Book Review of “Prisoner of Ice and Snow” by Ruth Lauren

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Book Review of “Prisoner of Ice and Snow” by Ruth Lauren

Book Review of “Prisoner of Ice and Snow” by Ruth Lauren

I picked up this book not realising it was for a middle grade audience but thoroughly enjoyed it! Perfect as a Christmas present for your pre-teen or teenager. Synopsis from Goodreads: When Valor is arrested, she couldn’t be happier. Demidova’s prison for criminal children is exactly where she wants to be. Valor’s sister Sasha is already serving a life sentence for stealing from the royal family and Valor is going to help her escape . . . from the inside. Never mind that no one has escaped in three hundred years. Valor has a plan and resources most could only

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Book Review of “The Waking Land” by Callie Bates

Book Review of “The Waking Land” by Callie Bates

A promising debut from a new voice in fantasy. Synopsis from Goodreads: Lady Elanna Valtai is fiercely devoted to the King who raised her like a daughter. But when he dies under mysterious circumstances, Elanna is accused of his murder and must flee for her life. Returning to the homeland of magical legends she has forsaken, Elanna is forced to reckon with her despised, estranged father, branded a traitor long ago. Feeling a strange, deep connection to the natural world, she also must face the truth about the forces she has always denied or disdained as superstition – powers that

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