There are a few key words that, whenever I see them combined to describe a new or new-to-me book, automatically guarantees that that book shall shoot straight to the top of my TBR or Most Anticipated Lists. Witches. France/French/Francophile. Enemies-to-Lovers. There are others of course (dragons come to mind), but needless to say, all I […]
Books and movies inspired by Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night are some of my favorite adaptations. Stormrise by Jillian Boehme has strong leanings and similarities to Disney’s Mulan – Mulan is one of my favorite Disney movies – and Boehme adds in fantasy elements, so of course the book caught my eye. At the start of the […]
A Curse So Dark And Lonely was a breath of fresh air from many books I have read recently. The pacing of the book was very well done leaving me to easily pick up where I left off with no questions. The writing style let me read quickly with no complicated wording and mystery that, […]
The Wicked King is the second book in the Folk of the Air series, you can read my review of the first book right HERE: REVIEW OF THE CRUEL PRINCE by Holly Black. There might be spoilers for the Cruel Prince ahead on this review. This book left me with the biggest book hangover of […]
The plot took shape and picked up a great pace, there was so much happening and the story got me more and more invested, so much that I couldn’t have stopped if I tried. It had so much action and mystery, a GREAT political intrigue and some of the BEST plot-twists I’ve read in YA.
“And as she turned, it was revealed by her tread that she was fireborne.” There hasn’t been a fantasy book that has captivated me so intently in a long time. This book was pretty darn perfect. And I’m not saying that because everything works out beautifully. In fact, I think the best part about this […]
Set in the beautiful snowed in mountains, Winterwood by Shea Ernshaw follows Nora, a descendant of witches who have long walked the forests of Jackjaw Lake and are said to have come from their very depths. When Nora wanders into the Wicker Woods under the cover of the full moon, she finds something she never […]
This story had all the elements that made me sit up and pay attention – warrior women, centaurs, witches, magic, Game of Thrones level of plotting and backstabbing… And yet…I don’t know what it was about this book, but it just really didn’t vibe with me. There were elements that I really enjoyed, which I’ll […]