The Poppy War

The Poppy War (The Poppy War #1) by R.F. Kuang (2018)

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Fiction | Military Fantasy | (TV-MA)
5 stars
Blurb:

“When Rin aced the Keju, the Empire-wide test to find the most talented youth to learn at the Academies, it was a shock to everyone: to the test officials, who couldn’t believe a war orphan from Rooster Province could pass without cheating; to Rin’s guardians, who believed they’d finally be able to marry her off and further their criminal enterprise; and to Rin herself, who realized she was finally free of the servitude and despair that had made up her daily existence. That she got into Sinegard, the most elite military school in Nikan, was even more surprising.

But surprises aren’t always good. Continue reading

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The Reckoning Trilogy | (book roulette)

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I am happy to share that today I’ve got another Book Roulette post and this time I get to help promote an exciting Urban Fantasy/Apocalyptic series. Candace Wondrak’s novel, A MARK UNWILLING, kicks off The Reckoning Trilogy with a sassy heroine who started her day as a college student and ends it facing down the horsemen of the Apocalypse. She was marked at birth, her soul sold to an unknown master. Today she finds out who, and with any luck why. Keep reading to find out more about this series including a few exclusive excerpts!  Continue reading

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

The Goblins of Bellwater by Molly Ringle (2017)
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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

A Court of Wings and Ruin

A Court of Wings and Ruin (A Court of Thorns and Roses #3) by Sarah J. Maas (2017)

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NA Fiction | Fantasy | (TV-MA)
4 Stars
Blurb:

“Looming war threatens all Feyre holds dear in the third volume of the #1 New York Times bestselling A Court of Thorns and Rosesseries.

Feyre has returned to the Spring Court, determined to gather information on Tamlin’s maneuverings and the invading king threatening to bring Prythian to its knees. But to do so she must play a deadly game of deceit-and one slip may spell doom not only for Feyre, but for her world as well.  Continue reading

Public Relations

Public Relations by Katie Heaney & Arianna Rebolini (2017)
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Public Relations

NA Fiction | Contemporary Romance |Rom-Com | (TV-14)
4 Stars
Blurb:

“Young PR star Rose Reed is thrown into the big leagues when her boss leaves town the day of the firm’s meeting with Archie Fox, a young, hot, internationally famous British singer-songwriter. The meeting is going badly until Rose suggests a staged romance with up-and-coming, young indie star Raya. He’ll do it, but only if Rose becomes his publicist.  Continue reading

The Zero and the One

The Zero and the One: a novel by Ryan Ruby (2017)
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the zero and the one

NA Fiction | Contemporary | Mystery
3.5 Stars
Blurb:

“A gothic twist on the classic tale of innocents abroad, THE ZERO AND THE ONE is a meditation on the seductions of friendship and the power of dangerous ideas that registers the dark, psychological suspense of Patricia Highsmith’s The Talented Mr. Ripley and the intellectual and philosophical intrigue of John Banville’s The Book of EvidenceContinue reading