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The Liebster Award (the second)

Hi Virtually Readers! I’m adventuring in the mountains somewhere, but May @ Forever and Everly tagged us for The Liebster Award, which was really sweet of her. I’ve already done this once and am somewhat over it, just because it’s been around so long, so I’m not going to tag anyone. Rules Thank the person(s)… Continue reading The Liebster Award (the second)

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A Quiet Kind of Thunder (my heart, beating)

Hi Virtually Readers! Today is a review day, and I’m reviewing the truly excellent A Quiet Kind of Thunder, which I loved (so much that I immediately went and got the author’s other book from the library) The narrative was nuanced, Steffi an appealing main character, and otherwise it blended ‘cute’ and ‘contemplative’ very effective.… Continue reading A Quiet Kind of Thunder (my heart, beating)

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Review: Eliza and Her Monsters

Hi Virtually Readers! I read this a few weeks ago and LOVED IT. That’s basically all but I wrote a whole review.  Title: Eliza and her Monsters Author: Francesca Zappia Genre: YA contemporary, with some fantasy/sci fi illustrations and stories thrown in for good measure Themes: Friendship, Fandom, art, high school Similar to: Fangirl and Radio… Continue reading Review: Eliza and Her Monsters

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The Forgetting: ceaseless, surprising

What does it mean to be made of your memories? That’s the question Sharon Cameron tackles in The Forgetting. I had no idea what I was in for when I started the audiobook, and that was a big contributing factor to my enjoyment. Basically The Forgetting is set in a city where every 12 years,… Continue reading The Forgetting: ceaseless, surprising