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NetGalley Update – May 2022

Here is my mid-month update on my NetGalley ARCs. Stats Approved ARCs: 41Feedback Sent: 36Feedback Ratio: 88% Books Read Since Last Update For the first time since joining NetGalley, I have nothing to say here. Thinking my next read will be an ARC though and I didn't miss any publication dates so all good. Approvals… Continue reading NetGalley Update – May 2022

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NetGalley Update – April 2022

Several days late (I've been busy reading!) here is my mid-month update on my NetGalley ARCs. Stats Approved ARCs: 40Feedback Sent: 36Feedback Ratio: 90% Books Read Since Last Update I have read 2 ARCs since my last update. Both of these were highly anticipated continuations of series and they did not disappoint. Fevered Star by… Continue reading NetGalley Update – April 2022

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ARC Review – Misrule (Malice Duology #2)

Misrule by Heather Walter is the second book in the Malice duology and is set to be published May 10, 2022. This duology is a sapphic Sleeping Beauty retelling told from Maleficent's (Alyce's) point of view. If you haven't read Malice, do it, it's awesome. If you have, get ready for the second book, it's… Continue reading ARC Review – Misrule (Malice Duology #2)

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ARC Review – Fevered Star

Fevered Star is the second book in Rebecca Roanhorse's adult fantasy series, Between Earth and Sky. The first book, Black Sun, was one of my top reads of 2021 and this one did not disappoint. This book is set to be published April 19th but I was lucky enough to receive an ARC from NetGalley.… Continue reading ARC Review – Fevered Star

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NetGalley Update – March 2022

It's time for my mid-month update on my NetGalley ARCs. Stats Approved ARCs: 39Feedback Sent: 34Feedback Ratio: 87% I'm holding steady and actually increasing my ratio in the 80s. I've been a lot pickier lately about what I'm requesting which will hopefully make for better reads in addition to keeping my ratio high so I… Continue reading NetGalley Update – March 2022

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ARC Review – A Magic Steeped in Poison

A Magic Steeped in Poison by Judy I. Lin is the first book in a new YA fantasy duology set to be published March 29, 2022. The atmosphere in this book lived up to the beautiful cover and despite a somewhat rushed plot, I gave it 4 stars. Goodreads Description For Ning, the only thing… Continue reading ARC Review – A Magic Steeped in Poison

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ARC Review – The Rumor Game

The Rumor Gas by Dhonielle Clayton and Sona Charaipotra is a YA contemporary novel set to be published on March 1, 2022. This novel uses mixed-media to explore how rumors run rampant and impact the lives of three high school girls in a prep school outside of Washington, DC. I really enjoyed those discussions as… Continue reading ARC Review – The Rumor Game

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ARC Review – By Any Other Name

By Any Other Name by Lauren Kate is a new romance novel set to be published March 1st. This was a cute bookish rom-com despite a rough start. I gave it 3 stars. Goodreads Description What she doesn’t know about love could fill a book. With a successful career as a romance editor, and an… Continue reading ARC Review – By Any Other Name

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NetGalley Update – February 2022

It's time for my mid-month update on my NetGalley ARCs. Stats Approved ARCs: 36Feedback Sent: 30Feedback Ratio: 83% I did it! I hit 80%! Now to build up a buffer so I don't lose it. Books Read Since Last Update I have read 3 ARCs since my last update. Castles in Their Bones by Laura… Continue reading NetGalley Update – February 2022

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ARC Review – Bright Ruined Things

Bright Ruined Things by Samantha Cohoe is a YA historical fantasy set to be published February 15, 2022. I've had this one on NetGalley for months as the release date was pushed back from the original date in fall 2021 and I was excited to get into it. Goodreads Description The only life Mae has… Continue reading ARC Review – Bright Ruined Things