A Sorcery of Thorns | Spoiler-Free Book Review

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By: Margaret Rogerson

Standalone| 456 Pages | 2019

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A Sorcery of Thorns at a Glance

  • Overall Rating: ★★★★
  • Heroine: meh
  • Dude: The sass is appreciated
  • Steaminess: Extremely mild
  • Creepiness: Some nightmare material

Pairs Well With

Royal Thorn

  • 1 oz aromatized wine
  • 1 1/2 oz sweet vermouth
  • 2 oz sparkling white wine
  • twist of orange peel

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Soul-ripping Romance Tag

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I was tagged by Hannah @ I Have Thoughts on Books. Thank you so much! This is going to be a rough one.

The Rules

  • Thank the person who tagged you and create a pingback to the original author – Nel at Reactionary Tales.
  • Share at least 5 (but more are welcome) romances that tugged your heart strings. They can be from books, movies, TV shows, manga; anything you can think of! They can be examples of sad tears, angry tears, happy tears or a combination of all three.
  • Nominate 5 (or more) people to share their emotional traumas
  • (Note: Try not to spoil the story for your readers in case they would like to check out these romances on their own)

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Vow of Thieves | ARC Review

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By: Mary E. Pearson

Dance of Thieves #2 | 480 Pages | Pub. Aug 6, 2019

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Vow of Thieves at a Glance

  • Overall Rating: ★★★★★
  • Heroine: Best soldier ever
  • Dude: My kind of Trouble
  • Steaminess: Sometimes off-screen is what you need
  • Brutality: Too many hanging bodies

Pairs Well With

Vow of Silence

  • 1 ½ oz gin
  • ¾ oz grapefruit juice
  • ½ oz lemon juice
  • ½ oz yellow chartreuse
  • ¼ oz averna
  • ¼ oz simple syrup

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Am I Growing Out of YA?

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Okay, so this came out of my brain after I decided that I didn’t love the TTT post this week. I was thinking about book lists and what I have loved so far this year and I realized… there is a lot less YA on there than I would expect. I mean… YA fantasy is my favorite right? So I got to thinking…

am I growing out of it?

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