A Gathering of Shadows | Book Review

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A Darker Shade of Magic #2 | 512 Pages | 2016

 

A Gathering of Shadows at a Glance

  • Overall Rating: ★★★★★
  • Heroine: Girl has no boundaries
  • Dude: Set him free!
  • Steaminess: I bet the ice on the balcony melted
  • Brutality: meh, no one melted this time

Pairs Well With

Keg stands with Rhy

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The Kingdom of Copper

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By: S.A. Chakraborty 

The Daevabad Trilogy #2 | 619 Pages | Pub. 2019

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The Kingdom of Copper at a Glance

  • Overall Rating: ★★★★★
  • Heroine: She can be my queen anyday
  • Dude: NOT Impressed
  • Steaminess: No one is lighting that fire
  • Brutality: Rumi fire is terrifying

Pairs Well With

Flaming Asshole

  • ½ oz grenadine
  • ½ oz creme de menth
  • ½ oz creme de bananes
  • ½ oz bacardi 151

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The Boneless Mercies | Book Review

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By: April Genevieve Tucholke

Standalone | 384 Pages | Pub. 2018

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The Boneless Mercies at a Glance

  • Overall Rating: ★★★★★
  • Heroine: Mercy doesn’t mean survival
  • Sisterhood: THIS IS MY SQUAD
  • Steaminess: About as chilly as the Vorse
  • Brutality: Are you attached to your eyes?

Pairs Well With

Absinthe

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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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