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Shades of Milk and Honey – Review

Shades of Milk and Honey – Review

Shades of Milk and Honey (Glamourist Histories #1) by Mary Robinette Kowal Publication date: 03 Aug 2010 by Tor ISBN 10/13: 076532556X | 9780765325563Goodreads | Amazon | B&N | Book Depository | Indiebound Category: Adult Historical FictionKeywords: Historical, romance, Austen, magicFormat: Paperback, eBookSource: library Synopsis from Goodreads: Shades of Milk and Honey is an intimate portrait of Jane Ellsworth, a woman ahead of her time in a version of Regency England where the manipulation of glamour is considered an essential skill for a lady of quality. But despite the prevalence of magic in everyday life, other aspects of Dorchester’s society are not that different: Jane… Read more »

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Easy – Review

Easy – Review

Easyby Tammara Webber Publication date: 9 October 2012 by Berkley Publishing ISBN 10/13: 042566745 | 978-0425266748 Goodreads | Amazon | B&N | iTunes | Kobo | IndieBound | Book Depository Category: New Adult Contemporary RomanceKeywords: Romance, Contemporary, New AdultFormat: eBook, paperback, audiobookSource: Purchased Synopsis from GoodReads: Rescued by a stranger.Haunted by a secretSometimes, love isn’t easy… He watched her, but never knew her. Until thanks to a chance encounter, he became her savior… The attraction between them was undeniable. Yet the past he’d worked so hard to overcome, and the future she’d put so much faith in, threatened to tear them apart. Only together could they fight the… Read more »

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The Indigo Spell – Review

The Indigo Spell – Review

The Indigo Spell (Bloodlines #3) by Richelle Mead Publication date: 26 Feb 2013 by Razorbill ISBN 10/13: 159514319X | 9781595143198Goodreads | Amazon | B&N | Book Depository | Indiebound Category: Young Adult Paranormal FictionKeywords: Young adult, paranormal, vampiresFormat: Hardcover, paperback, eBook, audiobookSource: Bought Synopsis from Goodreads: In the aftermath of a forbidden moment that rocked Sydney to her core, she finds herself struggling to draw the line between her Alchemist teachings and what her heart is urging her to do. Then she meets alluring, rebellious Marcus Finch–a former Alchemist who escaped against all odds, and is now on the run. Marcus wants to teach Sydney the secrets he… Read more »

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Knit Your Socks On Straight – Advance Review

Knit Your Socks On Straight – Advance Review

Knit You Socks On Straight: A New and Inventive Technique with Just Two Needles by Alice Curtis Publication date: 18 June 2013 by Storey Publishing ISBN 10/13: 1612120083 | 9781612120089Goodreads | Amazon | B&N | Book Depository | Indiebound Category: Knitting – Crafts/HobbiesKeywords: Knitting, socks, fiber artsFormat: Hardcover (spiral-bound)Source: e-ARC received from Netgalley Synopsis: Now you can knit SOCKS on the straight needles you love! Alice Curtis developed the technique, and in Get Your Socks on Straight she explains exactly how to do it. She also includes 20 original patterns featuring a wide variety of yarns, motifs from cables to argyle, and instructions for a… Read more »

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Love Me – Review

Love Me – Review

Love Me (Take a Chance #2)by Diane Alberts Publication date: 13 May 2013 by Entangled Publishing ISBN 10/13:Goodreads | Amazon | B&N | iTunes | Kobo Category: Adult Contemporary RomanceKeywords: Romance, second chances, ever afterFormat: eBookSource: e-ARC from Entangled Publishing Synopsis from GoodReads: Thomas Jones has come to Vegas to win yet another account for his marketing company. But when he sits across from beautiful and sensual Brianna Faulk to deliver his pitch, his desire to leave Vegas as quickly as possible is replaced by the need to get close to her. Yet she resists his charm. Brianna knows a date with Thomas could jeopardize her job,… Read more »

