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Close your Eyes: A Fairy Tale by Chris Tomasini

Close your Eyes: A Fairy Tale by Chris Tomasini

Close your Eyes by Chris Tomasini on May 2022 Genres: Fiction Pages: 256 Format: ARC Source: Netgalley, Reedsy Discovery Buy on Amazon Goodreads Set in early 1400s Europe, Close Your Eyes is a sincere, yet light-hearted and lustful, ode to love. As Samuel, the court jester, struggles to describe why his friends, Agnieszka the cook, and Tycho the story-teller, fled the King of Gora’s service, he learns that love was the beating heart behind everything that happened in the castle. He learns as well that more ghosts than he knew of walked the midnight halls, and that the spirit of Jeanne d’Arc haunted his friend, and once slid into bed with Tycho, daring him to leave – to take to the cold roads of Europe, where he had once wandered orphaned and alone, and find his destiny there. In the Kingdom of Gora, in early 1400s Europe, the King of […]

Posted June 23, 2022
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Old Bones and Ice Cream Cones by Elizabeth Pantley

Old Bones and Ice Cream Cones by Elizabeth Pantley

Old Bones and Ice Cream Cones by Elizabeth Pantley Series: Destiny Falls Mystery & Magic #6 on May 20th, 2022 Genres: Cozy Mystery Pages: 350 Format: ARC Source: Author’s Copy Buy on Amazon Goodreads Old Bones and Ice Cream Cones follows the series format of combining two stories that blend into one. A murder mystery and the island mystery. The Island Mystery: Hayden’s boyfriend Han is missing. But she swears she saw him zoom by in his car. She’d thought it was a surprise, and that he was home early from his secret service case. She was wrong. The surprise is that his signal isn’t pinging, and no one knows where he is. There appears to be black magic behind his disappearance. Can they learn who’s responsible and bring Han safely home? The Murder Mystery: A pile of old bones is found in an ancient fishing boat. They could be […]

Posted June 4, 2022
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Rainbow Dash and the Daring Do Double Dare by G.M. Barrow

Rainbow Dash and the Daring Do Double Dare by G.M. Barrow

Rainbow Dash and the Daring Do Double Dare by G.M. Berrow Series: My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic #3 on January 7th, 2014 Genres: Childrens, Fantasy Pages: 176 Format: Paperback Source: VCS Buy on Amazon Goodreads Enjoy reading with all your My Little Pony friends! Rainbow Dash is a huge fan of the Daring Do book series, but after the newest book comes out, she’s not alone. Suddenly, every pony in Ponyville is reading the books! To prove she’s the ultimate fan, Rainbow Dash decides to show her friends that she can be just as brave and daring as her hero. But Twilight Sparkle and Rainbow’s other friends worry about how far she’s willing to go. Just how daring should one pony be? This magical My Little Pony adventure comes with bonus blue activity pages, packed with puzzles, games and more fun! Perfect to read together or for newly confident […]

Posted April 22, 2022
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Blog Tour: Red (Transplanted Tales #1) by Kate SeRine

Blog Tour: Red (Transplanted Tales #1) by Kate SeRine

Red by Kate Serine Series: Transplanted Tales #1 on January 2022 Genres: Fantasy Pages: 395 Format: ARC Source: Netgalley, The History Quill Book Club Buy on Amazon Goodreads “My name is Tess Little. But everyone calls me Red.” Once upon a time, a spell went awry, stranding Make Believe characters in the ordinary world. Since then, Tess “Red” Little—a/k/a Little Red Riding Hood—has worked as an Enforcer for the Chicago branch of the Fairytale Management Authority. But, consider yourself warned—she’s not just some waif with a basket of goodies. All grown up and with nothing to lose, a gun and combat boots is more her style. And Red’s new assignment threatens to be short on happily ever afters… Someone is murdering transplanted Tales in gruesome fashion. The list of fictional characters capable of such grisly acts is short and includes more than one of Red’s old flames. And if that […]

Posted March 3, 2022
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Jousting and Justice by Elizabeth Pantley

Jousting and Justice by Elizabeth Pantley

Jousting and Justice by Elizabeth Pantley Series: Destiny Falls Mystery & Magic #5 Published by Better Beginnings Inc on February 15, 2022 Genres: Cozy Mystery, Fantasy Pages: 310 Format: ARC Source: Author’s Copy Buy on Amazon Goodreads An invitation to a medieval festival. A ferry ride to a mysterious island. A scheming, inept witch. An office break-in, an unidentified body, and a string of suspects. Can Hayden, her brave, sassy cat, Latifa, and the people of Destiny Falls solve the mystery and enjoy the festival? ~ Jousting and Justice follows the series format of combining two stories that blend into one. A murder mystery and the island mystery. The Island Mystery: Hayden and all her friends get an invitation to a medieval festival – but it’s on “the forbidden island.” It’s too enticing to pass up. Of course, strange things will happen once they get there! . . . You’ll […]

