Review: Wolves and Roses: Fairy Tales of the Magicorum, Book 1

By: Christina Bauer

Available on: Amazon, Audible, and Barnes and Noble.

Overview:

Blurb: Bryar Rose’s sleeping curse keeps her life firmly stuck in fairy tale hell. Her life has been dictated by her sleeping curse and forced into the path of a Sleeping Beauty. With her three literal fairy godmothers trying to marry her off before her eighteenth birthday, Bryar is willing to do anything to just be normal. Unfortunately, she and her best friend Ella are going to find a world of trouble beyond the Wall Street Prince and his werewolf best friend that they occasionally steal from. From dumping her pushy fake boyfriend to avoiding a ball to burning down a house, Bryar has a rough few days leading up to her birthday.

Trigger Warnings:

Bastardization of Culture, Bastardization of Mythology, Blood, Bullying, Child Abuse, Child Prostitution, Death, Drug Use (Illicit), Drug Use (Non-Consensual), Drug Use (Prescription), Eating Disorder, Emotional Abuse, Excessive Profanity, Fatmisia, Fatphobia, Food, Gore, Gun Violence, Murder, Non-Consensual Touching, Plot Holes the Size of a Canadian Province, Sexism, Slavery, Toxic Masculinity, Unsafe Lifestyle, Violence, Violent Imagery

Body Count: too many to count

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Review: The Hum and the Shiver, Tufa Novels Book 1

By Alex Bledsoe

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Overview:

Blurb: Bronwyn Hyatt comes back to Needsville after getting herself a little blown up in service of her country. But she is followed not only by a literal parade on her way home, but omens of death that come knocking almost every night. Music, misfortune, magic, and a really hot minister present issues on her home turf.

Trigger Warnings:

Ableism, Bastardization of Mythology, Blood, Bullying, Death, Drug Use (Illicit), Drug Use (Prescription), Food, Gore, Gun Violence, Islamophobia, Murder, Non-Consensual Sex, Non-Consensual Touching, Poor Coping Mechanisms, Racism, Sexism, Sexual Assault (mentioned), Systemic Racism, Toxic Masculinity, Unsafe Lifestyle, Unsafe Sex, Violence, Violent Imagery, War

Body Count: 2