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 Rating: 4/5
Genre: Graphic Novel
Quick Review: A deliciously dark and fast paced version of Sabrina with murder, cannibalism, Satanism, and more.


Rating: 4/5
Genre: Chick Lit
Quick Review: An otherwise interesting book uses too many perspectives and elaborate descriptions that leaves us with an abrupt ending, lack of character development, and a push for the sequel. 


Rating: 2/5
Genre: Middle Grade Fantasy
Quick Review: A promising diverse book that dragged me along until the last few chapters, clearly building up for a series. 


Rating: 3/5
Genre: Young Adult Fiction
Quick Review: Fun LGBTQ characters but not a strong enough concept to keep it afloat.


Rating: 2/5
Genre: Graphic Novel
Quick Review: Not funny or dark enough, so I grew bored with the repetitive back and forth between realities after halfway through. 


Rating: 4/5
Genre: Contemporary Fiction
Quick Review: Interesting story, but too many perspectives left me knowing too little about too many characters. 


Rating: 3/5
Genre: Young Adult Fiction
Quick Review: I liked the female friendship and empowerment that eventually happen, but the concept and message overshadowed the individual characters.


Rating: 5/5
Genre: Non-Fiction How-To
Quick Review: Great book for all levels of writers with a somewhat complete manuscript, then walks you through how to make it better.


Rating: 4/5
Genre: Chick Lit/Mystery
Quick Review: Its humor and perfect amount of campiness makes this one of the few series that made me want to keep reading.


Rating: 2/5
Genre: Young Adult Fiction
Quick Review: I liked the concept and the voice, but it’s way more graphic than I thought it would be and parts made me feel sick. 


Rating: 4/5
Genre: Mythology/Fantasy
Quick Review: Strong beginning, repetitive middle, and decent ending makes this an overall win for this woman who blacked out all knowledge of Greek mythology from high school.


Rating: 4/5
Genre: Horror/Suspense
Quick Review: This is the first book that has ever raised my heart rate like a scary movie does, but lacked character development.


Rating: 3/5
Genre: Mystery
Quick Review: Interesting concept, but I don’t think you can say a mystery is very well-done if you have to explain it step-by-step to the reader at the end for it to make sense. 


Rating: 5/5
Genre: Horror
Quick Review: At this surface, this may seem like another zombie book, but it is so much more than that with an exploration into toxic relationships and fresh starts.


Rating: 4/5
Genre: Young Adult Fiction
Quick Review: Still relevant twenty years later, this is a must-read, powerful book for anyone teen and up.


Rating: 5/5
Genre: Young Adult Fiction
Quick Review: One of the best books I've ever read, this is a heart-wrenching look at the aftermath of sexual assault. 


Rating: 5/5
Genre: Young Adult Urban Fantasy
Quick Review: I am not usually into fantasy, but this is one of my all-time favs because De Lint makes his Urban Fantasy parallel teen struggles and blurs the line between realism and fantasy. 


Rating: 3/5
Genre: Contemporary Fiction
Quick Review:  It was an entertaining read, and I enjoyed being thrown back into the late 90s, but the climax took too long of a build-up. 


Rating: 4/5
Genre: Psychological Thriller 
Quick Review:  Lots of twists and turns, left me questioning everything, but also wanting more.


Rating: 1/5
Genre: Young Adult Fiction
Quick Review: There were more unanswered questions than solved problems and I couldn't get into it.


Rating: 5/5
Genre: Contemporary Fiction 
Quick Review: Amazing book with a dynamic story and a variety of complex characters


Rating: 3/5
Genre: Romance
Quick Review: Disappointing, but could be a good intro book into the world of LGBT fiction (in the same way that 50 Shades of Grey was an intro into BDSM).


Rating: 5/5
Genre: Romance
Quick Review: In my mind, I always think it’s impossible for an author with such die-hard fans to actually be good, but, oh my God, I eat up every single one of her books, including this one. 


Rating: 4/5
Genre: Contemporary Fiction
Quick Review: Highly disturbing and formatted unlike any other book I have read, this will be one that people either love or hate and will fuel some interesting discussion. 


Rating: 2/5
Genre: Science/Historical Fiction
Quick Review: Lack of emotions and filtering left me disconnected from this time-binding historical fiction novel.


Rating: 5/5
Genre: Young Adult Fiction
Quick Review: There were a few flaws, but I can overlook all of that because this book grabbed me and pulled me along for the ride.


Rating: 4/5
Genre: Chick Lit
Quick Review: This was a quick read and the premise was interesting, but I felt gipped by the ending. 


Rating: 4/5
Genre: Historical Fiction/Satire
Quick Review: Moore is skilled at creating unique characters, outrageous storylines, and a very creative well-formulated voice. 


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