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Themed Book Recommendations: Royalty in YA/NA

The Selection For thirty-five girls, the Selection is the chance of a lifetime. The opportunity to escape the life laid out for them since birth. To be swept up in a world of glittering gowns and priceless jewels. To live in a palace and compete for the heart of gorgeous Prince Maxon. But for America… Continue reading Themed Book Recommendations: Royalty in YA/NA

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Themed Book Recommendations: Short Stories

The Ones Who Walk Away From Omelas Some inhabitants of a peaceful kingdom cannot tolerate the act of cruelty that underlies its happiness. The story "Omelas" was first published in New Dimensions 3, a hard-cover science fiction anthology edited by Robert Silverberg, in October 1973, and the following year it won Le Guin the prestigious… Continue reading Themed Book Recommendations: Short Stories

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Themed Book Recommendations: 5 Books With Fat Protagonists

Fat representation is hard to find in books, especially in YA, because most of the time its...not great. A lot of times, the fat protagonist's story is entirely centered around their weight, and the story centered around "proving fat people are worth respect. as people" which I feel like we should be past. The following… Continue reading Themed Book Recommendations: 5 Books With Fat Protagonists

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Themed Book Recommendations: 5 Books With A Cuban-American Protagonist

I've recently gotten back into the swing of book blogging after a several month hiatus (and general flakey-ness since I started college...it's been an adjustment y'all). One of the things I want to do going forward is highlight books from marginalized authors which feature marginalized characters and protagonists. The first one I decided to start… Continue reading Themed Book Recommendations: 5 Books With A Cuban-American Protagonist

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Reading Order: Rick Riordan Books (Percy Jackson, etc.)

Percy Jackson Books in Order: In the Percy Jackson series, we have the main Percy Jackson & the Olympians series, but also sequel series, short stories and more. For some, it’s hard to know where to put them chronologically. So, here is a way to go. I. Percy Jackson & the Olympians   The Lightning Thief… Continue reading Reading Order: Rick Riordan Books (Percy Jackson, etc.)

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Reading Order: Discworld

What is the Discworld? From 1983 to 2015, The Discworld was the main satirical/parody fantasy series written by English author Terry Pratchett. It’s an anthology series and each novel contains one stand-alone story, most of them exploiting fantasy clichés and talking about religion, politics, business, race, science, technology, pop culture, modern art or more in a satirical… Continue reading Reading Order: Discworld

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Reading Order: Grisha Verse

What is the Grishaverse? The Grishaverse is the lavish fantasy world in which science and magic collide. Established in Leigh Bardugo’s Shadow and Bone Trilogy and further expanded in the Six of Crows Duology and the The Language of Thorns, the Grishaverse is home to your favorite characters from Ravka, Ketterdam, and more! I. The… Continue reading Reading Order: Grisha Verse

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Reading Order: Divergent

  Four: A Divergent Collection – a prequel to the Divergent trilogy. This book collects the fort short stories: The Transfer, The Initiate, The Son and The Traitor. Divergent Insurgent   The World of Divergent: The Path to Allegiant – More of a bonus than a book, this fifty-page add-on includes faction manifestos, a faction quiz, Q&A with Veronica… Continue reading Reading Order: Divergent

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Reading Order: Throne of Glass

  The Assassin’s Blade – A collection of prequel stories, including four novellas: The Assassin and the Pirate Lord, The Assassin and the Healer, The Assassin and the Desert, The Assassin and the Underworld, The Assassin and the Empire. Throne of Glass Crown of Midnight Heir of Fire    Queen of Shadows Empire of Storms Tower… Continue reading Reading Order: Throne of Glass

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Reading Order: The Shadowhunters Chronicles

The Series Order There are multiple ways to read The Shadowhunter Chronicles. One is by the order the series began to be published. I. The Mortal Instruments The most main/first series of The Shadowhunter Chronicles. This series is mainly set in the year 2007 and revolves around the Shadowhunter Clary Fray. City of Bones City of… Continue reading Reading Order: The Shadowhunters Chronicles