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
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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 BONE CHARMER ARC Review: Carefully Crafted, Reader Approved
The Bone Charmer by Breeana Sheilds appealed to me immediately. I first read about it 6 months ago, and I was lucky enough to meet Breeana at Emerald City Comic con, and pick up an advanced copy of her newest book. I'm excited to talk about this book for so many reasons. I think it … Continue reading THE BONE CHARMER ARC Review: Carefully Crafted, Reader Approved
MIDDLEGAME Review: Science & Magic, Shaken not Stirred
It should really come as no surprise to me at this point that I loved this new release from Seanan McGuire. Everything I read by her is an absolute joy. I was lucky enough to interview her at Emerald City Comic-con, though I have yet to post the transcript (sorry Seanan). She is a master … Continue reading MIDDLEGAME Review: Science & Magic, Shaken not Stirred
HER SILHOUETTE, DRAWN IN WATER: NetGalley Review
Thanks to Tor.com and NetGalley for providing a copy of Her Silhouette, Drawn in Water by Vylar Kaftan for review! Tor.com is cranking out the hits this year, and this one really caught my attention with the cover reveal. I was immediately attracted to the vibe of the artwork, and after reading the synopsis I … Continue reading HER SILHOUETTE, DRAWN IN WATER: NetGalley Review
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
AURORA RISING: Netgalley Reivew
Woo baby I am nervous about this review. xD I am so thrilled I was able to read Aurora Rising before its release in May, and I absolutely loved it!!! I don't think this review requires much preamble, so let's get into it. Click here for the Synopsis! From the internationally bestselling authors of THE … Continue reading AURORA RISING: Netgalley Reivew
Interview with WICKED SAINTS author Emily Duncan!
Tomorrow!!! It's out tomorrow! It's not an April Fools joke, it's not months away anymore, it's finally here! In the lead up to this book, I have read it twice, reviewed it, shared posts, photos, and tweets all because I LOVE IT SO MUCH!!! I struggled with some YA fantasy recently, and this book made … Continue reading Interview with WICKED SAINTS author Emily Duncan!
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
WE ARE HERE FOREVER Arc Review: Your new best friend?
I picked up an Arc of We are Here Forever by Michelle Gish at Emerald City Comic Con. Quirk Books also had Michelle stop by and sign some books! It was great to meet her at the signing. I fell in love with the cover art immediately, and I am so glad I found this … Continue reading WE ARE HERE FOREVER Arc Review: Your new best friend?