Review #217 // The Brilliant Death (The Brilliant Death #1) – Amy Rose Capetta

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Theodora di Sangro is the daughter of a mafia don. When her father is poisoned, Theo travels to the capital city to find who poisoned her father, and to find the antidote. When she arrives, however, she realizes hiding her unique power may not be necessary.


Why this book?: A friend said I would enjoy it, and I trust them.

I would like to thank that friend and Bookish First for sending me copies in exchange for an honest review.

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Review #213 // Windwitch (Witchlands #2) – Susan Dennard

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After the events in Truthwitch, Prince Merik Nihar is assumed dead. When his ship is blown up, Merik decides to stay “dead” in order to protect the people he cares about. At the same time, Safi is has troubles of her own when the Marstoki fleet is also attacked, leaving her stranded with the Empress. And Iseult continues to travel cross country in order to find her Threadsister, until the Bloodwitch Aeduan crosses her path.


Why this book?: I enjoyed Truthwitch!

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Review #210 // Truthwitch (Witchlands #1) – Susan Dennard

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Safiya is a Truthwitch, and that fact alone could make her the target of more than a few different empires. Hiding her Truthwitchery is just as likely to get her killed as well. Instead she hides with her Threadsister, Iseult–until one mistakes sends them running, from a mythical Bloodwitch, from empires, and from their past.


Why this book?: I was sent copies of the entire series through Bookish First, including the upcoming third novel, Bloodwitch. I want to read the entire series before the third comes out.

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Review #208 [Blog Tour + Quiz] // Song of the Dead (Reign of the Fallen #2) – Sarah Glenn Marsh

40125269With the Karthian borders open for the first time in over three centuries, Odessa made the decision to leave. But while in a faraway country, Odessa and her companions learn of a terrible force that could be the end of the new Karthia. Upon returning, they find that unrest in Karthia is from more than just a change in rulers.


Why this book?: I loved the first book in this series, Reign of the Fallen.

I would like to thank the people at Penguin/Razorbill for sending me a review copy in exchange for an honest review.

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