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NovelPairing

Joined June 2016

A camera loving, YA book obsessed, devourer of dark chocolate. IG: @novelpairing NovelPairing@gmail.com www.etsy.com/shop/BabyMyBook
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Crown of Midnight | Sarah J. Maas
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It took me a little but to warm up to this series, but I liked this book more than the first and I looved the magic that finally really kicks up Heir of Fire.
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#ilovebooks #instabook#bookstagram #ireadya#yalovin #fantasy #yafantasy #youngadult #bookphotography #bookworm#l #crownofmidnight #sarahjmaas #sjmaas #throneofglass #namethatbook #bookart #novelart

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The Princess and the Hound | Mette Ivie Harrison
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Mehso-so

I picked up this book because I liked the title and the cover art. I had a hard time getting into the story because I was not expecting it to be told from the perspective of the prince and all in all I left feeling a little luke warm about it. I'd probably give it a three star rating... maybe 2.5 but it's a been a while since I read it so I can't remember all its virtues and faults.

#fantasy #youngadult #fairytale #fairytaleretelling
 #bookart

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Dark Breaks the Dawn | Sara B. Larson
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This was a swan lake retelling, and the http://onceuponabookclub.com YA book pick. It was so fun to have them do a fantasy book (which is totally my thing) and a fairytale retelling (even better!)

In case you don't know they are a book box that includes a book with wrapped gifts that are pulled directly from descriptions in the book. As you read you open them & it's like holding pieces of the story. Use code "NOVELPAIRING" to save 10%

#bookbox

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Goose Girl | Shannon Hale
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I read this book years ago at it instanly became one of my favorites. It's a grims brothers fairytale retelling and its starts a little slow, with a touch of romanace along the way and a shy, quite girl forced to save herself and find herself when thrown into an enemy kingdom. The villian is one of my favorites and I think this book is totally worth reading if you like retellings at all!

#fantasy #youngadult #fairytale #fairytaleretelling

Chachic Love this book! One of my favorite retellings. 2y
Alybrarian This is one of my favorite books🙌🏻💜 7mo
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Bitter Greens | Kate Forsyth
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I picked up this book because a book blogger had gushed so much about it. It was more adult than I was expecting but it was also one of the best retellings I've read, mixed in richly with history and painted so vividly I could not get enough of the different cultures in the book. If your looking for a retelling that will leave you scratching your head wondering if Rapunzel was a true a story this is the tale for you.

#fairytale #fantasy

decorating.reader I've had this on my tbr forever 2y
LazyOwl I loved this book, great read 2y
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Carve the Mark | Veronica Roth
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I have to admit I was really interested in this book mostly because I heard there was some contraversy surrounding it, after reading the book I felt like that contraversy was unfounded, but I will say that I thought Carve the Mark was a good read, and I liked it so much more than the Divergent series (which I really struggled to get into)

#fantasy #youngadult #scifi #bookstagram

398.2 Ya I thought the same thing when I read it. I didn't see all the complaints that other people had. It took me a little bit longer to get into it in the beginning but I still enjoyed it. 2y
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Winter | Marissa Meyer
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On my goodness it took me forever to start this series becuase it just sounded soo... soo.. spacy, and weird, and I didn't care for the Cinder cover. And then I read it was hooked, hard core and wondering why had take so long. It was such a fun fairytale ride and the banter in it was awesome. I would highly recommend this book to anyone and everyone.


#bookstagram #youngadult #fairytaleretelling #scifi #fairytale

398.2 I felt the same way! I didn't like the cinder cover and I kept passing it up. Then someone on Litsy loved it. The only good thing about waiting was that I was able to read the entire series and didn't have to wait. 2y
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Caraval | Garber
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I thought this book was such a fun read. Its an mixture of problem sovlving, alice in wonderland, and romance and I loved every minute of it... because I'm a total sucker for hot/dangerous guys. If you haven't read this yet I would suggest getting to it. It's a quick read and a lot of fun.

