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The Unbecoming of Mara Dyer and “I’m Not Like Other Girls”

Alright, real talk now. Every girl has heard the phrase before. Some have spoken the forbidden words themselves, others have had it said to them. Regardless, it’s always bullshit. I used to think that the whole “I’m not like other girls” mentality was just a female-specific branch of the ‘special snowflake’ syndrome that everybody (admit… Continue reading The Unbecoming of Mara Dyer and “I’m Not Like Other Girls”

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The Last Adventure of Constance Verity by A. Lee Martinez

Constance Verity has been saving the world since she was seven, and she’s sick of it. She sets off on one last adventure to assassinate her fairy godmother and become the one thing she’s never been: ordinary. Ever since she was granted a wish at birth by her fairy godmother, Constance Verity has become one… Continue reading The Last Adventure of Constance Verity by A. Lee Martinez

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WAYRW: The Last Adventure of Constance Verity

First of all, I know it’s not Wednesday. This is late. I have my life put together, I swear. *sweats profusely* So since I’ve been feeling bitter and incompetent, I arbitrarily decided to do this reading tag hosted by It’s a Reading Thing. How to participate: Grab the book you are currently reading and answer… Continue reading WAYRW: The Last Adventure of Constance Verity

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The Star-Touched Queen by Roshani Chokshi

  Maya is cursed. With a horoscope that promises a marriage of death and destruction, she has earned only the scorn and fear of her father’s kingdom. Content to follow more scholarly pursuits, her whole world is torn apart when her father, the Raja, arranges a wedding of political convenience to quell outside rebellions. Soon… Continue reading The Star-Touched Queen by Roshani Chokshi