[Blog Tour] The Girl The Sea Gave Back by Adrienne Young (Excerpt & Review!)

"There will always be war, Halvard. War is easy. It comes again and again, like waves to a shore." For as long as she can remember, Tova has lived among the Svell, the people who found her washed ashore as a child and use her for her gift as a Truthtongue. Her own home and …

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[Swift Reviews] ‘Tunnel of Bones’ by Victoria (V.E.) Schwab

"Understanding the past helps us move through the present and discover the future." Cassidy (plus her ghost best friend, Jacob, of course) are in Paris, where Cass's parents are filming their TV show about the world's most haunted cities. Sure, it's fun eating croissants and seeing the Eiffel Tower, but there's true ghostly danger lurking …

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[Reviews] ‘Ninth House’ by Leigh Bardugo (ARC)

"This was why he had done it [. . .] the chance to show someone else the wonder, to watch them realise they had not been lied to, that the world they'd been promised as children was not something that had to be abandoned, that there really was something lurking in the wood, beneath the …

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[Series Review] The Memoirs of Lady Trent by Marie Brennan (also known as ‘A Natural History of Dragons’)

"Although my memoirs are of course the story of my life and career, they are also a story of discovery: of curiosity, and investigation, and learning, not only regarding dragons but many other topics." The Memoirs of Lady Trent is a five-book series by Marie Brennan all about dragons and dragon naturalism, set in a …

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[Reviews] ‘The Priory of the Orange Tree’ by Samantha Shannon (ARC)

"You know the story of the Damsel and the Saint. You know how a knight rescued a princess from a dragon and took her away to a kingdom across the sea.  You know that they founded a great city and lived happily ever after." He smiled. "Everything you know is false." A world divided.  A …

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[Reviews] ‘A Curse So Dark and Lonely’ by Brigid Kemmerer (ARC)

"Fall in love. Break the curse." Prince Rhen, the heir to Emberfall, is cursed. Forced to repeat the autumn of his eighteenth year over and over, he can only be freed by love. But at the end of each autumn he is transformed into a beast hell-bent on destruction, and after so many failed attempts, …

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