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The Very Secret Society of Irregular Witches – Sangu Mandanna

Book Title: The Very Secret Society of Irregular Witches Series:   Author:  Sangu Mandanna Goodreads Link: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/60018635-the-very-secret-society-of-irregular-witches Release Date:  08/23/22 Star Rating: Charming, found family of witches. As one of the few witches in Britain, Mika Moon knows she has to hide her magic, keep her head down, and stay away from other witches so their powers don’t mingle… Continue reading The Very Secret Society of Irregular Witches – Sangu Mandanna

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Babel – R. F. Kuang

Book Title: Babel Series:   Author:  R. F. Kuang Goodreads Link: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/57945316-babel-or-the-necessity-of-violence Release Date:  08/23/22 Star Rating: Impressive and ambitious. Traduttore, traditore: An act of translation is always an act of betrayal. 1828. Robin Swift, orphaned by cholera in Canton, is brought to London by the mysterious Professor Lovell. There, he trains for years in Latin, Ancient Greek, and Chinese,… Continue reading Babel – R. F. Kuang

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Ithaca – Claire North

Book Title: Ithaca Series:  Penelope #1 Author:  Claire North Goodreads Link: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/59416528-ithaca Release Date:  09/6/22 Star Rating: My favorite Greek myth retelling! ‘The greatest power we woman can own, is that we take in secret . . . ‘ Seventeen years ago, king Odysseus sailed to war with Troy, taking with him every man of fighting age from the island… Continue reading Ithaca – Claire North

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The Undertaking of Hart and Mercy – Megan Bannen

Book Title: The Undertaking of Hart and Mercy Series:  I WISH! Author:  Megan Bannen Goodreads Link: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/58510253-the-undertaking-of-hart-and-mercy Release Date:  08/23/22 Star Rating: Everything you could want in a cozy, funny, irreverent fantasy book. Hart is a marshal, tasked with patrolling the strange and magical wilds of Tanria. It’s an unforgiving job, and Hart’s got nothing but time to… Continue reading The Undertaking of Hart and Mercy – Megan Bannen

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Sophie Go’s Lonely Hearts Club – Roselle Lim

Book Title: Sophie Go’s Lonely Hearts Club Series:  Author:  Roselle Lim Goodreads Link: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/54019924-sophie-go-s-lonely-hearts-club Release Date:  08/16/22 Star Rating: Par for the course, Ms Lim delivers a captivating romance. A new heartfelt novel about the power of loneliness and the strength of love that overcomes it by critically acclaimed author Roselle Lim. Newly minted professional matchmaker Sophie Go… Continue reading Sophie Go’s Lonely Hearts Club – Roselle Lim

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The Oleander Sword – Tasha Suri

Book Title: The Oleander Sword Series: The Burning Kingdoms #2 Author:  Tasha Suri Goodreads Link: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/53446712-the-oleander-sword Release Date:  08/16/22 Star Rating: 100% meets cover expectations. The prophecy of the nameless god—the words that declared Malini the rightful empress of Parijatdvipa—has proven a blessing and curse. She is determined to claim the throne that fate offered her. But even with… Continue reading The Oleander Sword – Tasha Suri

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Longshadow – Olivia Atwater

Book Title: Longshadow Series: Regency Faerie Tales #3 Author:  Olivia Atwater Goodreads Link: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/60420294-longshadow Release Date:  08/16/22 Star Rating: When I tell you I was dying to get my hands on this ARC!!! Proper Regency ladies are not supposed to become magicians – but Miss Abigail Wilder is far from proper. The marriageable young ladies of London are dying… Continue reading Longshadow – Olivia Atwater

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The Monsters We Defy – Leslye Penelope

Book Title: The Monsters We Defy Series:  Author:  Leslye Penelope Goodreads Link: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/60376516-the-monsters-we-defy Release Date:  08/09/22 Star Rating: A woman able to communicate with spirits must assemble a ragtag crew to pull off a daring heist to save her community in this timely and dazzling historical fantasy that weaves together African American folk magic, history, and romance. Washington… Continue reading The Monsters We Defy – Leslye Penelope

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The Book of Gothel – Mary McMyne

Book Title: The Book of Gothel Series:  Author:  Mary McMyne Goodreads Link: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/59568371-the-book-of-gothel Release Date:  07/26/22 Star Rating: A story that stabbed me straight through the heart. Everyone knows the tale of Rapunzel in her tower, but do you know the story of the witch who put her there? Haelewise has always lived under the shadow of her… Continue reading The Book of Gothel – Mary McMyne

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A Coup of Tea – Casey Blair

Book Title: A Coup of Tea Series: Tea Princess Chronicles #1 Author:  Casey Blair Goodreads Link: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/46163953-a-coup-of-tea Release Date:  08/2/22 Star Rating: Very enjoyable cozy fantasy. When the fourth princess of Istalam is due to dedicate herself to a path serving the crown, she makes a choice that shocks everyone, herself most of all: She leaves. In hiding and… Continue reading A Coup of Tea – Casey Blair