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Daughter of Smoke and Bone by Laini Taylor

Daughter of Smoke and Bone by Laini Taylor

Once upon a time… this book completely surprised me in the most wonderful way. It wasn’t that I wasn’t expecting it to be good, I was, it’s just that it totally surpassed my expectations. Laini Taylor crafts a seductive Prague, full of back alleyways, vexing ex-boyfriends, occult coffee shops and an honest and tough main … Continue reading

On Determining your Mettle…

“Bottom line is, even if you see ’em coming, you’re not ready for the big moments. No one asks for their life to change, not really. But it does. So what are we, helpless? Puppets? No. The big moments are gonna come. You can’t help that. It’s what you do afterwards that counts. That’s when … Continue reading

Hunger Games Movie Midnight Release!

Hunger Games Movie Midnight Release!

I read The Hunger Games for the first time in December of 2009, after spending a blissful summer as an intern at the Horn Book, where I was happily inundated with ARCs of new YA books. It was impossible to ignore the excitement of the entire staff after they read The Hunger Games and by … Continue reading