What I am Studying: Vol 119.

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Hiya, my darlings.

Properly, 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 mentioned, I’m wanting ahead to some crisp fall climate and SUPER wanting ahead to adorning for Halloween quickly!! I’ve at all times beloved Halloween and now that I’m all grown up with my very own little entrance yard to embellish I really lean into it. It’s a lot enjoyable.

I’ve been studying a LOT this 12 months. I believe it’s a mixture of causes: as a result of I can’t actually go wherever, as a result of I’m careworn 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 great luck to find a number of new-to-me UF authors I actually love (Ilona Andrews, Seanan McGuire, Karen Chance). So many good books these days! I could must do a brand new massive studying checklist once more quickly.

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


What I’m Studying

The Royals Next Door by Karina Halle. Yesss, this ebook! There are royals however not one of the royals are concerned on this ebook’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 beloved it.

Blood Heir by Ilona Andrews. I discussed Ilona Andrews above as one of many authors I’ve been tremendous into these days. That is their newest: the primary ebook in a secondary sequence that’s meant as a observe as much as the writer’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 just read Kate Daniels, first, although, otherwise you’ll have numerous spoilers for the unique sequence’ essential 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 inform you something about Blood Inheritor besides that you just’ll adore it in case you’ve already learn and beloved Kate’s books.

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

Rosaline Palmer Takes the Cake by Alexis Hall. It is a Modern 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 great. Like The Royals Subsequent Door, this ebook additionally options an in any other case gruff and tough across the edges hero who likes to bake. I didn’t notice “powerful 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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