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Total Reviews Posted: 101

Jan 30, 2016: Snow Like Ashes by Sara Raasch

Feb 9, 2016: Redeemed by P.C. Cast and Kristin Cast

Feb 16, 2016: Dreams of Lilacs by Lynn Kurland

Feb 28, 2016: Scent of Magic by Maria V. Snyder

March 21, 2016: Shadow Study by Maria V. Snyder

May 6, 2016: Taste of Darkness by Maria V. Snyder

June 9, 2016: Ice Like Fire by Sara Raasch

June 15, 2016: Night Study by Maria V. Snyder

June 22, 2016: Stars in Your Eyes by Lynn Kurland

July 1, 2016: The Tournament at Gorlan by John Flanagan

July 10, 2016: The Outcasts by John Flanagan

July 18, 2016: The Invaders by John Flanagan

Dec 27, 2016: Ouran High School Host Club by Bisco Hatori (Volumes 1-18) (combined review)

Dec 29, 2016: Sorcerer to the Crown by Zen Cho

Jan 17, 2017: The Day the Crayons Quit by Drew Daywalt, Pictures by Oliver Jeffers

Feb 3, 2017: Sheila Rae, The Brave by Kevin Henkes

Feb 4, 2017: The Battle of Hackham Heath by John Flanagan

Feb 10, 2017: Kitten’s First Full Moon by Kevin Henkes

Feb 13, 2017: Darth Vader and Son Vader’s Little Princess by Jeffrey Brown (combined review)

Feb 15, 2017: Fate of Flames by Sarah Raughley

March 3, 2017: Dead Heat by Patricia Briggs

March 12, 2017: Charlotte’s Web by E. B. White, Pictures by Garth Williams

March 13, 2017: Mean Margaret by Tor Seidler, Pictures by Jon Agee

March 14, 2017: Dawn Study by Maria V. Snyder

March 17, 2017: Flora & Ulysses: The Illuminated Adventures by Kate DiCamillo, Illustrated by K. G. Campbell

March 18, 2017: The One and Only Ivan by Katherine Applegate, Illustrated by Patricia Castelao

March 20, 2017: Frost Like Night by Sara Raasch

March 28, 2017: Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard

March 30, 2017: A Promise of Fire by Amanda Bouchet

April 8, 2017: Truthwitch by Susan Dennard

April 17, 2017: Zodiac by Romina Russell

April 23, 2017: Shiver by Maggie Stiefvater

April 24, 2017: Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell

April 25, 2017: One Crazy Summer by Rita Williams-Garcia

April 26, 2017: Wandering Star by Romina Russell

April 27, 2017: Holes by Louis Sachar

April 28, 2017: We Were Liars by E. Lockhart

April 29, 2017: Breath of Fire by Amanda Bouchet

May 3, 2017: From This Moment On by Lynn Kurland (2nd Read)

May 5, 2017: Black Moon by Romina Russell

May 8, 2017: Linger by Maggie Stiefvater

May 22, 2017: Poison Princess by Kresley Cole

May 23, 2017: Paintbrush by Hannah Bucchin (ARC review)

May 29, 2017: Yak and Dove by Kyo Maclear, Pictures by Esmé Shapiro (ARC review)

May 30, 2017: A Pattern for Pepper by Julie Kraulis (ARC review)

June 2, 2017: Prophecy Awakened by Tamar Sloan (NetGalley review)

June 6, 2017: Ever My Love by Lynn Kurland

June 12, 2017: Waiting for Sophie by Sarah Ellis, Illustrated by Carmen Mok (NetGalley review)

June 13, 2017: The Hunters by John Flanagan

June 17, 2017: Words in Deep Blue by Cath Crowley

June 26, 2017: Once and for All by Sarah Dessen

July 15, 2017: All Things New by Lauren Miller (ARC review)

Aug 12, 2017: Mustaches for Maddie by Chad Morris and Shelly Brown (ARC review)

Sept 2, 2017: Blood Guard by Megan Erickson (ARC review)

