The Gilded Wolves

The Gilded Wolves (The Gilded Wolves #1) by Roshani Chokshi (2019)
-ARC Review-

the gilded wolves

YA Fiction | Fantasy
4.5 starsBlurb:

“Set in a darkly glamorous world The Gilded Wolves is full of mystery, decadence and dangerous but thrilling adventure.

Paris, 1889: The world is on the cusp of industry and power, and the Exposition Universelle has breathed new life into the streets and dredged up ancient secrets. In this city, no one keeps tabs on secrets better than treasure-hunter and wealthy hotelier, Séverin Montagnet-Alarie. Continue reading

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Onyx

Onyx (Lux #2) by Jennifer L. Armentrout (2012)

Onyx

YA Fiction | Sci-Fi | Romance
2 Stars
Blurb:

Being connected to Daemon Black sucks…

Thanks to his alien mojo, Daemon’s determined to prove what he feels for me is more than a product of our bizarro connection. So I’ve sworn him off, even though he’s running more hot than cold these days. But we’ve got bigger problems. Continue reading

Obsidian

Obsidian (Lux #1) by Jennifer L. Armentrout (2011)

Obsidian

YA Fiction | Sci-Fi | Romance
4 StarsBlurb:

“Starting over sucks.

When we moved to West Virginia right before my senior year, I’d pretty much resigned myself to thick accents, dodgy internet access, and a whole lot of boring… until I spotted my hot neighbor, with his looming height and eerie green eyes. Continue reading

Fawkes

Fawkes by Nadine Brandes (2018)
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Fawkes

YA Fiction | Historical Fantasy
3.5 StarsBlurb:

Thomas Fawkes is turning to stone, and the only cure to the Stone Plague is to join his father’s plot to assassinate the king of England.

Silent wars leave the most carnage. The wars that are never declared, but are carried out in dark alleys with masks and hidden knives. Wars where color power alters the natural rhythm of 17th century London. And when the king calls for peace, no one listens until he finally calls for death. Continue reading

A Game of Vampires

A Game of Vampires (V Games #0.5) by Caroline Peckham (2018)
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a game of vampires

Novella | YA Fiction | Historical Paranormal
4 StarsBlurb:

“A 20K Prequel Novella to The Vampire Games Series

I’m ready to pull off the biggest con of my life. The only problem? The Lord I serve has just brought me to an island whilst he attends something called the ‘V Games’. Continue reading

Heart of the Fae

Heart of the Fae (The Otherworld #1) by Emma Hamm (2017)

heart of the fae

NA Fiction | Fantasy | Romance
4 StarsBlurb:

Beauty and the Beast meets Irish Mythology in this sweeping retelling of the beloved fairytale….

Once upon a time…

A plague sweeps across the emerald hills of Uí Néill, leaving a young midwife’s father with months to live. To save her people, Sorcha makes a deal with a dangerous Fae. She must travel across the sea, through merrow and kelpie lands, to find a forgotten king on a crumbling throne. Continue reading

BRN #27: Long Time Reader, First Time Clubber

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So I’ve been reading books since I was a kid, I loved them before I could even walk, basically I’m your run of the mill bookworm. But I’ve oddly enough never joined a book club before. I didn’t even do Battle of the Books in school despite always scoring high for most books/pages read in class. I guess it was simply never something that really appealed to me? The most I do or have ever done is deliver an avalanche of my emotions and thoughts about whatever I’m reading lately to a friend who is politely (or sometimes genuinely lol) entertained by it. But now that’s changed… *cue dramatic music* (haha I’m kidding). Continue reading