Posted February 12, 2022
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A Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J. Maas

A Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J. Maas

A Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J. Maas Series: A Court of Thorns and Roses #1 on May 5th, 2015 Genres: Fantasy Pages: 432 Format: Audiobook Source: Audible Goodreads Feyre’s survival rests upon her ability to hunt and kill – the forest where she lives is a cold, bleak place in the long winter months. So when she spots a deer in the forest being pursued by a wolf, she cannot resist fighting it for the flesh. But to do so, she must kill the predator and killing something so precious comes at a price … Dragged to a magical kingdom for the murder of a faerie, Feyre discovers that her captor, his face obscured by a jewelled mask, is hiding far more than his piercing green eyes would suggest. Feyre’s presence at the court is closely guarded, and as she begins to learn why, her feelings for […]

Posted January 29, 2022
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The Crowns of Croswald by D.E. Night

The Crowns of Croswald by D.E. Night

The Crowns of Croswald by D.E. Night Series: The Crowns of Croswald #1 Published by Stories Untold Press on July 21st, 2017 Genres: Fantasy Pages: 249 Format: ARC Source: Netgalley Buy on Amazon Goodreads This is a page-turning fantasy in the tradition of fairy tales, whimsical worlds, and coming-of-age stories. The Crowns of Croswald invites young readers to explore themes of stepping into their own magic, discovering their true selves, and battling evil head-on. Hailed by Kirkus Reviews as “an action-packed treat […] with a relatable heroine facing challenges in a vivid world of magic and mystery,” and called a new classic by readers, The Crowns of Croswald series is a magical romp through a fully formed universe with dragons, magical quills, potions, and mythical creatures. Ivy Lovely is 16 and she has no idea who she is—or what her powers could be. When she crosses a magical boundary, she […]

Posted December 11, 2021
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Little Wanderers: The Everlasting Seasons by I.K. Silver

Little Wanderers: The Everlasting Seasons by I.K. Silver

Little Wanderers: The Everlasting Seasons by I.K. Silver Series: Little Wanderers #1 on October 1st, 2021 Genres: Fantasy, Middle Grade Pages: 239 Format: ARC Source: Author’s Copy Buy on Amazon Goodreads Snowy is a tiny dwarf leading an almost normal life in the village of never-ending winter. Aside from the ever-dreary sky, living next to rowdy neighbors, and being treated like a child, nothing seems to pose a challenge. All that changes when rumors about Snowy breaking a taboo spread. Disheartened at what he deemed betrayal and feeling stuck in his village, Snowy sneaks out to look for Originem, a village where misfortune befalls no one. However, the aftermath exceeds his wildest expectations. Snowy finds himself in a magical world, suddenly dealing with the quaintest of things, from singing fruits and a wizard cat to dark woods (brimming with vicious beasts) and other villages locked in one season. But to […]

Posted November 25, 2021
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Witches, Spiders & Schemes by Elizabeth Pantley

Witches, Spiders & Schemes by Elizabeth Pantley

Witches, Spiders & Schemes by Elizabeth Pantley Series: Destiny Falls Mystery & Magic #4 on November 10th, 2021 Genres: Cozy Mystery, Fantasy Pages: 230 Format: ARC Source: Author’s Copy Buy on Amazon Goodreads A magic mirror to an enchanted world… A mysterious ghost… A hilarious, perpetually annoyed witch… A brave, sassy cat… Two unexplained deaths and a mysterious community filled with secrets… Can Hayden and the people of Destiny Falls solve the mystery and return the community to its peaceful, enchanted existence? Hayden’s adventures in Destiny Falls continue in book four of the Destiny Falls Mystery & Magic series. Starting with a strange old woman at a cave and her father’s mysterious ferry journey, there are secrets to be unwound. The enchantments in Destiny Falls are showing cracks, and Hayden suspects that it is tied directly to her family, which has a history that’s more complex than she realized. When […]

Posted November 18, 2021
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The Ghost Camper’s Tall Tales by Elizabeth Pantley

The Ghost Camper’s Tall Tales by Elizabeth Pantley

The Ghost Camper’s Tall Tales by Elizabeth Pantley Series: Destiny Falls Mystery & Magic #3 Published by Kindle Direct Publishing on August 2nd, 2021 Genres: Cozy Mystery Pages: 299 Format: ARC Source: Author’s Copy Buy on Amazon Goodreads A magic mirror. An enchanted world. A mysterious story-telling ghost. A hilarious, perpetually annoyed witch. A smart, sassy cat. A mystery of finding a dead body . . . of someone who was already dead. Visit Destiny Falls and escape to a great time. A mysterious old man keeps popping up to tell Hayden a series of tall tales. Who is he? And is he actually glowing? Are his stories fiction, or is he telling her the history of her family, the enchanted islands, and the witch? And why did a dead body show up . . . of someone who was already dead? Can Hayden and her quirky sidekick, Latifa unscramble […]

Posted August 9, 2021
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