Review: Heir of Fire (Throne of Glass #3) by Sarah J. Maas

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Overall: 4.6/5 Stars
Characters: 5/5
Setting: 5/5
Writing:
5/5
Plot and Themes: 4/5
Awesomeness Factor: 4/5
Review In A Nutshell:  While not my favorite in the series, Heir of Fire is still an epic read that will have you immediately craving the next book.

“You collect scars because you want proof that you are paying for whatever sins you’ve committed. And I know this because I’ve been doing the same damn thing for two hundred years”

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Review: Escaping From Houdini (Stalking Jack the Ripper #3) by Kerri Maniscalco

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*Note: This is a review of the arc. All quotes are subject to change*
Overall: 
4.5/5 Stars
Characters: 
4/5
Setting: 
5/5
Writing:
 5/5
Plot and Themes: 
4.5/5
Awesomeness Factor: 
4/5
Review in a Nutshell: 
Escaping From Houdini is a fantastic instalment in an amazing series, and you will be dying to read more.

“Knowing the flames are hot isn’t always a deterrent from playing with fire.”

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Review: Star-Touched Stories by Roshani Chokshi

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This is tough to review considering it’s 3 separate novellas, so I’ll first discuss it as a whole then go into each story.

Overall: 4.5/5 Stars
Characters: 4/5
Setting: 5/5
Writing: 5/5
Plot and Themes: 4/5
Awesomeness Factor: 5/5
Review in a Nutshell: Star-Touched Stories is a beautiful collection of novellas that will add so much to your overall enjoyment of this world and these characters.

“Sometimes we women are our own worst traps. Our hopes snatch us like quicksand. Our loneliness forges a cage. Sometimes all it takes is one sweet glance and kind word to make us forget ourselves.” 

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Review: Seafire by Natalie C. Parker

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Overall: 4.5/5 Stars
Characters: 5/5
Setting: 4/5
Writing:
5/5
Plot and Themes: 4/5
Awesomeness Factor: 4.5/5
Review In A Nutshell: Seafire is a thrilling, epic adventure with badass female pirates set on revenge.

“Take your ship, take your crew, and prove to that man that he has not quelled all of us. Prove that there is a fire on these seas that he cannot contain.”

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Review: Velvet by Temple West

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Overall: 4.5/5 Stars
Characters: 5/5
Setting: 4/5
Writing:
4/5
Plot and Themes: 4/5
Awesomeness Factor: 5/5
Review In A Nutshell:  Velvet is a refreshing take on the vampire romance cliche. I found myself laughing so many times while reading, and I absolutely cannot wait for book 3 in the trilogy to come out I so I finish it!

“Why would I fall in love with you? You’re just a hot, closet-nerd vampire with a bazillion dollars and a Harley. There’s absolutely nothing attractive about you.”
“I’m repulsive, I know.” 

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Review: Through the Dark by Alexandra Bracken

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Overall: 5/5 Stars
Characters: 5/5
Setting: 5/5
Writing:
5/5
Plot and Themes: 5/5
Awesomeness Factor: 5/5
Review In A Nutshell: Through the Dark is an absolutely amazing collection of novellas, a must read for any fan of The Darkest Minds.

“One day we will ignite and create a blaze that no one can put out, ignore, hurt. We will move forward as one, and in time, rise like sparks beyond the night.”

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Review: Starry Eyes by Jenn Bennett

35297469Overall: 4.6/5 Stars
Characters: 4.5/5
Setting: 5/5
Writing:
 5/5
Plot and Themes: 5/5
Awesomeness Factor: 4/5
Review In A Nutshell:  Starry Eyes is a really fun contemporary read with great and realistic relationships and amazing writing.

“Planning can’t save you from everything. Change is inevitable and uncertainty is a given. And if you plan so much that you can’t function without one, life’s no fun. All the calendars, journals, and lists in the world won’t save you when the sky falls.”

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Review: The Last Namsara by Kristen Ciccarelli

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Overall: 4.75/5 Stars
Characters: 4.5/5
Setting: 5/5
Writing:
5/5
Plot and Themes: 4.5/5
Awesomeness Factor: 5/5
Review In A Nutshell: Beautiful and amazing, The Last Namsara was almost impossible to put down.

“Once there was a girl who was drawn to wicked things.
Things like forbidden, ancient stories.”

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