Unexpected Tidal Waves in Stormbringers | Sequel Review

【 STORMBRINGERS 】 Book 2 in The Order of Darkness series This series continues to be a blast, enthralling me with every page. ★★★★★ Genre: Young Adult, Fantasy, Historical FictionAuthor: Philippa GregoryPublished: January 2013Publisher: Simon & SchusterPages: 288 (paperback) Quick thoughtsThis review may contain spoilers for book one!! Oh my golly gosh goodness I love … Continue reading Unexpected Tidal Waves in Stormbringers | Sequel Review

Thieves in The Lies of Locke Lamora | Book Review

【 THE LIES OF LOCKE LAMORA 】 ★★ Genre: FantasyAuthor: Scott LynchPublished: June 2006Publisher: GollanczPages: 530 (paperback) Content warning (click to see) violence * torture * blood * gore First thoughts *weary sigh* well, I finished it. This was a struggle and a half to get through, and whilst I loved the idea of the … Continue reading Thieves in The Lies of Locke Lamora | Book Review

Sand-filled Dramas in The City of Zirdai | Book Review

【 THE CITY OF ZIRDAI】 ★★★★★ book two in The Archives of the Invisible Sword Genre: Young Adult, FantasyAuthor: Maria V. SnyderPublished: June 2021Publisher: Harlequin TeenPages: 512 (paperback) Thanks to Harlequin for a copy of this in exchange for an honest review What it's about AN ADDICTIVE SEQUEL THAT'S FILLED WITH ADVENTURE, MAGIC AND SAND. … Continue reading Sand-filled Dramas in The City of Zirdai | Book Review

Trans Representation in Sistersong | Book Review

Sistersongby Lucy Holland ★★★★★ Genre: Historical Fiction, FantasyAuthor: Lucy HollandPublished: April 2021Publisher: MacmillanPages: 405 [paperback] Thank you to Pan Macmillan for a copy of this in exchange for review First thoughts This was amazing! This story is captivating and something unlike anything else I've read. The characters are brilliant and the trans-rep seemed to be … Continue reading Trans Representation in Sistersong | Book Review

DNF: Odin’s Child | 60%

Odin's Childby Siri Pettersen ★ Genre: FantasyAuthor: Siri PettersenPublished: March 2021 [in English]Publisher: ArctisPages: 519 [hardback] DNF 60% Thank you NetGalley for a copy of this in exchange for an honest review. First thoughts I just couldn't get through this one, unfortunately. I tried so hard to push through this but I found the pace … Continue reading DNF: Odin’s Child | 60%

Destruction in Mercurial | Book Review

Mercurialby Naomi Hughes ★★★★ Genre: Young Adult, FantasyAuthor: Naomi HughesPublished: March 2021Publisher: Self-PublishedPages: 412 [paperback] Review on Goodreads First thoughts This was AMAZING. Loved it. Devoured it. Want more. I love the cover, I loved the characters, I loved the setting, I loved all the stabby-ness. So much angst. So much action. Many dogs (that … Continue reading Destruction in Mercurial | Book Review

Pirates! in Daughter of the Siren Queen | Book Review

Daughter of the Siren Queenby Tricia Levenselelr ★★★★★ sequel to daughter of the pirate king Genre: Young Adult, FantasyAuthor: Tricia LevensellerPublished: February 2018Publisher: Square FishPages: 368 [paperback] Initial Thoughts upon Finishing Aaaa-mazing! Just as good as book one and filled with so much action. This had a wicked fast pace and was so easy to … Continue reading Pirates! in Daughter of the Siren Queen | Book Review

Stubborn Evil in Kingdom of Sea and Stone | Book Review

Kingdom of Sea and Stoneby Mara Rutherford book two in the Crown of Coral & Pearl series ★★★★ Genre: Young Adult, FantasyAuthor: Mara RutherfordPublished: October 2020Publisher: Inkyard PressPages: 368 [hardback] Review on Goodreads Thank you to Inkyard Press for providing me a copy of this in exchange for an honest review! Initial Thoughts upon Finishing … Continue reading Stubborn Evil in Kingdom of Sea and Stone | Book Review

Fuzzy Memories in the Memory of Souls

The Memory of Souls by Jenn Lyons Genre: Fantasy Author: Jenn Lyons Published: August 2020 Publisher: Tor Books Pages: 656 [paperback] Review on Goodreads Big thank you to Pan Macmillan for providing me a copy for review! Initial Thoughts Upon Finishing These stories are just so epic! It took me a little while to get … Continue reading Fuzzy Memories in the Memory of Souls

Sword Fighting in The Emperor of Nihon-Ja | Spoiler-Free Review

The Emperor of Nihon-Ja by John Flanagan Genre: Fantasy, Middle-Grade, Adventure Author: John Flanagan Published: November 2010 Publisher: Random House Australia Pages: 487 {paperback} Review on Goodreads Initial Thoughts Upon Finishing Ranger's Apprentice never fails to please. I thoroughly enjoyed this story just like I thoroughly enjoyed the previous nine books. I was nervous going … Continue reading Sword Fighting in The Emperor of Nihon-Ja | Spoiler-Free Review