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Review: Sky in the Deep

sky in the deep

Author: Adrienne Young
Rating: 4 Stars
Genre: Fantasy, YA, Historical Fiction

“I looked down the row of Aska hunched against each other, ducking behind the muddy hill. The fog sat on the field like a veil, but we could hear it. The blades of swords and axes brushing against armor vests. Quick footsteps in sucking mud. My heart beat almost in rhythm with the sounds, pulling one breath in and letting it touch another before I let it go.”

This book was so captivating. Adrienne Young did a fantastic job of creating characters who were both compelling and complex, and scenery that was vivid and detailed.

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Book Review – The Loneliest Girl in the Universe

lonely girl

Book: The Loneliest Girl in the Universe
Author: Lauren James
Rating: 5 stars
Genre: Sci-Fi, YA

“Love takes so much energy, and it just leads to pain. I think it’s probably best for people to be self-sufficient. If I was strong enough to be independent, then I wouldn’t be so desperately lonely, I’m sure of it. I just want someone who holds on. Someone who won’t ever let me go, whatever tries to tear us apart. Is that too much to ask?”

Absolutely phenomenal. This book drew me in so quickly and really captured my attention, and as someone who’s been going through somewhat of a reading dry spell, that’s saying something. Easily a new favorite.

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