2019: #19 – 13 Minutes (Sarah Pinborough)

This book made me glad that I’m not a teenager anymore! Basically every girl in this book was a bitch except for one, and that includes the main character. Becca is basically the goth girl in her grade, despite formerly being friends with the ultimate Barbie, Tasha. But when Tasha is pulled from the cold river, nearly dead, Becca doesn’t hesitate to run to her

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2019: #12 – Shadow & Bone (Leigh Bardugo)

I had low expectations for this series, but ended up being pleasantly surprised! Alina is a mapmaker for the King’s army, and her childhood best friend Mal is a scout with unusual abilities. They grew up together in an orphanage, where they were both evaluated for powers by the Grisha when they were young. Since (it appeared) neither had Grisha abilities (such as the ability

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