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Book Review : Starling House

Book Review : Starling House

Starling House starts out really strong with a haunting, gothic atmosphere in the small town of Eden, Kentucky. Eden is anything but a paradise and is home to a notorious house that’s seen more than its fair share of mysterious deaths. Main character Opal finds herself inextricably drawn to the home, the eponymous Starling House, after years of fascination, curiosity, and nightmares. Before she knows it, she’s hired by the […]

Posted December 26, 2023 in ARCS, Book Reviews, Fantasy
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Book Review : The City of Stardust

Book Review : The City of Stardust

The City of Stardust is a magically haunting debut novel, reminiscent of Grimm fairy tales. I have seen that other reviewers considered the novel to be quite slow, but I personally was hooked from the very beginning of the novel and never wanted to put it down. The City of Stardust opens with a mysterious woman smelling of vanilla seemingly snatching children from their unsuspecting parents. Reading how distraught the […]

Posted December 15, 2023 in ARCS, Book Reviews, Fantasy
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Book Review : Godkiller

Book Review : Godkiller

I finally got around to reading Godkiller and boy, am I glad that I did, as it’s become one of my favorite novels of the year, if not of all time. From the very first page of this debut fantasy novel, I was absolutely captivated by the world-building and the characters. Godkiller takes place in a bit of a post-apocalyptic world, if one considers a massive war between humans and […]

Posted December 7, 2023 in Book Reviews, Fantasy, Favorite Books
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Book Review : The Witchwood Knot

Book Review : The Witchwood Knot

When I saw Olivia Atwater, the author of the charming Small Miracles and the Regency Faerie Tale series (home to delights like Ten Thousand Stitches and Half a Soul), had written a spooky continuation of the latter’s world, I knew I had to read it. Like all of her novels, The Witchwood Knot features a charming and quirky romance as well as a strong female protagonist, Winnifred “Winnie” Hall, who […]

Posted November 9, 2023 in ARCS, Book Reviews, Fantasy
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Book Review : Tonight, I Burn

Book Review : Tonight, I Burn

  Tonight, I Burn is a promising debut novel with innovative world-building and magical systems. The novel blazes brightest when showcasing the often complicated bonds between sisters, covering the unique abilities of different covens of witches, and when taking readers beyond the realm of life, and past the veil into death.    I was immediately taken with the world of Tonight, I Burn, which felt like a dystopian universe ripe […]

Posted November 2, 2023 in ARCS, Book Reviews, Fantasy
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