Review: Escape from Camp 14 – Blaine Harden

Escape from Camp 14: One Man's Remarkable Odyssey from North Korea to Freedom in the West

Shin Dong-Hyuk is an escaped political prisoner from North Korea, who was born into the camp population with no knowledge of the outside world.

Why this book?: I’m taking AP Human Geography, and we had to choose book off a list of them, and this one caught my interest.

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Review: 27 Hours (Nightside Saga #1) – Tristina Wright

27 Hours (The Nightside Saga, #1)When Rumor’s home city of HUB2 is suddenly overrun by gargoyles, he finds himself the sole survivor of the attack. Injured and alone at a colony, Rumor finds himself joined by his ex-girlfriend and her friends in his attempts to understand what happened, and to get revenge.

Why this book?: Who has NOT been talking about this one? I’ve heard there’s a lot of good rep in here, so I was very excited!!

I would like to thank Entangled Teen for providing an ARC in exchange for an honest review.

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Review: Murder at Broad River Bridge – Bill Shipp

Murder at Broad River Bridge: The Slaying of Lemuel Penn by the Ku Klux Klan

In late 1964, Lieutenant Colonel Lemuel Penn was driving home from Georgia to Washington D.C. with two friends. On the road home, a car skirts around them, and two shot gun blasts slam into the car, and Lemuel Penn.

Why this book?: I’ve been getting into true crime novels recently, and this one sounded interesting.

I would like to thank the University of Georgia Press for sending me a copy of this book via NetGalley.

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Blog Tour [Guest Post]: How Laguna Beach Inspired a Story – Taylor Brooke

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Today, I’m hosting my first guest post!!

Taylor Brooke, author of the the Isolation Trilogy, has a new series, the Camellia Clock Cycle, which just came out, and I have had the pleasure to read an ARC of the first novel, Fortitude Smashed, and participating in the blog tour of it. Taylor will be introducing the inspiration behind Fortitude Smashed in this post, so I hope you enjoy it!

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Review: Fortitude Smashed (Camellia Clock Cycle #1) – Taylor Brooke

Fortitude SmashedThe Camellia Clock is a clock that counts down to the moment you meet your soulmate. When Detective Shannon Wurther attempts to arrest an art thief, both his and the thief’s clock go off.

Why this book?: Because everyone’s gotta love that old Soulmate AU. Also, it’s M/M, and is #OwnVoices for mental illness.

I would like the thank Taylor Brooke and the People at Interlude Press for providing an ARC in exchange for an honest review.

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Review: River of Teeth (River of Teeth #1) – Sarah Gailey

River of Teeth (River of Teeth #1)

When the US government decided to ship in hippos as an alternatives meat source, they didn’t expect for them to start running feral through the Mississippi River. Winslow Houndstooth is hired to herd the feral hippos out of the Mississippi, but the team they agreed to use seems to be more trouble than they are worth.

Why this book?: There was a sale for the ebook, and I’d heard interesting things about it! Also, feral hippos sounded badass.

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