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    My Most Anticipated New Releases of June

    There is going to be so many amazing books coming out this month and my wallet is going to be so angry with me!  Neon Gods by Katee Robert  Summary:  In this modern retelling of Hades and Persephone, Persephone Dimitrou plans to flee the politics of Olympus to escape an arranged marriage, but she has to make a deal with the devil and she is thrown into a world that she never existed.  Ummmmm a Hades and Persephone retelling in modern times….. I’m so sold. I cannot wait to read this read and I just can’t contain all my excitement!  Publication Date: June 1st   Poison Ivy: Thorns by Kody Keplinger…

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    Folklorn

    Summary Elsa Park is a physicist that has been able to escape the dynamics and the expectations of her family. But when her mother breaks her long term silence, Elsa is forced to go back home and face her past demons. My Thoughts  I received this amazing ARC from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review and I am so grateful. The symbiosis of this book sounded so great, but I honestly didn’t know what to expect. It had elements of science, elements of Korean mythology, and elements of family dynamics and struggles. It sounded like a lot and I honestly didn’t know how it would all blend together and…

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    Lore

    Summary Centuries ago, nine Greek gods rebelled against their father and were punished with the Agon. For a week, these naughty gods turn mortal and are hunted for their divine power and immortality by their descendants. Lore left that world behind after the death of her family, but is pushed back into that life when the world is threatened with the end.   My Thoughts  I have been looking for a great Greek mythology for a while and this was a very good one that pushed all the right buttons. I really liked to read a lot, but it wasn’t really what I expected and I was a little disappointed with…

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    House of Salt and Sorrows Review

    Summary Annaleigh is the fourth of eleven sisters living on an island estate. Her only dream is to caretake for the lighthouse in town, but all her sisters dream of getting married and starting a family. However, there may be a curse on her family that causes their deaths instead of a happy ending and Annaleigh needs to find out who is causing it before she winds up dead.  My Thoughts  I’ve seen this book around Bookstagram, but I didn’t really know what it was about. I mean let’s be real, I was captivated by the cover so I need to own it as soon as possible. (I am a…

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    Gods of Jade and Shadow Review

    Summary Casiopea Tun is stuck in a life she never wanted. She and her mother are forced to work for her crotchy grandfather due to indiscretions from her mother’s past. One day, when she is cleaning her grandfather’s room, she discovers a box with contents inside that will either take her on a mythical journey that could help her escape her life of misery or lead to death.  My Thoughts  Can I just start by saying that the cover of this book is AMAZING!?! I mean it is absolutely gorgeous and drew me into buying it immediately. All of Ms. Moreno-Garcia’s are just so unique and colorful, I love them.…

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    Star Daughter

    Summary Sheetal Mistry has a secret, she is half star. Her mom left when she was too young to explain her power and when she loses control of it, she hurts her father. In order to save him, she must ask the stars for help to save him. My Thoughts  I’ve heard many mixed reviews about this book so once I got it, it sat on my bookshelf for a long time. When I finally picked it up and read it, I was so intrigued by the book world and the magic, that I almost didn’t care about anything else. Almost…. The book world WAS SO COOL! Most of the…

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    Girl, Serpent, Thorn Review

    Summary:  Soraya has been locked in her castle for as long as she can remember. She was cursed when she was a babe and has been a shame to her family ever since. When her family comes back to the palace for a royal wedding, they bring with them a handsome soldier who sees Soraya as more than a shame.  My Thoughts:  This was an amazing fairytale I never knew I was missing! I loved all the magic, the folktales, and the characters of this amazing read.  I’m not going to lie, I bought this book purely because of the cover art. This book cover is absolutely stunning and it’s…