Book Review

DAUGHTER OF SPARTA by Claire M. Andrews

Rating: 4 / 5 I received DAUGHTER OF SPARTA by Claire M. Andrews in my YA Once Upon a Book Club box. This is a book I didn't know much about, but the synopsis had me intrigued! DAUGHTER OF SPARTA follows Daphne, a young woman who has trained her whole life in the hopes of… Continue reading DAUGHTER OF SPARTA by Claire M. Andrews

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SIX CRIMSON CRANES by Elizabeth Lim

Rating: 4 / 5 I received this beautiful edition of SIX CRIMSON CRANES by Elizabeth Lim in a Fairyloot box. It wasn't one I knew much about, but I was excited to pick it up! SIX CRIMSON CRANES follows Shiri, the princess of Kiata who possesses magic she must keep secret. When faced with marrying… Continue reading SIX CRIMSON CRANES by Elizabeth Lim

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THE ONCE AND FUTURE WITCHES by Alex E. Harrow

Rating: 4 / 5 I really enjoyed Alix E. Harrow's THE TEN THOUSAND DOORS OF JANUARY, so I was excited to see there was a new book on the horizon and had to pick up THE ONCE AND FUTURE WITCHES. Witchy suffragists? Of course I was intrigued! THE ONCE AND FUTURE WITCHES is set in… Continue reading THE ONCE AND FUTURE WITCHES by Alex E. Harrow

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THESE SILENT WOODS by Kimi Cunningham Grant

Rating: 4 / 5 THESE SILENT WOODS by Kimi Cunningham Grant follows a father and daughter pair. Cooper and his daughter Finch live completely off the grid, staying in a remote cabin where they aren't likely to be found by anyone. In fact, their only planned visitor is an old friend of Cooper's who makes… Continue reading THESE SILENT WOODS by Kimi Cunningham Grant

Book Review

JADE CITY by Fonda Lee

Rating: 3.5 / 5 JADE CITY by Fonda Lee was a recent (relatively) pick for the Magic Mayhem Reads buddy read. It is one that had caught my eye more than once, so I was eager to read it! JADE CITY follows the Kaul family, one of two crime syndicates in power over the place… Continue reading JADE CITY by Fonda Lee

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JADE FIRE GOLD by June C.L. Tan

Rating: 4 / 5 I received this beautiful special edition of JADE FIRE GOLD by June C.L. Tan in a Fairy Loot box and I love the design work they did on this one! This has to be one of the prettiest editions I have received this year! I decided to jump in for the… Continue reading JADE FIRE GOLD by June C.L. Tan

Book Review, Month In Review

KINGDOM OF THE WICKED by Kerri Maniscalco

Rating: 4.5 / 5 I recieved this gorgeous edition of KINGDOM OF THE WICKED by Kerri Maniscalco in a Fairy Loot box and finally managed to add it to my reading list in October. KINGDOM OF THE WICKED begins with two sisters, twins Emilia and Vittoria. They are witches (streghe) who live their lives as… Continue reading KINGDOM OF THE WICKED by Kerri Maniscalco

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NAMESAKE by Adrienne Young

Rating: 4 / 5 I loved FABLE by Adrienne Young when I received it in a Fairy Loot box, so I ordered their matching special edition of NAMESAKE when it came available. I had to wait for the UK publication date and made myself wait to actually read it until my copy came, so I… Continue reading NAMESAKE by Adrienne Young

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BLOOD & HONEY, GODS & MONSTERS by Shelby Mahurin

Rating: 4 / 5 I read SERPENT & DOVE by Shelby Mahurin with a group of friends last April and got BLOOD & HONEY when it came out, but hadn't picked it up. I decided that GODS & MONSTERS coming out to finish off the trilogy made it time to finally get to the rest… Continue reading BLOOD & HONEY, GODS & MONSTERS by Shelby Mahurin

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TRAITOR’S BLADE by Sebastien de Castell

Rating: 4 / 5 TRAITOR'S BLADE by Sebastien de Castell is the first installment in the Greatcoats series. It follows several Greatcoats, members of a group of men trained to be fighters to uphold the King's laws. Once heroes, they have fallen and scattered after the Dukes took the kingdom and killed the King. They… Continue reading TRAITOR’S BLADE by Sebastien de Castell