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    95. House of Marionne by J. Elle

    Today we’re talking about House of Marionne by J. Elle, which introduces us to 17-year-old Quell who has lived an itinerant life with her mother for *reasons* (namely, the forbidden power Quell wields), but is then forced to go directly into the belly of the beast…the magic boarding school at a lavish estate near New Orleans. Will Quell be able to fit into the debutante society and hide her secret from the hot mentor slash assassin Jordan and domineering Grandma slash Headmistress?! Y’all can probably surmise the answer is yes…until it’s no. Chaos ensues! Recommend if you like… Magical boarding school stories (e.g., the series that shall not be named,…