Highland Heart by Heather McCollum

This is the very first book in a new collection of stories that I’ve found on my shelf – The Mammoth Book of Scottish Romance. And it is a fantastic way to start it off. I haven’t read much Scottish-themed anything, but this straight away threw me into the subgenre and made me hungry for more. Between the roughness of the highlanders, the cultural and social aspects entrenched in the story, and the glorious setting, Highland Heart is a great way to start and pull you straight into the novel.

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My Soul to Lose by Rachel Vincent

Oh my god. Now I have to wait until the first novel in this series arrives. Which will probably be in about two weeks from this point… which is a long time when you have found a new series to obsess over. This was just such a great introduction. And I haven’t ever had any book or series on my shelf that features a banshee. And since they are so awesome in folklore, I’m not entirely sure why this is…

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Comfort Challenge

Duration: 1st December – 31st DeceomberNumber of books: 4Hosted by:Bookworm Bitches December1. Read a genre outside your usual, or a book that addresses views outside your comfort zone.2. Reread your favorite book or a book by a favorite author.3. Read a book in your favorite location with your favorite beverage. – Atlantis Awakening by Alyssa Day (along…

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Recipe Challenge December 2018

Duration: 1st December – 31st DecemberNumber of books: 4Hosted by:Crazy Challenge Connection BROCCOLI AND BACON MUFFIN TIN FRITTATAS If you’re looking for something a little different for a breakfast or brunch treat, you might want to try this recipe shared with us by Sugar Snap. I know not everyone likes broccoli, but how can you go wrong…

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Scavenger Challenge December 2018

Duration: 1st December – 31st DecemberNumber of books: 7Hosted by:Crazy Challenge Connection One of my favorite holiday movies is Santa Claus is Coming to Town, a cute little animated movie that explains the story of Santa Claus. I make a point of watching it every year. So I thought it would be a nice base for a…

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Monthly Challenge December 2018

Duration: 1st December – 31st DecemberNumber of books: 12Hosted by:My Vampire Book Obsession ⁍ How It Works Ten books each month is a lot, so there will be 5 different levels. So pick which level you want to do and that’s how many items you will need to check off. ⁍ Levels :Transitional – 2 books Fledgling – 4…

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Duration: 1st December – 31st DecemberNumber of books: 8Hosted by:My Vampire Book Obsession While the holiday season represents the most magical time of year, ancient European folklore warns of Krampus, a horned beast who punishes naughty children at Christmastime.  Escape Krampus by completing at least two tasks below. Read a book set during a holiday season. –…

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