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Book Review: The Enchanted Sonata

by Heather Dixon Wallwork *cover and synopsis from Goodreads* Clara Stahlbaum has her future perfectly planned: to marry the handsome pianist, Johann Kahler (ah!) and settle down to a life full of music. But all that changes on Christmas Eve, when Clara receives a mysterious and magical nutcracker. Whisked away to his world—an enchanted empire… Continue reading Book Review: The Enchanted Sonata

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Book Review: Curse of the Midnight King

by Yakira Goldsberry *cover and synopsis from Goodreads* Can she break the curse in time to save her sisters? She may conquer more than the Midnight King; she may learn to conquer herself.In this retelling of the Twelve Dancing Princesses and Cinderella, Faye must sacrifice herself to save her sisters, or risk them being trapped… Continue reading Book Review: Curse of the Midnight King

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Book Review: The Winter Charlatan

by Victoria McCombs *synopsis from Goodreads* A Queen raised in the shadows, and a Fraud Prince who needs her help. The sole heir to the kingdom is destined to sleep for a hundred years. To hide this liability, the queen left her cursed daughter in the care of a trusted lord, while taking his son… Continue reading Book Review: The Winter Charlatan

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Book Review: Into the Heartless Wood

by Joanna Ruth Meyer *cover image and synopsis from Goodreads* The forest is a dangerous place, where siren song lures men and women to their deaths. For centuries, a witch has harvested souls to feed the heartless tree, using its power to grow her domain. When Owen Merrick is lured into the witch’s wood, one… Continue reading Book Review: Into the Heartless Wood

Updates, Writing, Writing life

Writing Updates/ May Recap Pt. 1

Wow! I haven't done a writing update/monthly recap post since October! Sorry! Now, even though I haven't an update on my blog, I have been keeping my newsletter subscribers up to date on my writing happenings. If you want to make sure you don't miss out on any of my writing news, make sure you… Continue reading Writing Updates/ May Recap Pt. 1

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Book Review: When You Found Me

by Anna Augustine **Cover image from Goodreads** When You Found Me is a novella collection featuring three stories centered around the three princes of Allura and the women they fall in love with.The first story centers on Nicholas and Della, the second on Collins and Sage, and the last is finally centers on Benjamin and… Continue reading Book Review: When You Found Me

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Book Review: The Puppetmaster’s Apprentice

by Lisa DeSelm Pirouette spends her days busy helping her father, Gephardt the puppetmaster. Aside from performing marionette shows, Piro helps her father crafts the dozens and dozens of life-sized wooden soldiers the Margrave, the ruler of Tavia, has ordered. And in everything she does, Piro guards her secret: that she was once a marionette,… Continue reading Book Review: The Puppetmaster’s Apprentice

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Book Review: Dust

by Kara Swanson Claire Kenton hates Peter Pan. Ever since her twin brother Connor disappeared, leaving nothing more than a note saying he was with Peter Pan, Claire has despised the boy who never grew up. But Claire can't let herself get caught up in her loathing of Pan. She's busy trying to track down… Continue reading Book Review: Dust

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Book Review: Spindle

by Shonna Slayton Briar Rose works in a New England mill, trying to support her siblings and figure out her life. Her plans for caring for her siblings have been dashed, and she only has so much time until she turns seventeen and Nanny will stop looking after them. Briar's life is then turned further… Continue reading Book Review: Spindle

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Book Review: Fairest

By Gail Carson Levine back cover: The fairy Lucinda has once again given a dreadful gift. This time, it's a mysterious magical mirror. The gift is disastrous when it falls into the hands of Aza, who never looks into a mirror if she can help it. In the Kingdom of Ayortha, Aza is most definitely… Continue reading Book Review: Fairest