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Blogtober Day 2: Fall Fashion Essentials for Bookworms 2021

Hellooooo there, are you getting full swing into spooky season? I know I am! Here are a few fashion essentials I think every bookworm needs for the most aesthetic spooky season possible: A Cozy Sweater This one is pretty obvious, right? Well, 2021 fall fashion trends are leaning towards brightly colored and patterned sweaters. For […]

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Review: The Beautiful (The Beautiful #1) by Renée Ahdieh

In 1872, New Orleans is a city ruled by the dead. But to seventeen-year-old Celine Rousseau, New Orleans provides her a refuge after she’s forced to flee her life as a dressmaker in Paris. Taken in by the sisters of the Ursuline convent along with six other girls, Celine quickly becomes enamored with the vibrant […]

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August 2021 Wrap Up

Life Update Nothing too crazy happened in August. I somehow have not quit my job yet, which is kind of impressive, and I’m even getting a raise for being the only person hired this summer who didn’t quit after a week. Button has had a cough, so we’re taking her to the vet in a […]

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Review: The Gilded Ones by Namina Forna

Sixteen-year-old Deka lives in fear and anticipation of the blood ceremony that will determine whether she will become a member of her village. Already different from everyone else because of her unnatural intuition, Deka prays for red blood so she can finally feel like she belongs. But on the day of the ceremony, her blood […]

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Review: Four Dead Queens by Astrid Scholte

Seventeen-year-old Keralie Corrington may seem harmless, but she’s, in fact, one of Quadara’s most skilled thieves and a liar. Varin, on the other hand, is an honest, upstanding citizen of Quadara’s most enlightened region, Eonia. He runs afoul of Keralie when she steals a package from him, putting his life in danger. When Varin attempts […]

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Review: Stray Witch (The Vampires of Emberbury #1) by Eva Alton

A magical story about a lost witch recovering her self-esteem and overcoming a terrible mistake, a seemingly cheerful vampire with a tortured past, and finding love in the most unexpected of places. Alba is about to lose everything after her divorce… until she meets The Vampires of Emberbury, who dwell under an abandoned graveyard, stuck […]

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Review: The Blacksmith Queen (The Scarred Earth Saga #1) by G.A. Aiken

The Old King Is Dead With the demise of the Old King, there’s a prophesy that a queen will ascend to the throne of the Black Hills. Bad news for the king’s sons, who are prepared to defend their birthright against all comers. But for blacksmith Keeley Smythe, war is great for business. Until it […]

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Top Fantasy Post Series: Fairy Tale Fantasy

Yes, we’ve got another one of these posts on my top fantasy series! And yes I’m going to be gushing and ranting about fairy tales once again! If you’re tired of that, too bad, fairy tale retellings are what got this blog rolling in the first place haha. Dark Fairy Tale Queen series by Anita […]

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Review: World Serpent Arcanist (Frith Chronicles #5) by Shami Stovall

Death. Destiny. The rise of god-arcanists. Volke Savan has reunited with the Frith Guild just in time to help fight the Second Ascension, a group of power-hungry dastards bent on controlling the newly created god creatures. The world serpent is the first on their list, and if the Second Ascension manages to harness its power, […]

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Discussion: Flintlock Fantasy, what is it?

So first things first: Flintlock Fantasy is a subgenre of Fantasy (actually it’s a subgenre of a subgenre) that is kind of unofficial. It’s not widely known, nor used as a common tag, but it’s acknowledged if small. The genre name comes from the use of flintlock weapons, a type of mechanism in guns. It’s […]