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Now in My Bookbag: Forged in Light, (The Forged Chronicles Book #4), by Alyssa Rose Ivy

This conclusion to the Forged Chronicles uses a very interesting plot to create a good, but unexpected, end to the series. The story development is imaginative. The approach used by Ivy, to tie up the series’ loose ends, is clever. … Continue reading

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Now in My Bookbag: Storm, (Phantom Islanders, Book 1 – Part 1), by Ednah Walters

I am very excited by the idea of a pirate-based story, and have looked forward to this release. Before reviewing this installment, I feel I should disclose that I am not a fan of a book released in serial form, … Continue reading

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Now in My Bookbag: The Secrets of Dargon, by Ciara Knight

It took a while for me to get caught up in this story, and it therefore took me longer to read. The previous book of this series, The Curse of Gremdon, captivated my imagination from the very first word. The … Continue reading

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Now in My Bookbag: The Curse of Gremdon, by Ciara Knight

This is in the genre of adult high fantasy, so I know when starting this book that I will find magic, adventure, beasts and warriors. However, I also find a great story to go along with all of the fantastical … Continue reading

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Now in My Bookbag: Blood of the White Witch by Lacey Weatherford (Of Witches and Warlocks #3)

This book is one of those rare finds, as it brings me so many different emotions. The rollercoaster ride is written masterfully. The story is compelling from cover to cover and is impossible to put down. Author Lacey Weatherford creates … Continue reading

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Now in My Bookbag: The Demon Kiss by Lacey Weatherford (Of Witches and Warlocks #2)

This is the really good, nerve wracking, completely engrossing follow-up to The Trouble with Spells. It comes complete with detective work, spying and arguing. There is heartbreak, heartache, and loss. Author Lacey Weatherford does a fantastic job creating a story … Continue reading

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Now in My Bookbag: The Trouble with Spells by Lacey Weatherford (Of Witches and Warlocks #1)

This is a rather enchanting book with an unexpected mix of Wiccan and Christian doctrines. Vance, a troubled warlock, has been waiting patiently for Portia, the main character, to turn sixteen. That is when she discovers she is a witch … Continue reading

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Now in My Bookbag: Dance with Me – A Retelling of The Twelve Dancing Princesses by Tish Thawer (Fairy Tale Confessions – Story #4)

First, I have to admit that I was not familiar with this particular fairy tale, until I looked it up. Thawer reimagines this story in a creative way. The setting seems rather modern in some ways, and rather old world … Continue reading

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Next in My Bookbag: Savor (The Empire Chronicles) by Alyssa Rose Ivy

This exciting book creates an unexpected turn that sets it apart from the other Chronicles books. It deals with ancient legends and mystic origins as well as the importance of tradition and family. It is full of mystery, intrigue, passion, and … Continue reading

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My Review: Stay (The Empire Chronicles #3) by author Alyssa Rose Ivy

Last night I finished my 2nd readthrough of Stay in preparation for my review. I must say that I thoroughly enjoyed both readings. The book continues the story seamlessly while providing further character development in an excellent manner. Throughout this series, I … Continue reading

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