Mini DNF Reviews

Caidyn's review (1)

Here we go again. I have opinions about books I didn’t finish. This should surprise no one by this point. This time, I present, two books! One’s an ARC by a popular YA author and one is a book that people have loved as the latest feminist dystopian piece. Since these are DNFs, they are going to be 1/5.

Let’s just get into this one!

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Book review – The Traitor Baru Cormorant by Seth Dickinson

Caidyn's review (1)

The Traitor Baru Cormorant (The Masquerade, #1)

I read this with Melanie for her birthday buddy read!

3.5/5

CW: colonialism, homophobia, genital mutilation, forced castration, racism, eugenics, sexual assault, PTSD, war, and general violence (and, again, maybe more I missed)

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First Lines Friday

First Lines Friday

First Lines Fridays is a weekly feature for book lovers hosted by Wandering Words. What if instead of judging a book by its cover, its author or its prestige, we judged it by its opening lines?

  • Pick a book off your shelf (it could be your current read or on your TBR) and open to the first page
  • Copy the first few lines, but don’t give anything else about the book away just yet – you need to hook the reader first
  • Finally… reveal the book!

Another post that Caidyn will be doing on his own! He’s not going to do the color coding like usual with this!

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Book review – The Lady’s Guide to Petticoats and Piracy by Mackenzi Lee

Caidyn's review (1)

The Lady's Guide to Petticoats and Piracy (Montague Siblings, #2)

This is an ARC of the book! Any quotes that I use are subject to change by publication!

5/5

TW: sexism, aphobia, racism, character injury

The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue – 3/5.
Chantel’s review

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