Wicked Saints | Book Review

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By: Emily A. Duncan

Something Dark and Holy #1 | 385 Pages | Pub. 2019

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Wicked Saints at a Glance

  • Overall Rating: ★★★★
  • Heroine: Special Peanut
  • Dude: Check out those teeth
  • Steaminess: Feels appropriate
  • Brutality: The real brutality was on the citizens of the countries

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The Bookish Adventure Tag

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A big thanks to my dark and twisty twin @Siobhan for tagging me! I totally wanted to steal her Caraval idea, but I suppose I need to be original…


Imagine that you are an intrepid literary adventurer- braving the harsh bookish wilderness, traversing jungles of pages and slashing through vines of words. Where in the vast world of books would you go?

  • Write about one place mentioned in a book you wish you could visit and why.
  • List 3-5 things that you would do there.
  • Mention which souvenirs, if any, you would bring back with you.
  • Then tag some more literary explorers and please link back to the creator (Umairah @ Sereadipity) so I can see all of your adventures!

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Six of Crows (My favorite Oceans 11) | Book Review


By: Leigh Bardugo

Six of Crows #1 | 462 Pages | Pub. 2015

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Six of Crows at a Glance

  • Overall Rating: ★★★★
  • Heroines: Sassy pants & secret ninja warrior
  • Dude: Why won’t he love us???
  • Excitement: Thank god for the Heartrender!
  • Brutality: Oh, those were your friends? This is awkward...

Pairs Well With:

Something from Black Raven Brewery

Beware…Spoilers below…

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The Bear and the Nightingale | Book Review


By: Katherine Arden

The Winternight Trilogy #1 | 323 Pages | Pub. 2017

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The Bear and the Nightingale at a Glance

  • Overall Rating: ★★★★
  • Heroine: She will not be tamed
  • Dude: He does not heat things up
  • Emotional: That ending made me cry
  • Brutality: Souls sucked out

Pairs Well With

  • Hot Chocolate
  • Peppermint Schnapps

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Kingsbane | Spoiler-Free ARC Review


By: Claire Legrand

Empirium Trilogy #2 | 608 Pages | Pub. May 21, 2019

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Kingsbane at a Glance

  • Overall Rating: ★★★★★
  • Heroine: I still like one of them
  • Dude: *swoons
  • Steaminess: Oh they kindle that fire
  • Brutality: Pretending that didn’t happen

Pairs Well With

Bailey’s Comet

  • 1 + 1/2 oz Bailey’s Irish Cream
  • 1+ 1/2 oz Butterscotch Schnapps
  • 3/4 oz Goldschlager
  • 1 tbsp 151 Rum
  • 1 dash Cinnamon

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