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The Golden Lily – Review

The Golden Lily – Review

The Golden Lily (Bloodlines #2) by Richelle Mead Publication date: 12 June 2012 by Razorbill ISBN 10/13: 1455508306 | 9781455508303Goodreads | Amazon | B&N | Book Depository | Indiebound Category: Young Adult Paranormal FictionKeywords: Young adult, paranormal, vampiresFormat: Hardcover, paperback, eBook, audiobookSource: Purchased Synopsis from Goodreads: Sydney Sage is an Alchemist, one of a group of humans who dabble in magic and serve to bridge the worlds of humans and vampires. They protect vampire secrets—and human lives. Sydney would love to go to college, but instead, she’s been sent into hiding at a posh boarding school in Palm Springs, California–tasked with protecting Moroi princess Jill… Read more »

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Two-Timer Review – Rules of Entanglement

Two-Timer Review – Rules of Entanglement

Rules of Entanglement (Fighting for Love #2)  by Gina L. Maxwell Publication date: 31 March 2013 by Entangled Publishing ISBN 13: 9781622667949 Goodreads | Amazon | B&N | iTunes | Kobo Category: Adult Contemporary Romance Keywords: Romance, sports, ever after Format: eBook Source: Olivia (Bought), Thuy (e-ARC received from NetGalley) Go to the end of the review for our individual ratings. Spoiler Alert:  Though we tried to avoid big time spoilers, there may be a few references that will hint at a spoiler.   Where Thuy & Liv discuss Rules of Entanglement: Hi, Liv!This is our first ever joint review. We’re kicking it off with Rules of Entanglement by Gina Maxwell. Her second book in the Fighting… Read more »

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Try Me – Short Story Review

Try Me – Short Story Review

Try Me (Take a Chance #1)by Diane Alberts Publication date: 24 May 2012 by Entangled Publishing ISBN 10/13: 1622669282 | 9781622669288Goodreads | Amazon | B&N | iTunes | Kobo Category: Adult Contemporary RomanceKeywords: Romance, second chances, military, ever afterFormat: eBookSource: Purchased Synopsis from GoodReads: What happens in Vegas…can lead to romance. It took one wild night for Sergeant Jeremy Addison to realize that Vegas? Was a bad idea. Bloody. Bruised. Dehydrated. Abandoned in the desert, and left to stagger down the road. The only way this leave could get worse was if his savior was his ex-best friend’s sister…and the girl he’d loved since childhood. The last… Read more »

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Frosted – Short Story Review

Frosted – Short Story Review

Frosted by Wendy Sparrow Publication date: January 2013 by Entangled Publishing ISBN 10/13: 1622668601 | 97816226688601Goodreads | Amazon | B&N | iTunes Category:  Adult Paranormal RomanceKeywords:  Romance, fantasy, ever after, contemporaryFormat: eBookSource: Purchased Synopsis from GoodReads: Seven years ago, Kate Finley fell through the ice into the Winter World and straight into the heart of its king, Jack Frost. Then cold feet set in and Kate ran from the one man who made her feel complete. Jack let his queen go back to the mortal world to say goodbye but she escaped out of his reach to sunny Florida. Now time is short, and he must… Read more »

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Magic Bites – Review

Magic Bites – Review

Magic Bites (Kate Daniels #1)  by Ilona Andrews Publication date: 01 April 2007 by Ace ISBN 10/13: 0441014895 | 9780441014897Goodreads | Amazon | B&N | Book Depository | Indiebound Category: Adult Urban FantasyKeywords: Urban fantasy, weres, shifters, vampires, mercenaries, magicFormat: Mass market paperback, eBookSource: Purchased Synopsis: When the magic is up, rogue mages cast their spells and monsters appear, while guns refuse to fire and cars fail to start. But then technology returns, and the magic recedes as unpredictably as it arose, leaving all kinds of paranormal problems in its wake. Kate Daniels is a down-on-her-luck mercenary who makes her living cleaning up these… Read more »

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