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The Never-Ending Bookshelf

I was born with a reading list I will never finish.

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Daughter of Dusk (Midnight Thief)
Livia Blackburne
Empire of Shadows
Miriam Forster

The Fairest of Them All: A Novel

The Fairest of Them All: A Novel - Carolyn Turgeon While I did enjoy this book I also found it somewhat average. It is not that I disliked any part of the story or the characters, there was just something missing for me. I enjoyed the fusion of the various fairy tales and the characters were fine, there was just nothing great about it.

It is a quick read, I finished in just a few hours, and doesn't take a huge emotional toll on the reader even though there are portions of the story that seem intended for an emotional blow. I think I was just never able to fully connect with the characters or invest in the plot line enough to really be impacted when the emotional moments happened. This is really a 2.5* effort, just can't quite make it to 3*.