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Bookanistas Book Review: Wrapped by Jennifer Bradbury

Wrappedby Jennifer Bradbury The back of the book says: Agnes Wilkins is standing in front of an Egyptian mummy, about to make the first cut into the wrappings, about to unlock ancient (and not-so-ancient) history.Agnes dreams of adventures that reach beyond the garden walls, but reality for a seventeen-year-old debutante in 1815 London does not allow… Continue reading Bookanistas Book Review: Wrapped by Jennifer Bradbury

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Bookanista Book Review: The Iron Witch

The Iron WitchKaren MahoneyThe Back Cover says: When Donna Underwood was seven (ten years ago), a horrific fey attack killed her father and drove her mother mad. Donna's own nearly fatal injuries were fixed by magic—the iron tattoos branding her hands and arms. The child of alchemists, Donna feels cursed by the magical heritage that… Continue reading Bookanista Book Review: The Iron Witch

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Bookanistas Review: Alien Invasion & Other Inconveniences

FINALLY a Thursday book post. Yes, it's been that long since I read a YA book. It was a crazy summer y'all. (Yes, we broke the hottest summer on record for the entire country EVER. That crazy.)You know what else is crazy? A crazy good read, that is?  Alien Invasion & Other Inconveniencesby Brian YanskySummary:… Continue reading Bookanistas Review: Alien Invasion & Other Inconveniences

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Bookanistas: Bad Taste in Boys

Bad Taste in BoysBy Carrie HarrisFrom Delecorte Press, July 12 (The same day as Texas Gothic)The Back Cover says: Super-smartie Kate Grable gets to play doctor, helping out her high school football team. Not only will the experience look good on her college apps, she gets to be this close to her quarterback crush, Aaron.… Continue reading Bookanistas: Bad Taste in Boys

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Bookanistas: Hourglass by Myra McEntire

What the back of the book says: Seventeen-year-old Emerson Cole has been plagued by phantoms since her parents' death. She's tried everything, but the visions keep coming back. So when her well-meaning brother brings in a consultant from a secretive organization called the Hourglass, Emerson's willing to try one last cure. But meeting Michael Weaver may… Continue reading Bookanistas: Hourglass by Myra McEntire

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Bookanistas: Enclave by Ann Aguirre

Enclave by Ann AguirreA beautifully crafted post-apocalyptic dystopian that reads like a delicious action adventure fantasy genre novel. This is the book I have been waiting for.What the cover says: With New York City decimated by war and plague, most of civilization has migrated to underground enclaves, where life expectancy is no more than the… Continue reading Bookanistas: Enclave by Ann Aguirre