Halloween/Fall Recommendations

 

I love everything about fall and especially Halloween.  This is my favorite time of the year.  So I thought I would make a post with books that would make good fall reads.

 

 

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Labyrinth Lost

Nothing says Happy Birthday like summoning the spirits of your dead relatives.

Alex is a bruja, the most powerful witch in a generation…and she hates magic. At her Deathday celebration, Alex performs a spell to rid herself of her power. But it backfires. Her whole family vanishes into thin air, leaving her alone with Nova, a brujo boy she can’t trust. A boy whose intentions are as dark as the strange marks on his skin.

The only way to get her family back is to travel with Nova to Los Lagos, a land in-between, as dark as Limbo and as strange as Wonderland…

 

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Review of the North Pole, Minnesota books by Julie Hammerle (3 books)

 

I thought I would do a combo review since I just finished the third book in Julie Hammerle’s series.   All my reviews are a bit short, but these books are cute reads.

 

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Blog Tour: The Memory Trees by Kali Wallace (promotional post & giveaway)

 

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Welcome to my stop on the blog tour for The Memory Trees by Kali Wallace!  Don’t forget to scroll down and enter the giveaway.

 

The Memory Trees

by Kali Wallace

Publisher: Katherine Tegen Books

Release Date: October 10th 2017

Genre: Young Adult, Magical Realism, Fantasy, Paranormal

 

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Blog Tour: Release Blitz & Giveaway for Never Apart by Romily Bernard

 

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Happy Book Birthday to Romily Bernard’s Never Apart!

 

Never Apart by Romily Bernard

Publication Date:  October 3, 2017

Publisher:  Entangled Teen

 

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September Wrap Up

 

I’m a little late getting this up, but I managed to read 9 books in September.  I ended up really liking everything, but I didn’t have as much time as I wanted to read.  I have a feeling that October may be even worse.

 

 

An Enchantment of Ravens  (digital arc)  4  1/2 stars

Warcross  (digital arc)  5 stars

13 Minutes  (physical arc)   4  1/2 stars

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Blog Tour: The Nowhere Girls by Amy Reed (promotional post & giveaway)

 

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Welcome to my stop on the blog tour for The Nowhere Girls by Amy Reed!

 

Hardcover, 416 pages
Expected publication: October 10th 2017 by Simon Pulse
Young Adult, Contemporary

 

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Three misfits come together to avenge the rape of a fellow classmate and in the process trigger a change in the misogynist culture at their high school transforming the lives of everyone around them in this searing and timely story.

Who are the Nowhere Girls?

They’re everygirl. But they start with just three:

Grace Salter is the new girl in town, whose family was run out of their former community after her southern Baptist preacher mom turned into a radical liberal after falling off a horse and bumping her head.

Rosina Suarez is the queer punk girl in a conservative Mexican immigrant family, who dreams of a life playing music instead of babysitting her gaggle of cousins and waitressing at her uncle’s restaurant.

Erin Delillo is obsessed with two things: marine biology and Star Trek: The Next Generation, but they aren’t enough to distract her from her suspicion that she may in fact be an android.

When Grace learns that Lucy Moynihan, the former occupant of her new home, was run out of town for having accused the popular guys at school of gang rape, she’s incensed that Lucy never had justice. For their own personal reasons, Rosina and Erin feel equally deeply about Lucy’s tragedy, so they form an anonymous group of girls at Prescott High to resist the sexist culture at their school, which includes boycotting sex of any kind with the male students.

Told in alternating perspectives, this groundbreaking novel is an indictment of rape culture and explores with bold honesty the deepest questions about teen girls and sexuality.

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