Book Review: The Stone Sky by N.K. Jemisin

Summary: THIS IS THE WAY THE WORLD ENDS... FOR THE LAST TIME. The Moon will soon return. Whether this heralds the destruction of humankind or something worse will depend on two women. Essun has inherited the power of Alabaster Tenring. With it, she hopes to find her daughter Nassun and forge a world in which... Continue Reading →

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Five Mini Book Reviews

Well, these reviews have been sitting in my drafts folder since January so in order to clear them out and get caught up on a few things, I'm putting them all together in one giant post of mini reviews. Weee! This morning, Kady thought breaking up with Ezra was the hardest thing she’d have to... Continue Reading →

Book Review: Enchantée by Gita Trelease

Summary: Paris in 1789 is a labyrinth of twisted streets, filled with beggars, thieves, revolutionaries—and magicians... When smallpox kills her parents, Camille Durbonne must find a way to provide for her frail, naive sister while managing her volatile brother. Relying on petty magic—la magie ordinaire—Camille painstakingly transforms scraps of metal into money to buy the... Continue Reading →

Monthly Wrap Up: April 2019

April was a month of sluggish progress for me. I spent much of the month trying and failing to read the same couple of books. I really don't do well with assigned reading, haha, whoops. Compounding that is just normal depression and anxiety which makes me want to read nothing but light and fluffy books.... Continue Reading →

Book Review: The Goblin Emperor by Katherine Addison

Summary: The youngest, half-goblin son of the Emperor has lived his entire life in exile, distant from the Imperial Court and the deadly intrigue that suffuses it. But when his father and three sons in line for the throne are killed in an "accident," he has no choice but to take his place as the... Continue Reading →

Book Review: Masks and Shadows by Stephanie Burgis

Summary: The year is 1779, and Carlo Morelli, the most renowned castrato singer in Europe, has been invited as an honored guest to Eszterháza Palace. With Carlo in Prince Nikolaus Esterházy's carriage, ride a Prussian spy and one of the most notorious alchemists in the Habsburg Empire. Already at Eszterháza is Charlotte von Steinbeck, the... Continue Reading →

Book Review: The Princess and the Fangirl by Ashley Poston

Summary: Imogen Lovelace is an ordinary fangirl on an impossible mission: save her favorite character, Princess Amara, from being killed off from her favorite franchise, Starfield. The problem is, Jessica Stone—the actress who plays Princess Amara—wants nothing more than to leave the intense scrutiny of the fandom behind. If this year's ExcelsiCon isn't her last,... Continue Reading →

Book Review: The True Queen by Zen Cho

Summary: When sisters Muna and Sakti wake up on the peaceful beach of the island of Janda Baik, they can't remember anything, except that they are bound as only sisters can be. They have been cursed by an unknown enchanter, and slowly Sakti starts to fade away. The only hope of saving her is to... Continue Reading →

Book Review: The Spirit Eater by Rachel Aaron

Summary: With the pressure on after his success in Gaol, Eli Monpress, professional thief and degenerate, decides it's time to lie low for a bit. Taking up residence in a tiny seaside village, Eli and his companions seize the chance for some fun and relaxation. Nico, however, is finding it a bit hard. Plagued by... Continue Reading →

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