Thank you so much to Edelweiss and the publisher for giving me an ARC in exchange for an honest review! All thoughts and opinions are my own.
Overall: 4.5/5 Stars
Plot and Themes: 4/5
Awesomeness Factor: 5/5
Review in a Nutshell: Among the Beasts and Briars was exactly what I needed. Get swept away in this original fairytale full of fantastic characters and terrifying woods.
// Content Warning: Violence, Death, Animal Death //
Release Date: 10/20/2020
Publisher: Balzer + Bray
Page Count: 352
Among the Beasts and Briars follows Cerys, the royal gardener’s daughter. When her best friend’s coronation is attacked by the beasts from the Wildwoods, Cerys must protect her kingdom’s magical crown.
The only hope to save those she loves is the legendary Lady of the Wilds, but in order to find her, Cerys must search through the deadly Wildwoods.. But Cerys isn’t alone. With her on her journey is the fox from her gardens, and the strange bear she meets along the way.
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I can’t believe it’s actually October. We’re even halfway through the month. As much as I want 2020 to be over, wow is this second half going by quick.
Even though we’re halfway through the month, I wanted to share with you my TBR, and go over what I read in September and August!
[ Related: My Top 10 Book Releases of October 2020 ]
September Wrap Up
I got hit pretty hard with a reading slump in August, and it carried through September as well. Despite that, I did read some pretty good books. Here are all of the books I read last month:
read more for my thoughts on these books, and my october TBR!
October is here! It’s officially spooky season, the best time of the year.
And with spooky season comes a lot of new books. Seriously, this month is packed.
To make sense of all of this, I’ve made a list of my top ten releases of the month!
Note: These are in order of release date
[ Related: My Top 10 September 2020 Book Releases ]
Genre: Historical Fantasy (Adult)
Page Count: 448
Publisher: Tor Books
Addie LaRue made a bargain: live forever, but be forgotten by everyone she meets. But 300 years after the bargain was made, she meets a man in a bookstore who knows her name. I’ve been dying to read more from V. E. Schwab, and this one sounds amazing!
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I may have bitten off more than I can chew.
This month, I want to participate in two challenges:
- ARC August, where you try and trim down your TBR and read as many ARCs as you can (more info here)
- The Disney-readathon, where you pick a team and try to complete challenges to earn points (more info here)
I know that I won’t be able to reach all my goals, but I’m going to spend the next month trying.