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Spooky Scary Book Tag

Happy spooky season everyone! This tag was created by Shelby Masako and we found it to be really fun. We love Halloween and fall in general, so we thought this tag would be perfect for October.

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Review: Zodiac Academy: The Awakening by Caroline Peckham and Susanne Valenti

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Tory Vega and Darcy Vega have had a difficult life of going from foster home to foster home. Now that they’re 18, they live together in a crappy apartment in Chicago, Illinois. But they barely have enough money to get by.

One night a man named Professor Orion stops Tory as she’s getting home. He forces his way into their apartments and tells Tory and Darcy that they’re coming with him…to a place called Zodiac Academy. Suddenly, Tory and Darcy are taken to a mysterious world called Solaria. One where the Fae rule and can master the elements.

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Review: The Queen of Nothing by Holly Black

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Right after the shocking events of The Wicked King, Jude is in the human world living with Vivi and Oak. At this point Jude believes she’ll never go back to faerie or see Cardan again. 

When Taryn shows up with some shocking news, she needs Jude’s help. Jude must go back to faerie and pretend to be Taryn…to save her twin from prison, or worse. Only it’s not safe for Jude to return during exile. Many people would give anything to see her fall. 

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Review: The Wicked King by Holly Black

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Picking up a few months after The Cruel Prince left off, Jude Duarte is adjusting to her new life and role in the place. Ever since she betrayed Cardan Greenbriar, he keeps her at arm’s length. To top it all off, Jude and Taryn’s relationship remains tense and Madoc is angry that the girl he raised outsmarted him for the crown. 

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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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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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