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In a Garden Burning Gold eARC Review

Rhea and her twin brother, Lexos, have spent an eternity helping their father rule their small, unstable country, using their control over the seasons, tides, and stars to keep the people in line.  – GoodReads My Review Trigger and Content Warnings [From Author]: Emotional and physical abuse by a parent. Death. Manipulation/discussion of loss of […]

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Daughter of the Moon Goddess Review

Growing up on the moon, Xingyin is accustomed to solitude, unaware that she is being hidden from the feared Celestial Emperor who exiled her mother for stealing his elixir of immortality. –GoodReads My Review All the other books can go home now. This book just ruined me. I was so excited for it that I […]

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Hotel Magnifique eARC Review

All her life, Jani has dreamed of Elsewhere. Just barely scraping by with her job at a tannery, she’s resigned to a dreary life in the port town of Durc, caring for her younger sister Zosa. That is, until the Hotel Magnifique comes to town. – GoodReads My Review Do you like Spirited Away? Do […]

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5 Diverse Scifi Recommendations 2022 Edition

1. Love, life, dreams, and a world beyond reach. Amelia dreams of Mars. The Mars of the movies and the imagination, an endless bastion of opportunities for a colonist with some guts. But she’s trapped in Mexico City, enduring the drudgery of an unkind metropolis, working as a rent-a-friend, selling her blood to old folks […]

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All the White Spaces ARC Review

In the wake of the First World War, Jonathan Morgan stows away on an Antarctic expedition, determined to find his rightful place in the world of men.  – GoodReads My Review Jonathan Morgan is a trans teenager who had to stay behind and watch his brothers go off to WWI. After the war has ended, […]

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Kingdom of the Cursed Review

One sister. Two sinful princes. Infinite deception with a side of revenge…Welcome to Hell. – GoodReads My Review My Review for Book 1 Ah, so, we get back to my favorite demon. Wrath is a character I would fight for lol, I love him so much. I do like Emilia but I do find I […]

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Plutoshine eARC Review

Terraforming – the megascale-engineering of a planet’s surface to one more Earth-like – is now commonplace across the Solar System, and Pluto’s is set to be the most ambitious transformation yet. – GoodReads My Review This was pretty much sci-fi perfection. The actual science melding with this amazing plot that has terraforming via ‘sun bringers’ […]

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A Far Wilder Magic eARC Review

A MAGICAL SECRET. A MYTHICAL HUNT. AND A LOVE THAT COULD RISK EVERYTHING. – GoodReads My Review Guess what really wasn’t about a magical secret or a mythical hunt. *Crickets chirp* Just wanted to sob ‘disappointment’ sadly as I finished reading this. The pacing was not what I expected given the book blurb. There’s really […]

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Blood Solace eARC Review

If they reunite, a magical war could tear the kingdom apart… – GoodReads My Review Cassia and Lio have been torn apart by the final events of Blood Mercy, but Cassia doesn’t know that she’s Lio’s Grace and unable to be without her for too long. Where most Hesperines last days, Lio has gone six […]

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Cinder & Glass eARC Review

1682. The king sends out an invitation to all the maidens in France: their presence is requested at a number of balls and events that will be held in honor of the dashing Prince Louis, who must choose a bride. – GoodReads My Review First off, let’s take a moment to admire this pretty cover. […]