Cyn’s Best Books of 2019

It has been nearly a whole year. So let’s take a look back at the best books of the year.
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Questionably Enthralling | Review of ‘Nemesis’ (Project Nemesis #1)

By Cynthia Ayala

Nemesis by Brendan Reichs Image Credit: Goodreads
Nemesis by Brendan Reichs
G.P. Putnam’s Sons Books for Young Readers
Image Credit: Goodreads

Ever since Min was eight she has been hunted on her birthdays only to awaken in an empty filed far from home. But the last time was different. Thought to be crazy, Min challenges those around her. Then Noah opens up to her. Part of the popular crowd, Noah and Min don’t seem to have much in common, except for the fact that they share a birthday…and a death. Together, once their home comes under attack they try to put together the pieces of what’s been going on and what Project Nemesis means for them and their futures.

Published March 21, 2017, by G.P. Putnam’s Sons Books for Young Readers, Nemesis by Brendan Reichs is a young adult thriller that combines elements from Orphan Black and Lord of the Flies to make a riveting read full of tension and daring for the audiences of any age.
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Powerful and Emotional Fantasy | Review of ‘The Midnight Star’ (The Young Elites #3)

By Cynthia Ayala

The Midnight Star by Marie Lu
G.P. Putnam’s Sons Books for Young Readers

Adelina is no longer the victim; now she is the queen. Her conquests lead to victory after victory, but even she cannot quench the hate in those hearts. However, now her madness is growing, the Elites are being poisoned by the very gifts they have, and together, enemies and allies must unite to save the world that has abused them before they die, and with them, the world.

Published October 11, 2016, by G.P. Putnam’s Sons Books for Young Readers, The Midnight Star by Marie Lu is the final novel in her young adult fantasy series The Young Elites.
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Weekly Reading List #66

By Cynthia Ayala

Hey there avid readers! I hope that everyone is having a wonderful week. School is inching towards the finish line and I’m so close I can taste the diploma. I just need to pass the classes and then I am all set to go. Man, it’s been wild. Anyway, mostly done with projects so I’ve got some time to breathe and read. Check out my reading list below.
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A Magical Carpet Ride | Review of ‘The Rose & the Dagger’ (The Wrath and the Dawn #2)

By Cynthia Ayala

The Rose and the Dagger by Renee Ahdieh G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers
The Rose and the Dagger by Renee Ahdieh
G.P. Putnam’s Sons Books for Young Readers

Shahrzad, taken from the man she loves, lives amongst an old flame and enemies, but what keeps them apart is the curse that forces Khalid to kill his brides. However, there is a darker danger that lurks closer to them that will destroy all they hold dear.

Published on April 26, 2016, by G.P. Putnam’s Sons Books for Young Readers, The Rose & the Dagger by Renee Ahdieh is a young adult fantasy that retells 1001 Arabian Nights with the same heart. Continue reading “A Magical Carpet Ride | Review of ‘The Rose & the Dagger’ (The Wrath and the Dawn #2)”

Book of the Month – October 2016

By Cynthia Ayala

Hey there readers. Well this month wasn’t really a big surprise as for the winner seeing as it is part of a bestselling series. So may I present to you, courtesy of your votes, Octobers Book of the Month *drum roll* The Midnight Star! Check out what it’s all about below. Happy reading and stay tuned for next month’s poll coming up soon.
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