Book Review: The Bright and Breaking Sea

The Bright and Breaking Sea by Chloe Neill 🌺🌺🌺/5 Kit Brightling is one of the few women captains in the Queen's Navy, and one of the youngest due to her prowess in battle and her magical abilities. Her true abilities, however, are kept secret, until she's assigned on a rescue mission alongside Rian Grant, a … Continue reading Book Review: The Bright and Breaking Sea

Book Review: Phoenix Extravagant

Phoenix Extravagant by Yoon Ha Lee 🌺🌺🌺🌺.5/5 Dragons. Art. Revolution. Jebi isn't a revolutionary. They're an artist, and they just want to paint, dammit. So when they're turned away from the painting exams, thrown out of their house after their sister finds out their adoption of another man, and they get an offer from the … Continue reading Book Review: Phoenix Extravagant

Book Review: The Once and Future Witches

The Once and Future Witches by Alix E Harrow 🌺🌺🌺🌺/5 There were once witches, and there will be witches again. In 1893 (what is it with this year and literature??), there are no witches, but the three Eastwood sisters—broken apart and coming back together—are determined to make things better for womenkind. To regain the power that was … Continue reading Book Review: The Once and Future Witches

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 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: 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)