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All Of Us Villains – Or Maybe Just Some Of Us

I have been hyped up for over a year to read All of Us Villains. I’m not super familiar with Amanda Foody and Christine Lynn Herman’s previous works, but I didn’t need a lot of convincing to pick up their joint project after I read the premise. If you’ve ever wanted a magical Hunger Games,…

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A Spindle Splintered – Fractured Fairy Tale

I am never one to shy away from retellings, and I can’t deny Alix E. Harrow presented an intriguing remix of Sleeping Beauty in A Spindle Splintered. I certainly loved what this story tried to be, but unfortunately, there were other forces at play. Zinnia Gray is obsessed with Sleeping Beauty because she’s been cursed…

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Summer Sons – Sweltering Haunts

It’s officially time to kick off the spooky season, and I do declare that Summer Sons by Lee Mandelo should be your first pick. The book is part southern gothic, part paranormal mystery, and part dark academia set against the backdrop of prestigious Vanderbilt University and rural Tennessee. It’s hot and humid and confusing as…

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The Library Of The Dead – Alive And Well

I needed a mental break. I just finished Sarah J. Maas’s latest book, A Court of Silver Flames, and there was a lot to process after going through the main character’s healing journey. How lucky was I to pick up The Library of the Dead by T.L. Huchu next? I couldn’t have planned this reading…

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Victories Greater Than Death – Maybe Just Small Ones

Victories Greater Than Death by Charlie Jane Anders is the wokest space adventure I’ve ever been on and it was awesome. The book establishes pronouns for characters, celebrates gender identity and expression, displays love in all forms, and showcases a diverse cast of humans and aliens that would make the galaxy proud. And while I…

The Nine Realms – Four Spines To Bind Them

Today we have a full series review of The Nine Realms by Sarah Kozloff. The series is a quartet of books and in a break with publishing traditions, they all released in the same year over the course of four months. The series contains the following four books: A Queen in Hiding, The Queen of…

Come Tumbling Down – Sisterhood Meets Finality

Seanan McGuire’s fifth Wayward Children novella brings us once again to Eleanor West’s home for the titular youth. It also returns to the story of Jack (Jacqueline) and Jill, sisters whose collective tale of sibling love and loss rises to a volcanic climax in Come Tumbling Down. Beware--spoilers from previous Wayward Children installments ahead! Jack…

In an Absent Dream – Indecision Meets Duality

In an Absent Dream marks a return to form for Seanan McGuire’s Wayward Children series, which faltered in book three after its impressive first and second installments. Here, we learn the backstory of Lundy, a character left tragically underexplored in Every Heart A Doorway.  Lundy’s arc in Every Heart was short but sweet, and her…