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Review: Slave to Sensation by Nalini Singh

Title: Slave to Sensation Author: Nalini Singh Series: Psy-Changeling #1 Rating: 3.5 Stars 352 pages Published September 5th 2006 by Berkley Sensation Bought Goodreads | Amazon | Book Depository The only reason that it took me so long to read Slave of Sensation is the terrible cover and the cringe-worthy title. The book looks like […]

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Review: Pooka in My Pantry by R.L. Naquin

Title: Pooka in My Pantry Author: R.L. Naquin Series: Monster Haven #2 Rating: 3 Stars 236 pages Published March 25th 2013 by Carina Press Bought Goodreads | Amazon I learnt from this book that one truly does not want a pooka in their pantry. Those guys are nasty. Zoey helps people and monsters alike – […]

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Review: Forbidden by Cathy Clamp

Title: Forbidden Author: Cathy Clamp Series: Luna Lake Rating: 3 Stars 352 pages Published August 18th 2015 by Tor Books Received review copy from the publisher Goodreads | Amazon | Book Depository Forbidden is the first book in a brand new urban fantasy series called Luna Lake, which ties in with the Tale of the […]

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Review: Dark Prince by Christine Feehan

Title: Dark Prince Author: Christine Feehan Series: Dark Carpathians #1 Rating: 3 Stars 496 pages Published March 1st 2011 by Piatkus Books Review copy provided by the publisher Goodreads | Amazon | Book Depository First published in 1999, Dark Prince is the first book in the long and acclaimed Carpathians series. Carpathians are an ancient […]

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Review: Jackaby by William Ritter

Title: Jackaby Author: William Ritter Series: Jackaby #1 Rating: 3 Stars 299 pages Published September 16th 2014 by Algonquin Young Readers Bought Goodreads | Amazon | Book Depository Jackaby was one of my most anticipated 2014 releases. It has a beautiful cover, a great blurb, and honestly just sounded so good. A paranormal Sherlock Holmes? […]

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Review: The Whitstable Pearl Mystery by Julie Wassner

Title: The Whitstable Pearl Mystery Author: Julie Wassmer Series: Standalone Rating: 3 Stars 320 pages Published March 5th 2015 by Constable Review copy received from publisher Goodreads | Amazon | Book Depository The Whitstable Pearl Mystery follows Pearl, a woman whose dream of being a detective was cut short when she found out she was […]

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Review: The Stepford Wives by Ira Levin

Title: The Stepford Wives Author: Ira Levin Series: Standalone Rating: 3 Stars 135 pages Published July 23rd 2002 by Perennial Read on Scribd Goodreads | Amazon | Book Depository Unlike most of my reviews, this review contains hints towards the final revelation in The Stepford Wives. It’s safe to read if you know what the […]

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Review: A Storm of Swords by George R.R. Martin (Steel and Snow + Blood and Gold)

Title: A Storm of Swords: Steel and Snow Author: George R.R. Martin Series: A Song of Ice and Fire #3.1 Rating: 4 Stars 569 pages Published September 1st 2011 by Harper Voyager Received as a gift Goodreads | Amazon | Book Depository At over 1200 pages A Storm of Swords is such a big-ass book […]

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Review: The Miniaturist by Jessie Burton

Title: The Miniaturist Author: Jessie Burton Series: Standalone Rating: 3 Stars 435 pages Published July 3rd 2014 by Picador Bought Goodreads | Amazon | Book Depository There are three reasons I bought The Miniaturist. It was cheap, has a lovely cover, and has a historical setting in Amsterdam – finally a book that features my […]

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Review: Paperweight by Meg Haston

Title: Paperweight Author: Meg Haston Series: Standalone Rating: 4 Stars 304 pages Published July 7th by HarperTeen Review copy received from the publisher Goodreads | Amazon | Book Depository I initially requested Paperweight because of two reasons. One, I’m always intrigued by books concerning any kind of mental illness or disorder. Two, Paperweight is one […]

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