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Six Crimson Cranes Review

Shiori, the only princess of Kiata, has a secret. – GoodReads My Review I’ll have to preface this by saying I am biased. I love everything Lim writes. The Blood of Stars duology is one of my favorites and so I had high hopes for this one, and I was not disappointed. I love the […]

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Legendary Review

Welcome to Caraval, the games have only just begun. – GoodReads My Review I read Legendary…*checks calendar* also last May. *staring at self intensifies* I’m too lazy to see my notes, so we’re going to wing this. So. What do I remember off the top of my head? That this was better than Caraval for […]

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The Beautiful Ones Review

They are the Beautiful Ones, Loisail’s most notable socialites, and this spring is Nina’s chance to join their ranks, courtesy of her well-connected cousin and his calculating wife – GoodReads My Review One of the things I love about Silvia Moreno-Garcia is how diverse she is as an author. This book is a different flow, […]

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Maya and the Return of the Godlings eARC Review

Maya and the godlings must return to the sinister world of The Dark to retrieve the one thing keeping the veil between the worlds from crumbling: her father’s soul. – GoodReads My Review What can I even begin to say? Spawn and I loved this one just as much as the first, in fact, I […]

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Caraval Review

Welcome to Caraval, where nothing is quite what it seems. – GoodReads My Review I read Caraval…*checks calendar* last May. *stares at self* Well! Let’s see if I left any notes. I definitely remember a lot of my reactions given the intense pacing of the book once the game begins. Let me tell you though, […]

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She Who Became the Sun Review

“I refuse to be nothing…” – GoodReads My Review Content/Trigger Warnings from the Author: “SHE WHO BECAME THE SUN is a book about gender identity (amongst other things). While the two genderqueer protagonists reflect aspects of my own experiences of genderqueerness, this doesn’t mean these perspectives are necessarily affirming to any other LGBTQIA+ identifying persons. Please read […]

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As You Wish Review

Cary Elwes was inspired to share his memories and give fans an unprecedented look into the creation of the film while participating in the twenty-fifth anniversary cast reunion.  – GoodReads My Review I love The Princess Bride definitely one of my favorite books, and favorite movies ever. I also just love Cary Elwes in general. […]

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The Wolf and the Woodsman

In her forest-veiled pagan village, Évike is the only woman without power, making her an outcast clearly abandoned by the gods.  – GoodReads My Review Content/Trigger Warnings from the Author: – Gore, including graphic descriptions of dismemberment, amputation, mutilation, and immolation– Torture, including whipping– Self-harm, including self-amputation– Animal death (graphic; the animals are not pets)– […]

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The Desert Prince eARC Review

Fifteen years have passed since the end of the war with demons, creatures of darkness who have hunted the night and plagued humanity since time out of mind.” – GoodReads My Review I had not read Brett’s previous series but honestly it wasn’t necessary to, to read this one. It did however make me want […]

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I Love Slow Books

Hey guys, I’m here to talk about my love for slower paced novels. Not only slower paced but almost meandering in the plot as well. I can’t help it, if you give me an aesthetic I love, I don’t need the plot to go anywhere fast or anywhere much at all. I forgot how much […]