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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Heir of Fire | Book Review

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By: Sarah J. Maas

Heir of Fire at a Glance

  • Overall Rating: 
  • Heroine: Emo status 100%
  • Dude: We’ll be Rowan’s Fireheart any day
  • Brutal: Reliving all of your failures is pretty brutal
  • Evil: They need more than a collar

Pairs Well With

Wildfire

  • 1 ounce Midori (or Any Melon Liqueur)
  • 0.5 ounce Watermelon Vodka
  • 1 ounce Vodka
  • 0.25 ounce Bacardi 151

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Shadow Wings (Dragons, Polygamy & Cannibalism, oh my!) | Book Review

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By: Raye Wagner & Kelly St. Clare

# 2 in the Darkest Drae series | 300 pages | Pub. 2018

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Shadow Wings At a Glance

  • Overall Rating:  
  • Dude: We’d totally brew him up some special nectar
  • Steaminess: SO hot they make their own special flames. *fans ourselves*
  • Ew Factor: “special” nectar and bodily fluids as fertilizer = NOPE
  • Brutal: All we’re saying is there’s cannibalism…

Pairs Well With

Flying Blue Dragon

  • Ice & Twist of orange
  • 1 oz blue Curaçao
  • 1 oz light rum
  • ¾ oz Velvet Falernum
  • ¾ oz lemon juice
  • 2 dashes orange bitters

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Blood Oath (The Other One with the Evil King) | Book Review

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By: Raye Wagner & Kelly St. Clare

# 1 in the Darkest Drae series | 322 pages | Pub. 2017

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Blood Oath At a Glance

  • Overall Rating:  
  • Dude Ranking: Can Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde be sexy?
  • Steaminess: A hot spring, but a warm one, not the lobster pot.
  • Emotional: Coca-Cola Polar bear commercial feels
  • Brutality: Hundreds of paper cuts on the bottom of your feet

Pairs Well With

The Kingslayer

  • 1/2 oz sour mix
  • 2 oz cranberry juice
  • 2 oz Jameson whiskey

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