Review: The Fangirl’s Guide to the Galaxy by Sam Maggs

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Title: The Fangirl’s Guide to the Galaxy:
A Handbook for Girl Geeks
Author: Sam Maggs
Release Date/Publisher: May 12th 2015 by Quirk Books
Finished: May 16th 2015
Pages: 208-Hardcover-Won

Synopsis from Goodreads:

Fanfic, cosplay, cons, books, memes, podcasts, vlogs, OTPs and RPGs and MMOs and more—it’s never been a better time to be a girl geek. The Fangirl’s Guide to the Galaxy is the ultimate handbook for ladies living the nerdy life, a fun and feminist take on the often male-dominated world of geekdom. With delightful illustrations and an unabashed love for all the in(ternet)s and outs of geek culture, this book is packed with tips, playthroughs, and cheat codes for everything from starting an online fan community to planning a convention visit to supporting fellow female geeks in the wild.

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Review: On Demon Wings by Karina Halle

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Title: On Demon Wings (Experiment in Terror #5)
Author: Karina Halle
Release Date/Publisher: May 13th 2012 by Metal Blonde Books
Finished: February 18th 2015
Pages: 454-Kindle eBook-given as a gift
Series:
1. Darkhouse
2. Red Fox
3. Dead Sky Morning
4. Lying Season
5. On Demon Wings
6. Into The Hollow
7. Come Alive
8. Ashes to Ashes
9. Dust to Dust

Synopsis from Goodreads:

When the life you wanted has crumbled beneath your fingers, there’s nothing left to do but pick up the pieces and soldier on. You’ve done this before.

But what happens when you no longer feel like yourself anymore? When fires spontaneously start-up around you, when you hear growling coming from underneath your bed, and you no longer recognize your face in the mirror. What happens then?

Ghost-hunter Perry Palomino doesn’t have much time to find out. Now, the evil she used to hunt is a lot closer to home. It’s inside of her, taking over her life bit-by-terrifying bit, and there’s only one person who can help her.

If part of her doesn’t kill him first

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Review: A Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J. Maas

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Title: A Court of Thorns and Roses (A Court of Thorns and Roses #1)
Author: Sarah J. Maas
Release Date/Publisher: May 5th 2015 by Bloomsbury Children’s
Finished: May 13th 2015
Pages: 416-Hardcover-Bought
Series:
1. A Court of Thorns and Roses
2. Untitled
3. Untitled

Synopsis from Goodreads:

A thrilling, seductive new series from New York Timesbestselling author Sarah J. Maas, blending Beauty and the Beast with faerie lore.

When nineteen-year-old huntress Feyre kills a wolf in the woods, a beast-like creature arrives to demand retribution for it. Dragged to a treacherous magical land she only knows about from legends, Feyre discovers that her captor is not an animal, but Tamlin—one of the lethal, immortal faeries who once ruled their world.

As she dwells on his estate, her feelings for Tamlin transform from icy hostility into a fiery passion that burns through every lie and warning she’s been told about the beautiful, dangerous world of the Fae. But an ancient, wicked shadow grows over the faerie lands, and Feyre must find a way to stop it . . . or doom Tamlin—and his world—forever.

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Review: Crushed by Eliza Crewe

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Title: Crushed (Soul Eaters #2)
Author: Eliza Crewe
Release Date/Publisher: September 18th 2014
Finished: April 6th 2015
Pages: 431-Kindle eBook-Bought
Series:
1. Cracked
2. Crushed
3. Crossed

Synopsis from Goodreads:

Meda’s back. This time she has a friend.

The battle is over; the choice has been made. Meda Melange has officially hung up her monstrous mantle and planted her feet firmly on the holy and righteous path of a Crusader-in-training. Or, at least, she’s willing to give it a shot. It helps that the Crusaders are the only thing standing between her and the demon hordes who want her dead.

The problem is, the only people less convinced than Meda of her new-found role as Good Girl are the very Crusaders she’s trying to join. So when a devilishly handsome half-demon boy offers escape, how’s a girl supposed to say “no?”

After all, everyone knows a good girl’s greatest weakness is a bad boy.

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Review: The DUFF by Kody Keplinger

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Title: The DUFF
Author: Kody Keplinger
Release Date/Publisher: September 7th 2010 by Little Brown/Poppy
Finished: March 24th 2015
Pages: 280-Hardcover-Library

Synopsis from Goodreads:

Seventeen-year-old Bianca Piper is cynical and loyal, and she doesn’t think she’s the prettiest of her friends by a long shot. She’s also way too smart to fall for the charms of man-slut and slimy school hottie Wesley Rush. In fact, Bianca hates him. And when he nicknames her “the Duff,” she throws her Coke in his face.

But things aren’t so great at home right now, and Bianca is desperate for a distraction. She ends up kissing Wesley. Worse, she likes it. Eager for escape, Bianca throws herself into a closeted enemies-with-benefits relationship with him.

Until it all goes horribly awry. It turns out Wesley isn’t such a bad listener, and his life is pretty screwed up, too. Suddenly Bianca realizes with absolute horror that she’s falling for the guy she thought she hated more than anyone.

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