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2021 Book Review Book Reviews Fantasy

Daughter of Smoke and Bone

Daughter of Smoke and Bone by Laini Taylor Synopsis: Around the world, black handprints are appearing on doorways, scorched there by winged strangers who have crept through a slit in the sky. In a dark and dusty shop, a devil’s supply of human teeth grown dangerously low. And in the tangled lanes of Prague, a […]

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Lore

Lore by Alexandra Bracken Synopsis: Every seven years, the Agon begins. As punishment for a past rebellion, nine Greek gods are forced to walk the earth as mortals, hunted by the descendants of ancient bloodlines, all eager to kill a god and seize their divine power and immortality.  Long ago, Lore Perseous fled that brutal […]

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2021 Book Review Book Reviews Fiction

The Picture of Dorian Gray

The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde Wow. How can I even put my experience into words. This book was thought provoking, mysterious, and very atmospheric. I can see how this book was considered scandalous during the time period it was published in. This really put a spotlight on human sin, desire, and obsessions […]

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2021 Book Review Book Reviews Fantasy

City of Bones

City of Bones By Cassandra Clare Synopsis: When fifteen-year-old Clary Fray heads out to the Pandemonium Club in New York City, she hardly expects to witness a murder― much less a murder committed by three teenagers covered with strange tattoos and brandishing bizarre weapons. Then the body disappears into thin air. It’s hard to call […]

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2021 Book Review Book Reviews Fantasy

Kingdom of the Wicked

Kingdom of the Wicked by Kerri Maniscalco Synopsis: Emilia and her twin sister Vittoria are streghe – witches who live secretly among humans, avoiding notice and persecution. One night, Vittoria misses dinner service at the family’s renowned Sicilian restaurant. Emilia soon finds the body of her beloved twin…desecrated beyond belief. Devastated, Emilia sets out to find her […]