Heart of Iron | Book Review

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By: Ashley Poston

Heart of Iron # 1 | 480 Pages | Pub. 2018

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Heart of Iron at a Glance

  • Overall Rating: ★★★ 1/2
  • Heroine: Total Once Upon a December vibes
  • Dude: I, Robot
  • Steaminess: Was Terminator steamy? 

  • Brutality: My heart needs a bandaid

Pairs Well With:

Robot Shot

  • ½ pint Jack Daniel’s Whiskey
  • ⅛ pint Absolut vodka
  • 2 drop grenadine 

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Muse of Nightmares | We Have NO Chill About This Book

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By: Laini Taylor

Strange The Dreamer # 2| 528 Pages | Pub. 2018

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Muse of Nightmares at a Glance

  • Overall Rating: ★★★★★
  • Heroine: Badass ghost monster of revenge
  • Dude: He’s home and world to us, too
  • Steaminess:  Sign me up for Lazlo’s dreams
  • Brutality: Having to prepare your own body for cremation

Pairs Well With

Nightmares

  • 1 part Gin
  • 1 part Dubonnet
  • ½ part Cherry Brandy
  • ½ part Orange Juice

Beware. Spoilers are ahead because we have absolutely no chill about this book. ENTER AT YOUR OWN RISK. 

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The Traitor’s Ruin (Traitor’s Circle # 2) | Mini Review

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By: Erin Beatty

Traitor’s Circle # 2| 384 Pages | Pub. 2018

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Traitor’s Ruin at a Glance

  • Overall Rating: ★★★ 1/2 
  • Heroine: Spy Kids vibes
  • DudeHe was toeing the Tambitch line a little too closely
  • Steaminess: Stolen kisses
  • Brutality: Forever scarred by dungeon cells

Beware. Spoilers are coming…

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Evenfall | Spoiler-Free ARC Review

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By: Gaja J. Kos & Boris Kos

Shadowfire #1 | Pub. October 30 2018

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Evenfall at a Glance

  • Overall Rating: ★★★
  • Heroine: Belle meets Harry Potter (maybe)
  • Dude:  Why so moody?! *said in the Joker voice*
  • Steaminess:  Well, that escalated quickly!
  • Brutality: Burned from the inside

Pairs Well With

Moon Shadow Cocktail

  • 2 ounces rum, preferably Mount Gay Eclipse
  • 1/2 ounce fresh squeezed lime juice
  • 1/2 ounce B12 mixed with simple syrup
  • Ginger beer

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Nevernight | Spoiler-Free (Fangirling) Review

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By: Jay Kristoff

Daughter of the Pirate King #1 | 311 Pages | Pub. 2016

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Nevernight at a Glance

  • Overall Rating: ★★★★★
  • Heroine:  “Fuck running! I’m in a bloody corset” is our forever mood
  • Dude: We’d sneak out of our rooms for him
  • Steaminess:  Tric wins the Hall of Masks in our minds
  • Brutality: Bludgeoned to death with your own limbs

Pairs Well With:

Black Widow Martini

  • 1 1/2oz. Black rum
  • ¾ oz Creme de cacao
  • 1 cup ice
  • Black food color
  • Brown sugar for rim

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