Six Crimson Cranes by Elizabeth Lim | Book Review

【 SIX CRIMSON CRANES 】 ★★★★★ This was beautiful and epic. Genre: Fantasy, Young AdultAuthor: Elizabeth LimPublished: July 2021Publisher: Hodder & StoughtonPages: 454 (paperback) It's taken me a little while to get around to picking this up, but I'm so glad I finally did. This was a wonderful ready that I adored! When I first … Continue reading Six Crimson Cranes by Elizabeth Lim | Book Review

A Court of Silver Flames by Sarah J. Maas | Book Review

【 A COURT OF SILVER FLAMES】 Book #4 in the A Court of Thorns and Roses series ★★ This was a hot, steaming pile of a mess. Genre: Fantasy, EroticaAuthor: Sarah J. MaasPublished: February 2021Publisher: BloomsburyPages: 768 (paperback) deep, tired sigh I have many thoughts about this book, but I think I'll start by saying … Continue reading A Court of Silver Flames by Sarah J. Maas | Book Review

Harrow the Ninth | Mini Book Review

【 HARROW THE NINTH 】 ★★★ Genre: FantasyAuthor: Tamsyn MuirPublished: October 2020Publisher: TorPages: 510 (hardback) Right, I have no idea what I just read. I still loved it? But no idea what happened. I'm sitting this at 3 stars because whilst brilliant, humerus and addictive to read, I felt this possibly went too far down … Continue reading Harrow the Ninth | Mini Book Review

Timekeeper | Book Review

【 TIMEKEEPER 】 book one in the Timekeeper series ★★★★ A fun take on the whimsy of clock towers. Genre: Young Adult, FantasyAuthor: Tara SimPublished: November 2016Publisher: Sky Pony PressPages: 414 (hardback) My favourite thing about this book was the quiet way magic was imbued in the story. This is all about a mechanic who … Continue reading Timekeeper | Book Review

Necromancy in Gideon the Ninth | Book Review

【 GIDEON THE NINTH 】 ★★★★★ This was possibly the best book I've ever read. Genre: Fantasy (paranormal)Author: Tamsyn MuirPublished: September 2019Publisher: TorPages: 448 (hardback) I'm not kidding – this might just be my new favourite book. This was AMAZING. I have always been put off by this cover and never knew what this book … Continue reading Necromancy in Gideon the Ninth | Book Review

Generational Trauma in The Deep | Book Review

【 THE DEEP 】 ★★★★★ A spectacularly clever commentary of generational trauma in relation to the slave trade. Genre: FantasyAuthor: Rivers SolomonPublished: November 2019Publisher: HodderPages: 155 (paperback) I was really excited to dive into this one because I knew it was going to be a very poignant tale for presenting the generational impact of white … Continue reading Generational Trauma in The Deep | Book Review

Good and Evil in Malice | Book Review

【 MALICE 】 ★★★★★ The queer retelling of Sleeping Beauty you've always wanted. Genre: Young Adult, Fantasy, Fairytale retellingAuthor: Heather WalterPublished: April 2021Publisher: Del ReyPages: 464 (paperback) This was honestly wonderful. I loved every second of this book and thought it was ridiculously fun what Walter has done with the original fairytale. Setting aside for … Continue reading Good and Evil in Malice | Book Review

Looming War in A Vow So Bold and Deadly | Book Review

【 A VOW SO BOLD AND DEADLY 】 BOOK #3 IN THE A CURSE SO DARK AND LONELY SERIES Love, love, love. ★★★★★ Genre: Fantasy, Young AdultAuthor: Brigid KemmererPublished: 408 (paperback)Publisher: BloomsburyPages: January 2021 This was such a great and explosive conclusion to this trilogy and I'm so pumped that we don't have to leave … Continue reading Looming War in A Vow So Bold and Deadly | Book Review

Royal Battles in A Heart So Fierce and Broken | Book Review

【 A HEART SO FIERCE AND BROKEN 】 BOOK #2 IN THE A CURSE SO DARK AND LONELY SERIES A stunning sequel to A Curse So Dark and Lonely. ★★★★★ Genre: Fantasy, Young AdultAuthor: Brigid KemmererPublished: January 2020Publisher: BloomsburyPages: 450 (paperback) I was really blown away by how wonderful Kemmerer's writing in this was - … Continue reading Royal Battles in A Heart So Fierce and Broken | Book Review

Star Magic in Luminous | Review

【 LUMINOUS 】 ★★★★ Another delightful fantasy story from Mara Rutherford. Genre: Young Adult, FantasyAuthor: Mara RutherfordPublished: October 2021Publisher: Inkyard PressPages: 368 (paperback) I'm a big fan of the simple yet enthralling way Rutherford pens a fantasy tale. Having thoroughly enjoyed the Crown of Coral and Pearl duology, I was so excited to see what … Continue reading Star Magic in Luminous | Review