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First Impressions of abookwanderer

The Kingdom of Back
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Dec 04 2019 – 10:59 PM

Intrigued!

From the first sentence, I was intrigued. Marie Lu has a way with words. She writes beautiful,...

Cilka's Journey
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Aug 02 2019 – 12:29 PM

Compelling!

I have not read the predecessor of Cilka’s Journey, but it was easy to figure out the characters...

The Infinite Noise
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Jun 05 2019 – 01:18 AM

Unique!

My first impression of The Infinite Noise was that it was unlike anything else I've read. The...

The Beautiful
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May 25 2019 – 11:00 PM

Atmospheric!

The first few paragraphs of The Beautiful reminded me of The Clockwork Princess by Cassandra...

Cape May
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Mar 28 2019 – 01:12 AM

Atmospheric!

I love a good beach read, and this one had me from the first few sentences. Young,...

The Dream Daughter
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Jul 10 2018 – 06:43 PM

It was okay.

It was just an okay first impression for me. I liked the characters okay, and starting off in...

The Dinner List
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May 21 2018 – 11:07 PM

Very original!

The Dinner List seems like a sweet and charming novel. Everyone loves the idea of getting to...

Snow
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May 09 2018 – 04:42 PM

Not for me.

Right from the beginning, I didn't love the writing style of this, and it threw me off, not...

Furyborn
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Apr 02 2018 – 01:04 AM

Intrigued!

I have been seeing this novel everywhere, so I was eager to get a sneak peek! I can tell from...

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Feb 06 2018 – 12:29 AM

It has potential!

I like the plot of the story. It's very timely and current. And I like KT so far. I usually...

Going Places
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Feb 06 2018 – 12:17 AM

Kept my interest!

As a homeschooling mom of 14+ years, anytime I see a book that involves homeschooling, I can't...

Your One & Only
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Jan 24 2018 – 09:41 PM

It was ok.

The concept of this novel was intriguing, but too similar to other young adult books I had read...

Anatomy of a Scandal
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Dec 04 2017 – 04:42 PM

Intrigued!

I was quite intrigued by the first impression. I could already imagine Sophie's...

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