Moonlight Scandals | Maury Can’t Fix This…

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By: Jennifer Armentrout

de Vincent #3 | 400 Pages | Pub. 2019

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Moonlight Scandals at a Glance

  • Overall Rating: ★★★★
  • Heroine: Beaded curtains are the best
  • Dude: We will write him notes in jail
  • Steaminess: Are hate makeouts a thing?
  • Drama: Gleeful levels

Pairs Well With

Kamikaze

  • 1 oz triple sec
  • 1 oz vodka
  • 1 oz lime juice

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Strange the Dreamer (All Hail Queen Laini) | Book Review

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By: Laini Taylor

Strange the Dreamer #1 | 544 Pages | Pub. 2017

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Strange the Dreamer at a Glance

  • Overall Rating: ★★★★★
  • Heroine: She’s your BEST nightmare
  • Hero: New Book Boyfriend
  • Emotional: Izzy crying on the bathroom floor after Denny dies
  • Brutality: Baby murders

Pairs Well With:

Nightmares

  • 1.5 oz gin
  • ½ oz cherry brandy
  • ½ madeira
  • 1 tsp orange juice

Our Thoughts

CW: rape, murder

We loved Laini Taylor’s Daughter of Smoke and Bone series so we knew that we would like this book. What we didn’t know is what we were missing out on this past year since Strange the Dreamer came out. It’s gorgeous. The worldbuilding is intricate and flawless; the characters have heart and soul and dreams; and the language truly brings everything to life. This world is brutal but full of love and potential for goodness.

The only legitimate complaint we have about this book is that it is a long one. We wish we could have read it over a week or two, but sometimes we are not great at planning so we did it in three days. If you aren’t into long books then maybe walk away from this one, but realize you are missing out on literary gold. We also aren’t okay that we have to wait until freaking October for Muse of Nightmares but let’s blame the publisher not our queen Laini.

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Moonlight Sins (Modern day bodice ripper – literally) | Book Review

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By: Jennifer Armentrout

Moonlight Sins at a Glance

  • Overall Rating: 
  • Heroine: Let your horny wings fly, girl
  • Dude: We’d order him out of a “what fantasies are made out of” catalog
  • Trainwreck: Maury meets the Kennedys
  • Steaminess:  Like Louisiana humidity in August

Pairs Well With

Lucifer

  • 1 oz vodka
  • 1.5 oz peach schnapps
  • 1.5 oz Southern Comfort
  • 2 oz triple sec
  • 2 ounces orange juice
  • Grenadine

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