3.5 Star ARC Review of Seven Blades In Black (The Grave Empires Book #1) by Sam Sykes Out 4/9

Seven Blades in Black by Same Sykes has built a dark but witty world that is rife with a Star Wars like Imperium verse Revolutionary war. In its midst are vagrants, mages, mercenaries and their loyal followers. Sal the Cacophony- named so after a gun that shoots magical bullets (yes, the bullets, when they meet …

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4 Star Review of Dreaming Darkly by Caitlin Kittredge- Out April 9th

Dreaming Darkly by Caitlin Kittredge is a dark gothic mystery begins just after Ivy’s mother has committed suicide. With a grandmother who is in an asylum and her mother having tried to kill her, you can’t blame Ivy for not feeling much grief or loss. Nor being shocked to find she has an uncle living …

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Four Star ARC Review: Smoke and Key by Kelsey Sutton- Out 4/2

Welcome to the world of Under, where you aren't dead, but you aren't alive either. Not zombies. People that arrive at various states of decomposition depending on when they wake up after burial and fall through the ground to just below the ground. Thank you to Entangled Publishing and NetGalley for an Arc in return …

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Top Ten Tuesday: 10 Times Kaz Brekker Jumped the Fence.

Top Ten Tuesday: Artsy Reader Girl Thank you Artsy Reader Girl for always hosting Top Ten Tuesday. However, I am going to do something I have been wanting to do for a very long time. I held back because I know everyone thinks I am Six of Crows/Crooked Kingdom obsessed enough (factual) but I'm sick as …

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WOW (not in the good way unfortunately) Wednesday: ARC Review of Rule by Ellen Goodlett

Spoiler and Trigger Warnings:
Self-Cutting/harm, child abuse, alcoholism, incest (kind of- but we'll get to that in a minute) Let's just say if I was writing a report card for Rule, I would say it had an inquisitive mind.

It is a shame really because character building starts off particularly strong. You have three very different sisters from extremely different backgrounds, classes and worlds (although at times their personalities seem to mush together).