Book Review: Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo

“Kaz leaned back. ‘What’s the easiest way to steal a man’s wallet?’ ‘Knife to the throat?’ asked Inej. ‘Gun to the back?’ said Jesper. ‘Poison in his cup?’ suggested Nina. ‘You’re all horrible,’ said Matthias.” A daring and original YA novel, Leigh Bardugo’s Six of Crows brings a whole new meaning to the brilliance that […]

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Book Review: The Lady’s Guide to Petticoats and Piracy by Mackenzi Lee

“Everyone has heard stories of women like us—cautionary tales, morality plays, warnings of what will befall you if you are a girl too wild for the world, a girl who asks too many questions or wants too much. If you set off into the world alone. Everyone has heard stories of women like us, and […]

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Book Review: The Colonel and the Bee by Patrick Canning

“If there was one thing to know about the Colonel, it was that his brand of reasoning was peculiar and entirely his own. If there was a second thing to be known, it was that his methods often showed results.” A brilliantly written story full of humor and wit, Patrick Canning’s The Colonel and the […]

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Book Review: The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue by Mackenzi Lee

“We are not broken things, neither of us. We are cracked pottery mended with laquer and flakes of gold, whole as we are, complete unto each other. Complete and worthy and so very loved.” Remarkably witty and wildly adventurous, Mackenzie Lee’s The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue is a beautiful edition to the realm […]

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