Book Reviews

Review – Romanov by Nadine Brandes

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Romanov

by Nadine Brandes

2.5 out of 5 Stars

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The history books say I died.
They don’t know the half of it.

Review copy provided by the publisher through Edelweiss. 

Rasputin is dead, the Tsar has left his throne and a revolution is sweeping through Russia. Seventeen-year-old Nastya, the former Grand Duchess Anastasia, has been given the task of smuggling a magical object into exile. With the Bolsheviks outlawing magic, the magical matryoshka doll her last hope of saving her family and curing her ailing brother, Alexi. When the inevitable occurs, Nastya must trust in her magic – and a handsome Bolshevik soldier – to find the spellmaster who can save them all.

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A Year in Books, Book Reviews

2018: A Year in Books

As 2018 draws to a close, I want to take a step back and reflect on all the books I’ve encountered this year. I always look forward to seeing my Year in Review for Goodreads, and I’m hoping to do a similar thing here. I’ll be doing this in two parts: 2018: A Year in Books, and Top 10 Books of 2018 (Link to come… maybe!). This one will be my favourite books of 2018, by the month I’ve read them.

And so we start!

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Book Reviews

Nonsense Review: Shade Me (Nikki Kill #1) by Jennifer Brown

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By Jennifer Brown | Published January 2016

2 out of 5 stars

What right did I have to yank his family skeletons out of their closets?

Unhelpful one sentence summary: Rebel teen Nikki Kill is drawn into the mystery surrounding an attack on one of her schoolmates, and makes bad decisions along the way.

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