Mini Reviews: Recent Reads, Part IV // Back to Southern Gothic Plantation, Murderous Prairie, and The Kardashians in Greek Mythology

Persuasion by Martina Boone ebook, 464 pages Published October 27th 2015 by Simon Pulse ✰✰✰ Grieving the death of her godfather and haunted by her cousin Cassie’s betrayal, Barrie returns from a trip to San Francisco to find the Watson plantation under siege. Ghost-hunters hope to glimpse the ancient spirit who sets the river on fire […]

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The Cold is in Her Bones by Peternelle van Arsdale // Has a lot of potential, but ended up being very underwhelming

The Cold is in Her Bones by Peternelle van Arsdale E-book, 288 pages Published January 22nd 2019 by Margaret K. McElderry Books ✰.5 One girl must uncover secrets of the past to save her friend from a terrible curse in this dark and mesmerizing story of love, revenge, and redemption inspired by the myth of Medusa. Milla […]

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The Afterlife of Holly Chase by Cynthia Hand // Because every Scrooge deserves a second chance…

The Afterlife of Holly Chase by Cynthia Hand E-book, 416 pages Published October 24th, 2017 by Harper Teen ✰✰✰✰ On Christmas Eve five years ago, Holly was visited by three ghosts who showed her how selfish and spoiled she’d become. They tried to convince her to mend her ways. She didn’t. And then she died. […]

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Sea Witch by Sarah Henning // Not what I expected, but it hits all the right feelings

Sea Witch by Sarah Henning E-arc, 368 pages Published July 31st, 2018 by Katherine Tegen Books ✰✰✰✰ Everyone knows what happens in the end. A mermaid, a prince, a true love’s kiss. But before that young siren’s tale, there were three friends. One feared, one royal, and one already dead. ~~~~~~~~~~ Ever since her best […]

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A Thousand Beginnings and Endings by Ellen Oh // An Asian Anthology we’ve all been waiting for.

A Thousand Beginnings and Endings by Ellen Oh and Elsie Chapman Ebook, 336 pages Published June 26th, 2018 by Greenwillow Books ✰✰✰✰.5 Star-crossed lovers, meddling immortals, feigned identities, battles of wits, and dire warnings. These are the stuff of fairy tale, myth, and folklore that have drawn us in for centuries. Fifteen bestselling and acclaimed […]

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The Bear and The Nightingale by Katherine Arden // Best Russian Retellings I’ve Ever Read

The Bear and the Nightingale by Katherine Arden Ebook, 336 pages Published January 17th, 2017 by Del Rey ✰✰✰✰✰ At the edge of the Russian wilderness, winter lasts most of the year and the snowdrifts grow taller than houses. But Vasilisa doesn’t mind—she spends the winter nights huddled around the embers of a fire with […]

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