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Book Review: SERAFINA AND THE BLACK CLOAK

Title: SERAFINA AND THE BLACK CLOAK Author: Robert Beatty Series: Serafina, #1 Publication Information: Disney*Hyperion, 2015 Pages: 293 Genre: Middle Grade – Historical Fantasy, Mystery Warnings: Some scary images, mild violence Rating: 3.5 stars Recommended For: Readers who love atmospheric settings and don’t mind being scared a little. Serafina has never had a reason to disobey… Continue reading Book Review: SERAFINA AND THE BLACK CLOAK

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Mini-Reviews: QUEEN SONG & STEEL SCARS

Titles: QUEEN SONG and STEEL SCARS Author: Victoria Aveyard Series: Red Queen, #0.1 and #0.2, respectively Genre: Young Adult – Epic Fantasy, Dystopian, Novella Publication Information: HarperTeen, 2015 and 2016, respectively Rating: 4 Stars and 3 Stars, respectively Recommended For: Fans of the Red Queen series. Watch Out For: Violence Queen Coriane, first wife of… Continue reading Mini-Reviews: QUEEN SONG & STEEL SCARS

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Book Review: THE GUNSLINGER

Title: THE GUNSLINGER Author: Stephen King Series: The Dark Tower, #1 Genre: Adult – Fantasy/Horror/Western/Post-Apocalyptic Publication Information: NAL, 2003 (originally published in 1982) Rating: 3 Stars Recommended For: People who enjoy genre bending and constant confusion. Watch Out For: Violence, sexual content, sexual violence In The Gunslinger (originally published in 1982), King introduces his most… Continue reading Book Review: THE GUNSLINGER

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Book Review: LAST SONG BEFORE NIGHT

Title: LAST SONG BEFORE NIGHT Author: Ilana C. Myer Genre: Adult – High Fantasy Publication Information: Tor Books, 2015 Rating: 3 Stars Recommended For: People who like the life and death nature of epic fantasy, but want something more character-driven. Watch Out For: Violence, sexual content – probably appropriate for high schoolers A high fantasy… Continue reading Book Review: LAST SONG BEFORE NIGHT