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Pondathon II Sign-Up Post!

Pondathon II: The Quiet Pond’s Story-Driven Readathon. A small spade and watering can are crossed with vines wrapped around it frame the words Pondathon II. Three little forest sprites – one with a leaf on its head, another with twigs on its head like antlers, and a mushroom on the other’s head – sit on […]

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Echoes and Empires eARC Review

Josslyn Drake knows only three things about magic: it’s rare, illegal, and always deadly. So when she’s caught up in a robbery gone wrong at the Queen’s Gala and infected by a dangerous piece of magic—one that allows her to step into the memories of an infamously evil warlock—she finds herself living her worst nightmare.  […]

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The Girl Who Knew Too Much eARC Review

High school senior Riley Ozment is desperate to change her reality after making a fool of herself on social media. She needs to do something drastic to repair her social standing—like trying out for a Survivor-style reality TV show. Suddenly, Riley’s dropped onto a deserted tropical island with nineteen other teens competing for a million […]

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The Nutcracker

The nutcracker doll that mysterious Godfather Drosselmeyer gives to little Marie for Christmas is no ordinary toy.  –GoodReads My Review I am admittedly a Dumas slut so I may be a smidgen bias in my four cup rating but hear me out! I’m also a huge fan of classic novels across a crap ton of […]

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Jade Fire Gold eARC Review

Her destiny. His revenge. In an empire on the brink of war . . . – GoodReads My Review Reading the synopsis of this, I can say I was definitely *jazzed* about it. Yea, I’m old enough to say things like that, so what? Anyway, totally was excited and honestly, this was a pretty damn […]

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The Bookish Jazz Awards: My Nominations

Kal at Reader Voracious works SO hard for the bookish community and I can’t wait for this year’s Bookish Jazz Awards, so, to show my excitement, I’m going to give you all my nominations in today’s post! For more information, please go to the post which I’ve shared above this! ^ Favorite YA Villain Val, […]

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The Midnight Girls eARC Review

It’s Karnawał season in the snow-cloaked Kingdom of Lechija, and from now until midnight when the church bells ring an end to Devil’s Tuesday time will be marked with wintry balls and glittery disguises, cavalcades of nightly torch-lit “kuligi” sleigh-parties. Unbeknownst to the oblivious merrymakers, two monsters join the fun, descending upon the royal city […]

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Read This Not That GoodReads 2021 Winners Edition

2021 GoodReads winners were announced…and it was a time. Was it frustrating? Yes Was it baffling? Sadly not. It seems that some authors will always dominate but to see such amazing contenders just dropped, it was…as I said, frustrating. I stared at the results and couldn’t even fathom how some won, others I knew why […]

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A Marvellous Light eARC Reivew

Robin’s predecessor has disappeared, and the mystery of what happened to him reveals unsettling truths about the very oldest stories they’ve been told about the land they live on and what binds it. Thrown together and facing unexpected dangers, Robin and Edwin discover a plot that threatens every magician in the British Isles—and a secret […]

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The Righteous eARC Review

Odette faces a vampire’s final death. The Court of the Lions have done everything they can to save her but have failed. A healer from the Sylvan Vale could help her, but only Arjun Desai, as a half fey, can cross the boundary between realms. -GoodReads My Review Book 1 review here. Book 2 review […]