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Review: A Dark and Hollow Star, Ashley Shuttleworth

A Dark and Hollow Star is, to describe it in one word, chaotic. There’s a lot going on with its worldbuilding: Fae courts, gods from various pantheons, figures from religious and cultural myth… Immortals, mortals, and everyone in between… Unseelie and seelie, lesidhe and sidhe… All of these elements lay the groundwork for an interesting premise that suffers from pacing issues.

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Top Ten Tuesday: January 5th 2021

Happy Tuesday – and happy new year! This week’s prompt is most anticipated releases for the first half of 2021. I’m excited about these books, but there’s no guarantee I’ll get around to any of them in a timely fashion (considering that some of these are the third in a series where the second book is still a TBR… #bookishproblems).

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Top Ten Tuesday: December 15th 2020

TBR lists are hit-or-miss for me: the long-form style of having a list of prompts while still having the flexibility to read by mood works well, but I don’t do well with a short-term schedule unless there’s a strict deadline. So take this week’s Top Ten Tuesday prompt – books on my Winter 2020-2021 TBR – with a grain of salt.

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Top Ten Tuesday: October 27th 2020

This week’s Top Ten Tuesday falls on my birthday, so please enjoy this self-indulgent list of books from my TBR that focus on supernatural creatures, societies, and/or powers for this week’s Halloween Freebie prompt! Some of these are straight horror while others are romance or slice of life. There are witches, werewolves, ghosts, eldritch gods, …