ARC Review: “A Dangerous Collaboration” by Deanna Raybourn

There will never be a time where I don’t shriek when I receive an ARC of this lovely series. I fell in love with book 1 and after joining NetGalley when I became an active blogger, I was fortunate enough to receive books 2-4 as eARCs. A Dangerous Collaboration is the fourth installment of the Veronica Speedwell novels, and it’s everything I could have ever hoped for.

huge thanks to Berkley Publishing for giving me a free, digital copy via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. All quotes have been taken from the ARC and may change in the final copy.

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WWW Wednesday #12

WWW Wednesday is a weekly blog meme hosted by Taking on a World of Words. In this post I will answer the following questions:

  • What are you currently reading?
  • What did you recently finish reading?
  • What do you think you’ll read next?

This is me when I realized I have a lot of ARCs (digital and physical) that I need to read:

stressed usagi

But really, what’s new? HAHA. But I’ve learned not to feel bad about it, so at least that’s an improvement?

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Top 10 Tuesday: Books That Need a Sequel

A weekly blog meme hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl.

Technically, the topic is standalone books that need a sequel, but gosh, there are finales of series that I think also need another book because I just want more, and sometimes an author leaves things pretty open-ended. I know most of crave for standalone books, but sometimes those books need answers! But also, this is mostly me, my wishful thinking, and just how fun it would be to have another story with these characters!

I also did a twist on the topic all the way at the bottom, so check that out too! 🙂

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ARC Review: “An Affair of Poisons” by Addie Thorley

After finishing Enchantée, I wasn’t sure how quickly I wanted to dive back into another historical fiction book involving France. An Affair of Poisons takes places a hundred or so years before the events of the French Revolution, where kings and nobles are still on top. The events of this book are based on real events, too. (I happened to briefly look up the actual Affair of Poison a few days before I started this book, which I found a bit ironic.)

Okay, you didn’t come to listen to me babble.

A huge thanks to Page Street Publishing and NetGalley for giving me a free, digital copy in exchange for an honest review. This review may contain possible spoilers.

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T5W: Favorite SFF Creatures

You know, I’m not sure I’ve given this much thought before. I think that’s mainly because I hardly ever get asked the question, and oftentimes we focus on favorite characters rather than favorite creatures. So… Let’s do this.

Top 5 Wednesday is a weekly book blog meme over on Goodreads. You can join the group and check out the remainder of March’s topics here.

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Review: “Muse of Nightmares” by Laini Taylor

Wait, this can’t really be the end, can it? I’d like to personally thank the narrator for both Strange the Dreamer and Muse of Nightmares, Steve West, for providing such a great listening experience. 😉 I can’t imagine what Laini Taylor will pull from her brain next, but you bet I’m excited about it.

This review may contain spoilers for book 1, Strange the Dreamer. Read at your own risk.

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