Book Review

The Guinevere Deception – Kiersten White

The Guinevere Deception by Kiersten WhiteMy rating: 4 of 5 starsI am a huge fan of Arthurian legend (in fact, I once wrote a research paper about it), so when I saw that Kiersten White was gifting the world with the Guinevere Deception I was intrigued. I’ve always loved the magic of Merlin, the honor… Continue reading The Guinevere Deception – Kiersten White

Book Review

The Girl the Sea Gave Back – Adrienne Young

The Girl the Sea Gave Back by Adrienne YoungMy rating: 4 of 5 starsThe Girl the Sea Gave Back is the second book set in the Viking world that Adrienne Young built. I really enjoyed Sky in the Deep when I read it last year and could not wait to see what Young had in… Continue reading The Girl the Sea Gave Back – Adrienne Young

4 Star Reads, Book Review

The Beautiful – Renee Ahdieh

The Beautiful by Renée AhdiehMy rating: 4 of 5 starsThe Beautiful is the first in a new series by Renee Ahdieh. It is a story that takes place in 1872 New Orleans, a lush and vibrant city full of magic and denizens of the night. Although you might be hesitant when you read ‘vampires’, since… Continue reading The Beautiful – Renee Ahdieh

5 Star Reads, Book Review

The Queen of Nothing – Holly Black

The Queen of Nothing by Holly BlackMy rating: 5 of 5 starsThe Queen of Nothing is the third and final book in Holly Black's The Folk of the Air series. I started the series with the Cruel Prince, which I enjoyed but was not one of my top few books of the year. Then I… Continue reading The Queen of Nothing – Holly Black

4 Star Reads, Book Review

Broken Throne – Victoria Aveyard

Broken Throne by Victoria Aveyard My rating: 4 of 5 stars Broken Throne by Victoria Aveyard is a collection of short stories, histories, and maps of the world that we have grown to know from the Red Queen series. It consists of two previously published novellas, Queen Song and Steel Scars, which I skipped because… Continue reading Broken Throne – Victoria Aveyard

5 Star Reads, Book Review

Sorcery of Thorns – Margaret Rogerson

Sorcery of Thorns by Margaret Rogerson My rating: 5 of 5 stars Sorcery of Thorns by Margaret Rogerson is a beautifully written world that will appeal to book lovers and make you want to live in its rich depths. It is a world in which certain books are magical, called grimoires, and are capable of… Continue reading Sorcery of Thorns – Margaret Rogerson

3 Star Reads, Book Review

Blog Tour: Stormrise – Jillian Boehme

Stormrise by Jillian BoehmePublisher: Tor TeenRelease Date: September 24th 2019Genre: Young Adult, Fantasy, Dragons Synopsis: A combat warrior will risk everything to awaken the dragons and save her kingdom in Jillian Boehme's epic YA Fantasy debut, Stormrise, inspired by Twelfth Night and perfect for fans of Tamora Pierce.If Rain weren’t a girl, she would be respected… Continue reading Blog Tour: Stormrise – Jillian Boehme

4 Star Reads, Book Review

Grace and Fury – Tracy Banghart

Grace and Fury by Tracy Banghart My rating: 4 of 5 stars Grace and Fury is a fantasy book set in a world created by Banghart where women don't have many rights or choices for their lives. Sisters, Serina and Nomi, react to their worlds in very different ways. Nomi convinces her twin brother to… Continue reading Grace and Fury – Tracy Banghart

4 1/2 Star Reads, Book Review, Favourites

Kingsbane – Claire Legrand

Kingsbane by Claire Legrand My rating: 4.5 of 5 stars I loved the first book in the Empirium series, Furyborn by Claire Legrand. I also loved Kingsbane, but for very different reasons. Although set in the same world with the same lead characters, we are now in a different stage of Rielle and Eliana's lives… Continue reading Kingsbane – Claire Legrand

5 Star Reads, Book Review, Favourites

Finale – Stephanie Garber

Finale by Stephanie Garber My rating: 5 of 5 stars Finale by Stephanie Garber is the third and finale book in her Caraval series. Caraval began the series and was Garber’s debut novel. I was immediately entranced by the world that she crafted, but was certainly left wanting more. (More detail, more worldbuilding, etc). She… Continue reading Finale – Stephanie Garber