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I’m Maya and I read and review all sorts of books so that you can find new, amazing novels to read.

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Recent Posts

The Matchmaker: A Spy in Berlin by Paul Vidich – Review

Because I had never read a novel by Paul Vidich before, I started reading this novel with no idea of what to expect. I was pleasantly surprised by the brilliant mystery within The Matchmaker: A Spy in Berlin‘s pages that ended with an epic demonstration of a woman’s determination.

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Such a Pretty Smile by Kristi DeMeester – Review

Such a Pretty Smile is a chill-inducing novel that examines the patriarchy and sexism through a terrifying tale of death and mystery. Oozing horror at every flip of the page, I could not put this electrifying novel down until I read it cover to cover. Filled with relatable characters and emotion, Such a Pretty Smile was overtly thrilling, blood-curdling, and above all, powerful.

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“‘We are all selfish creatures in our own way.  If we forget that others are as important as ourselves and turn our backs on empathy and mercy, we are lost.’”

Black Jade by Gloria Oliver

“There is nothing special about us.  There are no rules that keep us alive.  Everyone dies.  But because we are the center of our own story, we feel special, like we will buck the odds, but we’re not and won’t.”

The Twin Paradox by Charles Wachter

“But no matter what choices we make – solo or together – our finish line remains the same … No matter how we choose to live, we both die at the end.”

They Both Die at the End by Adam Silvera

“It’s easier to accept hurt and pain, sometimes, than love and acceptance.”

Felix Ever After by Kacen Callender