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[After Dark] The Claiming of Sleeping Beauty (A.N. Roquelaure)

Plot: ★★ Characters: ★ Readability: ★ The Claiming of Sleeping Beauty begins with Beauty being ‘initiated’ into the world of sex by the Prince.  Naively, when I read the blurb, I assumed Beauty would be…well…awake, for this.  She’s not.  Beauty then goes with the Prince to his kingdom to become his sex slave. I requested… Read More [After Dark] The Claiming of Sleeping Beauty (A.N. Roquelaure)

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Early Review: Cruel Beauty (Rosamund Hodge)

Plot: ★★★★ Characters: ★★★★★ Readability: ★★★★★ I was cautiously optimistic about Cruel Beauty.  Optimistic because it sounded wonderful and I’ve heard great things about it, but cautious because I wasn’t sure whether it would live up to all the hype.  While I hoped I’d enjoy it, I never dreamed it would be a new favourite, and… Read More Early Review: Cruel Beauty (Rosamund Hodge)

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Review: Splintered

Review: Splintered Amazon | Goodreads Summary (from Goodreads.com) This stunning debut captures the grotesque madness of a mystical under-land, as well as a girl’s pangs of first love and independence. Alyssa Gardner hears the whispers of bugs and flowers—precisely the affliction that landed her mother in a mental hospital years before. This family curse stretches… Read More Review: Splintered