Seriously. Seriously! This book is a chart topper. No doubt in my mind. I usually have a hard time getting into books with so many perspectives, but this books runs with titles like The Priory of the Orange Tree by Samantha Shannon and Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi. It has the most […]
[Asis’ Review] DREAMS LIE BENEATH by Rebecca Ross
I have read every single book Rebecca has written and I’ve loved every new one just as much as the last. My love for Dreams Lie Beneath starts with just that cover. It is a strange choice for me because as a rule I don’t like covers with people on them. Fanart style is acceptable […]
[Diane’s Review]: Gallant by V. E. Schwab
Eerie And Utterly Devourable Read! When I first saw this book pitched as Crimson Peak meets The Secret Garden I really had no idea what to expect as I never really envisioned those two things intersecting. But Schwab really found a way to weave these two very different concepts into something both captivating and horrific. […]
[Emily’s Review]: A Forgery of Roses by Jessica S Olson
Myra Whitlock has a gift. One many would kill for.
She’s an artist whose portraits alter people’s real-life bodies, a talent she must hide from those who would kidnap, blackmail, and worse in order to control it. Guarding that secret is the only way to keep her younger sister safe now that their parents are gone.
But one frigid night, the governor’s wife discovers the truth and threatens to expose Myra if she does not complete a special portrait that would resurrect the governor’s dead son. Desperate, Myra ventures to his legendary stone mansion.
Once she arrives, however, it becomes clear the boy’s death was no accident. Someone dangerous lurks within these glittering halls. Someone harboring a disturbing obsession with portrait magic.
Myra cannot do the painting until she knows what really happened, so she turns to the governor’s older son, a captivating redheaded poet. Together, they delve into the family’s most shadowed affairs, racing to uncover the truth before the secret Myra spent her life concealing makes her the killer’s next victim.
[Diane’s Review]: A Far Wilder Magic by Allison Saft
A Magic Alchemical Fox Hunt? Why Yes, Very Much So! A Far Wilder Magic has undoubtedly been one of my favourite reads of 2022. Allison never ceases to create real, beautifully flawed, relatable characters who make you laugh and cry all in one paragraph. Margaret is an aloof outcast who prefers guns and her dog […]
[Caitlyn’s Review]: Once More Upon a Time by Roshani Chokshi
Here is how I imagine you will read this book: its a Saturday, maybe its raining or, if you’re lucky, its snowing. You curl up on your sofa or in your favorite reading chair, blanket and tea at the ready, cat optional, and you read this book cover to cover in one afternoon. It is […]
[Diane’s Review]: The Last Legacy by Adrienne Young
Back to Bastian we go! Adrienne has ushered us back to Bastian with a protagonist so clever and cunning I couldn’t put this book down! I have always had a deep love for Adrienne’s strong female characters and Bryn Roth is no exception. She is a fierce, intelligent chameleon, able to meld herself into whatever […]
[Chelsea’s Review]: Red Wolf by Rachel Vincent
This book was interesting enough. The concept was new and it felt like a fresh way to retell the story of Little Red Riding Hood, even though the typical elements were still there (i.e. the trek to grandmothers house through the woods). The story progressed a little slowly for me and I had a hard […]