December 2019 Mini Reviews

Review: Reverie by Ryan La Sala *We received this book in exchange for an honest review* Kane wakes up in the hospital unable to remember how he got there. He was found almost dead in a river and has no idea why. Now, he has to face police questioning and psychological evaluations. He’s prepared for thisContinue reading “December 2019 Mini Reviews”

Review: 10 Blind Dates by Ashley Elston

Sophie is ready for winter break! With her parents away seeing her sister, Sophie finally has the freedom to spend time with her boyfriend. But when Sophie surprises him at a party, she overhears him telling his friend that he wants a break. He wants to have fun and Sophie isn’t fun.

Review: Serpent & Dove by Shelby Mahurin

After fleeing her coven for the city of Cesarine two years ago, Louise le Blanc (Lou) has been living as a thief, using her quick wit and intellect to survive. In Belterra, magic is forbidden and white witches are hunted by the Chasseurs, witch hunters who have sworn allegiance to the Church. Lou and herContinue reading “Review: Serpent & Dove by Shelby Mahurin”

Review: The Lady Rogue by Jenn Bennett

*We received this book in exchange for an honest review.* Istanbul, Turkey. The year is 1937. Theodora Fox’s tutor has just quit, running off with her money and any hope of leaving this godforsaken city. To top it off, she’s alone and hasn’t heard a peep from her father in days, even though he promised toContinue reading “Review: The Lady Rogue by Jenn Bennett”

Review: American Royals by Katharine McGee

Imagine an alternate world in which the United States established a monarchy after the American Revolution, with King George Washington I at the helm. American Royals re-imagines U.S. history, telling the story of America’s royal (read: scandalous) family. 

Review: Enchantée by Gita Trelease

This is our book club pick for August 2019. If you’ve read it, let us know your thoughts in the comments! Enchantée tells the story of Camille Durbonne, an orphan living in Paris during the lead up to the French Revolution. In Trelease’s reimagining of the year 1789, la magie (magic) is real but outlawed by society’s aristocracy. 

Review: Maybe This Time by Kasie West

Sophie Evans wants nothing more than to get out of her sleepy southern town and be a fashion designer in NYC. To save for college, she works for the town florist, where she is forced to decorate every town event. 

Review: Romanov by Nadine Brandes

Most have heard the story of the Romanov family, but Brandes promises a new interpretation. Romanov depicts the famous tale of Anastasia Romanova’s time in exile after the Bolshevik Revolution in 1917….but with a magical twist. While in exile, her father, Tsar Nicholas II, gives Anastasia (known as Nastya throughout the novel) the mission of smugglingContinue reading “Review: Romanov by Nadine Brandes”

Review: Desperate Forest by Cece Louise

*We received this ARC in exchange for an honest review.* Desperate Forest follows Roselynn, the Princess of the Kingdom of Tover, on a quest to escape her murderous uncle through an ominous forest– with the help of some unexpected friends! Engaged to Darius, the new King of the Kingdom of Marcsnovia, Roselynn’s life seemed perfect– that is,Continue reading “Review: Desperate Forest by Cece Louise”