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Aurora Rising
Aurora Rising | Amie Kaufman, Jay Kristoff
From the New York Times and internationally bestselling authors of the Illuminae Files comes a new science fiction epic . . . The year is 2380, and the graduating cadets of Aurora Academy are being assigned their first missions. Star pupil Tyler Jones is ready to recruit the squad of his dreams, but his own boneheaded heroism sees him stuck with the dregs nobody else in the academy would touch . . . A cocky diplomat with a black belt in sarcasm A sociopath scientist with a fondness for shooting her bunkmates A smart-ass tech whiz with the galaxy's biggest chip on his shoulder An alien warrior with anger-management issues A tomboy pilot who's totally not into him, in case you were wondering And Ty's squad isn't even his biggest problem--that'd be Aurora Jie-Lin O'Malley, the girl he's just rescued from interdimensional space. Trapped in cryo-sleep for two centuries, Auri is a girl out of time and out of her depth. But she could be the catalyst that starts a war millions of years in the making, and Tyler's squad of losers, discipline cases, and misfits might just be the last hope for the entire galaxy. NOBODY PANIC.
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monogamist_reader
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This book was freaking amazing!!! I cant believe how much I enjoyed it. I am not a big fan of science fiction but this one got me so hooked. Fun and fast pacing plot with different POV, amazing characters (love Kal), and shocking ending!!! 5 🌟

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Jen_Reads
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1. Such a good book.
2. Both, but crunchy currently
3. Sunset
4. Realistically I‘d pay for my cats dental work and try to pay down my bills. Unrealistically I‘d buy tickets to Croatia or Slovenia and maybe Italy.
5. Maybe kindergarten or third grade? Sometime in elementary school where I didn‘t have so much anxiety.

#friyayintro @howjessreads

howjessreads I might need to read this! I recently looooved the Illuminae Files. 4d
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Chelleo
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⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️🎧 Read 2019-07-14

I don‘t know who or what prompted me to put this on my TBR list but I am so thankful because this book was amazing! I loved each member of the squad (admittedly some more than others) and their journey. Would love to see this on the big screen. I‘m sick I have to wait for book 2!!! 😱

Branwen I just finished this earlier in the week and LOVED it so much! One of my faves of 2019 so far! That picture is amazing! 😍💕📚 1w
Chelleo @Branwen The pic is from the author‘s website. There‘s also a really cool book trailer. 1w
Branwen @Chelleo Wow, that's really cool! I'll have to check it out! Thanks! 🤗 1w
NanookMyBook I too read this just because and LOVED it! I read it in one sitting and can‘t wait for the second book! ❤️📚❤️ 4h
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BookishGamer87
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Jay and Amie are terrible, wonderful people who write terrible, wonderful books. I don't think I could love this any more if I tried.

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LilMrmd79
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Hanging out at B&N, finishing up this one.

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Branwen
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Most definately one of my favorite YA books of the year so far. I am a sucker for a ragtag bunch of misfits! 😁💕📚

LibrarianRyan Have you read the Disasters yet. ? 2w
Branwen @LibrarianRyan Yes! Omg I adored that one too! So funny and full of action! I liked this one a little better though! 2w
LibrarianRyan @Branwen I have it I just haven‘t gotten to it yet. 2w
Branwen @LibrarianRyan I hope you like it as much as I did! 🤗 2w
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Chelleo
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No clue how this ending up on my TBR or who recommended it but I am loving this #audiobook 🎧 so far. The narration is great too!

emtobiasz Oh, I loved this one in print. Glad it translates well to audio! 🎧 2w
Chelleo @emtobiasz I‘ve seen a few post that show some graphics in the print version and now I want! 2w
monogamist_reader I just started this one! 2w
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Chelleo @monogamist_reader Yay, a reading buddy! Ok, why do I keep seeing Chris Pine as a young Capt. Kirk whenever Tyler is in a scene?!? 2w
monogamist_reader @Chelleo ahaha!! Yes, i guess you cant help it 😄 1w
Chelleo @monogamist_reader Who is your favorite character so far? 1w
Chelleo @emtobiasz It‘s really good. Deserves an Audie! 1w
monogamist_reader @Chelleo I am loving Kal, what about you?? 1w
Chelleo @monogamist_reader I‘m torn between Finn and Zela (not sure of spellings bc of the audiobook). Magellan is a close runner up 😂 1w
monogamist_reader @Chelleo Zela is awesome as well!! I'm half way through so ill keep you posted of my status !! 1w
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🌟🌟🌟🌟
I didn‘t think I‘d like this since I hated Illuminae, but I wanted to give this a chance and I ended up LOVING it!
Aurora was a bit bland and somewhat of a Mary Sue, but I liked the other characters. I don‘t understand how the authors managed to fit a “mating” bond in the story and I didn‘t think the POVs were distinct enough from each other, but these were the only issues I had with it.

