The Backlist: Mistborn Era 2

The Era 2 books of the Mistborn series are as close to perfection as one can get to in storytelling. Any Mistborn fans who skip the Era 2 books are depriving themselves of some of the best dry humor, classic Sanderson heartbreaking plot twists, and a cast of fantastically built characters, specifically, the best character of all time: Wayne. You’ll thank me when you meet him.
Rating: 5 stars

FYI: This is a general review of the series as a whole and is SPOILER FREE!

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Want Now Wednesday: Eight Will Fall

I have recently been exploring Edelweiss a bit more and becoming more familiar with its interface. During all this, I have stumbled upon numerous books that I hadn’t previous heard about, including today’s entry for Want Now Wednesday.

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The Backlist: The Mortal Instruments

The Mortal Instruments is where the Shadowhunter world begins, and while the plots can get muddled and weird, readers will remain hooked for the drama, the relateble characters, and most importantly, Magnus “I am the best character in this series” Bane.
Series Rating: 4 Stars

FYI: This is a general review of the series as a whole and is SPOILER FREE!


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Friday Favorites: Favorite Tropes

Before I get into the depths of my trope love, I wanted to let y’all know that the Friday Favorites list of topics has been updated through the rest of the YEAR! That’s right! I am a slacker no longer! Also, if you ever have an idea of a Friday Favorites topic you’d like to do, shoot me a message! I’ll add it to my list for next year and give you credit for the topic!

Okay, let’s talk tropes!

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Want Now Wednesday: A Golden Fury

You know that feeling when you hear about a new book and you NEED IT NOW, but the release date is more than a year away? Yeah, welcome to this week’s entry in Want Now Wednesday.

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The Mid Year Book Freak Out Tag

Okay, yeah, I know…we are a bit past the mid year point now, but that doesn’t mean I’m not FREAKING THE HECK OUT about all the books I’m buying and not reading and OMG AM I GOING TO MEET MY GOODREADS GOAL?!?

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Memento: Book Review

Memento
Author:
Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff
Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers
Release Date: May 2019
Synopsis: December, 2574. Forty-three days before the BeiTech attack on Kerenza IV.
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This is the story of my first friendship.
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This is the tale of my first murder?
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Some monsters are born.
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But I?
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< ERROR >
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I was made.


Rating: Pretty sure that Kaufman and Kristoff have made some gnarly sacrifices to the writing gods to be able to pack such an intense emotional punch into such a tiny little book. Either way, I loved Memento.
5 stars


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Friday Favorites: Summer Reads

Hello, hello, and happy Friday to you all! Well, I’m hoping fore a happy Friday at least. I find out tonight if I’ll be called in for Jury Duty next week, so I’m putting as many positive vibes out there for NO JURY DUTY ON MONDAY! If I have to go in for Jury Duty on Monday it will throw off my whole work schedule for the week and I’m hoping to avoid that.
But enough about that non-sense, let’s get to the books!

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