Peacock Flock Book Review #10 – Wild Orchid

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Peacock Flock Book Review #10 Wild Orchid Author: Cameron Dokey Length: ~ 199 pages Genre: Fantasy (Fairy-tale retelling)  Heat level: Clean Stars:  3.5 Somewhere Between Stars             Book Summary: Wielding a sword as deftly as an embroidery needle, Mulan is unlike any other girl in China. When the emperor summons a great army, each family must send … Read More

Peacock Flock Book Review #9 – Golden

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Peacock Flock Book Review #9 Golden Author: Cameron Dokey Length: ~ 179 pages Genre: Fantasy (Fairy-tale retelling)  Heat level: Clean Stars:  3.5 Somewhere Between Stars             Book Summary: Before Rapunzel’s birth, her mother made a dangerous deal with the sorceress Melisande: If she could not love newborn Rapunzel just as she appeared, she would surrender the child … Read More

Peacock Flock Book Review #8 – Snow

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** Sorry this is a couple of days late, I was the Maid of Honour for my sister’s wedding this past weekend. Y’all know how that goes sometimes. Cheers. I mean, the uh peacock flock had to chow down on some wedding cake, so (cough, cough) they couldn’t write the review. ๐Ÿ˜› Peacock Flock Book Review #8 Snow Author: Tracy Lynn … Read More

Peacock Flock Book Review #7 – Beauty Sleep

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Peacock Flock Book Review #7 Beauty Sleep Author: Cameron Dokey Length: ~ 186 pages Genre: Fantasy (Fairy-tale retelling)  Heat level: Clean Stars:  2.5  Somewhere Between Stars  Book Summary: The Princess Aurore has had an unusual childhood. Cursed at birth, Aurore is fated to prick her finger at the age of sixteen and sleep for one hundred years — until a prince … Read More

Peacock Flock Book Review #6 – Before Midnight

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Peacock Flock Book Review #6 Before Midnight Author: Cameron Dokey Length: ~ 193 pages Genre: Fantasy (Fairy-tale retelling)  Heat level: Clean Stars:  5  Fantabulous Purple Stars             Book Summary: Etienne de Brabant is brokenhearted. His wife has died in childbirth, leaving him alone with an infant daughter he cannot bear to name. But before he abandons her … Read More

Peacock Flock Book Review #5 – Belle

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Peacock Flock Book Review #5 Belle Author: Cameron Dokey Length: ~ 204 pages Genre: Fantasy (Fairy-tale retelling)  Heat level: Clean Stars:  3 Enjoyable Purple Stars  Book Summary: Belle is convinced she has the wrong name, as she lacks her sisters’ awe-inspiring beauty. So she withdraws from society, devoting her time to wood carving. Secretly, Belle longs to find the fabled Heartwood … Read More

Peacock Flock Book Review #4 – The Help

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Peacock Flock Book Review #4 The Help Author: Kathryn Stockett Length: ~ 464 pages Genre: Literary/Real  Heat level:  Mild – for details highlight between parentheses (Some anatomical references in an attack by a naked man) Stars:  4 Stupendous Purple Stars  Book Summary: Three ordinary women are about to take one extraordinary step. Twenty-two-year-old Skeeter has just returned home after graduating from Ole Miss. She … Read More

Peacock Flock Book Review #3 – Chip

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** I promise I’ll get better at getting these reviews out on time… my son’s been waking up lots (hmm future blog post?) Anyways… Here it is! Finally! Peacock Flock Book Review #3 Chip Author: Aviva Bel’Harold Length: ~ 531 pages Genre: Science Fiction  Heat level: Clean Stars:  3 Enjoyable Purple Stars  Book Summary: The year is 2047.Things have changed, with … Read More

The Only YA Novel I Didn’t Finish

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So for the first time in my life I actually didn’t finish a YA novel that I picked up. It may happen again, but this is such a strange occurrence for me, as I’ve been reading YA for going on 13 years and it hasn’t happened once. Usually I can tell if I’m going to like a book, by the … Read More