Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo [Review]

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I never really dived into the magical fantasy genre before because I was afraid of how foreign everything will be; how I might not be able to understand and imagine the world created in the book. Then, as I passed by the YA epic fantasy section of the bookstore, I think I heard Leigh Bardugo whisper to me, “That’s because you haven’t read Six of Crows yet,” and after turning the last page of this book, I realized that it’s all in the way the author presents the characters, the world-building, and the plot.

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More Happy Than Not by Adam Silvera [Review]

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“From the shapes cast by the green paper lantern, you would never know that there were two boys sitting closely to one another trying to find themselves. You would only see shadows hugging, indiscriminate.”

Twenty-four pages in and I was already in love. Five stars can never express how incredible this book is.

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We Are the Ants by Shaun David Hutchinson [Review]

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“We’re not words, Henry, we’re people. Words are how others define us, but we can define ourselves any way we choose.”

I felt like this would have been my new favorite book but something went wrong somewhere along the way.

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Challenger Deep by Neal Shusterman [Review]

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The only thing you have for measuring what’s real is your mind… so what happens when your mind becomes a pathological liar?

Wow! This book is absolutely brilliant! I can’t even begin to comprehend how much work and research was put into this book in order to deliver and execute Caden Bosch’s journey with this level of intricacy. I dived into this book not really knowing what it’s about and hence not really knowing what to expect. But I was so pleased as I finally came up for air after turning the last page.

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