Falling Kingdoms by Morgan Rhodes

I had heard so many good things about this series from people who I really trust, so my expectations were pretty high going in. This, as it turns out, was a mistake. I was promised rich politics, morally grey characters, blindsiding betrayal, and fascinating magic. I expected strong worldbuilding and intriguing characters. I got none of the above.

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Keep an Eye Out! – December 2016

I keep on finding myself getting very excited at various book announcements and wanting to share that excitement. Unfortunately, the people in my life, while they do love to read, they do not have quite the same level of excitement as I do. So, I thought I'd start a monthly(ish) post with books that I …

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Soundless – Richelle Mead

Soundless by Richelle Mead Division 4 and up (strong Division 3 readers) Received: Library Publication Date: November 10, 2015 Publisher: Razorbill 4.5/5 stars **It has been brought to my attention that this book is ableist in its treatment of the deaf community. Upon further reflection, I completely concur, and I apologize for not recognizing it …

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