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In the Shadow Garden by Liz Parker is a solid debut women’s fiction novel with magical realism and a smattering of romance (4/5 stars)

In the Shadow Garden by Liz Parker(post may contain affiliate links) In the Shadow Garden by Liz Parker is a solid debut women's fiction novel with magical realism and a smattering of romance. The ebook version is 336 pages. We follow a multitude of characters with third-person points-of-view. The Haywood family has held a symbiotic relationship… Continue reading In the Shadow Garden by Liz Parker is a solid debut women’s fiction novel with magical realism and a smattering of romance (4/5 stars)

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The Book Eaters is a debut dark urban fantasy novel with horror elements by Sunyi Dean (4/5 stars)

The Book Eaters by Sunyi Dean(post may contain affiliate links) My rating: 4 of 5 starsThe Book Eaters is a debut dark urban fantasy novel with horror elements by Sunyi Dean. The ebook version is 304 pages. I listened to the audiobook, which clocks in at thirteen and a half hours and is narrated by… Continue reading The Book Eaters is a debut dark urban fantasy novel with horror elements by Sunyi Dean (4/5 stars)

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The Summer of Christmas is a debut romantic comedy novel by Juliet and Keith Giglio (2.5/5 stars)

The Summer of Christmas by Julie and Keith Giglio(post may contain affiliate links) My rating: 3 of 5 stars (2.5 rounded up to a 3)The Summer of Christmas is a debut romantic comedy novel by Juliet and Keith Giglio. The ebook version is 320 pages. I listened to the audiobook, which clocks in at ten… Continue reading The Summer of Christmas is a debut romantic comedy novel by Juliet and Keith Giglio (2.5/5 stars)

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Wake the Bones is a debut YA southern gothic horror novel with fantasy elements by Elizabeth Kilcoyne (4/5 stars)

Wake the Bones by Elizabeth Kilcoyne(post may contain affiliate links) My rating: 4 of 5 starsWake the Bones is a debut YA southern gothic horror novel with fantasy elements by Elizabeth Kilcoyne. The ebook version is 320 pages. I listened to the audiobook, which clocks in at a little over nine hours and is narrated… Continue reading Wake the Bones is a debut YA southern gothic horror novel with fantasy elements by Elizabeth Kilcoyne (4/5 stars)

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Witchful Thinking is a debut fantasy romance by Celestine Martin with a cool premise but also some pitfalls

Witchful Thinking by Celestine Martin(post may contain affiliate links) My rating: 3 of 5 starsWitchful Thinking is a debut paranormal romance by Celestine Martin. The ebook version is 352 pages. Lucinda Caraway is the eldest in her generation, and the strongest witch among them. She teaches high school history in her hometown. She wonders if… Continue reading Witchful Thinking is a debut fantasy romance by Celestine Martin with a cool premise but also some pitfalls

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The Empress of Salt and Fortune is a lyrical literary fantasy novella and the debut of author Nghi Vo

The Empress of Salt and Fortune by Nghi Vo(post may contain affiliate links) My rating: 4 of 5 starsThe Empress of Salt and Fortune is a literary fantasy novella by Nghi Vo, and her debut novel. The eBook version is 124 pages. I listened to the audiobook, which clocks in at a little under two… Continue reading The Empress of Salt and Fortune is a lyrical literary fantasy novella and the debut of author Nghi Vo

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Happy Book Birthday to fantastic queer historical romance A Lady for a Duke (Alexis Hall) and debut YA romance Just Your Local Bisexual Disaster (Andrea Mosqueda)

Just a quickie today to hype two fabulous book birthdays! A Lady for a Duke by Alexis Hall(post may contain affiliate links) A Lady for a Duke by Alexis Hall is hands-down my favorite historical romance I have read so far this year! When I initially heard about the basic plot of this book, I… Continue reading Happy Book Birthday to fantastic queer historical romance A Lady for a Duke (Alexis Hall) and debut YA romance Just Your Local Bisexual Disaster (Andrea Mosqueda)

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Silver in the Wood and Drowned Country make up the lyrical fantasy novella Greenhollow Duology by Emily Tesh

Silver in the Wood and Drowned Country by Emily Tesh(post may contain affiliate links) My rating: 4 of 5 starsSilver in the Wood is the first fantasy novella with light romance elements in the Greenhollow Duology by Emily Tesh. Her publishing debut, the ebook version is 112 pages. The second novella in the duology is… Continue reading Silver in the Wood and Drowned Country make up the lyrical fantasy novella Greenhollow Duology by Emily Tesh

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Just Your Local Bisexual Disaster is a debut YA romance novel by Andrea Mosqueda

Just Your Local Bisexual Disaster by Andrea Mosqueda(post may contain affiliate links) My rating: 4 of 5 stars (3.5 rounded up to a 4)Just Your Local Bisexual Disaster is a debut YA romance novel by Andrea Mosqueda. The ebook version is 336 pages. I listened to the audiobook, which clocks in at ten and a… Continue reading Just Your Local Bisexual Disaster is a debut YA romance novel by Andrea Mosqueda

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Happy Book Birthday to spiritualty guidebooks Spells for Change (by Frankie Castanea) and Moon Phases (by Cecilia Lattari)

Just a quickie today to hype two fabulous book birthdays! Spells for Change: A Guide for Modern Witches by Frankie Castanea(post may contain affiliate links) Spells for Change: A Guide for Modern Witches is a debut guidebook on spirituality by "Chaotic Witch Aunt" Frankie Castanea, a practicing eclectic/folk witch. Their goal for this book was… Continue reading Happy Book Birthday to spiritualty guidebooks Spells for Change (by Frankie Castanea) and Moon Phases (by Cecilia Lattari)