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When the Moon Was Ours

By Anne Marie McLemore 5 out of 5 stars Summary To everyone who knows them, best friends Miel and Sam are as strange as they are inseparable. Roses grow out of Miel’s wrist, and rumors say that she spilled out of a water tower when she was five. Sam is known for the moons he… Continue reading When the Moon Was Ours

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Otherworld (Otherworld #1)

By Jason Segel and Kirsten Miller Book #1 in the Otherworld duology 3.75 out of 5 stars Summary The company says Otherworld is amazing—like nothing you’ve ever seen before. They say it’s addictive—that you’ll want to stay forever. They promise Otherworld will make all your dreams come true. Simon thought Otherworld was a game. Turns… Continue reading Otherworld (Otherworld #1)

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Spellslinger (Spellslinger #1)

By Sebastien de Castell Book #1 of the Spellslinger duology 5 out of 5 stars Summary Magic is a con game. Kellen is moments away from facing his first mage's duel and the start of four trials that will make him a spellcaster. There's just one problem: his magic is gone. As his sixteenth birthday… Continue reading Spellslinger (Spellslinger #1)

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The Graveyard Book

By Neil Gaiman 5 out of 5 stars Summary After the grisly murder of his entire family, a toddler wanders into a graveyard where the ghosts and other supernatural residents agree to raise him as one of their own. Nobody Owens, known to his friends as Bod, is a normal boy. He would be completely… Continue reading The Graveyard Book

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The Evaporation of Sofi Snow (Book #1)

By Mary Weber Book #1 of the Evaporation of Sofi Snow series 2.5 out of 5 stars Summary Ever since the Delonese ice-planet arrived eleven years ago, Sofi's dreams have been vivid. Alien. In a system where Earth's corporations rule in place of governments and the humanoid race orbiting the moon are allies, her only… Continue reading The Evaporation of Sofi Snow (Book #1)

Completed, Good

The Naming (Books of Pellinor #1)

By Alison Croggon Book #1 of the Books of Pellinor series 5 out of 5 stars Summary Maerad is a slave in a desperate and unforgiving settlement, taken there as a child after her family is destroyed in war. She is unaware that she possesses a powerful gift, one that marks her as a member… Continue reading The Naming (Books of Pellinor #1)

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Odd & True

By Cat Winters 4.75 out of 5 stars Summary Trudchen grew up hearing Odette’s stories of their monster-slaying mother and a magician’s curse. But now that Tru’s older, she’s starting to wonder if her older sister’s tales were just comforting lies, especially because there’s nothing fantastic about her own life—permanently disabled and in constant pain… Continue reading Odd & True