New Book Tuesday

I was a bad, bad girl…
Okay, not really. Despite having a lot of TBR books, every so often you find a good deal–just like I did here. I missed out on a Study In Charlotte on sale at Target last week, but Amazon still had the sale–a great paperback for under $6? I am SOLD! And, of course, in order to get the Prime Shipping I had to pick up a few more things.

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At Court: A Review of Sarah J. Maas’ A Court of Thorns and Roses

Feyre works hard to keep her disabled father and two older sisters fed and taken care of. She sets snares and uses her archery skills to get animals they can eat. She sells the skins in town, for what meager coins she can get. And she tries to hide the money from the sister that is most likely to spend it on new clothes she doesn’t need.

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Anne Tyler’s Modern Take on an Old Classic

Vinegar Girl - A Modern take on Shakespeare's Taming of the ShrewI’ve been a fan of Shakespeare since I was very young. Reciting lines, answering trivia and even acting out bit parts (before landing a part as Titania, but that’s another story)–so I’m fairly familiar with the story of Taming of the Shrew. If being a fan of the Bard isn’t enough, we have the pop culture-laden film 10 Things I Hate About You to serve us on this journey.

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It’s no secret that I am in love with fairy tales. When there is a well-written retelling, I have a hard time staying away. I waited so long to read Cress (the 3rd in Marissa Meyer’s Lunar Chronicles series) that I was worried I might not like it once I got my hands on it, but my fears were ridiculous.

Cress lives in a satellite, watching security feeds and coding all sorts of things in the name of Queen Levana.

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