Ice Like Fire by Sara Raasch

Ice Like Fire by Sara Raasch

SUMMARY While Winter has been freed from Angra’s slavery, Meira must find the balance between queen and soldier, fight to keep her kingdom from the hands of Cordell, and in the mean time find the keys hidden in other kingdoms that will open the door to the magical chasm and hopefully make an alliance or […]

The Rest of Us Just Live Here by Patrick Ness

The Rest of Us Just Live Here by Patrick Ness

When I was five or six years old, my older brother convinced me to go on the Haunted House ride with him at the local show. I was pretty scared, and knew my big brother wouldn’t protect me from anything, and didn’t particularly want to go, but I thought if I didn’t do it now […]

Ash & Bramble by Sarah Prineas

Ash & Bramble by Sarah Prineas

SUMMARY When Pin dares to escape her slavery of making fairytale clothing for a magical Godmother, she and her Shoemaker friend are captured and catapulted into an irresistible world where the prince is having a ball and no one recalls their past. This original Cinderella retelling has more twists than you can shake a bramble […]

Arc Review: Siren’s Fury by Mary Weber

Arc Review: Siren’s Fury by Mary Weber

DNF at 39% I hate to do this because I absolutely LOVED Storm Siren and even pre-ordered Siren’s Fury in hardcover because I was so sure I was going to love it, but I have to DNF. I’ve been reading this book for two and a half weeks and I’ve only reached between one-third and […]

Book Review: Storm Siren by Mary Weber

Book Review: Storm Siren by Mary Weber

The author sent me a signed copy of this book as thanks for encouragement. It was not offered in exchange for a review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review. SUMMARY Slave girl Nym is snatched up by a court advisor when her true identity, that of […]

ARC Book Review: Illusionarium by Heather Dixon

ARC Book Review: Illusionarium by Heather Dixon

SUMMARY In an alternate steampunk 1800s London, a young surgeon-to-be Jonathon is required to find the cure to a deadly illness affecting the world’s women by competing in an parallel world’s competition of illusion creating, but there’s more to illusions and other worlds than meets the eye. WORLDBUILDING Oh my god where do I even […]

ARC Book Review: Crimson Bound by Rosamund Hodge

ARC Book Review: Crimson Bound by Rosamund Hodge

You’d be entirely forgiven for thinking that Crimson Bound had something to do with Hodge’s first novel, Cruel Beauty. Both books reference red on the cover. Both cover make use of the initials CB Both books use the same font for the title Both books feature a spiral on the cover With a girl wearing […]

Book Review: Cruel Beauty by Rosamund Hodge

Book Review: Cruel Beauty by Rosamund Hodge

SUMMARY Nyx Triskelion has been raised her entire life to prepare to kill her husband, the Gentle Lord, king of demons and responsible for cursing her world. But when she arrives at his house, she finds not everything is what she’s been led to believe. A tale inspired by Beauty and the Beast. WORLDBUILDING I […]