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Mel's Book Blog

I read and review whatever strikes my fancy and many things strike my fancy. I'm particularly fond of Young Adult, New Adult, dystopian tales, and mystery thrillers. Easily distracted by the newest book in the shelf.

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The Upside of Unrequited
Becky Albertalli
Tin God
Stacy Green
Arrows Through Archer
Nash Summers
If There's No Tomorrow
Jennifer L. Armentrout
Secrets of Power Negotiating: 15th Anniversary Edition (Inside Secrets from a Master Negotiator)
Roger Dawson
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reviewed: Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda
I can't even begin to name all the things I love about this book. It's cute, funny, sweet, and so totally human. Some of the ...
Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda - Becky Albertalli
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reviewed: Darknet
2 1/2 rounded up. A quick read; however the story felt a little flat to me. I liked the characters well enough. I just felt ...
Darknet - Matthew Mather
November 2017
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reviewed: The Lost Prayers of Ricky Graves: A Novel
The lost prayers of Ricky Graves was my Kindle First pick for November, 2017. The story is a retrospective of the aftermath o...
The Lost Prayers of Ricky Graves: A Novel - James Han Mattson
November 2017
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reviewed: World's End
Historically accurate and a great representation of the experiences of everyday people during WWI.
World's End - Upton Sinclair
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September 2017
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reviewed: Ignite Me
Without a doubt, this will be my favorite series of the year. The writing is evocative and truly phenomenal. And the short st...
Ignite Me - Tahereh Mafi
September 2017
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August 2017
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reviewed: Destroy Me
I didn't want to like Warner or to feel sorry for him, but as it turns out, there's more to him than initially meets the eye....
Destroy Me - Tahereh Mafi
July 2017
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June 2017
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reviewed: Thinking Straight
I made it to 84%, but had to put it down. IDK... I'm just not feeling this one. Too introspective.
Thinking Straight - Robin Reardon
June 2017
14
reviewed: Elpida
Omorphi brought us lessons of strength. Tharros showed us the qualities of courage and perseverance. And Elpida brings us the...
Elpida - C. Kennedy
June 2017
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reviewed: Frank at Heart
3 1/2 out of 5. It was kind of sappy and cute, but a perfect easy one-day read. Loved the characters and the town.
Frank at Heart - Pat   Henshaw
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June 2017
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reviewed: Exodus - The House of Silence
I would give this 3.5 of 5 stars. The writing is very good and the characters are very interesting. It moved a little sluggi...
Exodus - The House of Silence - J.A. Jaken
May 2017
14
reviewed: Thirteen Reasons Why
A unique and interesting format. It lent itself well to portraying how the impact of individual actions can coalesce into a v...
Thirteen Reasons Why - Jay Asher
May 2017
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reviewed: Too Late
A very chilling, brutal glimpse into the world of a narcissist and what it's like when a particularly entitled, obsessed one ...
Too Late - Colleen Hoover
May 2017
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May 2017
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reviewed: Legacy (Grapes of Rome, #1)
War is always brutal, but particularly so in Ancient Roman times. The story opens with the playfulness and carefree life of ...
Legacy (Grapes of Rome, #1) - Remmy Meggs
reviewed: The Dusk Parlor
3 1/2 out of 5I think this writer has a lot of talent and potential. This was an enjoyable read with very good character deve...
The Dusk Parlor - S.A. Stovall
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