This week seems to be a week filled of empire (wait until Friday), where the books I read and loved in March get highlighted at the end of April. I am so behind with my reviews it isn't even funny, but I'm giving myself space to breathe and create without censure or reproach. I purchased … Continue reading Book Review: The Interdependency Trilogy
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Book Review: The Empire of Dreams
The Empire of Dreams by Rae Carson 🌺🌺🌺🌺🌺/5 Trigger Warning: Assault, Child Abuse, PTSD, racism Red Sparkle Stone is an orphan, a prior slave and a foundling, and is about to be adopted into the royal family. When her adoption is canceled at the very last minute, Red is thrown into a mix of feelings—of … Continue reading Book Review: The Empire of Dreams
March 2020 Wrap-Up
I think we're all on the same page here that 2020 is just...horrible. Right? So let's just leave it at that. I did a lot of stress reading but had no desire to do any of my reviews...which left me at a backlog of 16 reviews I needed to write at one point and two … Continue reading March 2020 Wrap-Up
Double Book Review: Witchmark and Stormsong
This duology (hopefully a trilogy or series!!) swept me out of the room and into the Edwardian-inspired fantasy world of Aeland, filled with a secret society of mages, persecuted witches, and a long-standing world war with Laneer. And queer rep in spades! Witchmark by CL Polk 🌺🌺🌺🌺🌺/5 Miles Singer has a secret. The mild-mannered psychologist … Continue reading Double Book Review: Witchmark and Stormsong
Book Review: The Ten Thousand Doors of January
The Ten Thousand Doors of January by Alix E. Harrow 🌺🌺🌺🌺🌺/5 January is a misfit in her own world. As a woman of color in White upper-class New England society, she's a curiosity, an oddity, meant to be admired for her uniqueness and then forgotten. Until she finds a book. A book about doors, and … Continue reading Book Review: The Ten Thousand Doors of January
My Top 20 Books of 2019
2019 has been a year. I read 200 books (woohoo I met my goal!), and I met most of my other goals. My main goal was to read more diversely, and I found many of my top favorites of 2019! ✅ Read 60 Books With a Main Character of Color (I read over 80) ✅ … Continue reading My Top 20 Books of 2019
My Favorite Queer SFF of 2019!
2019 has been a fantastic year for queer science fiction and fantasy, especially for queer women! And to celebrate, I'm going to highlight my favorite queer SFF 2019 releases—oh who am I kidding? All of them were excellent (even the ones I rated three stars)! Lots of time traveling, a plethora of nuns in space, … Continue reading My Favorite Queer SFF of 2019!
Book Review: The Scorpio Races
The Scorpio Races by Maggie Stiefvater 🌺🌺🌺🌺🌺/5 It is the first day of November and so, today, someone will die. Talk about one of the most iconic first lines in YA. Every year in October, the island of Thisby becomes the home of dangerous water horses, who are captured and raced on the first of … Continue reading Book Review: The Scorpio Races