Title: Nura and the Immortal Palace Author: M. T. Khan Stars: ★★★ (3 stars) Whether you're a specialty press out of the midwest or a big hitter like Hachette, using Studio Ghibli as a comparison in your sell line is dangerous. Studio Ghibli's Spirited Away holds a special place in my heart, and in a generation of... Continue Reading →
The reveal is highly predictable, and the tension is slow with pacing at times breaking any chance at rising intrigue. All in all, not horrible but disappointing.
Mammon left a ticking time bomb beneath Rochester, and the Daughters want to blow it up before anything else can slip through. No matter the cost.
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 →