#bookstagram #fantasy #yafantasy #youngadult #bookphotography #caraval #stephaniegarber #bookart

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Flame in the Mist | Rene Ahdieh
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I was so excited to get this in my May box from "Unicorn Crate"! This book was wonderful, it set in feudal Japan and it's a Mulan retelling done perfectly right. Little hints of magic, a girl having to go away outside her comfort zone to try and bring honor to our family, and a completely unexpected adventure, very different from the Disney version.

#unicorncrate #subscriptionbox #bookstagram #bookbox #yafantasy

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Between Two Skies | Joanne O'Sullivan
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There were heavy elements in the story, but there was also a solid sense of a family, a sprinkling of young love, and so much delicious food. Reading this book made me hungry for food I've never tasted in my life ?

I so glad I got it as part of my @onceuponabookclubbox I loved pulling out the wrapped gifts as I read and holding pieces of the story in my hand.

Use "NOVELPAIRING" to save 10% off your first subscription. #subscriptionbox #bookbox

Suet624 💕💕💕 2y
Owlizabeth I'm loving your photos!! 2y
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The Star-Touched Queen | Roshani Chokshi
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Mehso-so

The cover of this book and the premise sounded wonderful and I loved the idea of having it set in a culture I was unfamiliar with... But then I found the main character to be so... unreasonable. She has trust issues, which makes total sense but then she went a little crazy with her trust issues and her actions seemed so emotional and seensless that I had a hard time connecting with her after a certain point though the writing was beautiful...

minajamesreads This picture is beautiful! Sad to hear the book wasn't that great though! 2y
Yabookgrl1981 I wasn't really in love with this one either. It was really disappointing because I wanted so much to love it. 2y
Epicfied @LeahCorrineWrites their posts are so gorgeous 2y
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LeahCorrineWrites @Epicfied they really are. I'm a wee bit curious and jealous all at once 2y
Epicfied @LeahCorrineWrites yesss. The one for acomaf is amazing 2y
NovelPairing @Epicfied @LeahCorrineWrites aww thank you both soo much 😍 (ha in case you were wondering I do it with photoshop 😉) 2y
Epicfied @NovelPairing you're welcome! 2y
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A Court of Mist and Fury | Sarah J. Maas
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I feel like I knew this book long before reading it simply from all the online love it got, and then I read it and loved it because Rhysand, the most mythical and fantastic male that has ever been written. Bottom line, "A Court of Wings and Ruin" was my most anticipated release this year.

#booknerdigan #booknerd #instabook#bookstagram #igreads #fantasy #bookphotography #sjmass #acourtofmistandfury #acomaf #acotar #rhysand #tamlin

Dragon Rhysand ❤️❤️❤️ 2y
BookBriefs This is incredible! 2y
Literosexual 😍😍😍😍 2y
AStoriedSoul I love this photo so much. 😍😍 2y
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This series was amazing, and unexpected, and so clever. It's hard to describe how much I love it. It was gritty and dark and full of villians but just wonderful. Reading it makes you want to fist pump and then cower in terror and then fist pump some more. Tied with A Court of Mist and Fury for the best book I read last year.

##bookstagram #fantasy #yafantasy #youngadult #crookedkingdom #sixofcrows #grishatrilogy #bookart #novelart

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An Ember in the Ashes | Sabaa Tahir
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This was another one I picked up by semi accident when it was cheap on bookoutlet and not surprsingly I ended up loving it. I still need to read "A Torch in the Night" and I hope to get there soon...

#bookstagram #fantasy #yafantasy #youngadult #bookphotography #bookart

LazyLibrary This is on my "I quit but plan on reading it" shelf. Idk why I couldn't get into it! Timing can be everything! But it's my genre and I should love it! 2y
NovelPairing @LazyLibrary I have to admit, I liked it... but I haven't felt super compelled to dive back into the storyline with the next book 🤷‍♀️ 2y
HeyBookish I absolutely love your photos ❤❤ 2y
NovelPairing @novelfort aww thank you so much! 2y
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The Glass Arrow | Kristen Simmons
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I've had this book sitting on my shelf for ages, I think I got it as part of a super clearance on BookOutlet but I finally picked it up because @FearYourEx was glowing about it so hard, and it was great. A dystopian, stand alone novel, with a heroine you adore mostly because she fights so hard dispite all the odds being stacked against her. . . Kind of the YA version of A Handmaiden Tale

#bookstagram #dystopian #youngadult #standalone #bookart

FearYourEx I haven't posted that book in a while 🤔 2y
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Strange the Dreamer | Laini Taylor
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5 Star Read in my Book.
I loved the strangeness of the book from the first page and the magical dream like qualities of it later on. Not to mention Taylor's writing style is amazing, beautiful and poetic without being over the top or slowing down the story and her imagination is wonderful. The dream elements of this story! I could not get enough! This book is a fantastic fit for fairytale lovers.

