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Book Review: Trapped in Wonderland

Book Review: Trapped in Wonderland

Title: Trapped in Wonderland Author: Dani Hoots Genre: Young Adult Fantasy Release date: February 1, 2017 Rating: 3.5/5 Summary: Years after Alice saved Wonderland, things are going wrong again. Except this time, the original Alice isn’t there to make things better. When Morpheus, the king of nightmares and leader of the evil Cirque de Rêves, takes control of Wonderland and steals the hopes and dreams of its citizens, it falls on Meredith “Alice” Hughes to come to the rescue. Although she…

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Book Review: Gilded Cage

Book Review: Gilded Cage

Title: Gilded Cage Author: Vic James Genre: Young adult fantasy Release Date: February 14, 2017 (Preorder Now) Summary: Sometime during their lives, every citizen of England has a civic duty to take their slavedays—10 years of slavery for the government, so that the aristocrats can focus on governing. These aristocrats are known as Equals, and they are born with magical gifts that separate them from the common people. The Hadley family decides to take their slavedays the day after the…

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Book Review: Cinder

Book Review: Cinder

CINDER Book: Cinder Author: Marissa Meyer ISBN: 978-1-250-00720-9 Publish Date: Oct 27, 2015 CC Rating: 5/5 Summary & Review: Cinder, considered by some as the kingdom’s best mechanic, is also a cyborg. She used to be 100% human, but after a car accident in her childhood, Cinder’s life could only be saved by installing a few mechanical parts. While this sounds like it’d be useful, in reality, most consider cyborgs to be sub-human and they face despicable conditions in the city—including a mandatory “lottery”…

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Book Review: These Shallow Graves

Book Review: These Shallow Graves

THESE SHALLOW GRAVES Book: These Shallow Graves Author: Jennifer Donnelly ISBN: 978-0385737654 Publish Date: Oct 27, 2015 CC Rating: 5/5 Summary & Review: Josephine Montfort lives at the height of society in the late 1800s—she has a wealthy family, an exceptional upbringing, and even prospects for an upcoming marriage proposal from one of the most desirable suitors in New York. But her beautiful world turns dark when her father is found dead in his study, and the police declare it a suicide….

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