Book Review: The Midnight Bargain

The Midnight Bargain by CL Polk 🌺🌺🌺🌺🌺/5 Beatrice Clayborn has a problem. In a world where sorceresses are valued for their womb instead of their magic, she's in the middle of Bargaining Season. She wants out. She has a Plan, but it involves finding a Greater Spirit and convincing her father she's worth more as … Continue reading Book Review: The Midnight Bargain

Book Review: Black Sun

Black Sun by Rebecca Roanhorse 🌺🌺🌺🌺🌺/5 In the city of Tova, the winter solstice is usually a time for celebration. But this year the solstice coincides with a rare solar eclipse, and rumors are brewing on the streets that something is going to happen. The new Sun Priest has positioned herself to bring unwanted change … Continue reading Book Review: Black Sun

Book Review: Burning Roses

Burning Roses by SL Huang 🌺🌺🌺🌺/5 Two queer old women venture off onto one last journey—interwoven with fairy tales. It was enjoyable! And so queer! And much family angst. Old women who have hurt their children. It's hard writing about two characters at the ending of their lives. After the heroing is over. After much … Continue reading Book Review: Burning Roses

Book Review: The Diabolic Trilogy

Okay, I truly, honestly feel that everyone has been sleeping on this YA series. And it disappoints me. Because generic ensemble poo rises in YA sci-fi, and the twisty, turny, complex (ish) and delicious mess that is the Diabolic trilogy sinks into oblivion. So here are my reviews from the trilogy (light edited). I was … Continue reading Book Review: The Diabolic Trilogy

Book Review: The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue

The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue by VE Schwab 🌺🌺🌺🌺/5 Addie LaRue is cursed. She made a deal with the darkness, and for a life of immortality she was forgotten by all. But her stubbornness has kept her alive. Until one day she meets a boy who remembers her... Blink and you're twenty-eight, and everyone … Continue reading Book Review: The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue

Book Review: A Deadly Education

A Deadly Education by Naomi Novik 🌺🌺🌺🌺/5 The Scholomance is a school like no other. There are no teachers. There are no vacations. There are no friendships. There are only magical students, locked up to learn to protect themselves against a world that wants to devour their powerful essences. And El is the most deadly … Continue reading Book Review: A Deadly Education

Book Review: The Bone Shard Daughter

The Bone Shard Daughter by Andrea Stewart 🌺🌺🌺🌺🌺/5 *Pterodactyl screech* Everyone needs to read this book! Everyone! Read it! Read it! Read it! The Emperor's magic has kept the empire together for decades, and his magical constructs—and their deadly secrets—keep the people subdued and docile. Lin, the emperor's daughter and former heir, is determined to … Continue reading Book Review: The Bone Shard Daughter

Top Ten Tuesday: What’s Up, Witches? (Halloween Freebie)

Top Ten Tuesday was created by The Broke and the Bookish in June of 2010 and was moved to That Artsy Reader Girl in January of 2018. It was born of a love of lists, a love of books, and a desire to bring bookish friends together. That's right, Halloween (aka the best holiday ever) is right … Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: What’s Up, Witches? (Halloween Freebie)