Radiance

Radiance (Wraith Kings #1) by Grace Draven (2015)

Radiance

Fiction | Romance | Fantasy | (TV-MA)
4.5 stars
Blurb:

“THE PRINCE OF NO VALUE

Brishen Khaskem, prince of the Kai, has lived content as the nonessential spare heir to a throne secured many times over. A trade and political alliance between the human kingdom of Gaur and the Kai kingdom of Bast-Haradis requires that he marry a Gauri woman to seal the treaty. Always a dutiful son, Brishen agrees to the marriage and discovers his bride is as ugly as he expected and more beautiful than he could have imagined. Continue reading

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Haven

Haven by Mary Lindsey (2017)
-eARC Review-

Haven

YA Fiction | Paranormal Thriller
4 Stars
Blurb:

“Rain Ryland has never belonged anywhere, He’s used to people judging him for his rough background, his intimidating size, and now, his orphan status. He’s always been on the outside, looking in, and he’s fine with that. Until he moves to New Wurzburg and meets Friederike Burkhart.  Continue reading

Wolves and Roses

Wolves and Roses (Fairy Tales of the Magicorum #1) by Christina Bauer (2017)
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wolves and roses

YA Fiction | Fantasy
3 Stars
Blurb:

“Seventeen-year-old Bryar Rose has a problem. She’s descended from one of the three magical races—shifters, fairies, or witches. That makes her one of the Magicorum, and Magicorum always follow a fairy tale life template. In Bryar’s case, that template should be Sleeping Beauty.

“Should” being the key word.  Continue reading

Rhapsodic

Rhapsodic (The Bargainer #1) by Laura Thalassa (2015)

Rhapsodic

Fiction | Romance | Urban Fantasy | (TV-MA)
4.5 stars
Blurb:

“Callypso Lillis is a siren with a very big problem, one that stretches up her arm and far into her past. For the last seven years she’s been collecting a bracelet of black beads up her wrist, magical IOUs for favors she’s received. Only death or repayment will fulfill the obligations. Only then will the beads disappear.  Continue reading

Grave Mercy

Grave Mercy (His Fair Assassin #1) by Robin LaFevers (2012)

Grave Mercy

YA Fiction | Historical Fantasy | Romance
3.5 Stars
Blurb:

Why be the sheep, when you can be the wolf?

Seventeen-year-old Ismae escapes from the brutality of an arranged marriage into the sanctuary of the convent of St. Mortain, where the sisters still serve the gods of old. Here she learns that the god of Death Himself has blessed her with dangerous gifts—and a violent destiny. If she chooses to stay at the convent, she will be trained as an assassin and serve as a handmaiden to Death. To claim her new life, she must destroy the lives of others.  Continue reading

The Goblins of Bellwater (Q&A + Giveaway!)

The Goblins of Bellwater by Molly Ringle (2017)
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the goblins of bellwater

NA Fiction | Paranormal | Romance | (TV-14)
3 Stars
Blurb:

A contemporary romance inspired by Christina Rossetti’s eerie, sensual poem, “Goblin Market.” Four neighbors encounter sinister enchantments and a magical path to love in a small, modern-day Puget Sound town, where a fae realm hides in the woods and waters…  Continue reading

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The Book

Savage Souls (The Runes Universe) by S.M. Boyce (2017)

savage souls

YA/NA Fiction | Fantasy | Romance
100 Pages (eBook)
Publication Date: April 16, 2017

There are two things 18-year-old Cadence Murphy is proud of: she is an amazing Witch with the healing magic of nature, and she can run a five-minute mile. There’s just one tiny problem: an ancient darkness in her blood is messing with her healing abilities. When some very powerful, cruel men want to destroy her for it, she must tempt fate itself to stop them. Continue reading