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3.5
Warcross
Book #1 in Warcross Series
By Marie Lu

Warcross was an exciting story, set in a world where technology took quite a few steps forward and games became a way of living. The plot follows Emika Chen, in a labyrinth of secrets and lies, struggling among friends and enemies, trying to conceive (what seems to be) the impossible. In the beginning she is just a bounty hunter, struggling …

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Saving Francesca
By Melina Marchetta

A moment of truth: I’ve felt depressed – on and off, in a way or another – my entire life. Not like Mia, but I had my share of sad moments, my ‘down’ moments, some kind of sorrow that seemed to linger at the edges of my consciousness. I don’t remember myself “before” (maybe I was even born this way, …

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And I Darken
Book #1 in The Conqueror's Saga Series
By Kiersten White

I probably enjoyed this book more than I should have, lol, but it felt refreshing to read something inspired by my country’s history, even though some aspects didn’t feel accurate – historical or not, it IS fiction after all, so I let the author take her story wherever she wants (not that I was too fond of history in school to notice …

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Girl in Pieces
By Kathleen Glasgow

There are books that need to be written. For us to be able to understand, (or) to heal our own wounds, (or) to let us know that life goes on. There are words that need to be said, that are stuck in one’s throat, threatening to choke him/her if there’s no one there to hear them. GIRL IN PIECES it’s …

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This is How it Happened
By Paula Stokes

It pains me to give such a low rating to this book, because – even though I did not enjoy the storyline and the main character as I should have – the message behind this book is incredibly powerful and important. We live in a world where people hide behind their keyboards, throwing hate around like knifes. They cut deep …

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Re-reading “The Winner’s Curse”
Book #1 in Winner's Trilogy Series
By Marie Rutkoski

I first read this book before it came out in the US, courtesy of the publisher. Back then I was looking for a (mushy) love story to sweep me off my feet, funny thing. It didn’t feel precisely like attaining that goal at that point, as I was left needing more. Much more (like butterflies and rainbows and kisses …

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#LookingForShadow GIVEAWAY (intl)
In Giveaways

Hey there, It’s my birthday and I have a gift for you: a chance to win a copy of Graffiti Moon by Cath Crowley. Let’s search for Shadow around the world! I’ve been looking for him in Marbella, but as you can see from my picture, it doesn’t look like he was the artist behind this graffiti. So …

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Let the stars fall
In Blog Tours

STARFALL Launch Blitz & Giveaway I can’t believe Starfall by Melissa Landers is already out in the world and I haven’t written my praise for Starflight yet on the blog. Need to do that like yesterday! But take my word for it now, Starflight was one of the funniest stories! I loved both narrators with their sweet banter, the action-packed …

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Build me a time-machine
[The Undercurrent]
In The Midnight Cup of Coffee

Yesterday, please!.. Truth being told, I am always extremely eager to read books that are miles months/years away, no matter how many books I own and I need to read in the present moment. For example… Today I read the newsletter from Paula Weston announcing her next book. It only mentioned a title and I started hyperventilating nonetheless.

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First look at: Encore
In Cover Reveals

Some covers are.. so yummy! …And just look at this beauty here! (hover to unveil the cover): Preorder:  BookDepository (INT) About the book: A companion novel to AMPLIFIED by Tara Kelly. “I lied my way into a band, humiliated them on stage, and got my heart broken by the bassist. Now…we’re on …

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First look at: The Secret history of us
In Cover Reveals

Some covers are.. mysterious! …And just look at this beauty here! (hover to unveil the cover): Preorder:  BookDepository (INT) About the book: “A near drowning . . . A coma for days . . . And then . . . Olivia wakes up to realize she doesn’t remember. Not just …

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The World of The Hunger Games Auction
In The Midnight Cup of Coffee

Bring home a piece of the film! Great news for all Hunger Games fans (with deep pockets) out there… On May 20, over 400 pieces of historic Hollywood memorabilia and screen-used collectibles from The Hunger Games saga will try to find their way into the grabby hands of some lucky fans. Featuring authentic costumes, set pieces, and props, The World …

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Things We Know by Heart
By Jessi Kirby

♥ Another story that steals my breath away… I have tears in my eyes, so forgive me if my words might blur together. What you’re reading now is, after all, a puddle of feelings threatening to either choke or warm my heart. I’ve said it before, I’ll say it again, Jessi has this incredible power for breaking my heart down into …

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The Last Time We Say Goodbye
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Heartbreakingly beautiful! Do you know the feeling you get while and after you hold your breath for long? How time seems to stop for a while, how your heart beats faster and faster, how sharp everything becomes after the fuzziness washes over? This is how this book feels like. And it is wonderful, and dangerously heartbreaking. There …

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Flat-Out Celeste
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Achingly beautiful and incredibly moving! Some stories are just like that and they reach deep into the core of my soul and they fill me with so much happiness. They break my heart a bit and then wash away each tear with their intensity. … Flat-Out Celeste is one of a kind.  You are who you are. Don’t be ashamed …

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The Forever Song
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By Julie Kagawa

Such a wonderful ending to an amazing series! Such a rush, such a tremendously touching carousel of emotions. This story has.. everything: edge gripping action, mind-blowing turnarounds, laughing out-loud humour and a bit of a heartbreak every now and then. What more can one expect from a book, huh? Saying goodbye to these characters feels so wrong, it actually pains …

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Every Day
Book #1 in Every Day Series
By David Levithan

Wow! This was such a feast for my eyes and mind! My thoughts after finishing the book: SO GOOD! I didn’t even have time to mark it as currently-reading, this is how lost into the story I’ve been. One of the best books I’ve read in quite a while! Full review: Romance aside, this story is about people.. All kinds …

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The Statistical Probability of ♥ at First Sight
By Jennifer E. Smith

Reading this story felt like falling in love for the first time. As warm as a summer rain, as bright as the sunshine, as beautiful as a rainbow, as light as a flight, as fluffy as a cloud, as colorful as fireworks, as soft as a kiss.. Because this is what love at the first sight feels like. Enjoy it! …

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