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jackilynn
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jackilynn
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House/dog sitting for my parents while they are out of town all week so I get an extra reading buddy. I think Cleo misses them.

LibrarianRyan Baby!!! 3w
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geekybookgirl2
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I really enjoyed this book. A fun space adventure with great complex characters, sassy banter and a intriguing mystery at its core. I can't wait to read the next book.

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

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jackilynn
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Continuing this Sci-Fi kick I seem to be on lately as I start this beauty tonight.

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LilMrmd79
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Started this tonight. So far, so good. 😀

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reiddecillia
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Ah, the joy of new books.

Cfischbuch Great picks! 4w
Eggs Welcome to Litsy 🤗🎈 3w
StillLookingForCarmenSanDiego Welcome to Litsy 💖📖💖 3w
MrsBabki You pick the most intriguing books! 3w
Gretajahn Hey ried 2w
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Johanna414
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I went to buy a new car seat for Lane and there was a book just sitting there in my cart... really, I had no choice.

Riveted_Reader_Melissa Totally agree, you were ambushed! 1mo
JacqMac I hate it when that happens. 😆 1mo
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DuskAngelReads
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Just finished Aurora Rising and it is amazing!! The characters are so well developed. The world is so freaking interesting. The plot was so well done. So many plot twists. So much unpredictability! In love with this book. I need book 2, literally yesterday! Thinking about rereading via audiobook straight away. 😁

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

Full review to come on www.duskangelreads.com 👌🏻

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DuskAngelReads
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Making progress on Aurora Rising! 290 pages in and only 180 to go! Need to have this finished tomorrow before the Fantasy JourneyAThon starts!!

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The sarcasm & humour in this book is ON POINT! 👌🏻👌🏻

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DuskAngelReads
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#currentlyreading !! I‘m going to attempt to be more active here on Litsy again! Especially with the @JourneyAThon coming up! 🤞🏻🤞🏻

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pasiphae_reads
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#30JuneBooks

Day 16: #obsessedwith

1 - this author duo!!!! [Amie Kaufman & Jay Kristoff] 💖🌟💯
2 - space novels in general! 🌍👽

@howjessreads

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LauraWeasley
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1. Aurora Rising by Amie Kaufman & Jay Kristoff - I am obsessed with this book already!

2. Red, White & Royal Blue by Casey McQuiston - it was amazing! Definitely one of my 2019 favorites and I loved the audio production, too.

3. This afternoon I had coffee with two friends I hadn't seen in ages. Also, lots of reading. 😄

#weekendreads @rachelsbrittain

laurenslibrary I have Red White and Royal Blue on hold in Libby! I think its gonna be several weeks until I get it, though! 1mo
LauraWeasley @laurenslibrary Oh no, that sucks! 😕 But it's so worth the wait! I hope you'll enjoy it when you can finally read it! 1mo
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KirstieE
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This months #Bookabuy YA pick was Aurora Rising and I‘m actually really excited to read this. I‘ve read Illuminae but need to finish the series... 🤔#booksubscription #bookmail

