The Poppy War Review

          GoodReads:When Rin aced the Keju—the Empire-wide test to find the most talented youth to learn at the Academies—it was a shock to everyone: to the test officials, who couldn’t believe a war orphan from Rooster Province could pass without cheating; to Rin’s guardians, who believed they’d finally be able to… Continue reading The Poppy War Review

June 2020 Illumicrate Unboxing

    Heads up, this isn't a 'real' unboxing, I'm subscribed for the book and pin only option with Illumicrate.   So, here we go, I put this one off to try and avoid spoilers with anyone last month, and now that it's the end of July, I'm happy to spread spoilers...but in case you're… Continue reading June 2020 Illumicrate Unboxing

Empire of Gold eARC Review

    GoodReads: The final chapter in the bestselling, critically acclaimed Daevabad Trilogy, in which a con-woman and an idealistic djinn prince join forces to save a magical kingdom from a devastating civil war. Daevabad has fallen. After a brutal conquest stripped the city of its magic, Nahid leader Banu Manizheh and her resurrected commander,… Continue reading Empire of Gold eARC Review

The Kingdom of Copper Review

    GoodReads: Nahri’s life changed forever the moment she accidentally summoned Dara, a formidable, mysterious djinn, during one of her schemes. Whisked from her home in Cairo, she was thrust into the dazzling royal court of Daevabad and quickly discovered she would need all her grifter instincts to survive there. Now, with Daevabad entrenched… Continue reading The Kingdom of Copper Review

The Court of Miracles eARC Review

    GoodReads: Liberty 1828 and the citizens of Paris still mourn in the wake of their failed revolution. Among them, in the dark alleys and crumbling cathedrals of the city, the most wretched have gathered into guilds of thieves, assassins – and worse. Together they are known as The Court of Miracles. Family Eponine… Continue reading The Court of Miracles eARC Review

The Girl and the Stars – Blog Tour

      GoodReads: In the ice, east of the Black Rock, there is a hole into which broken children are thrown. On Abeth the vastness of the ice holds no room for individuals. Survival together is barely possible. No one survives alone. To resist the cold, to endure the months of night when even… Continue reading The Girl and the Stars – Blog Tour

The City of Brass Review

      GoodReads: Nahri has never believed in magic. Certainly, she has power; on the streets of 18th century Cairo, she’s a con woman of unsurpassed talent. But she knows better than anyone that the trade she uses to get by—palm readings, zars, healings—are all tricks, sleights of hand, learned skills; a means to… Continue reading The City of Brass Review

The Black Hawks eARC Review

    GoodReads: Life as a knight is not what Vedren Chel imagined. Bound by oath to a dead-end job in the service of a lazy step-uncle, Chel no longer dreams of glory – he dreams of going home. When invaders throw the kingdom into turmoil, Chel finds opportunity in the chaos: if he escorts… Continue reading The Black Hawks eARC Review

Blood Heir eARC Review

    GoodReads: In the Cyrilian Empire, Affinites are reviled. Their varied gifts to control the world around them are unnatural—dangerous. And Anastacya Mikhailov, the crown princess, has a terrifying secret. Her deadly Affinity to blood is her curse and the reason she has lived her life hidden behind palace walls. When Ana’s father, the… Continue reading Blood Heir eARC Review

Kingdom of Souls eARC Review

  GoodReads: Magic has a price—if you’re willing to pay. Born into a family of powerful witchdoctors, Arrah yearns for magic of her own. But each year she fails to call forth her ancestral powers, while her ambitious mother watches with growing disapproval. There’s only one thing Arrah hasn’t tried, a deadly last resort: trading… Continue reading Kingdom of Souls eARC Review