2021: #5 – A Deadly Education (Naomi Novik)

A Deadly Education is a book about a high school for magical teens, but this definitely isn’t Hogwarts. The basics are: the school is supposed to protect the teens from the monsters who want to eat their delicious, still uncontrolled power; the school really sucks at protecting the teens from the monsters; every year on graduation day, the seniors are dumped into the infested Graduation

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2020: #37 – One of Us is Next (Karen M. McManus)

This book is a sequel to McManus’s first book, One of Us Is Lying, which I enjoyed a lot. Instead of focusing on the main characters from that book, this book centers around the classmates of Bronwyn’s younger sister, Maeve. It’s hard to keep a good gossip down, and everyone wants to fill the shoes of Simon, the gossip-slinging victim of the first book. So when

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