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

Found Family in Raybearer | Book Review

【 RAYBEARER 】 ★★★★★ The next best thing in YA fantasy. Genre: Fantasy, Young AdultAuthor: Jordan IfuekoPublished: August 2020Publisher: Hot Key BooksPages: 496 (paperback) Quick thoughtsThis was an utterly captivating, African-inspired fantasy that I cannot get enough of. Tarisai was a wonderful character with a perfect blend of internal conflict. The wrought tensions between all … Continue reading Found Family in Raybearer | Book Review

[blog tour] Amulet of Wishes + GIVEAWAY

Today I’m excited to participate in the Bookstagram & Creative Tour for Amulet of Wishes by Rita A. Rubinhosted by MTMC Tours.  It’s the first book in the Chronicles of the Guardians and it was published on 28th April 2021! To celebrate Rita A. Rubin's Amulet of Wishes, I wanted to share some fun thing … Continue reading [blog tour] Amulet of Wishes + GIVEAWAY

Jaw-Dropping Action in Only a Monster | Book Review

【 ONLY A MONSTER 】 ★★★★★ The best Romeo and Juliet story I've read for a long time. Genre: Young Adult, Paranormal FantasyAuthor: Vanessa LenPublished: February 2022Publisher: Allen & UnwinPages: 416 (hardback) Thanks to Allen and Unwin for a copy for review ARGH. I loved this! I have been so excited to get my hands … Continue reading Jaw-Dropping Action in Only a Monster | Book Review

Fighting the Impossible in The King of Koraha | Book Review

【 THE KING OF KORAHA 】 ★★★★★ Maria V. Snyder's books always give me the best warm fuzzies and the greatest adventures. Genre: Young Adult, FantasyAuthor: Maria V. SnyderPublished: December 2021Publisher: HarlequinPages: 528 (paperback) Thanks to Harlequin for a copy of this for review This was a fantastic conclusion to The Archives of the Invisible … Continue reading Fighting the Impossible in The King of Koraha | Book Review

Woodland Murder Mystery in Shady Hollow | Book Review

【 SHADY HOLLOW 】 ★★★★ A woodland murder mystery that is both cute and thrilling. Genre: Fantasy, MysteryAuthor: Juneau BlackPublished: January 2022 (new edition)Publisher: Vintage Crime/Black Lizard TradePages: 204 (paperback) Thanks to Vintage Crime/Black Lizard Trade for a copy of this for review! I just knew I had to read this book when I read … Continue reading Woodland Murder Mystery in Shady Hollow | Book Review

Seasonal Chaos in Snow Like Ashes | Book Reviews

【 SNOW LIKE ASHES 】 ★★★ Adventurous and unexpectedly twisty. Genre: Fantasy, Young AdultAuthor: Sara RaaschPublished: October 2014Publisher: Balzer + BrayPages: 422 (hardback) I'll start by saying I really didn't love the audiobook performance of this book, but that I loved the world and the magic system – so I will definitely be continuing the … Continue reading Seasonal Chaos in Snow Like Ashes | Book Reviews