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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

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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’

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The Immortal Game: Perfect for Fans of Non-stop Action, Greek Mythology, and a Dash of Romance

*I received a free copy of this book from the publisher. These are my personal, honest opinions. Thank you.* 4.5/5 Stars Authors: Talia Rothschild & A. C. Harvey Publisher/Imprint: Swoon Reads Edition: Hardcover, 344 Pages Publication Date: May 25, 2021 A Spine that Shines? Most Definitely!   Book Synopsis An exiled goddess goes on a… Continue reading The Immortal Game: Perfect for Fans of Non-stop Action, Greek Mythology, and a Dash of Romance

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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

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Sing Me Forgotten: An Enchanting ‘Phantom of the Opera’ Retelling

*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: Jessica S. Olson Publisher/Imprint: Inkyard Press Edition: Paperback ARC, 325 Pages Hardcover Publication Date: March 09, 2021 A Spine that Shines? Quite… Continue reading Sing Me Forgotten: An Enchanting ‘Phantom of the Opera’ Retelling

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Crown of Bones: Action-Packed, Unique World-Building, Compelling Characters, Fascinating Magic, & a Dash of Romance!

*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 honest opinions. Thank you.* 5/5 Stars Author: A. K. Wilder Publisher/Imprint: Entangled Teen Edition: Paperback ARC, 404 Pages Hardcover Publication Date: January 05, 2021 A Spine that Shines? Most Definitely!… Continue reading Crown of Bones: Action-Packed, Unique World-Building, Compelling Characters, Fascinating Magic, & a Dash of Romance!

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Sorcery of Thorns: Magical Grimoires & Spunky Librarians!

4/5 Stars Author: Margaret Rogerson Publisher/Imprint: Simon & Schuster Audio Publication Date: June 04, 2019 A Spine that Shines? Quite Well!   Book Synopsis All sorcerers are evil. Elisabeth has known that as long as she has known anything. Raised as a foundling in one of Austermeer’s Great Libraries, Elisabeth has grown up among the… Continue reading Sorcery of Thorns: Magical Grimoires & Spunky Librarians!