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Another killer girl! Review of Grave Mercy

Ah, who can resist a book about the handmaiden of death? Yes,  this is another YA book with a killer heroine—It’s becoming a trend I know, but I love it. There’s just something gratifying about giving a teenage girl so much … Continue reading

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Fantastic Recommends: Divergent

Divergent by Veronica Roth Beatrice lives in a dystopian Chicago where everybody is assigned to a faction, according to their dominant character trait. She is in “abnegation” which is a fancy word for selflessness. At 16-years-old, all the teenagers in … Continue reading

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Graceling and Bad Ass, Killer Girls

Graceling by Kim Cashore Katsa has a talent for killing people, and she’s not an evil witch or nemesis in Graceling. She’s the heroine. Graceling is set in a typical high-fantasy world of small kingdoms with a bit of magic, a … Continue reading

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