Review: The Queen of Nothing by Holly Black

“I think of his riddle. How do people like us take off our armor? One piece at a time.”
– Holly Black

Title: The Queen of Nothing
Author: Holly Black
Series: The Folk of Air #3
Release Date: November 19, 2019
Publisher: Little, Brown
Genre: Young Adult, Fantasy
Pages: 300
Rating: 2/5 Stars

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Review: A Curse So Dark and Lonely by Brigid Kemmerer

“I am always surprised to discover that when the world seems darkest, there exists the greatest opportunity for light.” 
– Brigid Kemmerer

Title: A Curse So Dark and Lonely
Author: Brigid Kemmerer
Series: Cursebreakers #1
Release Date: January 29, 2019
Publisher: Bloomsbury YA
Pages: 484

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Review: Sky in the Deep by Adrienne Young

“We find things, just as we lose things. If you’ve lost your honor, you’ll find it again.” 

– Adrienne Young

Title: Sky in the Deep
Author: Adrienne Young
Release Date: April 24, 2018
Publisher: Wednesday Books
Pages: 340

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Review: Escaping from Houdini by Kerri Maniscalco

“Be cautious with who you give your heart to. And be more wary of those who seek to steal it.”
– Kerri Maniscalco

Title: Escaping From Houdini
Author: Kerri Maniscalco
Series: Stalking Jack the Ripper #3
Release Date: September 18, 2018
Publisher: JIMMY Patterson
Pages: 416

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Review: You’d Be Mine by Erin Hahn

“It all starts with a song. Maybe it’s time I finish mine.”

– Erin Hahn

When I first saw You’d Be Mine and read the description for it I was expecting a cute summer read like Emery Lord’s Open Road Summer; It wasn’t like that at all. You’d Be Mine had so much depth and feeling in it that calling it a “cute and light summer read” would be a disservice. This book deals with the heavy issues of loss, depression, and coping in all the wrong ways but does so in a relatable way. Our two main characters are not flawless but they are strong and I was rooting not only for them to be together but for them to also really find themselves and move on from their troubled pasts.

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