Book Review

WHAT MOVES THE DEAD by T. Kingfisher

Rating: 4 / 5 WHAT MOVES THE DEAD by T. Kingfisher is a retelling of Edgar Alan Poe's THE FALL OF HTE HOUSE OF USHER. Alex Easton is a retired soldier who travels to visit their childhood friends when he hears that one of them, Madeline Usher, is dying. When they arrive at their country… Continue reading WHAT MOVES THE DEAD by T. Kingfisher

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SISTERS OF THE SNAKE by Sarena & Sasha Nanua

Rating: 4.5 / 5 SISTERS OF THE SNAKE by Sarena & Sasha Nanua follows two young women, Ria and Princess Rani. Rani has been trapped in her world of royalty, assigned to a marriage and a future she doesn't necessarily want. Ria has grown up on the streets, stealing to make ends meet and keep… Continue reading SISTERS OF THE SNAKE by Sarena & Sasha Nanua

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A SPINDLE SPLINTERED & A MIRROR MENDED by Alex E. Harrow

Rating: 4 / 5 A SPINDLE SPLINTERED by Alix E. Harrow is a twisted retelling of Sleeping Beauty. Zinnia is turning 21, an age that holds special meaning because she has long been diagnosed with a fatal condition and she knows her time is limited. Her best friend Charm is throwing her a party themed… Continue reading A SPINDLE SPLINTERED & A MIRROR MENDED by Alex E. Harrow

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THE STARDUST THIEF by Chelsea Abdullah

Rating: 4 / 5 I received this beautiful special edition of THE STARDUST THIEF by Chelsea Abdullah in a FairyLoot box. I had heard goo things about it, so was eager to pick it up. THE STARDUST THIEF follows Loulie al-Nazari, a young woman known for operating below the radar, collecting and selling illegal magic.… Continue reading THE STARDUST THIEF by Chelsea Abdullah

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AN ARROW TO THE MOON by Emily X.R. Pan

Rating: 4 / 5 I received this beautiful special edition of AN ARROW TO THE MOON by Emily X.R. Pan in a FairyLoot box. I had read and loved the author's THE ASTONISHING COLOR OF AFTER so I was eager to get to this one! AN ARROW TO THE MOON is a Chinese mythology take… Continue reading AN ARROW TO THE MOON by Emily X.R. Pan

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THE CITY WE BECAME by N.K. Jemisin

Rating: 4.5 / 5 THE CITY WE BECAME by N.K. Jemisin puts for a world where the soul of a city can be found in human form. In the case of New York, there are multiple souls for the boroughs that make up the city, each with a distinct embodiment and personality. There is evil as… Continue reading THE CITY WE BECAME by N.K. Jemisin

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QUEEN OF THE TILES by Hanna Alkaf

Rating: 3.5 / 5 I received QUEEN OF THE TILES by Hanna Alkaf in my YA Once Upon a Book Club box. I didn't know anything about this one, but I was very intrigued by the scrabble setting and the core mystery. QUEEN OF THE TILES follows Najwa Bakri, a young woman who is obsessed… Continue reading QUEEN OF THE TILES by Hanna Alkaf

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THE GIRL WHO FELL BENEATH THE SEA by Axie Oh

Rating: 4 / 5 I received this beautiful special edition of THE GIRL WHO FELL BENEATH THE SEA by Axie Oh in a FairyLoot box and it is one I was excited to start right away! I'm making an effort this year to actually read my special edition books as they arrive! THE GIRL WHO… Continue reading THE GIRL WHO FELL BENEATH THE SEA by Axie Oh

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LEGENDS & LATTES by Travis Baldree

Rating: 4 / 5 LEGENDS & LATTES by Travis Baldree is described as high fantasy with low stakes. It follows Viv, an orc who gives up her life of battling to settle into a smaller town setting for a permanent home. She discovered the joys of coffee and she's ready to share this fantastic concoction… Continue reading LEGENDS & LATTES by Travis Baldree

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SABRIEL by Garth Nix

Rating: 4 / 5 SABRIEL by Garth Nix begins the author's The Old Kingdom series. Sabriel is a young woman away at boarding school when her father, the Abhorsen, goes missing. Her father was responsible for keeping the dead dead in the Old Kingdom and without him around, things have begun to go awry. Sabriel… Continue reading SABRIEL by Garth Nix