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Bookishly Ever After by Isabel Bandeira – 2.5 stars A Study in Charlotte by Brittany Cavallaro – 3.5 stars The Chasm by S. Usher Evans – 3.5 stars Smash & Grab by Amy Christine Parker – 3.5 stars Salt to the Sea by Ruta Sepetys – 4 stars Nerve by Jeanne Ryan – 3 stars Bookishly Ever After was full of potential but unfortunately ended up disappointing me. I thought that Bookishly Ever After was cute but unnecessarily long. The romance was drawn out with unnecessary drama and miscommunications. I think others will enjoy it, but this one was just not for me. Full review here. A Study in Charlotte is the story of the great-great-grandchildren of Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson. Jamie Watson and Charlotte Holmes go to the same boarding school and become friends once copy-cat murders of the original Holmes’ cases start happening on campus. Wrongly framed for these crimes, the two team up to try to solve the case. While I enjoyed the book, I didn’t love it. I liked the relationship between Jamie and Charlotte, and I liked Jamie’s narrative (which was very funny). The mystery was okay, but something was off for me. I think it might’ve been a little too slow for me? …