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Book Review – Fireborne

Fireborne by Rosaria Munda is the first book in the Aurelian Cycle, a completed YA fantasy trilogy. I had heard good things about this one and was not disappointed. I gave this book 4 stars and see potential for a 5 star rating later in the series. Goodreads Description Annie and Lee were just children… Continue reading Book Review – Fireborne

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Book Review – The Very Secret Society of Irregular Witches

The Very Secret Society of Irregular Witches by Sangu Mandanna is an adult cozy fantasy romance. It was nominated for a Goodreads choice award for 2022 and people have been comparing it to The House in the Cerulean Sea so I had to read it. I really enjoyed it and it was a great book… Continue reading Book Review – The Very Secret Society of Irregular Witches

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ARC Review – Tread of Angels

Tread of Angels by Rebecca Roanhorse is an adult fantasy standalone novella that will be published November 15th. I was excited to get my hands on this one as I loved Black Sun and its sequel and I really wanted to try something else by Roanhorse. Her writing definitely lived up to my expectations although… Continue reading ARC Review – Tread of Angels

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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