Rule by Ellen Goodlett

Reading this book brought back memories of watching Pretty Little Liars; if you enjoyed the tv show I would recommend this to you! This is a book full of deadly secrets, political intrigue, and a fantasy world where the ruling class is out of touch with the people over whom they rule. While these are ingredients that I love to read, I unfortunately found the execution for Rule to be a bit lacking: the characters were one-dimensional, character relationships to have little to no development to justify their actions, and I was left wanting more worldbuilding. The base ideas are interesting and intriguing, but in my opinion need more development.

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Truly Devious by Maureen Johnson

  About the Book Publisher: Katherine Tegen Books  |  Release Date: January 16, 2018  |  Pages: 432 Genre: Young Adult, Mystery  |  Format: eBook  |  Source: Gift This post uses affiliate links and I may receive a small commission for purchases made through my links […]

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These Rebel Waves by Sara Raasch

If you are looking for an action-packed story full of political intrigue, colonization, oppression, war, disillusionment, and religious fervor… this is the first-in-duology book for you! These Rebel Waves is not quite what I expected (pirates sailing the open seas 🏴‍☠️), but fortunately for me I love books like this! I think that if you have expectations about this being your typical pirate adventure you will be disappointed, so it is important to go in knowing what to expect with this one since the blurb doesn’t really help in that respect and the rumors circulating about this being about gay pirates are setting people up for disappointment.

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