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About megtao

Student. Writer. Nerdfighter. Fights for love, justice, and awesome.

[review] MaddAdam by Margaret Atwood

Warning: Possible spoilers for Oryx and Crake and The Year of the Flood. TW: rape.  Survivors of the man-made plague that has made humans an endangered species must protect themselves and the newly discovered Crakers from two painballer veterans while trying to … Continue reading

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[review] A Touch of Scarlet by Eve Marie Mont

Warning: Possible spoilers for A Breath of Eyre. From Goodreads: Emma Townsend is back at prestigious Lockwood Prep, but her world has altered immeasurably since her tumultuous sophomore year. The best change of all: her boyfriend, Gray. And though Gray is … Continue reading

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[review] Of Triton by Anna Banks

Warning: Possible spoilers for Of Poseidon. Emma’s situation has gone from bad to worse as she discovers the truth behind her family. Meanwhile, her new family is put in danger as the entire foundation of the mermaid society is threatened … Continue reading

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[review] The Wicked Years by Gregory Maguire

Warning: Possible spoilers for Wicked: The Life and Times of The Wicked Witch of the West or Son of a Witch. A Lion Among Men and Out of Oz are the third and fourth book in The Wicked Years series by … Continue reading

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[review] The Harem by Safia Fazlul

Disclaimer: Provided with finished copy from Tsar Publications for an honest review. Goodreads summary: Farina has only one dream: to be free and move away from Peckville, a Muslim ghetto in a large city. She is eager to escape the clutches … Continue reading

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Happy Read-a-Thon!

Today I’m participating in Dewey’s Read-a-Thon. While I’ll need to take a break for family birthday purposes (happy 23rd birthday to me!), I’m hoping to spend the majority of my time reading. Here’s my list: Crown of Embers by Rae … Continue reading

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Doctor Who Watch-a-Thon 5×13

This is a weekly feature (Wednesdays) where Christa of More Than Just Magic and myself will be watching and discussing all of the reboot of Doctor Who. Posts will contain spoilers for that episode and ones before it, so you may want to … Continue reading

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Doctor Who Watch-a-Thon 5×12

This is a weekly feature (Wednesdays) where Christa of More Than Just Magic and myself will be watching and discussing all of the reboot of Doctor Who. Posts will contain spoilers for that episode and ones before it, so you may want to … Continue reading

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[review] Promised by Caragh M. O’Brien

Warning: Contains spoilers of the first two books: Birthmarked and Prized. Gaia leads her people back to Sylum. Not yet comfortable as a leader, she knows when they arrive she’ll have to deal with the Protectorat, but while she’s been gone … Continue reading

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[review] Out of the Easy by Ruta Sepetys

Daughter of a prostitute in the New Orleans’ French Quarter in the 1950s, Josie Moraine has always dreamed of getting out of Louisiana. When a murder happens a little too close to home, Josie’s future is threatened in a story about … Continue reading

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