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On Audiobooks: The False Prince by Jennifer A. Nielsen

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Valuable lessons were code words for pain that no one apologized for.

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I didn’t expect much walking into this novel. I have heard vaguely good things about it, but I didn’t expect it to sweep me away. It was bloody fantastic. The False Prince follows four boys as they compete for the opportunity to become the prince in a deadly plan forged by a man named Conner. Here, you grow especially close to the main character, Sage. He is so sarcastic and confident, and he is simply irresistible as a main character. For him alone, I would reread this book. (Seriously, I would. Actually, just thinking about this book makes me happy.) Read the rest of this entry »

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Review: Wanderlost by Jen Malone

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Not all those who wander are lost… but she might be.

So, I have big news, everyone. I gave this book five stars. This is the first book that has gotten that rating from me in over a year, so this is a huge deal.

I wouldn’t say I typically read young adult contemporaries, but I was completely in the mood for this one. It just hit the spot, and this book is just straight up fun. Read the rest of this entry »