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Travel through Books!

Did you get to travel at all this summer? Well, whether you did or didn't, you can always travel through books! Here are some books that can take you around the globe. https://www.instagram.com/reel/CbNXlqxjC62/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link I don't have reviews for all of the books on the blog yet, but here are the links for: Splinters of Scarlet… Continue reading Travel through Books!

Book Reviews

Book Review: Within These Lines

by Stephanie Morrill Publisher's synopsis: Evalina Cassano’s life in an Italian-American family in 1941 is everything it “should be” until she falls in love with Taichi Hamasaki, the son of Japanese immigrants. Despite the scandal it would cause and that inter-racial marriage is illegal in California, Evalina and Taichi vow they will find a way… Continue reading Book Review: Within These Lines

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Realm Makers 2022

This year was my fourth time attending the Realm Makers writing conference--three times in person, and once virtually! As always, the conference was a fabulous time. Here's a quick video of my time at Realm Makers! https://www.instagram.com/reel/CghaKFMD22j/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link I also got to go to the launch party for The Wonderland Trials by Sara Ella while at… Continue reading Realm Makers 2022

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Book Review: Magic Hunters: The Journey Begins

by Jill and Brad Williamson Publisher's Synopsis: Hunter, the son of the huntsman who nearly killed Snow White, is tired of the shame that labels his family. Tricked into making a wish upon a magic mirror, he accidentally unleashes a curse that banishes magic from the Story Realms. In order to right this wrong, Hunter… Continue reading Book Review: Magic Hunters: The Journey Begins

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Let Yourself Dream

I’m a dreamer. My imagination doesn’t just come up with imaginary places and people; I dream of the future. I imagine plenty of adventures and exciting things happening to me—traveling to this place, meeting that author, signing a contract.Sometimes I don’t want to let myself dream. I don’t want to build up hopes of something… Continue reading Let Yourself Dream

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Book Review: We Could Be Villains

by Megan McCullough publisher's synopsis Avoid spoilers. Don’t get fired. Defeat a not-so-fictional supervillain? Seventeen-year-old fangirl Rosemary Collins lives for VIGIL & ANTE Studios movies. From action-packed superhero fights to sweet character moments, she’s here for it all. But in a real-life crossover no one saw coming, the fandom’s heartthrob supervillain, Ironfall, isn’t as fictional… Continue reading Book Review: We Could Be Villains

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Book Review: All The Queen’s Sons

by Elizabeth Kipps Publisher's Synopsis "All the queen's sons have such a talent for spoiling their shoes, and no one can tell why. Not even the greatest detectives!" Lucerne is a great queen, beloved by her people, but constantly thwarted by her own sons and the secrets they keep. Verity Grandin is a feisty shoemaker’s… Continue reading Book Review: All The Queen’s Sons

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Book Review: My Fine Fellow

by Jennieke Cohen cover and synopsis from Goodreads It’s 1830s England, and Culinarians—doyens who consult with society’s elite to create gorgeous food and confections—are the crème de la crème of high society. Helena Higgins, top of her class at the Royal Academy, has a sharp demeanor and an even sharper palate—and knows stardom awaits her… Continue reading Book Review: My Fine Fellow

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Book Review: Rose Petals and Snowflakes

by Kendra E. Ardnek cover and synopsis from Goodreads After their father's death, and thanks to their older half-brother's wanderlust, two sisters find themselves caught in the politics of mysterious forest. Elinrose finds herself in direct conflict with the wood's Mistress, while Snowmari hides a deadly secret that could mean her death if found out.… Continue reading Book Review: Rose Petals and Snowflakes