Grumpy Book Grrrl

a writer and reader

The Last Hope, the finale in The Raging Ones duology is out NOW! Find out what happens to Franny, Mykal, and Court and their adventures in space. We were blessed to be a part of the blog tour and scored a Q&A with the authors. Thank you Wednesday Books! Question:  What is up next for …

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Release Date: July 9th 2019 by Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers. Gorgeous cover alert! Maia Tamarin just wants to be a tailor, but she lives in a world where females are unequal to males, and the career is unavailable to her. Her family has run a tailor shop for years, but hard times …

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Out now! Gorgeous cover alert! I super liked this muchly. It was just a lot of romantic fun and fast-paced reading. It’s a bit of a fairy tale re-telling. Selah is “seneschal-elect” of her country and will inherit the title after her father. She is eighteen, a bookworm, naive, a loner, and knows nothing about …

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Release date: June 4th 2019. Published by Margaret K. McElderry Books, an imprint of Simon & Schuster’s Children’s Division. Elisabeth Scrivener is an orphan raised in one of Austermeer’s Great Libraries. These libraries guard grimoires, books of sorcery. Elisabeth’s dream is to become a Warden, warrior types who protect the libraries and the innocent from …

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Gorgeous cover alert! Release date: May 7, 2019. Publisher: Thomas Nelson This is a fantasy re-telling of Grand Duchess Anastasia Nikolaevna of Russia. Some of the events are historical and some have been embellished by the author. The most significant fantastical aspect is the addition of magic, or spell-casting. There is an ink that masters use …

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They’re not the heroes we deserve. They’re just the ones we could find. Nobody panic. Release date: May 7, 2019. Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers. If Star Trek, Lord of the Rings, and The Breakfast Club had a baby…this would be it. The cast of characters… Tyler Jones (Alpha) Scarlett Jones (Diplomacy) Aurora O’Malley …

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Release date: October 1, 2018. ★★★★★ It has been awhile since I picked up a book I didn’t want to put down. This was a page-turner. It’s set in the near-future and is about a drought-to-end-the-world-droughts in Southern California. It’s been years and people can’t water their lawns or fill their swimming pools up. But …

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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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We all have them. The book all your friends raved about for weeks. The one that everyone seemed to love and everywhere you turned, there was another four or five star review. Did you read the same book? What were all these people thinking? How could they possibly have liked it that much? So, this …

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