Rapid Review of Within These Lines

No spoilers in this rapid review of Within These Lines by Stephanie Morrill. Within These Lines is both a heartfelt romance and a hard look into the degrading treatment of Japanese-Americans and immigrants during World War II. I highly recommend this YA historical romance. Readers will enjoy the perseverance of love in the face of adversity…

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What happened in Words of Radiance? (The Stormlight Archive #2)

Read a full summary of Words of Radiance, book #2 in Brandon Sanderson’s Stormlight Archive. This page is full of spoilers, so beware. If you are wondering what happened in Words of Radiance, then you are in the right place! AuthorBrandon Sanderson Ratings4.7 stars on Amazon4.65 stars on GoodreadsAdd Words of Radiance at Goodreads. The…

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Exclusive interview with author, Nadine Brandes

I recently had the privilege of interviewing Nadine Brandes, author of Romanov, Fawkes, and the Out of Time trilogy. I love what she had to say about her latest fantasy retelling, as well as her writing process. She also shares how she connects with her readers via social media. Read on for more! Sara (Book…

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Clean Books for boys: teens, tweens, or anyone

This page is an extension of our popular page called “Clean YA books for teens, tweens, or anyone.” One of the common requests we receive from that page is clean book recommendations for teen boys, so we’ve compiled a list of clean YA reads that are teen boy-approved. There are two sections to this page:…

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What happened in The Way of Kings? (The Stormlight Archive #1)

Read a full summary of The Way of Kings, book #1 in Brandon Sanderson’s Stormlight Archive. This page is full of spoilers, so beware. If you are wondering what happened in The Way of Kings, then you are in the right place! AuthorBrandon Sanderson Ratings4.7 stars on Amazon4.65 stars on GoodreadsAdd The Way of Kings…

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Clean Reads Newsletter – Fall/Winter 2020

It’s been a minute since you’ve heard from us. Since our newsletter in early 2020, our lives have been crazy and different, as we’re sure yours has been, too. But we’ve been searching for clean reads and other important resources this whole time and are excited to share our finds with you as we near…

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BSR Fall/Winter 2020 Newsletter

It’s been a minute since you’ve heard from us. Since our newsletter in early 2020, our lives have been crazy and different, as we’re sure yours has been, too. But we’ve been reading, recapping, and reviewing books this whole time and are excited to share our finds with you as we near the end of…

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Rapid Review of Midnight Sun

No spoilers in this rapid review of Midnight Sun by Stephanie Meyer. I admit it. I read the Midnight Sun Partial Draft back in 2008 when Ms. Meyer released it after an unfortunate (or should I say, fortunate) leak of those sparkly words. I devoured it in one sitting and then was terribly sad when…

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