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Trick by Natalia Jaster (Foolish Kingdoms #1)

In the Kingdom of Spring, Poet is renowned. He's young and pretty, a lover of men and women. He performs for the court, kisses like a scoundrel, and mocks with a silver tongue.Yet allow him this: It's only the most cunning and manipulative soul who can play the fool.For beyond the castle walls, Poet guards… Continue reading Trick by Natalia Jaster (Foolish Kingdoms #1)

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Rule of Wolves by Leigh Bardugo (with spoilers!)

The Demon King. As Fjerda's massive army prepares to invade, Nikolai Lantsov will summon every bit of his ingenuity and charm—and even the monster within—to win this fight. But a dark threat looms that cannot be defeated by a young king's gift for the impossible.The Stormwitch. Zoya Nazyalensky has lost too much to war. She… Continue reading Rule of Wolves by Leigh Bardugo (with spoilers!)

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The Cruel Prince by Holly Black (The Folk of the Air #1)

Jude was seven when her parents were murdered and she and her two sisters were stolen away to live in the treacherous High Court of Faerie. Ten years later, Jude wants nothing more than to belong there, despite her mortality. But many of the fey despise humans. Especially Prince Cardan, the youngest and wickedest son… Continue reading The Cruel Prince by Holly Black (The Folk of the Air #1)

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The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue by V.E. Schwab (WITH SPOILERS)

A Life No One Will Remember. A Story You Will Never Forget. France, 1714: in a moment of desperation, a young woman makes a Faustian bargain to live forever and is cursed to be forgotten by everyone she meets. Thus begins the extraordinary life of Addie LaRue, and a dazzling adventure that will play out… Continue reading The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue by V.E. Schwab (WITH SPOILERS)

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One of Us is Lying, or how to get out of your reading slump

Pay close attention and you might solve this. On Monday afternoon, five students at Bayview High walk into detention.Bronwyn, the brain, is Yale-bound and never breaks a rule.Addy, the beauty, is the picture-perfect homecoming princess.Nate, the criminal, is already on probation for dealing.Cooper, the athlete, is the all-star baseball pitcher.And Simon, the outcast, is the creator of Bayview High's notorious gossip app.… Continue reading One of Us is Lying, or how to get out of your reading slump

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Wicked Saints by Emily A. Duncan

A girl who can speak to gods must save her people without destroying herself.A prince in danger must decide who to trust.A boy with a monstrous secret waits in the wings.Together, they must assassinate the king and stop the war.In a centuries-long war where beauty and brutality meet, their three paths entwine in a shadowy… Continue reading Wicked Saints by Emily A. Duncan

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A Room of One’s Own by Virginia Woolf

A Room of One's Own is an extended essay by Virginia Woolf. First published on the 24th of October, 1929, the essay was based on a series of lectures she delivered at Newnham College and Girton College, two women's colleges at Cambridge University in October 1928. While this extended essay in fact employs a fictional narrator… Continue reading A Room of One’s Own by Virginia Woolf