#fantasy #YA #bookstagram #bookstagrammer

398.2 I keep seeing people posting about this book. I need to read it! 2y
NovelPairing @398.2 it was such a fun book! I would highly recommend tracking it down 😉 2y
Rachel_R._Smith I haven't read this one yet, but I did read her Daughter of Smoke and Bone series. She really does have a unique and beautiful writing style! 2y
Atasteforbooks I absolutely LOVED this book! 2y
immersed_in_books I love this book 😍😍😍😍😍😍 2y
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Throne of Glass | Sarah J. Maas
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I felt like there was so much room for intense action in the plot but instead our main character spend gobs of time lounging around in her room. But everyone promised the seriese got better and better as it went on, and I loved ACOMAF so much that I was willing to believe them... I. Finally plowed ahead and it did not disappoint, but it took a bit to really get going.

#bookstagram #igreads #ireadya #fantasy #yafantasy #youngadult #tog #novelart

BookishMarginalia Love the pic! 💜 2y
Bookworm-Bobbie Amazing pic! 😍 (edited) 2y
immersed_in_books Amazing pic and the books definitely get better as you go on. A lot more action. 2y
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Laalaleighh They get better and better as they go, they really do. They'll also ruin your life, so, fair warning. 2y
Suet624 Ooohhhh, I've missed your posts. So nice to see you again. 2y
NovelPairing @Suet624 oh my goodness that totally warms my heart! Thank you so much! I'm going to recommit to being active here because this community is amazing and I've missed it !! 😘😊 2y
Suet624 💕💕💕💕 2y
Suet624 Just to expand on my comment: I've always loved your photos and kept looking to see if you were posting new things but you were MIA. So I've been searching for you for weeks.😏💋 2y
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Can You Guess? | Jennifer VanVoorst
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Ready for another round of Can You Name This Book? Hint One: Book's First Few Lines: .
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So Here's the file that almost kill me, Director. I won't bore you with the tally of databases plundered, light-years jumped, or cute sniffling orphans created in its compilation .

#ilovebooks #booknerd #bookstagram #igreads #fantasy #youngadult #bookphotography #bookaddict #bookworm #illuminae #amiekaufman #jaykristoff
#namethatbook #bookart #novelart

Jokila Illuminae (haven't read it but the young adult tag tipped me off 😋) 3y
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This might be an unpopular opinion but I had a hard time getting into this book and the first half dragged pretty hard core for me, but then the second half was amazing and "A Court of Mist and Fury" totally stole my heart.

#fantasy #bookphotography #sarahjmaas #sarahmass #sjmass #acourtofthornsandroses #acotar #namethatbook #bookart #novelart

Bostonmomx2 I'm almost exactly at the half way point right now and yes, a little underwhelmed. It's not begging me to keep going but I will because I bought all three books in hardcover and not going to waste the $$ lol 3y
Elisa I don't believe that's an unpopular opinion, that book made me 🙄🙄🙄🙄🙄🙄 for a long while. ACOMAF is much much better 😍 3y
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This Savage Song | Victoria Schwab
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I was really excited to get to see Victoria Schawb in person last year at the Boston Teen Author Festival @btafest and even more excited to get my book signed by her in addition to about a million other awesome author and book. In case you haven't read it you need to jump on this band wangon. The book was great and "Our Dark Duet" is one of my most anticipated releases for this year.

Suet624 Beautiful!!! 3y
TbrandBeyond Wow 😲Beautiful 😍😍 3y
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Three Dark Crowns | Kendare Blake
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I finished this book a couple of weeks ago and thought it was a little bit slower than I was anticipating I really liked it, and I cannot wait for the next book to come out. If you've read it did you have a favorite sister? I found myself surprisingly partial to Katherine.

