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This is the third book I read for this year’s 48 Hour Book Challenge. I heard about it from the Book Smugglers a while back and asked my library to buy it last December… so it’s about time I got … Continue reading

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The Shadow Society

I very much enjoyed Rutkoski’s Cabinet of Wonders, which is why I checked this out for teen Cybils reading, though it took me a bit to get to it. The Shadow Society by Marie Rutkoski. Farrar, Strauss and Giroux, 2012. … Continue reading

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Look! It’s a fiber-related dystopian fantasy/sci-fi novel! Crewel. Crewel World Book 1. by Gennifer Albin. Albin takes some modern teen dystopia tropes and mixes them up with her own take on Greek mythology. Arras is an extremely patriarchal world, where … Continue reading

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This is Meyer’s second fairy tale/sci-fi/dystopian romance series. Scarlet by Marissa Meyer. Lunar Chronicles Book 2. Cinder left our heroine, Cinder, in jail, exposed as a Lunar and a cyborg, and newly imparted with the knowledge that she is the … Continue reading

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Warning – this is a sequel, and there is no way to read it without spoilers for the first novel. Crossed by Ally Condie At the end of the last book, Matched, I vaguely recall, our heroine Cassia used her … Continue reading

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