The Coveted (The Unearthly # 2) | Spoiler-Free Mini Review

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By: Laura Thalassa

The Unearthly # 2 | 312 Pages | Pub 2014

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The Coveted at a Glance

  • Overall Rating: ★★★ 1/2 
  • Heroine: No one puts Gabrielle in a corner
  • Dude:  Can I be his “home?!”
  • Steaminess: So much shirtlessness
  • Brutality: Bodies drained of blood

Pairs Well With

Samhain Cider

  • 1 ½ ounces whiskey
  • 1 ounce freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • ½ ounce maple syrup
  • Hard cider to top

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The Literary Dinner Party Tag

Happy Monday, book friends! We are back from a weekend break from the blog and have a fun book tag for y’all today! It’s originally from Youtube and was created by NEHOMAS2. We’ve seen this tag floating around the blogverse and just had to do it!


The Rules

You can invite any character you want, but there are 10 different categories you need to fill, and there is only room for 11 people…

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Heart of the Fae (Otherworld # 1) | Spoiler Free Review

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By: Emma Hamm

Otherworld # 1 | 350 Pages | Pub 2012

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Heart of the Fae at a Glance

  • Overall Rating: ★★★★☆
  • Heroine: Call the Midwife!
  • Dude: Homeboy needs therapy, stat
  • Feminism:  Singing R-E-S-P-E-C-T karaoke with your lady squad
  • Brutality: These brothers have Cain and Abel issues

Pairs Well With

Irish Red Zinger

  • 1 1/2 oz. Johnnie Walker Red Label
  • 2 oz. ginger ale
  • 1 twist lemon

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Cinder | Book Review

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#1 in the Lunar Chronicles | 400 Pages | Pub 2012

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Cinder at a Glance

  • Overall Rating: ★★★★☆
  • Heroine: Your special peanut
  • Dude: Boy Bye
  • Emotions: Ben and Jerry are now on speed dial
  • Brutality: She. Took. Her. Foot!

Pairs Well With

Cinder

  • 1 t. Smoked Salt #8
  • ¾ oz. jalapeno infused blanco tequila
  • ¾ oz. tequila
  • ¾ oz. simple syrup
  • ¾ oz. fresh lime juice
  • 3 dashes bitters

Beware, spoilers are coming…


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Dragon Bound (Elder Races #1): Spoiler-Free Review

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By: Thea Harrison

Elder Races # 1 | 312 Pages | Pub. 2011

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Dragon Bound At a Glance

  • Overall Rating: ★★★★☆
  • Heroine: Miss Independent Meets Alias
  • Dude:  Takes territorial to a whole new level
  • Steaminess:  *fanning ourselves*
  • Brutality: I’m forever scared of goblins now

Pairs Well With

Flaming Dragon Cocktail

  • 2 oz Bacardi Superior rum
  • 1.5 fl oz thyme and raspberry syrup
  • ¾ fl oz freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 2 ice cubes
  • 2 tsp Bacardi rum

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