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Six Crimson Cranes Review

Shiori, the only princess of Kiata, has a secret. – GoodReads My Review I’ll have to preface this by saying I am biased. I love everything Lim writes. The Blood of Stars duology is one of my favorites and so I had high hopes for this one, and I was not disappointed. I love the […]

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The Beautiful Ones Review

They are the Beautiful Ones, Loisail’s most notable socialites, and this spring is Nina’s chance to join their ranks, courtesy of her well-connected cousin and his calculating wife – GoodReads My Review One of the things I love about Silvia Moreno-Garcia is how diverse she is as an author. This book is a different flow, […]

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Maya and the Return of the Godlings eARC Review

Maya and the godlings must return to the sinister world of The Dark to retrieve the one thing keeping the veil between the worlds from crumbling: her father’s soul. – GoodReads My Review What can I even begin to say? Spawn and I loved this one just as much as the first, in fact, I […]

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Mini Review Day

Paris, at the dawn of the modern age: Prince Sebastian is looking for a bride―or rather, his parents are looking for one for him.  – GoodReads My Review I picked this up during my recent spat of graphic novel/comic purchases and the spawn and I adore it! A sweet tale of finding yourself and holding […]

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She Who Became the Sun Review

“I refuse to be nothing…” – GoodReads My Review Content/Trigger Warnings from the Author: “SHE WHO BECAME THE SUN is a book about gender identity (amongst other things). While the two genderqueer protagonists reflect aspects of my own experiences of genderqueerness, this doesn’t mean these perspectives are necessarily affirming to any other LGBTQIA+ identifying persons. Please read […]

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The Wolf and the Woodsman

In her forest-veiled pagan village, Évike is the only woman without power, making her an outcast clearly abandoned by the gods.  – GoodReads My Review Content/Trigger Warnings from the Author: – Gore, including graphic descriptions of dismemberment, amputation, mutilation, and immolation– Torture, including whipping– Self-harm, including self-amputation– Animal death (graphic; the animals are not pets)– […]

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The Desert Prince eARC Review

Fifteen years have passed since the end of the war with demons, creatures of darkness who have hunted the night and plagued humanity since time out of mind.” – GoodReads My Review I had not read Brett’s previous series but honestly it wasn’t necessary to, to read this one. It did however make me want […]

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Fire with Fire Review

Dani and Eden Rivera were both born to kill dragons, but the sisters couldn’t be more different. – GoodReads My Review Alright. Where to start? First off I didn’t know I needed a contemporary YA Fantasy about dragon slayers. But. I did. One of the great things about book boxes is getting a chance to […]

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Here are a Few of My Favorite Quotes

“Instead of being afraid, I could become something to fear.” ― Holly Black, The Cruel Prince “Power dictates acceptability,” ― R.F. Kuang, The Poppy War “Our greatest power lies not in our magic, but in our hearts” ― Rena Barron, Kingdom of Souls “If you rule by violence, you should expect to be removed by violence.” ― S.A. Chakraborty, The Empire of Gold […]

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Diana and the Underworld Odyssey

Diana will travel to the Underworld to take on Hades–but will she make it out alive? – GoodReads After Diana thwarts a stunning attempt to defeat the Amazons and Themyscira for good, she has finally been granted permission to start training as a warrior! Except, the goddess Artemis brings news that children all over are […]