Tortall Series Reread Announcement, and a Brief History of Young Adult Literature

In December I wrapped up a two-year long reread of the Vorkosigan series by Lois McMaster Bujold, a reread I had every intention of completing in six months to a year, but due to several factors (primarily fear-based procrastination because I knew what some books *cough cough* Mirror Dance *cough* would bring), it took a … Continue reading Tortall Series Reread Announcement, and a Brief History of Young Adult Literature

Top Ten Tuesday: Most Anticipated Releases for the First Half of January 2023

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. My first Top Ten Tuesday since May, 2022! It feels weird to … Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Most Anticipated Releases for the First Half of January 2023

27 SFF Releases, October-December 2022

There are so many science fiction and fantasy books coming out in the last three months of 2022! I'm so excited, and also wondering how the hell I'm going to read all the things. Triage. Triage is key. Also, I am loving the revival/resurgence of witchy romances. Not necessarily urban fantasy or paranormal fantasy, but … Continue reading 27 SFF Releases, October-December 2022

31 SFF Releases, July-September 2022

Okay, so it's almost halfway through July for this post, but that's okay because there are so many exciting SFF releasing coming in August and September (and the rest of July)! Despite number, this is far from an inclusive list, as these are the books I'm most excited about, and therefore the list skews non-cis … Continue reading 31 SFF Releases, July-September 2022

Top Ten Tuesday: Books I Was Excited to Read and…Haven’t

Insert grimace face emoji here. fyi, laser levelers are the BEST cat toys I enter book world with the best of intentions. I see a book, I fully intend to read it, it's probably one of my most hyped books of the year and then it just...sits there. Either taking up storage on my kindle … Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Books I Was Excited to Read and…Haven’t

Book Review: A Wizard’s Guide to Defensive Baking by T Kingfisher

A Wizard's Guide to Defensive Baking by T Kingfisher 🌲🌲🌲🌲🌲/5 Fourteen-year-old Mina never meant to get arrested. In fact, she shouldn't have been arrested at all. She was the one who found the body of the girl in her aunt's bakery, but because Mina is a wizard (does being able to magic bread even count … Continue reading Book Review: A Wizard’s Guide to Defensive Baking by T Kingfisher

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