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Siege and Storm | Leigh Bardugo
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This is book two of the Grisha Trilogy and while I definitely liked Six of Crows more, this trilogy was still fantastic.

Elisa Agreed, I loved this trilogy!! More than Six of Crows 😊 3y
Thedrunkstrawberry I've read the first book and still need to read the rest! Maybe it should bump them to the top of my TBR 3y
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Harry Potter | JK Rowling
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Be sure to use code: "Novelpairing" for a discount.

Also, the #bookstagram candle smells like chocolate and coffee. It is to die for! Get a large!! ?

#candles #bookishcandle #fandomcandles #bookstagram #bookcandle #candle #candles #bookandcandle

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The Hidden Memory of Objects | Danielle Mages Amato
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My Once Upon A Book Club box arrived and skipped the top of my TBR. I dove in, couldn't put it down, and as always I was completely mesmerized by the clever and useful gifts that seemed like they were pulled straight from the pages of the book.

As always I cannot recommend this box enough, especially now there is a YA version ?

http://Onceuponabookclub.cratejoy.com/refer/Britt-GGFOYDZG

use code "NOVELPAIRING" for 10% off

#subscriptionbox

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Once Upon a Time... | Serena Valentino
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It's here! It's here! *excited squeal*

I have been anxiously waiting for this box since the moment Www.onceuponabookclub.com announced they were doing a YA version and it is finally here, and on my birthday no less ? ??? the book gods smile upon me!

If you're thinking about subscribing use code "NOVELPAIRING" for 10% off your first order.

#subscriptionbox #bookbox #womenslit #ya #yabook #bookbox #womensliterature

JessClark78 Happy Birthday! 🎂🎊📚 3y
NovelPairing @JessClark78 aww thank you so much! 3y
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A Court of Mist and Fury | Sarah J. Maas
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Favorite Sassy Character, I looved Cassian! No one writes sass and snark like Sarah J. Maas! Less than a week until the release of ACOWAR ????

Book sleeve by Baby My Book (https://www.etsy.com/shop/BabyMyBook?ref=hdr_shop_menu) who is currently
having a Mother's Day sale, use code "mothersday" for 10% off your order, good through 5/14)

#readthis #sarahjmaas #sjmaas #acomaf #acowar #cassian #booksleeve

BooksForEmpathy Gorgeous. 3y
Mommamanzi I can't wait to read it! 3y
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The Crown | Kiera Cass
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QOTD: Are you a fan of the bachelor/bachelorette TV show?

I have four sisters who have been obsessed with it for years, but it has never appealed to me… Which is why even though I've had so many recommendations for the selection series I've had a hard time picking it up. To me it just sounds like the bachelor in book form, but I've also heard it's a wonderful junk food or eat and really fun so I feel like I need to get to it at some point 😂

OriginalCyn620 I'm reading this series right now! I'm on book 3, The One. I've never watched The Batchelor, but I can see the parallel to this series. I'm finding them to be quick reads and a bit predictable, but not so much that I've lost interest. 3y
bookandcat I LOVE the TV show (Bachelorette usually more than Bachelor) though this past season was a letdown. I can't wait for the next season in May though. My family always used to have viewing parties with lots of snacks and would track a fantasy bracket. I have the first book in this series but haven't read it yet! 3y
bookandcat (Btw this is a book that is very much modeled off of The bachelor and was a fun beach read!) 3y
Suet624 Never watched the show. 3y
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Alice in Wonderland | Lewis Carroll
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QOTD: What easter tradition do you love?

Happy Easter everyone! I love the Easter holiday, it's such a fun time to celebrate spring, renewals, birth, and I hope everyone is having a lovely time. ?

Highlighting "Alice in the wonderland" seems kind of appropriate for today seeing that the white rabbit is probably BFFs with the Easter bunny... ?

