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Blogtober Day 4: The First Girl Child (Review)

The First Girl Child weaves a mythical story in the land of Saylock, once settled by the Northmen. In Saylock, runes are guarded by Keepers and the five clans are descended from Odin the Allfather through his son, Saylock. When the clans are cursed to bear no more girl children, tensions begin to rise. It […]

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Blogtober Day 2: Stalking Jack the Ripper (Review)

Stalking Jack the Ripper is the first in a series about Audrey Rose Wadsworth, an unusual young lady living in London. Audrey Rose is most interested in studying dead bodies with her uncle and his apprentice Thomas Cresswell. But when Jack the Ripper strikes a bit too close to home, Audrey Rose finds herself intimately […]

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Review: Nobody’s Duke by Scarlett Scott

I’m going to be trying out a new review format in this post, please let me know in the comments if you enjoy it! What’s Nobody’s Duke about? Nobody’s Duke by Scarlett Scott is about a Duchess named Ara and a Duke’s bastard son named Clay. Ara’s husband has been killed by Fenians, members of […]

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Deerbrook, Final Review

Deerbrook by Harriet Martineau is about the neighborhood politics of Deerbrook following the arrival of their new surgeon, Edward Hope. Hope’s new bride, Hester, and her sister Margaret Ibbotson are cousins to a prominent family in the neighborhood, the Greys. This immediately puts them at odds with another prominent family, the Rowlands. Much of the […]

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Circe by Madeline Miller: Review

“In the house of Helios, god of the sun and mightiest of the Titans, a daughter is born. But Circe is a strange child—not powerful, like her father, nor viciously alluring like her mother. Turning to the world of mortals for companionship, she discovers that she does possess power—the power of witchcraft, which can transform […]

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Review: Awakened, House of Night series #8

Awakened is the eighth book in the House of Night series by PC and Kristin Cast. This review may contain spoilers for the previous seven books. If you would like a review of the series as a whole, please see my post here. First Thoughts I started reading the House of Night series when it […]

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Curse of Magic, Review

In the second book of the Fairy Tale Enchantress series, K.M. Shea follows the adventures of Apprentice Angelique, Enchantress-in-Training, who is left adrift after the kidnap of her instructor Enchanter Evariste. Evariste for his part must resist losing hope as he remains trapped, memories of Angelique keeping him from giving into despair. Warning: Here Be […]