What I am Studying: Vol 119.

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Good day, my darlings.

Nicely, right here we’re: September. I don’t learn about you, however the previous couple of years have undoubtedly left me feeling tremendous disoriented. Certainly it’s not autumn of 2021….that simply doesn’t sound correct.

That stated, I’m trying ahead to some crisp fall climate and SUPER trying ahead to adorning for Halloween quickly!! I’ve all the time liked Halloween and now that I’m all grown up with my very own little entrance yard to embellish I actually lean into it. It’s a lot enjoyable.

I’ve been studying a LOT this 12 months. I believe it’s a mix of causes: as a result of I can’t actually go anyplace, as a result of I’m burdened and books make me really feel higher and likewise simply because I really like doing it. I’ve been diving actually enthusiastically into City Fantasy as a style and I’ve had the nice luck to find a number of new-to-me UF authors I actually love (Ilona Andrews, Seanan McGuire, Karen Chance). So many good books recently! I could should do a brand new massive studying listing once more quickly.

How are you doing? Had been you capable of get some refreshing relaxation this summer time earlier than diving into Fall’s new beginnings?


What I’m Studying

The Royals Next Door by Karina Halle. Yesss, this e-book! There are royals however not one of the royals are concerned on this e-book’s central romance…that honor goes to a sure taciturn bodyguard who likes to bake and the royal family’s new neighbor, a schoolteacher who takes care of her mom and likes issues quiet. This modern Romance is so cute and candy and enjoyable – like a scrumptious cupcake for the mind, however a genuinely touching and real one. I actually liked it.

Blood Heir by Ilona Andrews. I discussed Ilona Andrews above as one of many authors I’ve been tremendous into recently. That is their newest: the primary e-book in a secondary sequence that’s meant as a observe as much as the creator’s implausible Kate Daniels sequence. Blood Inheritor is implausible, with all the elaborate mythology and engrossing character arcs as the unique sequence. I strongly strongly suggest that you simply read Kate Daniels, first, although, otherwise you’ll have a lot of spoilers for the unique sequence’ foremost plot factors. Even the very fact of who the principle character is in Blood Inheritor is a Kate Daniels spoiler. So I’m really not going to let you know something about Blood Inheritor besides that you simply’ll like it for those who’ve already learn and liked Kate’s books.

These books are City Fantasy and so they’re on the bloody facet: post-apocalyptic with a lot of gritty magical battles and dramatic private relationships with intricate worldbuilding based mostly on actual mythology. It’s implausible and excellent for when that you must disappear right into a fictional world.

Rosaline Palmer Takes the Cake by Alexis Hall. It is a Up to date Romance set at a fictional baking competitors that may be very clearly based mostly on the Nice British Bake Off and it’s so cute and heartwarming and fantastic. Like The Royals Subsequent Door, this e-book additionally options an in any other case gruff and tough across the edges hero who likes to bake. I didn’t notice “robust guys with hearts of gold who wish to bake” was a class of Romance however I’m right here for it.


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