Review: Rea and the Blood of the Nectar

Title: Rea and the Blood of the Nectar Author: Payal Doshi Stars: ★★★ (3 stars) Coming June 15th from Mango and Marigold Press, Rea and the Blood of the Nectar is Payal Doshi's debut, and she comes in swinging. For anyone who remembers Sailor Moon and the wonderful trend of the magical girl, this will bring back... Continue Reading →

Review: Jinxed

Title: Jinxed Author: Amy McCulloch Stars: ★★★★ (4 stars) Amy McCulloch's latest heroine, Lacey Chu, lives in a world of technological wonder. After a crushing rejection on her road to becoming an engineer, Lacey uncovers a highly advanced "baku" - a customizable mechanical "pet" invented by MONCHA - the company behind her dream job!  Lacey repairs the cat-shaped... Continue Reading →

Book Review: WAYWARD SON

Title: Wayward Son Author: Rainbow Rowell Stars: ★★★★ (4 stars) After a thread disordered itself on Twitter, I remembered I do have a blog for these things, so spoilers are ahead - vague but definitely there. My biggest issues with this book come in that neither Penny nor Baz seem to make very important connections - ones which... Continue Reading →

Review: WAR CRY

This is a August 2018 release sent to me by Macmillan.  Title: War Cry Author: Brian McClellan Stars: ★★★★ From studying English in university to reading any advice on writing I could get, I have seen one quote more often than any other: "Don't tell me the moon is shining, show me the glint of light on broken... Continue Reading →

Review: Vengeful

This is a September 2018 release sent to me by Macmillan.  Title: Vengeful Author: V. E. Schwab Stars: ★★★★★   The second in Schwab's Villain series, Vengeful gripped me tight and wouldn't let go. I loved Vicious (Bk 1 in the series). It's marketing lines were aimed right at me, and everything I love about complex villains (Leonard Snart, Loki, Killmonger,... Continue Reading →

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