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: Apeil 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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Ruin & Rising | Book Review

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By: Leigh Bardugo

The Shadow and Bone Trilogy #3 | 422 Pages | Pub. 2014

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Ruin & Rising at a Glance

  • Overall Rating: ★★★★
  • Heroine: Why is she in charge of anything?
  • Dude: He deserves better. #teammal
  • Steaminess: The glass windows fogged a touch
  • Brutality: Ripped apart by bird-things

Pairs Well With

Fireball

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Legendary | Spoiler Free Review

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By: Stephanie Garber

Caraval #2 | 451 Pages | Pub. 2018

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Legendary at a Glance

  • Overall Rating:★★★★
  • Heroine: Can’t Stop. Won’t Stop.
  • Dude: Tall, dark and tattooed

  • Steaminess: Don’t forget to pick the twigs out of your hair

  • Brutality: So much dripping blood

Pairs Well With

The Firework

  • 3 ounces TROPICANA® Strawberry Peach drink.
  • 1 ½ ounces bourbon.
  • ½ ounce lime juice.
  • Ginger beer.
  • A fresh raspberries and blueberries for garnish.

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