THE DRAGON REPUBLIC NetGalley Review: Alt History Vibes with a Fantasy Flair

The Dragon Republic was written by R.F. Kuang and published by Harper Voyager. Thanks to NetGalley and the publisher for providing a copy for review. Click here for the Synopsis! The searing follow-up to 2018’s most celebrated fantasy debut – THE POPPY WAR. In the aftermath of the Third Poppy War, shaman and warrior Rin … Continue reading THE DRAGON REPUBLIC NetGalley Review: Alt History Vibes with a Fantasy Flair

THE GILDED WOLVES Review: It’s just SIX OF CROWS in Paris right?

Click Here for the Synopsis! No one believes in them. But soon no one will forget them. It's 1889. The city is on the cusp of industry and power, and the Exposition Universelle has breathed new life into the streets and dredged up ancient secrets. Here, no one keeps tabs on dark truths better than … Continue reading THE GILDED WOLVES Review: It’s just SIX OF CROWS in Paris right?

THE LOST COAST arc Review: Beautiful, Weird, Witchy, & Wonderful

Around mid-April I saw Amy Rose Capetta post about her lovely new book, The Lost Coast on instagram. I knew nothing about it before that moment, and within a week the good folks at Candlewick Press were nice enough to send me a review copy of the book! I simply couldn't wait to dig in … Continue reading THE LOST COAST arc Review: Beautiful, Weird, Witchy, & Wonderful

Why VITA NOSTRA is my favorite Russian fairy tale

Recently it seems like books inspired by Russian folk lore and fairy tales are getting a ton of attention. Spinning Silver, Winter of the Witch, and Vita Nostra are all fairly recent releases that delve into Russian tales. After reading each of them, I can confidently say that Vita Nostra by Marina and Sergey Dyachenko … Continue reading Why VITA NOSTRA is my favorite Russian fairy tale