Grumpy Book Grrrl

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Release Date: August 20, 2019. Publisher: Crown. Genres: Science Fiction, Dystopia, Thriller. In the near future, a corporation (think Amazon) eventually takes over the country, becoming so powerful, even the Government can’t touch them. It’s a dystopian-like scenario. This company has evolved to use drones to deliver anything and everything to customers. Its employees live …

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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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Release date: June 11, 2019 by Harper Voyager. Gorgeous cover alert! Largo is a bicycle messenger who delivers parcels to people all over the city, whether they are in the slums or live in a wealthy area. His girlfriend, Remy, is a performer in a theater called The Grand Dark. Largo and Remy hang out …

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Release date: June 25, 2019 by Knopf Books For Young Readers. Reading the blurb at Goodreads will spoil you for book one, and we’re still a bit over two weeks out from release day, so I have to be careful about revealing too much. If you haven’t started this series yet, the setting is a …

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Release date: June 11, 2019. Publisher: Crown Publishing. I have been a huge fan of Blake Crouch’s for years and was honored to receive this ARC from Netgalley and Crown. I was fairly certain I would like this book, but I had no idea just *how* much. I LOVE stories like this. In the words …

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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.┬áSome 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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I’m so happy to be a part of the Wicked Saints blog tour! This is the first in the Something Dark and Holy trilogy. The female protagonist is named Nadya and is a religious cleric from Kalyazin (Russian-inspired country). She is the last of her kind and can speak directly to the gods who share …

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