Review: The Darkest Minds Book #1 by Alexandra Bracken

10576365When Ruby woke up on her tenth birthday, something about her had changed. Something frightening enough to make her parents lock her in the garage and call the police. Something that got her sent to Thurmond, a brutal government “rehabilitation camp.” She might have survived the mysterious disease that had killed most of America’s children, but she and the others emerged with something far worse: frightening abilities they could not control.

Now sixteen, Ruby is one of the dangerous ones. When the truth comes out, Ruby barely escapes Thurmond with her life. She is on the run, desperate to find the only safe haven left for kids like her—East River. She joins a group of kids who have escaped their own camp. Liam, their brave leader, is falling hard for Ruby. But no matter how much she aches for him, Ruby can’t risk getting close. Not after what happened to her parents. When they arrive at East River, nothing is as it seems, least of all its mysterious leader. But there are other forces at work, people who will stop at nothing to use Ruby in their fight against the government. Ruby will be faced with a terrible choice, one that may mean giving up her only chance at having a life worth living.

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28 Blog Post Ideas for Book Bloggers

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28 Blog Post Ideas for Book Bloggers

While I can’t speak for all bloggers, I know that I personally get stuck on what I should post a lot. Some days the ideas just aren’t flowing and it seems as though I’ve written about all I know to write about. However, I decided to take some time to really think through all the different types of posts book bloggers could publish and I found a lot more than I expected. I’m sure that my list is by all means finished, but I’m sure there is enough on it to spark some ideas!

The Expected Unexpected

1.) Book reviews

The big duh of the book blogging world, read a book and post your opinions of it on the world wide web. May seem like an unfrivolous and boring type of post at times, but you have to admit that you have an inexhaustible selection of books to review.


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