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Review: Wintersong

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Wintersong by S. Jae-Jones
My rating: 5 of 5 stars


As I read Wintersong I found myself falling more and more under it's magical spell. The setting and characters just got to me. S. Jae-Jones just pin point something few can: people. No one in this book is good or bad, wrong or right. Nothing in this book is black or white and like the characters everything is in shades of grey. The heroine especially can came across as selfish, narrow viewed, but on the other has a huge heart that gives and gives. Liesl was never given the chance to grow and spread her wings, always push aside by her beautiful sister and talented brother, her own worth put on the back shelf. The thing about Liesl is, she doesn't want to be there, and in her own ways fights to break free from the place she was put.

Her fight and later love of the Goblin King is every changing. It's not the, be all, end all kind of love. It hurts, it heals. It can be messy and it can be crystal clear.

The first part …

Review: Baking Powder Wars: The Cutthroat Food Fight that Revolutionized Cooking

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Baking Powder Wars: The Cutthroat Food Fight that Revolutionized Cooking by Linda Civitello
My rating: 4 of 5 stars


I find history truly fascinating, from the changes we can read and see in people, culture, places. One thing that connects us more is none other then food. Food history is just as rich as it showcases the culture impact every day food such as Baking Powder had on us,that today we take for granted.
Linda Covitello packs in so much history from the 19th century to today in how Baking Power changed the way we cook and in some cases changed the world.
Covitello just doesn't talk about baking power, but takes the reader along as you see how women, homemakers,bakers and later inventors used to cook before baking powder with old recipes, dairy entries and digging deep into our history from America to Britain and all over.
While I truly enjoyed the history, at times I felt that Covitello put a little to much info, making the reading at times a bit slower or somethin…

Review: Death and Night

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Death and Night by Roshani Chokshi
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

I don't know how Roshani Chokshi can wrap up such magic and wonder in her book, let alone a novella but she does it!
Set before the Star Touched Queen you learn how Amar and Maya first truly meet and how they fall in love with one another. You learn about a few secrets and heartbreak along the way, but joy and understanding and real love between these two amazing characters set in an amazing world.




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