ARC Review: “The Gilded Wolves” by Roshani Chokshi

Holy smokes! This was the absolute perfect read going into 2019! I did have some hesitation since I didn’t care much for Chokshi’s previous series (TSTQ was a 3.5 rating while ACOW sat at 3), but I went into The Gilded Wolves with an open mind. It’s historical fantasy set in freakin’ 1889 Paris of all places! Let me tell you, this book didn’t disappoint at all!

Thank you to NetGalley and Wednesday Books for giving me a free, digital copy in exchange for an honest review.

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DNF ARC Review: “My Name Is Victoria” by Lucy Worsley

First off, thanks to NetGalley and Candlewick Press for giving me a free, digital copy in exchange for an honest review.

Initially, I was very excited for this book. I like historical fictional, especially Regency and Victorian, and Queen Victoria is one of my favorite British monarchs. So when I read the synopsis for this book, I was intrigued. If you’ve read anything about Queen Victoria, you know how controlling John Conroy was when she was younger. But not one biography I’ve read (or maybe I just don’t remember reading?) mentions Conroy’s daughter, also named Victoria, and how she became the future queen’s childhood companion.

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Review: “Walk on Earth a Stranger” by Rae Carson

This book was a pleasant surprise. While I like historical fiction, I stick mainly to historical fiction that takes place in Britain, so to dive into this (audio)book which takes place during the late 1840s Gold Rush America, I was a bit…hesitant to say the least. It has a bit of a western feel to it as well. But the characters surprised me, and when I finished, I was quite excited to start the next one (but I haven’t yet because I seriously have a TBR for fall–shocker!).

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Review: “The Dark Days Pact” by Alison Goodman

When I finished The Dark Days Club a few weeks ago, I checked my local library for this book, its sequel. I was so relieved to see it available so I instantly put a hold on it! I brought this book with me while I was on vacation (I should write a post about that…). It held me over on the long drive (Husband drove, don’t worry ^_^), and when I returned home, I devoured the book. Now I just want book 3!

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