Book Review: The Obsidian Tower by Melissa Caruso

Summary: The mage-marked granddaughter of a ruler of Vaskandar, Ryx was destined for power and prestige at the top of Vaskandran society. But her magic is broken; all she can do is uncontrollably drain the life from everything she touches, and Vaskandar has no place for a mage with unusable powers. Then, one night, two … Continue reading Book Review: The Obsidian Tower by Melissa Caruso

Book Review: The Unbound Empire by Melissa Caruso

Summary: While winter snows keep the Witch Lord Ruven's invading armies at bay, Lady Amalia Cornaro and the fire warlock Zaira attempt to change the fate of mages in the Raverran Empire forever, earning the enmity of those in power who will do anything to keep all magic under tight imperial control. But in the … Continue reading Book Review: The Unbound Empire by Melissa Caruso

This Week in Reading: Finally Reading Again

Well, last week was another tough one, but I pulled myself together and managed to finish 3 books over the weekend - two SFF books (both eARCs) and one romance. I'm really glad I'm back to reading and hopefully it will stick and I'll be able to salvage my January. Huzzah. Yes, I'm STILL not … Continue reading This Week in Reading: Finally Reading Again

January TBR Pile

Well, here we are a few days into January and I've decided maybe I should do monthly TBR's? We'll see how this goes. Mainly this is just to keep me focused, however just because I'm posting it by no means I'll actually stick to it because I'm pretty terrible at sticking to TBR lists. 😀 … Continue reading January TBR Pile

Monthly Wrap Up: July 2019

Well, here we are at the end of another month already. This year is just flying by. Managed to read 13 books--8 Specfic (5 Fantasy, 2 SciFi), 4 Romance, and 1 Thriller. Overall, not a bad month by any means, but I was hoping to get through more books on my 20 Books of Summer … Continue reading Monthly Wrap Up: July 2019

Book Review: The Defiant Heir by Melissa Caruso

Summary:   Across the border, the Witch Lords of Vaskandar are preparing for war. But before an invasion can begin, they must call a rare gathering of all seventeen lords to decide a course of action. Lady Amalia Cornaro knows that this Conclave might be her only chance to stifle the growing flames of war, … Continue reading Book Review: The Defiant Heir by Melissa Caruso

Book Review: The Tethered Mage by Melissa Caruso

Summary: In the Raverran Empire, magic is scarce and those born with power are strictly controlled -- taken as children and conscripted into the Falcon Army.  Zaira has lived her life on the streets to avoid this fate, hiding her mage-mark and thieving to survive. But hers is a rare and dangerous magic, one that … Continue reading Book Review: The Tethered Mage by Melissa Caruso