An Enchantment of Ravens | Book Review

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By: Margaret Rogerson

Standalone | 300 Pages | Pub. 2017

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An Enchantment of Ravens at a Glance

  • Overall Rating: ★★★1/2
  • Heroine: Confident Woman
  • Dude: Cocky Bastard
  • Steaminess: I think I saw a smoke signal somewhere…
  • Brutality: Hunted like animals

Pairs Well With

Lavender Gin & Tonic

  • 3 oz gin
  • 4 oz tonic water
  • 1 Tb fresh lime juice
  • Lavender simple syrup to taste (see recipe below)
  • Sprig of lavender for garnish

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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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Rhapsodic (Escort service meets I Love Beads) | Book Review

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By: Laura Thalassa

Rhapsodic at a Glance

  • Overall Rating: 
  • Dude: Give us 322 beads now cuz we’d marry the shit out of Des too
  • Heroine: G-L-A-M-O-R-O-U-S
  • Steaminess: I swear officer, the car only fogged from talking
  • Brutal: Snow White + Sexual Assault x 1000

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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Crown of Midnight (Blondie goes Beast Mode) | Book Review

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By: Sarah J. Maas

# 2 in the Throne of Glass series | 418 pages | Pub. 2013

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Crown of Midnight At a Glance

  • Overall Rating: 
  • Heroine: Lethal predator, cries on cue, woman of many talents
  • Emotional: Buckle up because this is a bumpy one
  • Brutal: Severed heads aren’t the worst part
  • Steaminess: broom closet

Pairs Well With

Midnight Martini

  • 1.5 oz vodka
  • .5 oz coffee liqueur
  • .25 oz cinnamon syrup
  • Garnish: lemon twist.

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Moonshadow (Sophie Ross 2020) | Book Review

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By: Thea Harrison

# 1 in Moonshadow series | 335 pages | Pub. 2016

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Moonshadow At a Glance

  • Overall Rating:  
  • Heroine Ranking: Crushed our 2018 Reading Olympics
  • Steaminess: “It’s Getting Hot in Here” by Nelly vibes
  • Emotional: Call Sarah Mclaughlin, we need a PSA
  • Wittiness: Sophie can compete with Lorelai Gilmore

 Pairs Well With

Lunar Eclipse

  • 1 oz. Viniq
  • ½ oz creme de cassis
  • 1 oz Vodka
  • Ice

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