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Book Breakdown: A Skinfull of Shadows

Goodreads | Amazon Release Date: September 21, 2017 Summary: A Skinful of Shadows is a dark YA historical fantasy set in the early part of the English Civil War. Makepeace is an illegitimate daughter of the aristocratic Fellmotte family, and as such, she shares their unique hereditary gift: the capacity to be possessed by ghosts.… Continue reading Book Breakdown: A Skinfull of Shadows

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Book Breakdown: Forest of a Thousand Lanterns

Goodreads | Amazon Release Date: October 10, 2017 Summary: An East Asian fantasy reimagining of The Evil Queen legend about one peasant girl's quest to become Empress--and the darkness she must unleash to achieve her destiny. Eighteen-year-old Xifeng is beautiful. The stars say she is destined for greatness, that she is meant to be Empress… Continue reading Book Breakdown: Forest of a Thousand Lanterns

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Book Breakdown: Retribution Rails

Goodreads | Amazon I read Vengeance Road roughly a year ago I think, and I really enjoyed it. Something about the Wild West and good-old fashioned shoot em' outs have always appealed to me. So the release of a companion novel set in the same setting/world is exciting. If you're into the aesthetics of the… Continue reading Book Breakdown: Retribution Rails

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Book Breakdown: I Believe in a Thing Called Love

  Goodreads | Amazon I Believe in a Thing Called Love seems to be along the same vein as When Dimple Met Rishi. It's a rom-com featuring a POC lead, this time featuring a Korean-American girl named Desi Lee who's a senior in high school and looking for her first boyfriend. Using the surefire formula from… Continue reading Book Breakdown: I Believe in a Thing Called Love

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Book Breakdown: When Dimple Met Rishi

  Goodreads | Amazon When Dimple Met Rishi is an upcoming rom-com featuring two Indian-American protagonists at a programming summer camp. This book appealed to me due to the #OwnVoices tag (a movement started by Corrinne Duyvis to promote traditionally unheard voices and characters). I was also interested in a female protagonist who is interested… Continue reading Book Breakdown: When Dimple Met Rishi

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Book Breakdown: Spindle Fire

  Spindle Fire, a fairytale retelling focusing on Aurora (Sleeping Beauty), by Lexa Hillyer debuted yesterday. This is a book that popped up on my radar recently, so I took a look at EpicRead's sneak peak at the first three chapters and the maps within the book. So here's the breakdown on this new release:… Continue reading Book Breakdown: Spindle Fire