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 Unearthly (Basically Every European Boarding School Dream You’ve Ever Had) | Book Review

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By: Laura Thalassa

The Unearthly #1 | 296 Pages | Pub. 2013

 

The Unearthly at a Glance:

  • Overall Rating: ★★★★
  • Heroine: She makes a great junior fire chief
  • Dude:  I’d be okay if he used his vampire mojo on me
  • Steaminess: Well, *that* escalated quickly!
  • Brutality: Mass murder by stake

Pairs Well With:

The Siren

  • 1 oz Lilac simple syrup
  • 1 dash rose water
  • 2 oz club soda
  • 2 oz vodka

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Fury | Book Review

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By: Laurann Dohner

# 1 in the New Species series | 3 Pages | Pub. 2011

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Fury at a Glance

  • Overall Rating: ★★★ 1/2
  • Heroine: Doesn’t know the word remorse
  • Dude: Angel after coming back from hell
  • Steaminess: 50 shades of revenge sex
  • Brutality: Caged beatings

Pairs Well With

Fury

  • 1 part vodka
  • 1 part rum
  • 1 spash sweet and sour mix
  • 2 parts orange juice

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Wicked (Wicked Trilogy # 1) | Book Review

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By: Jennifer Armentrout

# 1 in the Wicked Trilogy | 376 Pages | Pub. 2014

Wicked At a Glance

  • Overall Rating: ★★★★
  • Heroine: Ginger hero of our dreams
  • Dude: Yes, you can keep us!
  • Steaminess: We might have gotten pregnant reading that
  • Apocalypse Level: Life sucking fae hunting for their apocalyptic baby mama = hard no

Pairs Well With

Milk Punch

  • 2 oz brandy (Bourbon is also commonly used)
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 1 teaspoon powdered sugar
  • 3 ice cubes
  • freshly grated nutmeg

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Wraith (Saiya Saves the World…Again) | Book Review

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By: Helen Harper

Standalone |276 Pages | Pub. 2018

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Wraith At a Glance

  • Overall Rating: ★★★★
  • Dude: He can jiggery-pokery someone else
  • Heroine: Can’t be your incubator, busy saving the world
  • Steaminess: Caves will never be the same
  • Apocalypse: So bad dog food is a delicacy

Pairs Well With

Mongolian Death Worm

  • Grapefruit juice
  • Vodka
  • Salt

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