Book Review: The Bone Orchard

The Bone Orchard by Sara Mueller 🌲🌲🌲🌲🌲/5 Charm is many things. Prisoner. Witch. Necromancer. Whore. Madame of a brothel filled with the boneghosts she created. Political pot-stirrer. And on Tuesdays, she is the Emperor's mistress. Until one Tuesday, when she is summoned from her brothel to the Emperor's deathbed, and given two final tasks: find … Continue reading Book Review: The Bone Orchard

Book Review: Nettle & Bone

Nettle & Bone by T Kingfisher 🌲🌲🌲🌲🌲/5 Marra has never been much of anything. The third-born daughter of a small kingdom parked between two larger kingdoms, she has seen her two older sisters married off, one after the other, to a wicked prince. Something has to be done to stop the cycle, but what can … Continue reading Book Review: Nettle & Bone

Book Review: Activation Degradation

Activation Degradation by Marina Lostetter 🌺🌺🌺🌺/5 "A body is a body," Aimsley said, echoing Doc, perhaps truly understanding what they'd meant for the first time. "It's the person that matters." From the minute Unit 4 is activated, something isn't right. Its helper is panicking, something is attacking the station (which supplies most of Earth's energy … Continue reading Book Review: Activation Degradation

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: One to Watch

One to Watch by Kate Stayman-London 🌺🌺🌺🌺/5 TW: Fat shaming, fatphobia, internet bullying As a plus-sized blogger, Bea has worked hard to cultivate her brand and love her body—and she shamelessly loves Bachelor knock-off Main Squeeze. When her blog post criticizing the show's lack of diversity in every way goes unexpectedly viral, Bea is shocked and alarmed when … Continue reading Book Review: One to Watch

Book Review: Sex and Vanity

Sex and Vanity by Kevin Kwan 🌺🌺🌺/5 On her first day on the island of Capri, Lucie Churchill (yes, one of those Churchills) sets her eyes on George Zao, and finds an instant attraction. They spend time together during her vacation, and ultimately she gives him up, torn between how her WASP family would view her relationship … Continue reading Book Review: Sex and Vanity

Book Review: Something to Talk About

Something to Talk About by Meryl Wilsner 🌺🌺🌺🌺/5 When Hollywood A-Lister Jo takes her assistant, Emma, with her to a red-carpet event, neither have any idea of the scandal and rumors that soon surround them—and how there might actually be some truth to the rumors. As Emma's promotion is threatened and Jo's future teeters, both … Continue reading Book Review: Something to Talk About

Book Review: Goldilocks

Goldilocks by Laura Lam 🌺🌺🌺.5/5 Women had been ushered out of the workplace, so subtly that few noticed until it was too late. In the near future, climate change has wrecked such havoc on Earth that humanity will probably cease to exist within the next thirty years. But there is potential salvation—in a goldilocks planet … Continue reading Book Review: Goldilocks