Review #177 // Dare Mighty Things (Untitled Duology #1) – Heather Kaczynski

Dare Mighty Things

Cassandra Gupta has always wanted to go into space. With her father working at NASA, she’s been slowly working her way towards her dreams. And then comes the chance of a life time: an exclusive competition meant to find the best of the best of the worlds young adults for a space mission. And Cassandra is determined to win.

Why this book?: I heard there was an Ace MC, and the e-book was on sale. When I finally read it, it was because I wanted some science-y fiction.

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Review #174 // The Dark Planet (Atherton #3) – Patrick Carman

The Dark Planet (Atherton, #3)

With Atherton’s fall completed, the remaining people have settled back into their new way of life. Despite this, Edgar misses this cliffs, and only knows one other place to climb: off the edge of Atherton. During his climbs, Dr Kincaid realized the importance of contacting the Dark Planet, and sends Edgar off the edge in order to find the old dock.

Why this book?: The last of this nostalgic series for me. This was the book I accidentally started with all those years ago. According to my memory, I read it two or three times before realizing there were other books.

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Review #173 // The Hollow Boy (Lockwood & Co. #3) – Jonathan Stroud

The Hollow Boy (Lockwood & Co., #3)

With Lockwood & Co.’s recent success, they’re now overworked, and being constantly separated on jobs to make sure they all get done. When Lockwood and George hire a new assistant, Holly, without Lucy’s opinion, bad blood begins to boil. Even worse, a new outbreak is stretching all agencies to the max, and there is no end in sight.

Why this book?: I’ve been enjoying the series. The audiobooks are amazing as well, so lets hope this one is just as good.

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Review #171 // Hunting Prince Dracula (Stalking Jack the Ripper #2) – Kerri Maniscalco

Hunting Prince Dracula (Stalking Jack the Ripper, #2)

After the events in Stalking Jack the Ripper, Audrey Rose and her friend Thomas Cresswell are sent on their way to study in Romania’s famous school for forensic work–based in the infamous castle that once belonged to Vlad Dracula. Murders being staged as vampire attacks bring back local fear of the late Prince Dracula while the two are there studying.

Why this book?: I loved the first book, Stalking Jack the Ripper. I got this book nearly immediately after finishing the first, but didn’t get to finish it right away.

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Review #167 // The House of Power (Atherton #1) – Patrick Carman

The House of Power (Atherton, #1)

Edgar, an orphaned boy on the world of Atherton, finds solace in climbing the walls separating Tabletop and the Highlands. Climbing the walls is forbidden, but so is having books, which is exactly what Edgar finds.

Why this book?: I remember reading this when I was just getting into reading. I didn’t know it was a series, and read the third book a few times before realizing that it was a trilogy. By then, I was too lazy to read the others, because, in my head, I already knew the ending!!

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