#bookpairing #readthis #aliceinwonderland #EasterBunny #LewisCarroll #RedQueen #SpringBooks

Nat_Reads Beautiful pic! Love the bookmark ❤️❤️ 3y
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Labyrinth Lost | Zoraida Cordova
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QOTD:You're trapped in a maze, and can pick one ally. Who do you choose? The quiet shape-shifting woman, The mysterious and broody man in the shadows, The brutal gladiator, the sassy half human/half fox woman, or the chatty and mischievous guy who you knew from school?

Is anyone else super intrigued by the promise of a good labyrinth story? Something about being trapped in a maze and having to fight and outwit your way out is just fun...

rachelm I have this sitting on my kindle... need to start it! 3y
Ruri_kaichou I really enjoyed Labyrinth Lost! And Keeper of the Labyrinth cover is awesome! 3y
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Tell Me a Dragon | Jackie Morris
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Tell me a dragon remains one of my favorite illustrated children's books. It's so bright and colorful, the images are so beautiful, and the story is simple yet magical. If you haven't read this book I would highly suggest finding a way to get your hands on it.

#readthis #childrensbook #illustration #illustratedbook #tellmeadragon

CrowCAH Beautiful illustrations! 3y
LazyOwl Love the illustrations 3y
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Hunger Games | Suzanne Collins
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When I started this account I thought I would be doing a lot more "Novel Pairings" then I've actually done… But here one of the easier novels to pair. ... and forbidden game is one of my all-time favorites. Both of these books have strong females trapped in a maze of terror that they have to fight and outwit their way out of... however forbidden game has a much stronger romance angle to it.

#ilovebooks #booknerdigan #booknerd #bookstagram

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The Assassin's Blade | Sarah J. Maas
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So I just finished reading "Heir of Fire", when is the best time to read "Assassins Blade"? Should I read it now, or should I read "Queen of Shadows" first?

Also I'm hoping to use my spring flowers to lure in actual spring weather ??? I'll let you know how it goes, but for now the prognosis is pretty bleak.

I-read-and-eat Here in the Netherlands it's beautiful weather. I don't even need to wear a coat when going out. Maybe should be more specific about where you want the spring weather 😉 3y
NovelPairing That sounds perfect! I just want sunshine that I don't have to wear a coat with! Netherlands sounds like the place to be 😍 3y
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Legacy of Kings | Eleanor Herman
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I am very happy to say I took this picture weeks ago and when I look out my window it's cold and rainy but hardly any snow. 😁

LazyOwl Great cover 3y
Jhullie Beautiful photo. 3y
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Just One of those days. It's raining outside and I find myself longing for the release of a court of wings and ruin. 😂😭😂

Bookworm-Bobbie I've just bought these 👍 3y
398.2 Yes!!!!! I can't wait! 3y
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QOTD: What magical land would you absolutely not want to live in?

There are a number of books that have some pretty awful worlds, the Commandant and her minions did a great job adding that element to this series... though in all truth I still need to read A torch against The Night.

Laalaleighh Westeros. 3y
maich @Laalaleighh LOL😂 Its possibility I been killed there😊 3y
maich Somewhere in Game of thrones. And in The universe (Carve the mark). It's to many dangerous and I think I've been killed there.😊😂 3y
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I've Had this book sitting in my folder forever waiting to be posted... I still haven't read it, but it looks gorgeous. Yay for Friday 😊

BookHoarder32 I love this trilogy! 3y
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Legend | Marie Lu
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I've realize I keep taking new pictures rather than posting some of the dozens that I have backed up just waiting for that moment in the limelight. With that said here's a throwback to fall and the fantastic leaves I picked up. (And I still really need to read legend, I've heard from so many people that it's amazing)

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Keepers of the Labyrinth | Erin E. Moulton
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QOTD: If you were choosing monsters to add to labyrinth what monster would you add?
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It's kind of awful and kind of devious but I would like to add a sphinx. I think it's a fascinating mythological creature and nothing would be more soul sucking than trying (and inevitably failing) to solve a riddle to save myself from being eaten 😈

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The Time Traveler's Wife | Audrey Niffenegger
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QOTD: Would you rather time travel to your past or your future for brief spans?

I would hope to go to the future to get a sense of what's coming and prepare myself and my family for it to the best of my abilities.

