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First Chapter First Paragraph Thursday Intros ~ Daughter of the Moon Goddess by Sue Lynn Tan

First Chapter First Paragraph Thursday Intros ~ Daughter of the Moon Goddess by Sue Lynn Tan

Daughter of the Moon Goddess (The Celestial Kingdom Duology #1) by Sue Lynn Tan , Fantasy, Cover Love, Girl, Moon, Flowers, Young Adult, Asian, Historical Fiction, Mythology, Retellings, Romance
There are many legends about my mother. Some say she betrayed her husband, a great mortal warrior, stealing his Elixir of Immortality to become a goddess. Others depict her as an innocent victim who swallowed the elixir while trying to save it from thieves. Whichever story you believe, my mother, Chang’e, became immortal. As did I. 
Friday’s Page 69 ~ Beasts and Beauty by Soman Chainani

Friday’s Page 69 ~ Beasts and Beauty by Soman Chainani

Beasts and Beauty: Dangerous Tales, Children's Books, Fantasy, Retellings, Short Stories, Wolf, Girl, Red Riding Hood, Cover Love, Soman Chainani, Julia Iredale
Beware the parent who craves a child in order to mend a broken heart.
They often come with the best of intentions, as this one does, with his once rose-red hair turned gray and his sagging flesh and hump in his spine, a man once a boy, whose parents kept him in a tower and smothered him with love, hoarding him away, until it was too late to find love for himself.