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Review: Magic Rises

Review: Magic Rises

Magic Rises (Kate Daniels #6)  by Ilona Andrews Publication date: 30 July 2013 by Ace ISBN 10/13: 1937007588 | 9781937007584 Goodreads | Amazon | B&N | Book Depository | Indiebound Category: Adult Urban Fantasy Keywords: Urban fantasy, weres, magic Format: Mass market paperback, eBook Source: Purchased   Synopsis from Goodreads: Atlanta is a city plagued by magical problems. Kate Daniels will fight to solve them—no matter the cost. Mercenary Kate Daniels and her mate, Curran, the Beast Lord, are struggling to solve a heartbreaking crisis. Unable to control their beasts, many of the Pack’s shapeshifting children fail to survive to adulthood. While there is… Read more »

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The Prince – Review

The Prince – Review

The Prince (The Original Sinners #3) by Tiffany Reisz Publication date: 20 November 2012 by Harlequin MIRA ISBN 10/13: 0778314103 | 9780778314103Goodreads | Amazon | B&N | Book Depository Category: Adult Erotica/RomanceKeywords: Erotica, romance, BDSMFormat: Paperback, eBookSource: e-ARC received from Netgalley **This review will contain spoilers for previous books in the series. Do not read if you have not read The Siren and The Mistress and don’t want to be spoiled.Synopsis from Goodreads: Keep your friends close and your enemies closer…preferably in bed. That’s always been Kingsley Edge’s strategy with his associate, the notorious New York dominatrix Nora Sutherlin. But with Nora away… Read more »

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Tall, Dark, and Divine – Review

Tall, Dark, and Divine – Review

Tall, Dark, and Divine (Bagging a Greek God #1)by Jenna Bennett Publication date: 23 April 2013 by Entangled Publishing ISBN 10/13: 1622669533/978-1622669530Goodreads | Amazon | B&N | iTunes | Kobo  Category: Adult Paranormal RomanceKeywords: Greek gods, romance, Happy Ever AfterFormat:  eBookSource: Bought Synopsis from GoodReads: Annie Landon has given up on finding Mr. Right, and has gone out looking for Mr. Tonight instead. A conversation overheard in the bathroom of Dionysus’s Bar about a jilted and lonely “Greek god” in need of a quick pick-me-up sounds like just what she’s looking for. But picking up the god of love for a one-night stand is easier… Read more »

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The Duchess Hunt – Review

The Duchess Hunt – Review

The Duchess Hunt (House of Trent #1) by Jennifer Haymore Publication date: 25 June 2013 by Forever ISBN 10/13: 1455523399 | 9781455523399Goodreads | Amazon | B&N | Book Depository | Indiebound Category: Adult Historical RomanceKeywords: Historical, romance, childhood sweethearts, siblings, missing personsFormat: Mass market paperback, eBookSource: e-ARC received from Netgalley Synopsis from Goodreads: Simon Hawkins, duke of Trent, is no stranger to scandal. Rumors and innuendo have darkened the House of Trent for decades, and it has fallen to Simon to restore his tattered family name. He lives by a strict code of honor, but when he is called home to investigate his… Read more »

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Non-Fiction Review: Ice Cream Sandwiches

Non-Fiction Review: Ice Cream Sandwiches

Ice Cream Sandwiches by Donna Egan Publication date: 4 June 2013 by Ten Speed Press ISBN 10/13: 1607744953 | 9781607744955Goodreads | Amazon | B&N | Book Depository | Indiebound Category: CookbookKeywords: Dessert, Cookies, Ice Cream, Ice Cream SandwichesFormat: Hardcover, e-BookSource: eARC from Netgalley From Goodreads: A sweet collection of 50 recipes for ice cream sandwiches from London’s popular Buttercup Bake Shop. Ice cream sandwiches are the perfect treat for both kids and adults, whether you prefer zesty lemon ice cream surrounded by soft ginger cookies or fudgey brownies encasing refreshing mint chocolate–chip ice cream, indulgently dipped in chocolate. Somehow, combining crunchy, buttery cookies with creamy, cold ice cream… Read more »

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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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Angels’ Blood – Review

Angels’ Blood – Review

Angels’ Blood (A Guild Hunter Novel) by Nalini Singh Publication date: 3 March 2009 by Berkley ISBN 10/13: 0425226921/978-0425226926 Goodreads | Amazon | B&N | iTunes | Kobo | Audible | Book Depository | IndieBound Category: Adult Urban Fantasy Keywords: Angels, Vampires, paranormal romance Format: Paperback, mass market paperback, eBook, audiobook Source: Purchased   Synopsis from GoodReads: Vampire hunter Elena Deveraux knows she is the best- but she does not know if even she is good enough for this job. Hired by the dangerously beautiful archangel Raphael, a being so lethal that no mortal wants his attention, Elena knows failure is not an option—even if the task… Read more »

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The Mistress Files – Review

The Mistress Files – Review

The Mistress Files (The Original Sinners #3.5) by Tiffany Reisz Publication date: 01 June 2013 by Harlequin MIRA ISBN 10/13: 1459239091 | 9781459239098Goodreads | Amazon | B&N | Kobo | iTunes  Category: Adult Erotica/RomanceKeywords: Romance, erotica, BDSM, short storiesFormat: eBookSource: Purchased Synopsis from Goodreads: Kingsley Edge, king of kink himself, wants Mistress Nora to write a training manual to instruct his other professional Dominants how to take better care of their clients. But Mistress Nora can’t put pen to paper without churning out a sexy short story and Kingsley’s training manual quickly turns into true tales of her adventures with her favorite clients. A female submissive… Read more »

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Relish: My Life In The Kitchen – Review

Relish: My Life In The Kitchen – Review

Relish: My Life in the Kitchenby Lucy Knisley Publication date: 2 April 2013 by MacMillan/:01First Second ISBN 10/13: 1596436239/978-1596436237 Goodreads | Amazon | B&N | iTunes | IndieBound | Book Depository Category: Memoir, Biographical, NonfictionKeywords: Food, Graphic Novel, Memoir, RecipesFormat: Paperback, e-bookSource: Purchased Synopsis from GoodReads: A vibrant, food-themed memoir from beloved indie cartoonist Lucy Knisley. Lucy Knisley loves food. The daughter of a chef and a gourmet, this talented young cartoonist comes by her obsession honestly. In her forthright, thoughtful, and funny memoir, Lucy traces key episodes in her life thus far, framed by what she was eating at the time and… Read more »

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The Devil’s Pearl – Short Story Review

The Devil’s Pearl – Short Story Review

The Devil’s Pearl (House of Trent #0.5) by Jennifer Haymore Publication date: 07 May 2013 by Forever Yours ISBN 10/13: 1455548006 | 9781455548002Goodreads | Amazon | B&N | Kobo | iTunes Category: Adult Historical RomanceKeywords: Historical, romance, second chances, revengeFormat: Mass market paperback, eBookSource: e-ARC received from Netgalley Synopsis: Sir Devlin Vaughn will never forget the sweet, sensual pleasures of his beloved “Jewel.” Charmingly naive in the ways of love, she had blossomed under his guidance to become the most skilled lover a man could ever desire. And desire her he did—especially after she disappeared, leaving him alone and longing for her… Read more »

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