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Winter by Marissa Meyer

This is the fourth and final book (although there is a collection of short stories) in the Lunar Chronicles series.

Published: 2015

Genre: YA science fiction

Length: 827 pages

Summary: Short version: Winter and her friends overthrow Queen Levana Continue reading

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The Toll by Neal Shusterman

This is the third book in the Arc of the Scythe series. We specifically had to ask our local library to order the book since the county system only had the first two books in the series. That is unacceptable! We had to finish the series!

Published: 2019

Genre: YA science fiction

Length: 625 pages

Setting: various places around the world, a year or two after the events of Thunderhead

Summary: Short version: Various factions try to enable the future they think is best Continue reading

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Cress by Marissa Meyer

This is the third book in the Lunar Chronicles.

Published: 2014

Genre: YA science fiction

Length: 550 pages

Setting: orbiting Earth, Africa and China, immediately after the events of Scarlet

Summary: Short version: With the help of Cress, Cinder stops the wedding between Kai and Levana Continue reading

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On a Sunbeam by Tillie Walden

I saw this graphic novel on the library shelves. I thought it looked interesting and brought it home for the family to read.

Published: 2018 and as a webcomic

Genre: science fiction graphic novel

Length: 533 pages

Setting: out in space sometime in the future

Summary: Short version: Mia joins a restoration crew and searches for her old girlfriend Continue reading

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Katherine by Anya Seton

This is a BBC’s The Big Read book. I’m slowly reading myself through the list, and chose this book because it gave me a K title.

Published: 1954

Genre: historical fiction

Length: 640 pages

Setting: medieval England, 1366-1396

Summary: Short version: Katherine’s life as the Duke of Lancaster’s mistress in 14th century England Continue reading

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The Scottish Prisoner by Diana Gabaldon

This is the third book in the Lord John Grey spinoff of the Outlander series. I was in the mood for some historical fiction.

Published: 2012

Genre: historical fiction

Length: 560 pages

Setting: Ireland and England, 1760

Summary: Short version: Lord Grey brings court martial charges against Lord Siverly and uncovers a Jacobite plot Continue reading

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Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi

I heard about the book on a Pop Culture Happy Hour book talk and added it to my TBR because of the Western African flavor of fantasy. It was also available as an audiobook, which I was looking for.

Published: 2018

Genre: YA fantasy

Length: 544 pages

Setting: various locations in the pre-industrial world of Orisha

Summary: Short version: Zelie goes on a quest to return magic to Orisha Continue reading

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