BooknerdsLife Happy reading! 💜 Would love to know what you think of this 😊 1mo
Jen_Reads I loved this one! 1mo
LauraWeasley I'm reading this right now and I love it so much! Amie & Jay are just brilliant. Also, I put off finishing the Illuminae Files for so long but Gemina and Obsidio were amazing as well. It's one of my all time favorite series now. 1mo
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Melissa_J I wish they would adapt the Gemini Files! 1mo
moonprincess37 Illuminae rights were bought awhile back 1mo
GrilledCheeseSamurai @Melissa_J @moonprincess37 I'd definitely rather see an illuminae movie over Aurora Rising. 🤷‍♂️ 1mo
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moonprincess37 Illuminae will be movies while Aurora is a TV show 1mo
Melissa_J @moonprincess37 oh, yay!! This makes me happy 😊 1mo
LibrarianRyan Ohhhhh. 1mo
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Lisas.Library
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My signed special edition of Aurora Rising came today & it‘s beautiful. You can‘t see it in the picture but the pages are sprayed purple.

mcipher I hope it‘s amazing!! I can‘t wait to get my hands on it. 🤩 2mo
Lisas.Library @mcipher ~ I‘ve heard mixed reviews so fingers crossed. 😊 2mo
BooknerdsLife Awww love the purple sprayed edge 💜 1mo
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‪New Book Review is up! (LINK IN BIO)👀 ― #AmieKaufman #JayKristoff #AuroraRising 💜❤️💚‬
‪📖 This was the read I was looking for this summer~📖 ‬
‪⭐️‬ loved every minute of this!! 😍😍😍
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#book #bookreview #bookseries #bookworm #bookish #booklovers #ilovebooks #bookblogger #bookishsignsandmore #squad312

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bookishnerd
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I listened to Aurora Rising on audio. It was so good! I love this writing duo every book so far. And, the audio was full cast which is always awesome. It had been a while since I read a science fiction book! Set in space with a group of late teens who find themselves at run from the law, they all really come alive in this book and I cannot wait for the sequel! Strongly recommended!

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pasiphae_reads
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#shelves #30JuneBooks 📚
I only have one shelf of books right now because I‘m renting a room away from home! I needed to move to be close to my new full-time job, so I brought about 15-20 books with me and will swap out for new ones once I read through them!! 😊
@howjessreads #bookshelves

Nute Fantastic idea! We do what works! 2mo
pasiphae_reads @nute 😁📚💖 (edited) 2mo
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BooknerdsLife
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Finished this highly anticipated book last month, & now having difficulties to #review! It's a fun, fast pace action Sci-Fi adventure, fun & sassy banters as usual. #JayKristoff & #AmieKaufman, the perfect duo who write badass #SciFi. Love the characters & writing style.Sadly I'm just a little disappointed with the plot. Maybe they've just set the bar too high w/ #Illuminae & I blame all the hypes! But still a pick if you haven't read their books

MayaB1226 Both this and Illuminae are on my TBR list. Do you think I should read this one before Illuminae? 2mo
BooknerdsLife @MayaB1226 Hmmm...it‘s hard to say really...I‘ve seen a lot of people read this one after Illuminae and still love it, so maybe it‘s just me 🙈Writing of both series are brilliant but format of Illuminae is more unique for me, so it‘s hard to say...sorry I can‘t really answer your question😅 2mo
BooknerdsLife @MayaB1226 But I‘d love to hear what you think about this one when you‘re finished 🤗 2mo
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TracyReadsBooks
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Woke up to...thunder & then rain. Surprise! So, here‘s a flower & some of my favorite books/comics (5/40) from May. Heavy on YA as I read the last new books in the library (until next year). Special shout out to The Merry Spinster, a collection of short stories which takes fairy tales & twists & turns them into something even more dark. Also really enjoyed reading about Cahokia, & more by Rick Remender (Tokyo Ghost) & Jeff Lemire (Trillium).

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Beachesnbooks
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May reading wrap-up! Had a lower reading month numbers-wise; I finished 6 books and unfortunately no 5-⭐️ reads! But still some good ones! (Also, not quite finished with The Astonishing Color of After but took the pic early 😂). Faves were Aurora Rising, a few of the stories from Mouthful of Birds, and oddly Lucky You, which a lot of people seem to have hated. Least fave was Severance. On to June reading!

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⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

I loved this book. I couldn‘t get enough of Kaufman‘s and Kristoff‘s world building and characters, and like the Illuminae series, the duo find their way to insert their creativity. This was a great start to the series, and I definitely got Illuminae vibes from it. I can‘t wait for the rest of the series!

