Grumpy Book Grrrl

a writer and reader

The story seems to be ever increasingly rooted in Faerie. Grave magic did play a role in this although it was a small one. I miss it that Alex no longer seems to be straddling two worlds, but it may be a temporary break from that. Rather momentous things happened. Alex’s life will no longer …

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Rating: ★★★★ Annie is still on the run from the covenant. In case they find her, she can’t contact her family. She and her friends end up in a tiny town in Maine. Trouble finds her even in such a small place. She meets a strange local boy with interesting theories. The crossroads call in …

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The Wayward Children series is fabulous! I’ve never read anything quite like it. It’s a world of other worlds. Each child finds their way into a world perfectly suited to them. Although the world suits them, there is always something bizarre about it, sometimes even downright disturbing. Lundy was extremely mature for her age. Nevertheless …

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Vasya’s journey comes to an end, but I wish there were more. A satisfying ending was reached, but with some of the things revealed in this book, there is so much more that could be explored with the characters and the world. The world building is my favorite thing in this series, and it was …

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