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    Rule of Wolves: Book Review

    the final grishaverse book brings a sense of finality, and i’m not ready for this series to end. the pacing in rule of wolves was fantastically done, and i really loved the cameos from other grishaverse characters. keep reading for a non-spoiler review, and then some of my thoughts about the book (with spoilers)! Title: Rule of Wolves Author: Leigh Bardugo Rating: ★★★★ (4/5) Synopsis: The wolves are circling and a young king will face his greatest challenge in the explosive finale of the instant #1 New York Times-bestselling King of Scars Duology. The Demon King. As Fjerda’s massive army prepares to invade, Nikolai Lantsov will summon every bit of his ingenuity…

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    King of Scars: Book Review

    i love leigh bardugo’s works, if you haven’t noticed already. the grishaverse especially — i feel so connected with the characters and the worldbuilding and the fandom… but i’ve been putting off reading king of scars for way too long. after a year of putting it off, i finally finished the book! and it was quite enjoyable, to say the least. Title: King of Scars Author: Leigh Bardugo Rating: ★★★★• (4.5/5) Synopsis: Face your demons… or feed them. The boy king. The war hero. The prince with a demon curled inside his heart. Nikolai Lantsov has always had a gift for the impossible. The people of Ravka don’t know what…

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    Hani and Ishu’s Guide to Fake Dating: Book Review

    i don’t have any words of criticism for this book. as a bipoc queer girl, i felt so seen in the characters and dialogue of this book. did i cry at 2am simply because one of the main characters is getting the support they needed from a family member? yes. and i would do it again. Title: Hani and Ishu’s Guide to Fake Dating Author: Adiba Jaigirdar Rating: ★★★★★ (5/5) Synopsis: Everyone likes Humaira “Hani” Khan—she’s easy going and one of the most popular girls at school. But when she comes out to her friends as bisexual, they invalidate her identity, saying she can’t be bi if she’s only dated guys. Panicked, Hani…

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    You Deserve Each Other: Book Review

    This book was great in the prologue, nauseating in the first few chapters, absolutely stunning in the middle, and a slight disappointment in the end. But overall? I’ll let the goods cancel out the bads. This is my first true contemporary romance read in forever, and it was very enjoyable. Also it made me cry at 3am. What can I say, some of the elements and dialogues were just a huge call-out to me, I guess. But also, the writing beautiful, but there were some phrases that just made me “???”, for a lack of better expression. YOU DESERVE EACH OTHER — ★★★★ Goodreads Synopsis: Meet Naomi and Nicholas: the…