Book Review: Fevered Star by Rebecca Roanhorse

I feel like this is more appropriately titled: Fevered Star, and other sequels that didn't wow me like book 1 Because yes, this is going to have two extra mini reviews tacked on to the end, for Katherine Addison's Witness for the Dead (a companion novel to The Goblin Emperor) and Sarah Lyons Fleming's second … Continue reading Book Review: Fevered Star by Rebecca Roanhorse

Book Review: Siren Queen by Nghi Vo

Siren Queen by Nghi Vo 🌲🌲🌲🌲/5 "No maids," I said, thrusting my chin up. "No funning talking, no fainting flowers." In this Hollywood, the monsters on screen aren't half as bad the monsters behind the scenes, controlling everything, from their stars' names to the people they love. Luli Wei would do anything to be a … Continue reading Book Review: Siren Queen by Nghi Vo

Book Review: The Memory Librarian by Janelle Monáe

The Memory Librarian by Janelle Monáe 🌲🌲🌲🌲🌲/5 Oh, to live in a world that saw and valued you! An anthology of dystopian short stories about queer women of color finding joy where they can in the middle of a world where memory is curated, collected and removed. This is a world where resistance to totalitarianism … Continue reading Book Review: The Memory Librarian by Janelle Monáe

Book Review: The Bone Orchard

The Bone Orchard by Sara Mueller 🌲🌲🌲🌲🌲/5 Charm is many things. Prisoner. Witch. Necromancer. Whore. Madame of a brothel filled with the boneghosts she created. Political pot-stirrer. And on Tuesdays, she is the Emperor's mistress. Until one Tuesday, when she is summoned from her brothel to the Emperor's deathbed, and given two final tasks: find … Continue reading Book Review: The Bone Orchard

Book Review: Sisters of the Forsaken Stars

Sisters of the Forsaken Stars by Lina Rather 🌲🌲🌲/5 *****This entire review contains spoilers from book 1, Sisters of the Vast Black***** A year has passed since the sisters of the Order of Saint Rita responded to disaster and witness the atrocities of Central Governance against the isolated colony of Phyosonga III. They, and the … Continue reading Book Review: Sisters of the Forsaken Stars

Book Review: Delilah Green Doesn’t Care

Delilah Green Doesn't Care by Ashley Herring Blake 🌲🌲🌲🌲🌲/5 "No country for old shit boots." Orphaned Delilah Green had no desire to return to Bright Falls, Oregon, and her stepfamily. Nope, not ever. Her career as a photographer was finally taking off, and her life was in NYC. Until her sister Astrid calls and reminds … Continue reading Book Review: Delilah Green Doesn’t Care

Book Review: Forward March by Skye Quinlan

Forward March by Skye Quinlan 🌲🌲🌲🌲/5 Harper McKinley is a band geek and damned proud of it. She's one of the best (and most dedicated) members of her private boarding school's band, and with her senior year in full swing, nothing is going to stop her from having a great time. Except her conservation Republican … Continue reading Book Review: Forward March by Skye Quinlan

Book Review: The Bone Shard Emperor

The Bone Shard Emperor by Andrea Stewart 🌺🌺🌺🌺🌺/5 The Emperor has died, long live the Emperor. But Lin's path to government is not quick or easy—her father's secrets and his self-isolation on Imperial island have strained the bonds between emperor and governors to the breaking point, and without the use of constructs, the Tithe or … Continue reading Book Review: The Bone Shard Emperor

Book Review: The Inheritance of Orquídea Divina

The Inheritance of Orquídea Divina by Zoraida Córdova 🌺🌺🌺🌺🌺/5 The Montoya family are used to their mysterious matriarch's ways, but when they all receive invitations to her death day and to receive their inheritances, they reluctantly reassemble and confront Orquídea–but she has few answers to provide. Seven years after her transformation, a strange force begins … Continue reading Book Review: The Inheritance of Orquídea Divina

Novella Time! 5 Mini Reviews

Earlier this month I participated in a readathon with my Goodreads book club, The Procrastinators Book Club, in an attempt to read seven books in seven days. Spoiler alert: I did it! But not without reading some novellas, because I had several ARCs and a couple from the library that I wanted to read before … Continue reading Novella Time! 5 Mini Reviews