years in the future and Jude just wants to fit in and be in the King’s Guard.

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Review: Hunting November by Adriana Mather

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Hunting November picks up where Killing November left off at Academy Absconditti. The secret is out. After November learned the truth about why she started school at the mysterious academy and who was out to get her, she’s ready to leave. She knows her dad is in danger and hopes he left a trail of clues behind. She’s determined to get to him before its too late. 

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March 2021 Book Club: Down Comes the night by Allison Saft

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Down Comes the Night released today, March 2, 2021.

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February 2021 Book Haul

Last month Claire wrote about her recent purchases. This month Christy is going to share which books she recently bought. 

With an Amazon gift card, I couldn’t resist spending all of it on books. If you’re deciding on your next read, hopefully my list helps you choose. I ordered a mix of mysteries, contemporaries and fantasies!

Have you read any of my recent purchases? Let me know in the comments. I can’t wait to read all of these books. 

1. Lies You Never Told Me by Jennifer Donaldson

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Lies You Never Told Me was published in 2019 and I can’t wait to finally read this book that’s been on my TBR for almost two years. This romantic YA thriller promises to have a shocking ending. I love to be surprised so I hope this one keeps me guessing until the end. 

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Review: Influence by Sara Shepard and Lilia Buckingham

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Delilah Rollins didn’t expect to become famous overnight. One video of her saving a puppy and suddenly everyone is talking about her. Now that she’s moving to LA for her dad’s job, she’s quickly brought into the world of social media influencers. 

Jasmine Walters-Diaz, the childhood star, sometimes wants to escape it all. Her former role has turned her into a perpetual rainbow-wearing girl, even though she’s outgrown the persona. 

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YA Books Set in New England

So many of our favorite books are set in New England. The six states (Massachusetts, Maine, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Vermont and New Hampshire) are the perfect setting for a murder mystery or a contemporary romance. What are your favorite books set in New England? Let us know in the comments. 

1. Two Can Keep A Secret by Karen McManus

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Two Can Keep A Secret is a spooky YA mystery set in Vermont. When Ellery and Ezra move from LA to a small town in Vermont, unsolved murders seem to be the norm…some of which have to do with the amusement park they started working at. This mystery will give you major fall vibes and the full small town New England experience. 

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Book vs Movie: Always and Forever, Lara Jean by Jenny Han

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Welcome to a new feature on our blog where we compare the YA book with its movie adaptation. It’s hard to find a movie adaption that can compare to the book. Still, some are much better than others. Do you have a favorite book to movie (or TV show) adaption? Let us know in the comments. 

Warning: Spoilers if you haven’t read or watched Always and Forever, Lara Jean (To All The Boys #3).

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Blog Tour: No Experience Required (Heartbreak Café #1) by Janet Quin-Harkin

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We received this book in exchange for an honest review.

Special thanks to Ellfie Books for having us during the Heartbreak Café blog tour! We’ve included a mini review to start off the post, but we also have some exciting content: a Q&A with author Janet Quin-Harkin! Keep reading to learn more about Janet, her writing process, and our thoughts on No Experience Required

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Review: In The Penalty Box by Lynn Rush and Kelly Anne Blount

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Willow doesn’t want to be home in Wisconsin. She should be in Colorado training for Nationals and then the Olympics. One injury could ruin her entire figure skating career and she hasn’t made the PT progress she was hoping for.

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