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ARC Review – Something Bright and Burning

Something Bright and Burning by Whitney Amazeen is a new adult contemporary novel set to be published September 20, 2022. I got early access through NetGalley and was excited to dive in but this one didn't work for me, I gave it 2 stars. Goodreads Description Everly Martin, eighteen years old and fiercely ambitious, takes… Continue reading ARC Review – Something Bright and Burning

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Book Review – The Time Trials

The Time Trials by Jon McConnell and Dayna McConnell is the first book in a YA sci-fi series featuring a a group of four teenagers who compete in a secret time travel competition. I received this as an ARC through NetGalley but it was actually released last year. The second book is being released in… Continue reading Book Review – The Time Trials

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ARC Review – Notorious Sorcerer

Notorious Sorcerer by Davinia Evans is the first book in a new adult fantasy series. This is Evans' debut novel and it will be hitting the shelves September 13. Goodreads Description Since the city of Bezim was shaken half into the sea by a magical earthquake, the Inquisitors have policed alchemy with brutal efficiency. Nothing… Continue reading ARC Review – Notorious Sorcerer

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Book Review – Kaikeyi

Kaikeyi by Vaishnavi Patel is the latest mythic retelling getting rave review in the bookish world. It was released at the end of April and has a glowing 4.24 stars on Goodreads as of today. I picked this up with high hopes and they all came crashing down. Goodreads Description “I was born on the… Continue reading Book Review – Kaikeyi

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ARC Review – The Littlest Library

The Littlest Library by Poppy Alexander is a contemporary fiction book about a woman who loses her grandmother and her job so she decides to move to a small town where she ends up opening a library inside of an old phone booth. There's a little romance but mostly this is Jess' story as she… Continue reading ARC Review – The Littlest Library

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ARC Review – Hooked

Hooked by A.C. Wise is an adult Peter Pan retelling that will be published July 12th. This author previously wrote Wendy, Darling although the two books are not being marketed as a series. I enjoyed Wendy, Darling and thought I'd give this one a go. I didn't go well. Goodreads Description Captain James Hook, the… Continue reading ARC Review – Hooked

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ARC Review – Eclipse the Moon

Despite my best efforts, I have finally made the mistake of many NetGalley users and ended up with an ARC for a second book in a series. I was annoyed at first but my library had the first book and I enjoyed it so reading them both back to back was actually a really good… Continue reading ARC Review – Eclipse the Moon

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ARC Review – Upgrade

Upgrade by Blake Crouch is a sci-fi thriller set to be published July 12, 2022. I previously read Recursion by Crouch and really enjoyed it so decided to give this one a go and it was just as mind-bending and exciting as I was hoping. Goodreads Description At first, Logan Ramsay isn’t sure if anything’s… Continue reading ARC Review – Upgrade

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Book Review – Defy the Night

Defy the Night is the newish YA fantasy series from Brigid Kemmerer, the author of the A Curse so Dark and Lonely series. Although this first book came of in September 2021, I've heard relatively little about it. I think some of this has to do with it being somewhat about a pandemic and people… Continue reading Book Review – Defy the Night

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ARC Review – Happily Ever Island

Happily Ever Island by Crystal Cestari is a new novel set to be published on June 7, 2022. The book follows the ultimate Disney fangirl and her best friend who go to a new Disney experience where you get to be your favorite Disney character. As a Disney World annual passholder and all around Disney… Continue reading ARC Review – Happily Ever Island