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Review: Alight by Emma L. Adams

Review: Alight by Emma L. Adams

Alight (Legacy of Flames #1) by Emma L. Adams Rating: 4 stars Genre: Urban Fantasy Blurb: It’s not easy being one of the last living dragon shifters in London. Two years ago, when the faeries attacked the mortal realm, all supernaturals were dragged into the open. Unfortunately for dragon shifters like Ember and her sister, dragons are still hunted by humans and supernaturals alike. Keeping a low profile is difficult with monsters roaming the streets, but Ember and her band of rogue shifters have managed to survive. Until their oldest enemy, the supernatural-hunting Orion League, emerges from the shadows and… Read more »

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Review: Faerie Hunt by Emma L. Adams

Review: Faerie Hunt by Emma L. Adams

Faerie Hunt (The Changeling Chronicles #6) by Emma L. Adams Rating: 4 stars Genre: Urban Fantasy Blurb: I’m Ivy Lane, and lately, my life has been suspiciously free of faerie-related drama. But there’s a storm coming. Now, the lords of Faerie know I have their magic. What they don’t know is that I killed a powerful faerie, and might just have doomed both our worlds in the process. With hellhounds camping out in my garden and a dark uprising amongst the half-faeries, something bad is on the move in Faerie. The evil that rose to destroy our world twenty years… Read more »

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Review: The Summer of Bad Ideas by Kiera Stewart

Review: The Summer of Bad Ideas by Kiera Stewart

The Summer of Bad Ideas by Kiera Stewart Rating: 3 stars Genre: Middle Grade Contemporary Blurb: In this funny, big-hearted friendship story, perfect for fans of Wendy Mass and Linda Urban, twelve-year-old Edie and her impossibly cool cousin, Rae, set out to complete a mysterious list of “Good Ideas for Summertime” that their eccentric late grandmother wrote back when she was their age. But good ideas? Most of them seem like bad ideas. Reckless. Foolish. Ridiculous. Still, by accomplishing everything on the list, rule-abiding Edie feels certain that she can become the effortlessly brave adventurer she dreams of being, just… Read more »

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Review: Scandal by Athena Grayson

Review: Scandal by Athena Grayson

Scandal (Scions of the Star Empire #1) by Athena Grayson Rating: 4 stars Genre: Science Fiction/ Dystopian with romantic elements Blurb: When a princess who’s no stranger to scandal runs afoul of the secrets of the most powerful cabal on Landfall, even her crown can’t protect her from the consequences. They have anything they want…except a future. Nothing infuriates Princess Ione Ra more than having someone else take control of her reputation from her, and her old nemesis–gossip journalist Jaris Pulne–is poised to do just that with pilfered pics of her caught in a compromising position with her power-couple partner…. Read more »

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Review: Empowered Agent by Dale Ivan Smith

Review: Empowered Agent by Dale Ivan Smith

My To-Be Read List is a meme hosted by Because Reading is Better Than Real Life where at the beginning of the month visitors can choose which book I’ll be reading this month. On the first saturday of a month the poll will be up, then on the second saturday of the month I’ll announce the book that won and on the last saturday of the month I’ll post my review of the book. Empowered: Agent (Empowered #1) by Dale Ivan Smith Rating: 3 stars Genre: Urban Fantasy/ Superheroes Blurb: The world says those with superpowers are either heroes or… Read more »

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Review: The Librarians and the Mother Goose Chase by Greg Cox

Review: The Librarians and the Mother Goose Chase by Greg Cox

The Librarians and the Mother Goose Chase (The Librarians #2) by Greg Cox Rating: 4 stars Genre: Urban Fantasy Blurb: For millennia, the Librarians have secretly protected the world by keeping watch over dangerous magical relics. Cataloging and safeguarding everything from Excalibur to Pandora’s Box, they stand between humanity and those who would use the relics for evil. Stories can be powerful. In 1719, Elizabeth Goose of Boston Massachusetts published a collection of rhyming spells as a children’s book, creating a spellbook of terrifying power. The Librarian of that age managed to dispose of all copies of the book except… Read more »

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Review:  Four Puddings and a Funeral by H.Y. Hanna

Review: Four Puddings and a Funeral by H.Y. Hanna

Four Puddings and a Funeral (Oxford Tearoom Mysteries #6) by H.Y. Hanna Rating: 4 stars Genre: Cozy Mystery Blurb: Business is going well at Gemma Rose’s quaint English teashop and she’s delighted about her first big catering job at a local village funeral… until the day ends with a second body and one of the Old Biddies accused of murder! Now the resourceful tearoom sleuth must find out which delicious pudding contained the deadly arsenic—and who might have wanted the wealthy widow dead… But Gemma has other troubles to contend with, from her naughty cat, Muesli, running loose in her… Read more »

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