A Darker Shade of Magic | Book Review

By: V.E. Schwab

Shades of Magic #1 | 400 Pages | Pub. 2015

A Darker Shade of Magic at a Glance

  • Overall Rating: ★★★★ 1/2
  • Heroine: My favorite wanna be pirate
  • Dude: I’d follow him to Creepy London
  • Sass: Aelin level sarcasm
  • Brutality: Melt into a pile of goo… real goo

Pairs Well With

London Proper

  • 2 cranberries (muddled)
  • 3/4 ounce lemon juice.
  • 1 ounce simple syrup.
  • 1 1/2 ounces dry gin.
  • 2 dashes orange bitters.
  • 3 ounces DRY Sparkling Juniper Berry Soda
  • Garnish: 2 cranberries and orange twist.
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Vicious | A Kinda Spoiler-Free Book Review

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By: V.E. Schwab

Villains #1 | 366 Pages | Pub. 2013

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Vicious at a Glance

  • Overall Rating: ★★★★
  • Villain 1: Shockingly evil 😉
  • Villain 2: When bullets feel like paper cuts
  • Emotional: Numb
  • Brutality: Getting stabbed is the least of your worries

Pairs Well With

Whiskey on the rocks

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