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Review | The House of the Spirits by Isabel Allende

Title: The House of the Spirits Author: Isabel Allende Translator: Magda Bogin Published by: Atria Books My rating: 4 out of 5 stars Where I got the book: Public Library Content Warning: Rape, police brutality, domestic violence, state oppression, torture, force imprisonment "The House of the Spirits brings to life the triumphs and tragedies of three generations of the… Continue reading Review | The House of the Spirits by Isabel Allende

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Review | The Queue by Basma Abdel Aziz

Title: The Queue Author: Basma Abdel Aziz Translator: Elisabeth Jaquette Published by: Melville House My rating: 4 out of 5 stars Where I got the book: Public Library Content Warning:  State and police brutality, imprisonment, death (from injury) "Set against the backdrop of a failed political uprising, The Queue is a chilling debut that evokes Orwellian dystopia,… Continue reading Review | The Queue by Basma Abdel Aziz

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Review | White is for Witching by Helen Oyeyemi

Title: White is for Witching Author: Helen Oyeyemi Published by: Nan A. Talese (Knopf Doubleday) My rating: 3 out of 5 stars Where I got the book: Public library Content Warning: Eating disorder   "As a child, Miranda Silver developed pica, a rare eating disorder that causes its victims to consume nonedible substances. The death of her… Continue reading Review | White is for Witching by Helen Oyeyemi

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Review | Cast in Shadow by Michelle Sagara

Title: Cast in Shadow Author: Michelle Sagara Published by: Luna My rating: 4 out of 5 stars Where I got the book:  Public library Content Warning: Murder, child abuse, kidnapping, ritual sacrifice "Seven years ago Kaylin fled the crime-riddled streets of Nightshade, knowing that something was after her. Children were being murdered — and all… Continue reading Review | Cast in Shadow by Michelle Sagara

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Series Spotlight | Inda by Sherwood Smith

Do you like large books? Are you a fan of seafaring, diverse sexual relationships, inter-generational war, and interesting gender dynamics in your fantasy? Tired of waiting for the next A Song of Ice and Fire book? Inda by Sherwood Smith is the series for you.   Consisting of four books, Inda, The Fox, King's Shield, and Treason's Shore, Smith's… Continue reading Series Spotlight | Inda by Sherwood Smith

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Review | Burning Bright by Melissa McShane

Title: Burning Bright Author: Melissa McShane Published by: Curiosity Quills Press My rating: 3 out of 5 stars Where I got the book: Purchased Content Warning: Death, manipulative parents, sexual harassment "In 1812, Elinor Pembroke wakes to find her bedchamber in flames—and extinguishes them with a thought. At 21, she is old to manifest magical talent, but… Continue reading Review | Burning Bright by Melissa McShane

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Review | Daughter of Mystery by Heather Rose Jones

Title: Daughter of Mystery Author: Heather Rose Jones Published by: Bella Books My rating: 4 out of 5 stars Where I got the book: Public Library "Margerit Sovitre did not expect to inherit the Baron Saveze’s fortunes—and even less his bodyguard. The formidable Barbara, of unknown parentage and tied to the barony for secretive reasons, is… Continue reading Review | Daughter of Mystery by Heather Rose Jones