Even the Darkest Stars | Mini Review

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By: Heather Fawcett

#1 in Even the Darkest Stars series | 437 Pages | Pub. 2017

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Even the Darkest Stars At a Glance

  • Overall Rating: ★★★★
  • Dude: His go to weapon is giant fighting snowmen
  • Heroine: I’d climb mountains with her 
  • Brutality: Trust nothing because no one is safe
  • Adventure Level: Fellowship of the Ring meets The Mountain Between Us

Pairs Well with

Himalayan Sunrise

  • 3 oz (6 tablespoons) gin
  • 1 teaspoon dry vermouth
  • 2 teaspoons juice from a jar of maraschino cherries
  • 2 maraschino cherries, stemmed

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Unearthly (Unearthly # 1)| Book Review

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By: Cynthia Hand

#1 in the Unearthly series |421 Pages | Pub. 2011

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Unearthly At a Glance

  • Overall Rating: ★★★ 
  • Dude:  He’s just not that into you
  • Heroine: Her voice is literally bear spray
  • Brutality: TOO MANY BURNING HORSES!!
  • Angst: Felicity Season 1

Pairs Well With

Snowflake Martini

  • 3 oz. white chocolate liqueur
  • 2 oz. Vanilla Vodka
  • 2 tbsp. heavy cream
  • 1/2 c. ice
  • 1 lemon wedge and sugar for rim

Beware. Spoilers are coming…

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Wicked Deep (There Is Nothing These Sisters Do Better Than Revenge) | Book Review

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By: Shea Ernshaw

Standalone |402 Pages | Pub. 2018

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Wicked Deep At a Glance

  • Overall Rating: ★★★ ★ 
  • Sisterhood: And you thought the Sanderson sisters were insane?!
  • Heroine: Ginny Weasley is that you?
  • Brutality: Sleeping with the fishes…
  • Creepiness: This could be an episode of “Are You Afraid of the Dark”

Pairs Well With

Siren’s Song

  • Blue curacao
  • Malibu
  • Spiced rum

Beware. Spoilers are coming…

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Test Tag & Out of this World Book Blogger

Book Tag HeaderWe were tagged/nominated for a few things this week so we are once again dividing and conquering and killing two birds with one post. Jess is going to tackle the Book Blogger Test Tag and Teagan the Out of this World Blogger Award. We love the blog community and how much they support us – so thank you everyone!

Book Blogger Test Tag

I was tagged by Sara @ The Bibliophagist to do the Book Blogger Test Tag! Thanks for tagging me!

The rules:

You must answer all of these questions truthfully and once you’ve completed this tag, tag 5 other book bloggers to answer the questions next.

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Furyborn (Empirium # 1) | Book Review

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By: Claire Legrand

# 1 in the Empirium Series | 512 Pages | Pub. 2018

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Furyborn At a Glance

  • Overall Rating: ★★★★ 1/2
  • Heroine: Daddy issues +
  • Steaminess: Setting the room on fire…literally
  • Emotional: Bring us chocolate pronto
  • Brutality: Poor horsey
  • Should You Read This Book?: 100% yes

Pairs Well With

Dragon’s Breath Shot

  • 1 part Absinthe
  • 2 parts Raspberry Liqueur

We would like to thank NetGalley and SOURCEBOOKS Fire for providing us with an advanced copy of this book for a fair review.

We were a little worried that the hype would get the best of us on this one, but we really, truly loved it. The main characters were engaging and not pushovers and the romance took a backseat to the action, which was a nice break. TBH Jess loved this book so much that she bought a hardcover immediately after reading because she felt like she had cheated someone by keeping only the free copy. Here’s a breakdown of our feels….

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