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The Rising
Kelley Armstrong
The Girl Who Fell Beneath Fairyland and Led the Revels There
Ana Juan, Catherynne M. Valente
The Mark of Athena
Rick Riordan
Princess of the Silver Woods
Jessica Day George
The Serpent's Shadow
Rick Riordan
The Demigod Diaries
Rick Riordan
Scarlet
Marissa Meyer
Curse of the Thirteenth Fey: The True Tale of Sleeping Beauty
Jane Yolen
The Sandman: The Story of Sanderson Mansnoozie
William Joyce
Perfect Scoundrels
Ally Carter
The FitzOsbornes in Exile - Michelle Cooper 2.5 stars

Picking up the pace. The Spanish Civil War is escalating. The political discussions among the cousins are realistic and nice to see them worked organically into the story. The characters all develop a great deal this book.

Again, Sophie's voice and the setting make this a very interesting and quick read. I think Cooper does such a great job of helping visualize and relive this time period, from the reality of rationing to the crippling fear of loss and the uncertainty of where this war would take the world. However, I really was terribly disappointed in the final volume of this trilogy.

Also, Toby cracks me up sometimes.