Review: The Soulmate Equation by Christina Lauren

Single mom Jess Davis is a data and statistics wizard, but no amount of number crunching can convince her to step back into the dating world. Raised by her grandparents--who now help raise her seven-year-old daughter, Juno--Jess has been left behind too often to feel comfortable letting anyone in. After all, her father's never been … Continue reading Review: The Soulmate Equation by Christina Lauren

Review: Black Sun by Rebecca Roanhorse

A god will returnWhen the earth and sky convergeUnder the black sun In the holy city of Tova, the winter solstice is usually a time for celebration and renewal, but this year it coincides with a solar eclipse, a rare celestial event proscribed by the Sun Priest as an unbalancing of the world. Meanwhile, a … Continue reading Review: Black Sun by Rebecca Roanhorse

Rapid Review: Netgalley Picks – Cure Bound & Birds of Paradise

Cure Bound by M.L. Philpitt "Forever came sooner than either of us thought. But fate has given me a new forever. Content warnings: kidnapping and abduction, sexual assault, Stockholm Syndrome Cure Bound had that promising potential to appeal to my love for dark, sultry romance novels, and even the addition of a forbidden love between … Continue reading Rapid Review: Netgalley Picks – Cure Bound & Birds of Paradise

ARC Review: The Tangleroot Palace by Marjorie Liu

New York Times bestseller and Hugo, British Fantasy, Romantic Times, and Eisner award-winning author of the graphic novel, Monstress, Marjorie Liu leads you deep into the heart of the tangled woods. In her long-awaited debut story collection, dark, lush, and spellbinding short fiction you will find unexpected detours, dangerous magic, and even more dangerous women. … Continue reading ARC Review: The Tangleroot Palace by Marjorie Liu

Review: Act Your Age, Eve Brown by Talia Hibbert

Eve Brown is a certified hot mess. No matter how hard she strives to do right, her life always goes horribly wrong—so she’s given up trying. But when her personal brand of chaos ruins an expensive wedding (someone had to liberate those poor doves), her parents draw the line. It's time for Eve to grow up … Continue reading Review: Act Your Age, Eve Brown by Talia Hibbert

Review: Legendborn by Tracy Deonn

After her mother dies in an accident, sixteen-year-old Bree Matthews wants nothing to do with her family memories or childhood home. A residential program for bright high schoolers at UNC–Chapel Hill seems like the perfect escape—until Bree witnesses a magical attack her very first night on campus. A flying demon feeding on human energies. A … Continue reading Review: Legendborn by Tracy Deonn

Dual Review: Skyward and Starsight by Brandon Sanderson

My Thoughts “The warrior's way was not to run from failure, but up to it and do better.”Skyward, Brandon Sanderson This is my introduction to Brandon Sanderson's non-Cosmere and young adult books, and I was so glad that this book did not disappoint and that it had all the expectations I had from his other … Continue reading Dual Review: Skyward and Starsight by Brandon Sanderson

Review: Before They Are Hanged by Joe Abercrombie

Superior Glokta has a problem. How do you defend a city surrounded by enemies and riddled with traitors, when your allies can by no means be trusted, and your predecessor vanished without a trace? It’s enough to make a torturer want to run – if he could even walk without a stick. Northmen have spilled … Continue reading Review: Before They Are Hanged by Joe Abercrombie

Review: Soul Lanterns by Shaw Kuzki

The haunting and poignant story of a how a young Japanese girl's understanding of the historic and tragic bombing of Hiroshima is transformed by a memorial lantern-floating ceremony. Twelve-year-old Nozomi lives in the Japanese city of Hiroshima. She wasn't even born when the bombing of Hiroshima took place. Every year Nozomi joins her family at … Continue reading Review: Soul Lanterns by Shaw Kuzki