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ARC Review: The Binding – Bridget Collins

Imagine you could erase grief. Imagine you could remove pain. Imagine you could hide the darkest, most horrifying secret. Forever. Young Emmett Farmer is working in the fields when a strange letter arrives summoning him away from his family. He is to begin an apprenticeship as a Bookbinder—a vocation that arouses fear, superstition, and prejudice…… Continue reading ARC Review: The Binding – Bridget Collins

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ARC Review: The Kingdom of Copper – S. A Chakraborty

Return to Daevabad in the spellbinding sequel to THE CITY OF BRASS. Nahri’s life changed forever the moment she accidentally summoned Dara, a formidable, mysterious djinn, during one of her schemes. Whisked from her home in Cairo, she was thrust into the dazzling royal court of Daevabadand quickly discovered she would need all her grifter…… Continue reading ARC Review: The Kingdom of Copper – S. A Chakraborty

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ARC Review: The Soulstealers – Jacqueline Rohrbach

Arnaka Skytree grew up believing she was chosen to bring new magic to the world. As the heir to the cult of druids responsible for keeping their floating palace habitable for the wealthy aristocracy, she’s expected to wield her power as those before her did: by culling the souls of peasant women. But when Arnaka…… Continue reading ARC Review: The Soulstealers – Jacqueline Rohrbach

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ARC Review: The True Queen – Zen Cho

In the follow-up to the “delightful” Regency fantasy novel (NPR.org) Sorcerer to the Crown, a young woman with no memories of her past finds herself embroiled in dangerous politics in England and the land of the fae. When sisters Muna and Sakti wake up on the peaceful beach of the island of Janda Baik, they…… Continue reading ARC Review: The True Queen – Zen Cho

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ARC Review: Thief of Cahraman – Lucy Tempest

The Selection meets Aladdin ONE MONTH. FIFTY CONTESTANTS. ONE PRINCE. AN IMPOSSIBLE HEIST. You have been summoned to Sunstone Palace to compete in our search for the future Queen of Cahraman. After years on the run, Adelaide thinks her lonely and dangerous life as a thief is finally over. But her world is upended when…… Continue reading ARC Review: Thief of Cahraman – Lucy Tempest

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Review: The Upside of Unrequited – Becky Albertalli

Seventeen-year-old Molly Peskin-Suso knows all about unrequited love—she’s lived through it twenty-six times. She crushes hard and crushes often, but always in secret. Because no matter how many times her twin sister, Cassie, tells her to woman up, Molly can’t stomach the idea of rejection. So she’s careful. Fat girls always have to be careful.…… Continue reading Review: The Upside of Unrequited – Becky Albertalli

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ARC Review: Descendant of the Crane – Joan He

Tyrants cut out hearts. Rulers sacrifice their own Princess Hesina of Yan has always been eager to shirk the responsibilities of the crown, but when her beloved father is murdered, she’s thrust into power, suddenly the queen of an unstable kingdom. Determined to find her father’s killer, Hesina does something desperate: she engages the aid…… Continue reading ARC Review: Descendant of the Crane – Joan He

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ARC Review: Empire of Sand – Tasha Suri

A nobleman’s daughter with magic in her blood. An empire built on the dreams of enslaved gods. Empire of Sand is Tasha Suri’s captivating, Mughal India-inspired debut fantasy. The Amrithi are outcasts; nomads descended of desert spirits, they are coveted and persecuted throughout the Empire for the power in their blood. Mehr is the illegitimate…… Continue reading ARC Review: Empire of Sand – Tasha Suri

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ARC Review: Isle of Broken Years – Jane Fletcher

Catalina de Valasco’s parents have her future fully planned. The most important step for a seventeenth century Spanish noblewoman being, of course, an advantageous marriage. Unfortunately, a series of setbacks has left Catalina unwed. On a galleon bound for the Americas and her latest husband-to-be, Catalina again finds her marriage plans frustrated. Pirates capture the…… Continue reading ARC Review: Isle of Broken Years – Jane Fletcher

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ARC Review: The Impossible Girl – Lydia Kang

Two hearts. Twice as vulnerable. Manhattan, 1850. Born out of wedlock to a wealthy socialite and a nameless immigrant, Cora Lee can mingle with the rich just as easily as she can slip unnoticed into the slums and graveyards of the city. As the only female resurrectionist in New York, she’s carved out a niche…… Continue reading ARC Review: The Impossible Girl – Lydia Kang