ARC Review: Immortal Pleasures by V. Castro

Today’s review is about IMMORTAL PLEASURES by V. Castro. It’s a standalone novel about an ancient Aztec vampire searching for vengeance and love. After centuries of reckoning with her traumatic past during the Spanish conquest of America, Malinalli is finally ready to search for emotional intimacy.

Author: V. Castro
Series: None
Age Category: Adult
Publisher: Del Rey Books
Publish Date: April 16, 2024
Print Length: 304

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ARC Review: The Kingdom of Sweets by Erika Johansen

Today’s review is about THE KINGDOM OF SWEETS by Erika Johansen. It’s a dark retelling of The Nutcracker, a Western Christmas-time classic. This fresh spin offers fantasy horror elements amidst a backdrop of social unrest in pre-revolutionary Russia.

Author: Erika Johansen
Series: None
Age Category: Adult
Publisher: Dutton
Publish Date: November 28, 2023
Print Length: 368

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Book Review: Her Majesty’s Royal Coven by Juno Dawson

Today’s review is about HER MAJESTY’S ROYAL COVEN by Juno Dawson. The premise of this book sounded interesting and I’d heard that there’s a good amount of LGBTQ representation. Unfortunately, the presentation fell flat for me for many reasons.

Author: Juno Dawson
Series: Her Majesty’s Royal Coven #1
Age Category: Adult
Publisher: Penguin Books
Publish Date: May 31, 2022
Print Length: 448

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Book Review: Spare by Prince Harry

Today I’m finally sharing my SPARE by Prince Harry. I think, for most of you, this book probably needs no introduction. Regardless, this is Prince Harry’s memoir from around the time his mother died to approximately present day. I apologize in advance for the lengh of this piece. But I had a lot to say about how some niches of the book community received this book.

Author: Prince Harry
Series: None
Age Category: Adult
Publisher: Random House
Publish Date: January 10, 2023
Print Length: 416

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ARC Review: Stardust in Their Veins by Laura Sebastian

Today’s review is about STARDUST IN THEIR VEINS, the sequel to Laura Sebastian’s CASTLES IN THEIR BONES. If you appreciated the politics and plotting in the first book, rest assured they continue in this one. Note that my review contains spoilers from CASTLES IN THEIR BONES.

Author: Laura Sebastian
Series: Castles in Their Bones #2
Age Category: Young Adult
Publisher: Delacorte Press
Publish Date: February 7, 2023
Print Length: 576

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