2016 Reviews, 4 stars, Book Review, Early Review

THE POWER OF THE BOOZE–REVIEW: LAST CALL AT THE NIGHTSHADE LOUNGE BY PAUL KRUEGER

Last Call at the Nightshade Lounge: A Novel by Paul Krueger Paperback: 288 pages Publisher: Quirk Books (June 7, 2016) My rating: 4 of 5 stars Buy: Amazon |  BarnesandNoble | Bookdepository   SYNOPSIS: Bailey Chen is fresh out of college with all the usual new-adult demons: no cash, no job offers, and an awkward relationship with Zane, the old…

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2016 Reviews, 5 stars, Book Review, Early Review, Review

5 MOTHERFUCKING STARS–REVIEW: THE GIRL FROM EVERYWHERE BY HEIDI HEILIG

Hardcover: 464 pages Publisher: Greenwillow Books (February 16, 2016) Genre: Fiction/YA/Time-Traveling/Fantasy Rating: 5 Motherfucking Stars Cover: <3 <3 <3 <3   SYNOPSIS: Heidi Heilig’s debut teen fantasy sweeps from modern-day New York City, to nineteenth-century Hawaii, to places of myth and legend. Sixteen-year-old Nix has sailed across the globe and through centuries aboard her time-traveling father’s ship. But when he…

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DIS TEW MUCH–REVIEW: REVENGE AND THE WILD BY MICHELLE MODESTO

Hardcover: 384 pages Publisher: Balzer + Bray (February 2, 2016) Genre: Fiction/Steampunk/Western/Fantasy/And so much more Rating: 2 Stars     SYNOPSIS: The two-bit town of Rogue City is a lawless place, full of dark magic and saloon brawls, monsters and six-shooters. But it’s just perfect for seventeen-year-old Westie, the notorious adopted daughter of local inventor Nigel Butler. Westie was only…

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