I saw the time travelers wife movie, but I never read the book. I probably never will, because I sobbed like a baby during the movie and I don't think I could handle the deeper emotions I get while reading a book 😂😭

I-read-and-eat Past for me. I don't want to spoil the surprise of what's comming 😊I am currently reading the time traveler's wife. So many emotions! 3y
Suzze The past. To have another family holiday dinner with so many deceased family members and really pay attention! 💕 3y
annahenke Past for me. There are some decisions I would change for sure! 3y
AshHisson Past. I'd love to experience some firsts over again. 3y
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Wolf by Wolf | Ryan Graudin
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QOTD: Did you remember to wear green today or did you get pinched?

I totally spaced it until I drop my son off at school… And then I went back to the car to drop my husband off at work and smiled like the Cheshire Cat. My shoes have green on them, my husband had no green in sight 😈😁

Also I still need to read this. I think it sounds like a lot of fun and I really like the idea of alternate history.

#fantasy #youngadult #alternatehistory

Laalaleighh All green errrything 3y
Laalaleighh (I still got pinched) 3y
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Mad Miss Mimic | Sarah Henstra
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QOTD: Would you rather be permanently transported 500 years into the future or permanently transported 500 years in the past?

To me the 1500's by in large don't seem that great, especially for females… So I think I'd go to the future and hope for the best 😉

And this book sounds amazing, thank you so much for sending it to me @penguincanada I can't wait to start it.

hike.read.repeat Haha same! 3y
JanuarieTimewalker13 I would like to go back to the 70s for a month. Then the 80s for a month...and so on. I figure if reincarnation exists, I'll be in the future soon enough. Lol 3y
Laalaleighh If we can get rid of climate issues and such im gonna say future. I like having rights. 3y
bookwrm526 I'm going to say future, though we have no idea what's coming it would be fun to find out, and I'm pretty sure I'd be dead already if I lived in the 1500s lol 3y
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Caraval: Chapter Sampler | Stephanie Garber
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Best Book News Ever! Subscriptions for the YA version of http://onceupoanabookclub.com Box are now open!!! (Spots are limited so grab yours quickly) Lovely launch codes: "5OFFYA" will get you $5 off your first YA subscription, and code "LAUNCH10" will get you 10% off for life when you subscribe to both the YA Box and the Women's Lit Box ?? - this is probably my favorite subscription box, each box comes with a book and coordinating wrapped gifts

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An Ember in the Ashes | Sabaa Tahir
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QOTD: Would you rather have more themed stuff for Harry Potter or A Court of Mist and Fury?

Rhysand is life... so for me it's 100% A Court of Mist and Fury... bring on the Fae. 😁

Also, I glanced out the window yesterday and saw that it had finally stopped snowing and there was a gorgeous pink sunset 🌅 I knew I had only seconds to snap some pictures... thankfully my four year old son was more than happy to help 😊

sammisho Rhysand forever!!! ❤❤❤❤ 3y
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Between the Sea and Sky | Jaclyn Dolamore
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QOTD: Would you rather read a book set under the sea or in the sky/clouds?

I haven't read between the sea and sky yet... I've actually had a hard time getting in the mermaid trope though I do like the idea of mermaids in general. I hope to read this one at some point. (if you read it was it any good? It seems like a pretty quick read)

#yabook #youngadult #mermaid #mermaidbook #jaclyndolamore

Chachic Love the bubbles in this shot! I have a mermaid book in my TBR pile that I've had for a while but still haven't read. 3y
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Talon | Julie Kagawa
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QOTD: Would you rather own a flying unicorn or Dragon?

Apparently Talon is about dragons. That's all I know and that's all I need to feel like it's going to be amazing. I read Julie Kagawa's first series Iron Daughter... I really enjoyed the first book but then kind of lost interest by the second. Even with losing interest I can say that Kagawa is amazing when it comes to world building and she writes some pretty awesome man as well.

CrowCAH Unicorn; I ❤️ horses! 🦄 3y
Chachic Dragon! 🙌 3y
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Carve the Mark | Veronica Roth
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QOTD: Where do you take your bookish pictures?

I take my pictures with the white background on my kitchen table on top of the whiteboard. But I've started branching out and pictures like the one today are taken in whatever slightly picturesque spots I can find along the Charles River... before my boys (who are usually with me) start destroying stuff...

