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Pineapple Empanadas Paired With We Unleash the Merciless Storm

We Unleash the Merciless Storm by Tehlor Kay Mejia is the action-packed sequel to We Set the Dark on Fire. While We Set the Dark on Fire made us fall in love with Carmen and Dani and set the stage for life in the dystopian world of Medio, this book really ramped up the drama

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HP Saturday! Ft. Apple Crumble Pies

Hello and welcome to another installment of HP Saturday! As indicated in my last post, each Saturday I’ll be trying HP recipes from The Unofficial Harry Potter Cookbook, putting them in context for how they’re relevant to the story, and letting you know how the recipe works for me. Like puddings, pies have an important

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Manhattan Cocktail Paired with The Nest

The Nest by Cynthia D’Aprix Sweeney is a novel full of family drama centered around the Plumb siblings’ shared inheritance–”the nest.” The story is set in New York City and it follows the lives of the Plumbs, specifically the four adult siblings Leo, Beatrice “Bea,” Melody, and Jack. Once Leo is involved in a drug

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Chocolate Chip Waffles & Homemade Coffee Ice Cream Paired with The Night Country

The Night Country: A Hazel Wood Novel is the sequel to The Hazel Wood, both by Melissa Albert. (See my previous post on The Hazel Wood here!). I love the Hazel Wood books’ dark take on the fairy tale world, and truly, both novels have provided some strong fantasy escapism. The Night Country Review After

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