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me before you review

me before you by jojo moyes (tw: self-harm/suicide mention) overall rating: 4.3 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ characters: 4.5 character development: 4.5 romance: 4 plot: 4.5 writing: 4 genre: adult fiction, chick lit, contemporary, romance synopsis:  Lou Clark knows lots of things. She knows how many footsteps there are between the bus stop and home. She knows she likes… Continue reading me before you review

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the raven king review

the raven king by maggie stiefvater (the raven cycle, book 4) overall rating: 4 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️  characters: 4.5 character development: 4 romance: 4 word-building: 3.5/5 plot: 4 writing: 4 genre: YA, fantasy, romance synopsis:  For years, Gansey has been on a quest to find a lost king. One by one, he’s drawn others into this quest:… Continue reading the raven king review

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a court of mist and fury review

a court of mist and fury by sarah j. maas (a court of thorns and roses, book 2) overall rating: 4.3 characters: 4.5 character development: 4.5 romance: 4 world-building: 4 plot: 4.5 writing: 4.5 genre: YA/new adult, fantasy, romance (spoilers for book 1, skip ahead to my thoughts) synopsis:  Feyre survived Amarantha’s clutches to return… Continue reading a court of mist and fury review

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vampire academy review

vampire academy series by richelle mead (tw: depression, cutting, gore) overall rating: 4.3 ⭐️⭐️⭐️ characters: 4 character development: 4.5 romance: 4 plot: 5 writing: 4 genre: YA, fantasy, romance synopsis:  Lissa Dragomir is a Moroi princess: a mortal vampire with a rare gift for harnessing the earth’s magic. She must be protected at all times… Continue reading vampire academy review

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the winner’s crime review

the winner’s crime by marie rutkoski (the winner’s trilogy, book 2) overall rating: 4 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ characters: 4.5 character development: 3 plot: 4.5 writing: 4 romance: 4 genre: YA, fantasy, romance *spoilers for book 1, skip ahead to my thoughts* synopsis:  The engagement of Lady Kestrel to Valoria’s crown prince means one celebration after another. But… Continue reading the winner’s crime review

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isla and the happily ever after review

isla and the happily ever by stephanie perkins (anna and the french kiss, book 3) overall rating: 3.6 ⭐️⭐️⭐️ characters: 3.5 character development: 3 plot: 3.5 writing: 4.5 romance: 3.5 genre: YA, contemporary, romance synopsis:  Hopeless romantic Isla has had a crush on introspective cartoonist Josh since their first year at the School of America… Continue reading isla and the happily ever after review

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tonight the streets are ours review

tonight the streets are ours by leila sales overall rating: 3.25 ⭐️⭐️⭐️ characters: 3 character development: 3 plot: 3 writing: 4 genre: YA, contemporary synopsis:  Recklessly loyal. That’s how seventeen-year-old Arden Huntley has always thought of herself. Caring for her loved ones is what gives Arden purpose in her life and makes her feel like… Continue reading tonight the streets are ours review