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The Bird and the Blade

The Bird and the Blade

bloody feathers and text saying the bird and the bladeBy Megan Bannen

Reviewed by Vanessa

An apple. A choice. A song. A kiss.

You will all be familiar with fairy tale retellings, but have you heard of an opera retelling? This is a retelling of the opera Turandot. Never heard of it? No worries! Not knowing the plot and ending ahead of time may just make this story even more exciting than it already is.

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Carry On

Reviewed by Nicolai Hughes, Teen Advisory Council

Carry on coverCarry On by Rainbow Rowell is a great book for anyone who was a fan of the Harry Potter series, with a similar setting, and a comparable, but more diverse, cast of lovable and complex characters. It’s very progressive and modern, with several LGBTQ+ protagonists and heavy pop culture references throughout. It offers great representation for minorities. Despite appearing to be a lengthy novel, it's an easy read with a simple writing style, so it doesn't take too long to finish. This is great read if you like both magic and coming of age type stories, or if you're interested in fantasy novels that focus more on the characters than the world.

Vampire Academy #1

 

Reviewed by Minhal Farrukh, Teen Advisory Council 

 

 

Vampire Academy CoverRichelle Mead’s Vampire Academy follows Lissa Dragomir, a Moroi princess who carries a rare gift of harnessing the earth’s magic and the protagonist Rose Hathaway, a dhampir and a guardian whose blood contains a blend of vampire and human into a world involving vampires. Thea best friends are on the run from the most dangerous and strong vampires, Strigoi, but were caught and taken back to the St. Vampire Academy, a school for royal vampires and their future guardians.