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Review: A Royal Guide to Monster Slaying by Kelley Armstrong

Review: A Royal Guide to Monster Slaying by Kelley Armstrong

A Royal Guide to Monster Slaying (Royal Guide to Monster Slaying #1) by Kelley Armstrong My Rating: 4 stars Genre: Fantasy Age Category: Middle Grade Blurb: Twelve-year-old Rowan is next in line to be Queen; her twin brother, Rhydd, to be Royal Monster Hunter. Rowan would give anything to switch places, but the oldest child is always next in line, even if she is only older by two minutes. She resigns herself to admiring her monster-hunting aunt’s glorious sword and joining her queen mother for boring diplomatic teas. But tragedy shatters the longstanding rule, and Rowan finds herself hunting the… Read more »

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Review: Dear Writer, Are You in Burnout by Becca Syme

Review: Dear Writer, Are You in Burnout by Becca Syme

Dear Writer, Are You In Burnout? (QuitBooks for Writers #2) by Becca Syme My Rating: 5 stars Genre: Non-fiction/ motivational/ self-publishing Blurb: I know what you’re feeling right now… Chances are good, if you clicked on this title, you’re confused, frustrated, overwhelmed… maybe even angry. Not because I know something about you personally. Not because I’m spying on you, or I’ve re-programmed your Alexa or Siri to dictate your conversations to me and keep them on my hard drive. No. I know what you’re feeling, because it’s the same thing we’re all feeling right now. How do I know this?… Read more »

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Review: Shifter’s Storm by Carol Van Natta

Review: Shifter’s Storm by Carol Van Natta

Shifter’s Storm (Ice Age Shifters #5) by Carol Van Natta My Rating: 4 stars Genre: Paranormal Romance Age Category: Adult Type of romance: MF Blurb: In a dying fairy fantasyland, can two shifters tell if the magic between them is real? While volunteering for hurricane cleanup, sheriff’s deputy and leopard shifter Chantal Hammond stumbles across two escapees from a fairy fantasyland. Unfortunately, when she tries to help, she ends up trapped. She quickly discovers she’s lost in a mini-world of trouble, and more captives need rescuing. Prehistoric sloth shifter Dauro de Mar and his friends have cruelly been imprisoned in… Read more »

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Review: The Good, The Bad and the Dad by Jaxon Knight

Review: The Good, The Bad and the Dad by Jaxon Knight

The Good, the Bad and the Dad (Fairyland Romances #4) by Jaxon Knight My Rating: 4 stars Genre: Contemporary Romance Age Category: Adult Type of romance: Polyamory Blurb: Haru is a single dad, a widower, doing his best to balance his career and raising his little girl, Minako. Thankfully Fairyland theme park is a haven for both of them. However, when both a prince and a pirate start courting Haru, his balancing act gets a lot harder… Cillian plays a pirate at Fairyland theme park and he loves playing the rogueish character in and out of work hours. The last… Read more »

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Review: The Last Mystic by Susan Kaye Quinn

Review: The Last Mystic by Susan Kaye Quinn

The Last Mystic (Singularity #4) by Susan Kaye Quinn My Rating: 4 stars Genre: Science Fiction Age Category: Young Adult Type of romance: MF Blurb: What if you knew there was life after death? Eli is back from the dead… and determined to stop the powerful ascenders who blasted him out to the void. But in the three days he was gone, the world moved on. The girl he loves is determined to build an army of augmented humans to fight the ascenders—with herself as the next Offering. The ascenders are lining up in a death cult based on the… Read more »

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Review: Dear Writer, You Need to Quit by Becca Syme

Review: Dear Writer, You Need to Quit by Becca Syme

Dear Writer, You Need to Quit (QuitBooks for Writers #1) by Becca Syme My Rating: 5 stars Genre: Non-fiction/ self publishing/ self-help Blurb: If you’re here, you’ve likely read more than one book about writing process and productivity before and yet, you’re still looking for the “real truth” or the “next big thing.” If you’ve tried other programs, and nothing has worked for you, have you ever wondered why? This book can help explain the “why.” What this book is not: It is not a list of tips and tricks to get “more productive” or “be a better writer”. There… Read more »

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Review: Love, Lies and Hocus Pocus Identity by Lydia Sherrer

Review: Love, Lies and Hocus Pocus Identity by Lydia Sherrer

Love, Lies, and Hocus Pocus: Identity(The Lily Singer Adventures #6) by Lydia Sherrer My Rating: 4 stars Genre: Urban Fantasy Age Category: Adult Type of romance: MF Blurb: Identity is a choice. Who will you choose to be? Lily Singer is in trouble. Deep, deep trouble. Alone and without her magic, she doesn’t know where she is or how she got there. All she wants is to go home and be left in peace. But what part of her will she have to sacrifice to get there? Sebastian Blackwell is doomed. Spent, wrecked, devastated. Everything he ever had going for… Read more »

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