LIFEL1K3 (Lifelike #1) – Jay Kristoff

There is still so much work to do. The factoryfarms that feed Megopolis are peopled with automata and logika, not humans. The soldiers who fight your wars, the gladiators who bleed and die in your WarDomes, they are iron and steel, not flesh and bone. Look outside that door and you will see a world build on metal backs. Held together by metal hands. And one day, those hands will close. And they will become fists.

Reflected in You (Crossfire #2) – Sylvia Day

Sometimes love's not enough. And if it's not enough, what good is it?   Summary Eva and Gideon's relationship is still very fresh, very fragile. And they seem to keep getting hit from every side. It might prove to be a bit too much. For both of them. Writing I enjoy Day's writing a lot.... Continue Reading →

Vivatera – Candace J. Thomas

How delightful. A mystery. That puts every possibility before you. Summary Naomi never knew her parents. She doesn't know where her scar came from or why does she have dreams that sometimes come true. But one day she crosses paths with a stranger that seems to carry all of the answers. He's just not willing... Continue Reading →

Dumplin’ – Julie Murphy

  I think you gotta be who you want to be until you feel like you are whoever it is you're trying to become. Sometimes half of doing something is pretending that you can.   Summary Every year, the Clover City Miss Teen Blue Bonnet Pageant takes over the town. And with Willowdean's mother running... Continue Reading →

This Time – Azaaa Davis

  Every warrior […] needs true motivation. During the difficult times ahead, a sense of duty will only take you so far.   Summary Waking up buried inside a coffin wasn't the way Nadira imagined her morning. It's definitely not the most glorious way to wake up for anyone, especially for a legendary demon hunter.... Continue Reading →

Written in Red – Anne Bishop

Whether you’re beaten or pampered, fed the best foods or starved, kept in filth or kept clean, a cage is still a cage.   Summary Meg managed to escape from people who kept her enslaved because of her special abilities. She found shelter in Lakeside Courtyard - a business district run by Others. Soon, she... Continue Reading →

Spinning Silk – T. Cook

  This was the way with spiders. How were they always willing to begin building again, knowing full well their work would not last - no matter how laboriously, how painstakingly they had produced it? This was resilience. Summary Suri, a young girl, abandoned at birth, grew up in a household that did not like... Continue Reading →

Unravel Me (Shatter Me #2)

Loneliness is a strange sort of thing. It creeps up on you, quiet and still, sits by your side in the dark, strokes your hair as you sleep. It wraps itself around your bones, squeezing so tight you almost can't breathe. It leaves lies in your heart, lies next to you at night, leaches the... Continue Reading →

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