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April Rewind

Really enjoyed my reads this month, I think because I just didn’t have nearly as many books I felt I had to read. TOTAL COUNT: 15(1 Graphic Novel, 1 Picture book, 2 Short Stories) Other Things Going On Idk. In Other News: I am old and tired, I fear this is the new me lolol […]

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Fevered Star ARC Review

The great city of Tova is shattered. The sun is held within the smothering grip of the Crow God’s eclipse, but a comet that marks the death of a ruler and heralds the rise of a new order is imminent. – GoodReads My Review Book 1 Review: Well The world was going down in flames..or […]

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Black Sun Review

A god will return When the earth and sky converge Under the black sun – GoodReads My Review Pre-Columbian Americas inspired fantasy. Why has it taken this long for me to read something on this level of epicness? I now need to hunt down all fantasies like this because how dare I read all these […]

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October 2021 Illumicrate Unboxing

October’s Theme: ‘To the Bitter End’ A Black Sun inspired candle. I haven’t lit it yet, but it smells lovely! And it was made and designed by two UK Bookish companies I really like. Caraval inspired measuring cups. Suffice to say I really enjoy useful kitchen items. I am a fan of Witches Steeped in […]

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A Universe of Wishes eARC Review

          GoodReads: From We Need Diverse Books, the organization behind Flying Lessons & Other Stories, comes a young adult fantasy short story collection featuring some of the best own-voices children’s authors, including New York Timesbestselling authors Libba Bray (The Diviners), Victoria Schwab (A Darker Shade of Magic), Natalie C. Parker (Seafire), and many […]

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5 Sequels I Need to Read

  *Maniacal laughter* Please note that there are so many more than 5 that I ‘need’ to read, but, I am just gonna give you all a small list post today because I cannot handle the accountability that is my tbr.   Not Your Villain Considering I just recently posted my backlist review of Not […]

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A Phoenix First Must Burn: Stories of Black Girl Magic, Resistance and Hope Review

    GoodReads: Evoking Beyoncé’s Lemonade for a YA audience, these authors have woven worlds to create stunning narratives that centre Black women and gender nonconforming individuals. With fantasy, science fiction and magic at their core, the stories are sharp, atmospheric and visual explorations of histories, relationships and alternate universes that you can’t help but to get […]

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Favorite SciFi Books: The Second Half Of 2019

  These aren’t in any particular order than rating, and sometimes I enjoy a book that has a lower rating, idk, my rating system is very complicated. [ie: I don’t really know what I’m doing] Clicking on the headline will take you to my review, and I’ve included GoodReads links if you click on the […]

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Trail of Lightning eARC Review

GoodReads: 2019 LOCUS AWARD WINNER, BEST FIRST NOVEL 2019 HUGO AWARD FINALIST, BEST NOVEL 2019 NEBULA AWARD FINALIST, BEST NOVEL ‘Someone please cancel Supernatural already and give us at least five seasons of this badass indigenous monster-hunter and her silver-tongued sidekick.” The New York Times ‘An excitingly novel tale.” Charlaine Harris ‘Fun, terrifying, hilarious, and […]