#bookstagram #fantasy #yafantasy #youngadult #carvethemark #veronicaroth

MaleficentBookDragon I think all my years in TV news makes me grab a shot and run wherever I am, journalistic style. But, my love of close up photography makes me crop so much you sometimes can't tell where they are taken. After seeing so many beautiful shots here, I'm trying to be "prettier" with my own photos. 3y
CocoReads Mine are usually taken perched on the arm of the couch (aka "my spot") or the table in front of the window when I've managed to clear it if my husbands stuff and/or the lighting is good. Other times it's a shot on the run depending on the subject. 3y
mcipher On the couch, because that's where I settle in to do most of my reading. I have to work on branching out! 3y
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Wires and Nerve | Marissa Meyer
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QOTD: Do you read graphic novels?

I picked this up at the library the other day not realizing it was a graphic novel until I cracked the cover. I was pleasantly surprised and a little uncertain because I had never read a graphic novel before.

I breezed through it in a sitting and really enjoyed getting to hear more from the most lovable robot ever, Iko. all in all I would say I'm a fan of the graphic novels. Any recommendations for a newbie?

tapgurl Check out Roz Chast and Lucy Knisley. 3y
rachelm Check out the book giveaway #drawme contest! Some of my favorites are on there! 3y
bitterbear Saga... 💖💖💖💖💖 what genres do you like?? 3y
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BarbaraTheBibliophage Fantasy -> Monstress or Saga 3y
BarbaraTheBibliophage March Trilogy by John Lewis 3y
NovelPairing @rachelm fantasy, science fiction, urban fantasy, fairytales... kind of anything along those lines 😉 3y
NovelPairing @BarbaraTheBibliophage ooh, thank you so much! I'll check them out 😁 3y
AshHisson The graphic novel adaptation of A Wrinkle in Time is pretty great. If you're okay with middle grade, Smile is excellent. I also loved Nothing Can Possibly Go Wrong by Shen. 3y
Chachic I loved Nimona and Monstress, and you'll probably enjoy those since you're a specfic reader. 3y
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Above | Leah Bobet
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QOTD: what exotic animal have you always secretly wanted as a pet?

I feel like I would want something fearsome and beautiful… Like a tiger or a dragon (since this is clearly a fantasy situation ?)

I pick this up at the library because I had a really interesting cover, has anyone read "Above"?

Soubhiville Gorgeous picture! I already have my dream pets- hairless cats. But I would like another Chinese Crested Hairless someday to go with them. And if we're talking fantasy, I'd love a daemon, a la Golden Compass. 3y
WordWaller Definitely always wanted a dragon, but I'm thinking maybe a Phoenix or a giant cat now, haha 3y
Suet624 I want to be able to create photos like this. So rich. 3y
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The Diabolic | S. J. Kincaid
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QOTD: What is a strange situation you've found yourself in trying to take a picture?
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I made the mistake of stepping outside to snap some pictures yesterday and immediately turned into a icicle! The weather was so cold and the wind was blowing so hard that it kept blowing my books away. I was outside for a total of five minutes and by the end my hands were numb and too stiff to push the button on my camera 😂 ... thank you -3 degree weather.

451Degrees I actually had one pop up on my On This Day feature on Facebook yesterday! I was trying to take a picture of a flower in the middle of the road so I was laying down in the road to get the shot! Thankfully it wasn't a busy road lol 3y
NovelPairing @451Degrees that is hilarious! Glad you didn't get squished 😉 3y
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Caraval | Stephanie Garber
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Whatever you've heard about Caraval, it doesn't compare to the reality. It's more than just a game or a performance. It's the closest you'll ever find to magic in this world . . .

I got this book based 100% off of recommendations and I do not regret one second of it. I started it in planning on just read the first page... and then suddenly the book was over. It was fantastic, w/ a hearty bit of Romance, lots of magic, and a mystery to be solved.

Laalaleighh Ooooh maybe I should do pick this one next. 3y
NovelPairing @Laalaleighh it was a really fun read! Yes do it !! 3y
Laalaleighh You convinced me haha. 3y
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