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Melissa_J
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Today‘s book mail. I loved Kaufman and Kristoff‘s Gemini Cycle, so have high hopes for this new series. The mystery book on the bottom is a treat for @TrishB - this will be heading your way soon (and is one of my favourites!)

Jen_Reads I never read any of their books until this one and I loved it. 2mo
Melissa_J @Jen_Reads I definitely recommend the Gemini Files. So, so good. And such a unique way to tell a story. 2mo
Jen_Reads @Melissa_J I might pick that up next time I get to a bookstore. 2mo
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TrishB Ooh how exciting 😁😁 and a good chunky one! I haven‘t read the one you‘ve got either - will await your review, been a bit cold on the fantasy front for a while but it always comes back! 2mo
Melissa_J @TrishB I‘m currently having the same issue with historical fiction set before the 1800s. I hope that changes soon because I have soooo many books set before then! 2mo
TrishB I‘m into any history stuff at the moment, just not a lot of (well written) stuff about! 2mo
Melissa_J @TrishB I find most historical fiction far too fluffy for my tastes. Sometimes I don‘t mind it, but mostly I just get annoyed 😠 2mo
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melrailey
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Next up - the latest from two of my favorite authors.

Bookcation74 It was soooooo good! Enjoy! (edited) 2mo
Nute Your container garden is lovely!💕 2mo
Bookwormjillk Love the flowers! 2mo
melrailey @Nute and @bookwormjilk thanks for the compliments. I‘ve been sitting here most of the day watching the birds, hummingbirds and butterflies around the flowers. 2mo
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Jen_Reads
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I typically will go for fantasy and haven‘t exactly read any straight sci-fi before. Space was never my thing, but I loved Aurora Rising. The cast of characters were great and even the ones I was iffy about I grew to like in the end.

🌌🌌🌌🌌🌌/5 galaxies

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SiriuslyWeasley
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In the event you need a creative insult to hurl. 😆

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Jen_Reads
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Home from an adventure in Connecticut and onto Part 3!

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Jen_Reads
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Starting the second part while waiting for my roommate to get done an appointment. I‘m already wishing this was a finished series so I didn‘t have to wait for book 2.

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Jen_Reads
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The little cat is asleep like I should be. I did make it to a good stopping point. I‘m also loving this book. I feel like o haven‘t had a book I didn‘t want to put down in so long.

Bklover I love when that happens! Enjoy! 2mo
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SiriuslyWeasley
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Happy Friday! 📚💜

hermyknee Love this! 2mo
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Endowarrior21
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Look what finally arrived it got lost in the mail.

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39-2019⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
The only downside to reading the awesome first book of a brand new series is waiting for the next one.
Loved ALL the characters #squadgoals

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Jen_Reads
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I‘m only in chapter 4 and I am really enjoying this. So far I like the cast of characters.

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Jen_Reads
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Here‘s hoping this cures my anxiety ridden mind tonight. I‘ve never read anything by either authors so this is all new to me!

tracey38 I'm sorry about your anxiety! I hope reading helps you. 2mo
KirstieE Hope you‘re feeling better 💕💕 2mo
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Jen_Reads
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Was just getting ready to get this book (because I‘m drawn to the cover and it keeps sounding more interesting every time I read the description) and my power went out so no WiFi to put it on my kindle. Ugh 🤦🏻‍♀️

Avanders Nooooo 🙁 2mo
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Jen_Reads
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Was just getting ready to get this book (because I‘m drawn to the cover and it keeps sounding more interesting every time I read the description) and my power went out so no WiFi to put it on my kindle. Ugh 🤦🏻‍♀️

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jenlbean
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Teary-eyed again damn it. I need the next book already please.

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BooknerdsLife
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I'm loving everything my daughter got me this year which she paid with her own hard earn money from her first ever part time job & I'm so proud of her! Funny enough there seem to be a theme here 😆 The signed copy of Aurora Rising from a book box with Space themed candles & necklace. The Galaxy #Kindle case, #CaptainAmerica #Funko from Endgame. & My favorite dark chocolate!
#SciFi #JayKristoff #bibliophile #YA #TBR

SoManyBooksNotEnoughTime great gift!! 2mo
BooknerdsLife @SoManyBooksNotEnoughTime Aww thank you 😊 💖 Yes its very thoughtful of her 🥰 2mo
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