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

Upcoming SFF, January-March 2022

It's hard to believe it's almost 2022. Anywho, here's a wish for you. May your TBR be plentiful. May your reads be five-stars. May the science fiction flourish and the fantasy contain dragons. May the BIPOC and LGBTQ+ authors get the same or better marketing as the whyte epic fantasy authors. May the fields and … Continue reading Upcoming SFF, January-March 2022

Book Review: Year of the Reaper

Makiia Lucier 🌺🌺🌺🌺🌺/5 Cas has finally come home, three years after his capture and imprisonment by the enemy. But home no longer looks the same. Everywhere has been ravaged by the Plague that devastated the world, leaving no one untouched by its horrors. The war is over as well, and the king has married the … Continue reading Book Review: Year of the Reaper

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

Sci Fi Friday: Falling in love with fantasy

It's been...quite some time since I've done a Sci Fi Friday post, and since I've been reading a hell of a lot of fantasy recently, and posted a list of books for reluctant readers, I started thinking about gateway books for one of my favorite genres: Fantasy. Specifically, fantasy novels targeted towards adults. This topic … Continue reading Sci Fi Friday: Falling in love with fantasy

Three Mini Reviews: Vespertine, Any Sign of Life, and Terciel & Elinor

Am I combining these three book reviews because I am a) woefully behind on my ARC reviews b) attempting to do a themed friday thingy c) feeling lazy or d) all of the above? If you selected d, then congrats! So what do these three books have in common besides being speculative fiction young adult … Continue reading Three Mini Reviews: Vespertine, Any Sign of Life, and Terciel & Elinor

Two Mini Reviews: The Lost Girls and For All Time

These two books have absolutely nothing in common other than they are YA and deal with the concept of time. One is about teenage vampires, the other about reincarnation, destinies and love. One I highly, highly enjoyed, and the other was underwhelming. So why am I lumping them together? I don't know! Okay, I do … Continue reading Two Mini Reviews: The Lost Girls and For All Time