Cruel Prince (Everyone is Terrible and it’s Amazing) | Book Review

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By: Holly Black

# 1 in the Folk of the Air series | 370 pages | Pub. 2018

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Cruel Prince At a Glance

  • Overall Rating:  
  • Dude Ranking: If he were in modern times he would pop his collar
  • Steaminess: More like a cool breeze
  • Emotional:  This book trains you to not have emotions
  • Brutality: If Game of Thrones was set in Faerie

Pairs Well With

Salt N’ Burn

  • 1 oz Fireball Whisky
  • ½ oz Ginger liqueur
  • 1 tsp agave syrup
  • Rim: salt, cinnamon and chili powder

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Blood Oath (The Other One with the Evil King) | Book Review

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By: Raye Wagner & Kelly St. Clare

# 1 in the Darkest Drae series | 322 pages | Pub. 2017

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Blood Oath At a Glance

  • Overall Rating:  
  • Dude Ranking: Can Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde be sexy?
  • Steaminess: A hot spring, but a warm one, not the lobster pot.
  • Emotional: Coca-Cola Polar bear commercial feels
  • Brutality: Hundreds of paper cuts on the bottom of your feet

Pairs Well With

The Kingslayer

  • 1/2 oz sour mix
  • 2 oz cranberry juice
  • 2 oz Jameson whiskey

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Midnight Blue (A Rockstar Trainwreck) | Book Review

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By: LJ Shen

Standalone | 336 pages | Pub. 2018

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Midnight Blue At a Glance

  • Overall Rating:  
  • Dude Ranking:  A drug addict version of Russell Brand from Forgetting Sarah Marshall
  • Steaminess: As unsteamy as a pap smear
  • Brutality: Reading this hurt my soul

 

Pairs Well With

Hot Mess

  • 1/2 oz Bacardi rum
  • 1/2 oz caramel syrup
  • 1/4 oz Goldschlager cinnamon schnapps

 

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The Cabin (aka I insta-love you because you look like my dead ex-wife) | Book Review

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By: Alice Ward

Standalone | 300 pages | pub. 2017

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The Cabin At a Glance

  • Overall Rating: 
  • Dude Ranking:  Is it stalking if you like it?
  • Steaminess Hot enough to melt all the snow in Montana
  • Read This When… You want to turn your brain off for a while

Pairs Well With

Montana Melt

  • Hot chocolate
  • Peppermint Schnapps

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City of Fae (AKA the one with Aragog’s evil twin) | Book Review

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By: Pippa DaCosta

#1 in London Fae series | 336 pages | pub. 2017

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City of Fae At a Glance

  • Overall Rating: 
  • Dude Ranking:  I want to spend my last day eating cake with Reign
  • Emotional Scale: Kinda like riding the teacups at Disneyland
  • Steaminess: Like curling up by a space heater, you never get completely warm
  • Brutality: Visions of Lara Croft

Pairs Well With

London Fog

  • 1.75 oz gin
  • .5 oz pernod
  • Crushed ice

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