Poetry Review- Glimmerglass Girl by Holly Walrath

 

Glimmerglass Girl
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Glimmerglass Girl by Holly Lyn Walrath

 

  • Genre: Poetry
  • Length: 30 pages
  • Pub Date: August 3rd, 2018
  • Source: I received a copy from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review
  • My Rating: ★★★★☆

The short version: These poems are so well-written, and even the poems I didn’t personally connect with were strikingly beautiful.


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Mini Review- Restricted Fantasies by Kevin Kneupper

Restricted Fantasies by Kevin Kneupper

  • Resticted Fantasies
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    Genre: Sci-fi; Short Stories

  • Length: 191 Pages
  • Pub Date: May 27, 2018
  • Source: I received a copy from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review
  • My Rating: ★★★☆☆

The short version: There are twelve short stories in this collection, and only about half of them were my cup of tea.
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A Great Read to Kick off the New Year!

New American Best Friend
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Title: New American Best Friend
Author: Olivia Gatwood
Type: Poetry
Length: 160 pages
Published by: Button Poetry
Pub date: March 28th, 2017
Source: I purchased a copy for myself from BD.

My Rating: ★★★★★

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The short version: I always get a little nervous whenever I pick up a poetry collection that’s been written by a performance poet. But, in this case, Olivia Gatwood is absolutely incredible in whatever form her poetry takes.Read More »

An Incredible Sequel to a Stunning Fantasy Story

Girl in the Tower
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Title: The Girl in the Tower
Author: Katherine Arden
Type: YA Fantasy
Length: 363 pages
Published by: Del Ray
Pub date: Dec 5, 2017
Format: e-arc
Source: I received a copy of this book via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.

My Rating: ★★★★★

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The short version: While I enjoyed the first book a bit more, I am still 100% in love with Arden’s writing, and I can’t wait to read the last book in the trilogy!

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A Decent Written Collection From an Incredible Performance Poet

Depression and MAgic Tricks
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Title: Depression and Other Magic Tricks
Author: Sabrina Benaim
Type: Poetry
Length: 160 pages
Published by: Button Poetry
Pub date: Aug 27th, 2017
Source: A digital copy was provided via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.

My Rating★★★☆☆

 

 


The short version: I cannot recommend Sabrina’s poetry videos highly enough. Her written work… I’m not so sure.Read More »

A Well-Titled Collection for a Great Emotional Roller Coaster

Chaos of Longing
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Title: The Chaos of Longing
Author: K. Y. Robinson
Type: Poetry
Length: 160 pages
Published by: Andrew McMeel Publishing
Pub date: Sept 26th, 2017 (This was an updated and further edited edition of an already published book)
Format: PDF
Source: A digital copy was provided via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.

My Rating★★★★☆

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The short version: There were a few poems that I might have cut out, but overall, this collection is incredible, and I could find a piece of myself in nearly every poem.Read More »

A Stunning Story I’d Recommend to any Fantasy Fan!

The Bear and the Nightingale
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Title: The Bear and the Nightingale
Author: Katherine Arden
Type: YA Fantasy
Length: 368 pages
Published by: Del Ray
Pub date: Jan 10, 2017
Format: Paperback
Source: Fun story: I thought I had this one on my Kindle, so I requested it’s sequel from Netgalley. When my request was accepted, I thought, “Great, better start reading, then.” ONLY I DIDN’T ACTUALLY HAVE IT ON MY KINDLE! So, I kind of panic-bought a copy from Barnes and Noble, even thought the sequel doesn’t come out till December.

My Rating: ★★★★★

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The short version: This story is original, lyrical, and darkly enchanting. I devoured this book in one sitting!Read More »