Book Review: Squire by Sara Alfageeh & Nadia Shammas

Squire by Sara Alfageeh & Nadia Shammas 🌲🌲🌲🌲/5 All her life, Azia has dreamed of being a knight of the Bayt-Sajji Empire. Never mind the empire is not as great as it once was, or that she is a member of the Ornu people, who have been turned into scapegoats for the Empire's woes. Azia … Continue reading Book Review: Squire by Sara Alfageeh & Nadia Shammas

Book Review: Travelers Along the Way

Travelers Along the Way by Aminah Mae Safi 🌲🌲🌲🌲/5 Rahma al-Hud has followed her sister Zeena from their homeland to the heart of the Crusades. Ordered to flee before the city they are defending falls to the Faranji invaders and is sacked, Rahma is almost relieved to go home...except Zeena refuses. There are still battles … Continue reading Book Review: Travelers Along the Way

Book Review: The Kaiju Preservation Society

The Kaiju Preservation Society by John Scalzi 🌲🌲🌲🌲/5 When Covid hits New York City, Jamie Grey finds himself stuck working for the same food delivery app that fired him. He hates it, but there aren't a whole lot of other options with the city stuck in lockdown and businesses letting people go in floods. One … Continue reading Book Review: The Kaiju Preservation Society

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

4 Mini Reviews: Books About Books!

This December, I had a Plan. I was going to have a ✨themed✨ reading month, based solely on how my ARCs stacked out. Apparently, January and February were all about books about books, and I was there. Unfortunately, best laid plans being what they are and all that, this was not quite the bucolic experience … Continue reading 4 Mini Reviews: Books About Books!

Book Review: How High We Go in the Dark

How High We Go in the Dark by Sequoia Nagamatsu 🌱🌱🌱🌱🌱/5 She would have declared that the postapocalypse doesn't mean we stop dancing In the 2030s, an ancient plague is released from the Siberian Ice. The Arctic Plague first comes for the children. Then it comes for the old. Then it comes for everyone else, … Continue reading Book Review: How High We Go in the Dark

Book Review: Jade Legacy

Jade Legacy by Fonda Lee 🌱🌱🌱🌱🌱/5 First up: new rating system! I had wanted to use the emoji potted plants because they are adorable, but my silly computer doesn't want to see them so the little seedlings it is. It feels so weird to be using something other than the hibiscus-stars, but I'm entering my … Continue reading Book Review: Jade Legacy