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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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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Black Crown (Darkest Drae # 3) | Book Review

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By: Raye Wagner & Kelly St. Clare

#3 in the Darkest Drae series| 386 Pages | Pub. 2018

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Black Crown at a Glance:

  • Overall Rating: ★★★★
  • Heroine: The Most Powerful Dragon of ALL Time
  • Dude:  Can I “play cards” with him? Please?! 😉
  • Steaminess: We volunteer for The Question Game!
  • Brutality: Open heart surgery by talons

Pairs Well With:

Giant Pumpkin Punch

  • 750 ml bottle of spiced rum
  • 1 cup orange juice
  • 1 cup lemon juice
  • 1 cup spiced syrup
  • 1/2 cup pumpkin puree
  • 2 1/2 cups sparkling water

Beware, spoilers are coming…

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Dragon Actually – G.A. Aiken | This Dragon Actually Sucks: A Book Review

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By: G.A. Aiken

# 1 in the Dragon Kin series | 353 Pages | Pub. 2008

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Dragon Actually At a Glance

  • Overall Rating: ★★★ 
  • Heroine:  Xena the Warrior Princess vibes
  • Dude: I ran out of nope GIFs to use on this asshat
  • Steaminess:  The kind of steam that breaks headboards
  • Brutality: The headless horseman would be proud

Pairs Well With

Flaming Dragon Daiquiri

  • 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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Kingdom of Ash and Soot – C.S. Johnson | ARC Review

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By: C.S. Johnson

# 1 in the Order of the Crystal Dagger series | 352 Pages | Pub. July 3 2018

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Kingdom of Ash and Soot At a Glance

  • Overall Rating: ★★★ 
  • Heroine:  Survivor by Destiny’s Child
  • Dude: Can I go on walks with him in Prague!??
  • Romance: Sweet and slow burn
  • Brutality: I’ll never trust wine again

Pairs Well With

Wine

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