Sept 5, 2017: Me, Me, Me by Annika Dunklee, Illustrated by Lori Joy Smith (ARC review)

Sept 15, 2017: The King’s Champion by Xina Marie Uhl (ARC review)

Oct 1, 2017: Magic Steps by Tamora Pierce (2nd Read)

Nov 14, 2017: The Song of Seven  by Tonke Dragt, English Translation by Laura Watkinson (ARC review)

Nov 22, 2017: If You Give A Mouse A Brownie by Laura Numeroff, Illustrated by Felicia Bond

Nov 23, 2017: The Pigeon Wants A Puppy! by Mo Willems

Nov 24, 2017: The Most Magnificent Thing by Ashley Spires

Nov 26, 2017: How to Babysit a Grandma by Jean Reagan, Illustrated by Lee Wildish

Nov 27, 2017: The Wonderful Things You Will Be by Emily Winfield Martin

Nov 28, 2017: Lilly’s Big Day by Kevin Henkes

Dec 3, 2017: Slaves of Socorro by John Flanagan

Dec 13, 2017: Lady Knight by Tamora Pierce (2nd Read)

Jan 6, 2018: Baby, I’m Howling For You by Christine Warren (ARC review)

Jan 13, 2018: Black Butler by Yana Toboso, Translated by Tomo Kimura (Volume 1)

Jan 15, 2018: Mastiff by Tamora Pierce (2nd Read)

Jan 17, 2018: Fruits Basket by Natsuki Takaya, Translated by Alethea Nibley & Athena Nibley (Volumes 1-5) (combined review)

Jan 26, 2018: Holding Up the Universe by Jennifer Niven

Jan 31, 2018: Slammed by Colleen Hoover

Feb 2, 2018: Tess of the Road by Rachel Hartman (ARC review)

Feb 6, 2018: Fade to Us by Julia Day (ARC review)

Feb 15, 2018: The Winter King by C. L. Wilson

Feb 16, 2018: Heart on Fire by Amanda Bouchet

Feb 25, 2018: Henry Hodges Needs a Friend by Andy Andrews, Illustrated by Colleen Madden (NetGalley review)

March 6, 2018: Herding Cats by Sarah Andersen (ARC review)

March 8, 2018: Tempests and Slaughter by Tamora Pierce

March 13, 2018: A Dance Through Time by Lynn Kurland (2nd Read)

March 15, 2018: Tortall: A Spy’s Guide by Tamora Pierce (with Julie Holderman, Timothy Liebe, Megan Messinger)

March 20, 2018: Blood Veil by Megan Erickson (ARC review)

March 29, 2018: The Stupendously Spectacular Spelling Bee by Deborah Abela (NetGalley review)

April 15, 2018: Burn Bright by Patricia Briggs

April 16, 2018: Forever by Maggie Stiefvater

April 17, 2018: Turtles All the Way Down by John Green

April 21, 2018: Scorpion Mountain by John Flanagan

April 22, 2018: The Ghostfaces by John Flanagan

April 23, 2018: The Caldera by John Flanagan

April 29, 2018: Immortal Ever After by Lynsay Sands

May 2, 2018: Startup Fiancé by Shilpa Mudiganti (NetGalley review)

May 5, 2018: The Ancient Magnus’ Bride by Kore Yamazaki, Translated by Adrienne Beck (Volume 1)

May 14, 2018: Bitten Under Fire by Heather Long (ARC review)

May 16, 2018: Zenn Diagram by Wendy Brant

May 18, 2018: Not Quite Mine by Catherine Bybee

May 25, 2018: Down and Across by Arvin Ahmadi

May 28, 2018: How We Roll by Natasha Friend (ARC review)

May 31, 2018: From Twinkle, with Love by Sandhya Menon

June 4, 2018: Taken by Tuesday by Catherine Bybee

June 7, 2018: Treasured by Thursday by Catherine Bybee

June 14, 2018: The Cruel Prince by Holly Black (DNF)

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