They Might Not Have Been the Best But Here Are My Better-Than-Average Reads in 2017

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The subject matter and the way these stories are told affected me in a bad way. I also realized that the event had long reaching effects that went on for generations. You can find my reviews here and here.

 

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Binti is good YA, which should be recommendation enough. Just in case it isn’t, my review is here.

 

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Middle-grade fantasy books that seem as if you are coming home after a long time? Count me in! Here’s what I thought of it.

 

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A good collection of stories that brought on different levels of enjoyment. Check it out!

 

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A really fun book on Frakenstein-esque tendencies that are buried in all of us. My review should explain all that goes on in the book.

 

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I dunno what is within these books that keeps attracting me to them. I will read one of them, then forget about the series. Then a few months later, there will be this compulsion to see what John Taylor is up to and that will be that.

 

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You know when you begin something new and are unsure whether it is going to be good or not? That is the way I feel about this series because I liked the first installment quite a bit. I don’t want to be emotionally invested and put in my time, if it is going to turn around and STAB ME IN THE BACK! What? It could happen!

 

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It is Wilde #nuffsaid.

 

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Not to sound like a broken record but this one was an Austen-tatious book. I knew I was going to enjoy it and I did!

 

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It helped that I read this whole thing in Tom Hiddleston’s voice! And, while Loki might have been biased, the Asgardians were a bunch of ingrates!

 

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My review more than covers why this book left such an impression!

 

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These books are fun to read and sometimes that is exactly what the doctor ordered!

 

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My love for this two-book long series is never ending. Yes, it is YA that features love sick teenagers but they are also made aware:

That there are consequences to one’s actions.

That family and friends are important.

That being shallow won’t cut it.

 

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These books have such sad characters in them that they tug on my heart strings. I think that is one of the most important reasons why I continue to read this series.

 

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Feminist fantasy that makes fun of cliches found in other fantasy books. What’s not to like?

 

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A female raptor trying to figure out where she fits in her world. I think many of us will be able to relate to this concept. I did!

 

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Sometimes, you don’t read a book for the story or how it is being told but for what it is being told through it. This was one such book.

 

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Writers like Simak can make a story out of nothing. Here are some reasons why this book left such a big impression on me.

 

How many of your reads were better than average? Tell us about them!

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