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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Pestilence (Lessons in Stockholm Syndrome) | Book Review

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By: Laura Thalassa

Pestilence at a Glance

  • Overall Rating:
  • Heroine: Rat killer extraordinaire
  • Dude: Plague never looked so good
  • Brutality: Burned alive ring a bell?
  • Steaminess:  Is tub time with the black death hot? Idk anymore.

Pairs Well With

Apocalypse Cocktail

  • 1 ounce Gin
  • 1 ounce Brandy
  • 1/2 ounce lime cordial
  • 2 dashes bitters

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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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