These Violent Delights by Chloe Gong | Book Review

I am always down for a good re-telling. Now, when we add in 1920s Shanghai, Shakespeare, and madness? I simply cannot resist. These Violent Delights by Chloe Gong is an excellent young adult historical fantasy. Personally, I devoured this book and cannot stop recommending it. Also? I wish I had the second book right this instant. […]

Wild Savage Stars | Bright Raven Skies by Kristina Perez | Reviews

After reading and loving Sweet Black Waves by Kristina Perez, I was eager to continue on with the trilogy. Wild Savage Stars is book two and yes, there will be spoilers for book one in this review. Perez’s trilogy is an underrated romantic fantasy that re-tells the story of Tristan and Isolde. It includes an element of […]

The Year Of The Witching by Alexis Henderson | Audiobook Review

Why Did I Listen To The Year Of The Witching by Alexis Henderson? The Year Of The Witching by Alexis Henderson has a delightfully gothic cover. I wanted to prioritize reading this adult fiction debut. Typically when I want to prioritize something and get to it sooner, rather than later, I listen to the audiobook […]

Recommended Reading: The Blackthorn & Grim Trilogy by Juliet Marillier

I think this slow down in books coming to my door has been so beneficial in that I have been able to read books off my shelves that have been there for years. I kick myself a little bit because I had waited so long to read some excellent books. Juliet Marillier’s Blackthorn & Grim trilogy is […]

A Phoenix First Must Burn edited by Patrice Caldwell | Review

I don’t know what it is about this pandemic, but I am really ripping through short story anthologies. Maybe because there’s a feeling of accomplishment when reading one or two short stories per day. A Phoenix First Must Burn edited by Patrice Caldwell is a spectacular anthology that’s essentially a celebration of Black Girl Magic. There […]

Strange The Dreamer & Muse Of Nightmares

Over a period of about fifteen days – not consecutive, just altogether, I read Laini Taylor’s Strange The Dreamer duo-logy. Ultimately I read it to work on my Netgalley queue zero goal, but my goodness am I glad I did. I forgot just how glorious Taylor’s way with words is. I forgot just how easy it […]