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Once Upon a Broken Heart: Heartbreak, Curses, and Deadly Kisses

*I received a free ARC of this book from the publisher. All quotes used in this review come from the uncorrected proof. These are my personal, honest opinions. Thank you.* 4/5 Stars Author: Stephanie Garber Publisher/Imprint: Flatiron Books Edition: Paperback ARC, 406 Pages Hardcover Publication Date: September 28, 2021 A Spine that Shines? Quite Well!… Continue reading Once Upon a Broken Heart: Heartbreak, Curses, and Deadly Kisses

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Small Favors: Small-Town Horror with Fairy Tale Vibes

*I received a free review copy of this book from the publisher. I also purchased the yellow B&N edition for myself. These are my personal, honest opinions. Thank you.* 4/5 Stars Author: Erin A. Craig Publisher/Imprint: Delacorte Press Edition: Hardcover, 466 Pages Publication Date: July 27, 2021 A Spine that Shines? Quite Well!   Book… Continue reading Small Favors: Small-Town Horror with Fairy Tale Vibes

Mystery/Thriller

Enola Holmes and the Black Barouche: A Fun Detective Adventure Featuring Sherlock’s Little Sister!

*I received a free ARC of this book from the publisher. All quotes used in this review come from the uncorrected proof. These are my personal, honest opinions. Thank you.* 4/5 Stars Author: Nancy Springer Publisher/Imprint: Wednesday Books Edition: Paperback ARC, 261 Pages Hardcover Publication Date: August 31, 2021 A Spine that Shines? Pretty Well!… Continue reading Enola Holmes and the Black Barouche: A Fun Detective Adventure Featuring Sherlock’s Little Sister!

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Six Crimson Cranes: The Asian Fairy Tale I’ve Been Waiting For!

*I received a free copy of this book from the publisher. These are my personal, honest opinions. Thank you.* 5/5 Stars Author: Elizabeth Lim Publisher/Imprint: Knopf Edition: Hardcover, 456 Pages Publication Date: July 06, 2021 A Spine that Shines? Brilliantly!   Book Synopsis Shiori, the only princess of Kiata, has a secret. Forbidden magic runs… Continue reading Six Crimson Cranes: The Asian Fairy Tale I’ve Been Waiting For!

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Daughter of Sparta: An Empowering, Female-Led Retelling of ‘Daphne & Apollo’

*I received a free finished copy of this book from the publisher. These are my personal, honest opinions. Thank you.* 4/5 Stars Author: Claire M. Andrews Publisher/Imprint: Jimmy Patterson Books Edition: Hardcover, 375 Pages Publication Date: June 08, 2021 A Spine that Shines? Quite Well! Book Synopsis Sparta forged her into a deadly weapon. Now… Continue reading Daughter of Sparta: An Empowering, Female-Led Retelling of ‘Daphne & Apollo’

Mystery/Thriller

The Mary Shelley Club: Extracurricular Activities Take on a Whole New Level of Horror

*I received a free copy of this book from the publisher. These are my personal, honest opinions. Thank you.* 3.5/5 Stars Author: Goldy Moldavsky Publisher/Imprint: Henry Holt & Company Edition: Hardcover, 468 Pages Publication Date: April 13, 2021 A Spine that Shines? Fairly Well   Book Synopsis New York Times –bestselling author Goldy Moldavsky delivers… Continue reading The Mary Shelley Club: Extracurricular Activities Take on a Whole New Level of Horror

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Realm Breaker: A Gorgeous Cover but Ultimately Disappointing Read

*I received a free ARC of this book from the publisher. All quotes used in this review come from the uncorrected proof. These are my personal, honest opinions. Thank you.* 3/5 Stars Author: Victoria Aveyard Publisher/Imprint: HarperTeen Edition: Paperback ARC, 568 Pages Hardcover Publication Date: May 04, 2021 A Spine that Shines? Only Partially  … Continue reading Realm Breaker: A Gorgeous Cover but Ultimately Disappointing Read

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The Stolen Kingdom: A Standalone Filled With Dark Magic, Romance, & Intrigue

*I received a free finished copy of this book from the publisher. These are my personal, honest opinions. Thank you.* 4/5 Stars Author: Jillian Boehme Publisher/Imprint: Tor Teen Edition: Hardcover, 327 Pages Publication Date: March 02, 2021 A Spine that Shines? Quite Well!   Book Synopsis For a hundred years, the once-prosperous kingdom of Perin… Continue reading The Stolen Kingdom: A Standalone Filled With Dark Magic, Romance, & Intrigue

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Fable: A Slow-Burn, Pirate-ish Survival Story

*I received a free copy of the US edition of this book from the publisher. (But the cover in my image above is the UK Fairyloot edition I purchased.) These are my personal, honest opinions. Thank you.* 4/5 Stars Author: Adrienne Young Publisher/Imprint: Wednesday Books Edition: Hardcover, 357 Pages Publication Date: September 01, 2020 A… Continue reading Fable: A Slow-Burn, Pirate-ish Survival Story

Action/Adventure

House of El: The Shadow Threat

*I received a free copy of this book from DC Comics for review purposes. These are my honest opinions. Thank you.* 4/5 Stars Author: Claudia Gray Illustrator: Eric Zawadzki Publisher/Imprint: DC Comics Edition: Paperback, 208 Pages Publication Date: January 05, 2021 A Spine that Shines? Quite Well!   Book Synopsis Zahn is one of Krypton's… Continue reading House of El: The Shadow Threat