What happened in The 5th Wave? (The 5th Wave #1)

Earth has sustained strange alien attacks in five different waves. The remaining humans trust no one they encounter. They struggle to form alliances and figure out the aliens’ motives and next move. Amidst all of this is Cassie, who is trying to find her five year old brother. Ratings 4.3 stars on Amazon 4.17 stars on Goodreads The 5th Wave Series…

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What Happened in Red Rising? (Red Rising #1)

This is a very cool science fiction debut novel by Pierce Brown.  I thought it was quite similar to the Hunger Games in some ways but that didn’t bother me at all.  I had that same need-to-read-more-right-now feeling with Red Rising that I had with Hunger Games.  I definitely liked it! Author Pierce Brown Ratings…

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The Kiss of Deception Summary (The Remnant Chronicles #1)

This book was written in a very interesting way! There is a runaway bride princess who is being tracked and then befriended by both a prince (who she was suppose to marry, but had never met before) and an assassin (sent to kill her). The princess doesn’t know the true identities of either. Here’s the…

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Full Recap of Red Queen (Red Queen #1)

You’ll like this series starter by Victoria Aveyard.  If you are looking for a full recap of Red Queen read below.  *Spoilers! Author Victoria Aveyard Ratings 4.1 stars on Amazon 3.96 stars on Goodreads Add Red Queen at Goodreads The Red Queen Series #1 Red Queen #2 Glass Sword #3 King’s Cage #4 War Storm…

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What happened in The Iron Trial? (Magisterium #1)

This series takes place in a world where mages can draw on the elements (earth, fire, water, and air) as sources of magic. Young potential mages travel to a school called The Magisterium to study magic, hone their powers, and prepare to fight the evil source of magic in their world…chaos magic. Authors Holly Black and…

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The Young Elites Summary (The Young Elites #1)

I was torn on this book. I did like it….but I didn’t like everything about it. So that this first paragraph won’t contain spoilers, I’ll post my thoughts at the bottom of this page after the recap. Read on for a full recap of this Marie Lu series starter. Author Marie Lu Ratings 4.1 stars…

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What happened in Snow Like Ashes? (Snow Like Ashes #1)

You’ll like this exciting start to a new series by Sara Raasch. I really liked Meira the main character. The twists and turns were great and I didn’t guess the ending early on which was awesome and refreshing. Read on for what happened in Snow Like Ashes with spoilers! Author Sara Raasch Ratings 4.2 stars…

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What happened in The Winner’s Curse (Winner’s Trilogy #1)

If you like a YA forbidden love story you will love this fantasy series. It’s set in a world of horse drawn carriages, swords, and ball gowns in a completely fictional land. It differs from other similar high fantasy stories I have read lately in that there are no magical elements to be found. The…

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