Arc Review – Cinderella is Dead by Kalyan Bayron

It’s 200 years after Cinderella found her prince, but the fairy tale is over. Teen girls are now required to appear at the Annual Ball, where the men of the kingdom select wives based on a girl’s display of finery. If a suitable match is not found, the girls not chosen are never heard from… Continue reading Arc Review – Cinderella is Dead by Kalyan Bayron

ARC Review & Buddy Read – A Declaration Of the Rights of Magicians by H.G Parry

It is the Age of Enlightenment -- of new and magical political movements, from the necromancer Robespierre calling for revolution in France to the weather mage Toussaint L'Ouverture leading the slaves of Haiti in their fight for freedom, to the bold new Prime Minister William Pitt weighing the legalization of magic amongst commoners in Britain… Continue reading ARC Review & Buddy Read – A Declaration Of the Rights of Magicians by H.G Parry

Book Review – Hood by Jenny Elder Moke

Synopsis: You have the blood of kings and rebels within you, love. Let it rise to meet the call. Isabelle of Kirklees has only ever known a quiet life inside the sheltered walls of the convent, where she lives with her mother, Marien. But after she is arrested by royal soldiers for defending innocent villagers,… Continue reading Book Review – Hood by Jenny Elder Moke

ARC Review – The Phantoms Curse by Shelley Wilson

Sixteen-year-old Marianne lives a simple life as a healer in the Link, looking after her younger brother since their parents’ exile. Little does she know how everything will change after attending the blessing in the city of Obanac. After her brother is wrongfully imprisoned, Marianne seeks his release from Crawford Reign, the Lord of Obanac.… Continue reading ARC Review – The Phantoms Curse by Shelley Wilson

ARC Review – The Obsidian Tower by Melissa Caruso

The mage-marked granddaughter of a ruler of Vaskandar, Ryx was destined for power and prestige at the top of Vaskandran society. But her magic is broken; all she can do is uncontrollably drain the life from everything she touches, and Vaskandar has no place for a mage with unusable powers. Then, one night, two terrible… Continue reading ARC Review – The Obsidian Tower by Melissa Caruso

ARC Review – Queen of Coin and Whispers by Helen Corcoran

She loved me as I loved her, fierce as a bloodied blade' When Lia, an idealistic queen, falls for Xania, her new spymaster--who took the job to avenge her murdered father--they realise all isn't fair in love and treason.  Lia won t mourn her uncle: he's left her a bankrupt kingdom considered easy pickings by… Continue reading ARC Review – Queen of Coin and Whispers by Helen Corcoran

ARC Review & Buddy Read – The Court of Miracles by Kester Grant

In the violent urban jungle of an alternate 1828 Paris, the French Revolution has failed and the city is divided between merciless royalty and nine underworld criminal guilds, known as the Court of Miracles. Eponine (Nina) Thénardier is a talented cat burglar and member of the Thieves Guild. Nina's life is midnight robberies, avoiding her… Continue reading ARC Review & Buddy Read – The Court of Miracles by Kester Grant

ARC Review – Aurora Burning by Jay Kristoff & Amie Kaufman

First, the bad news: an ancient evil—you know, your standard consume-all-life-in-the-galaxy deal—is about to be unleashed. The good news? Squad 312 is standing by to save the day. They’ve just got to take care of a few small distractions first. Like the clan of gremps who’d like to rearrange their favorite faces. And the cadre… Continue reading ARC Review – Aurora Burning by Jay Kristoff & Amie Kaufman

ARC Review – The Space Between Worlds by Micaiah Johnson

Multiverse travel is finally possible, but there’s just one catch: No one can visit a world where their counterpart is still alive. Enter Cara, whose parallel selves happen to be exceptionally good at dying—from disease, turf wars, or vendettas they couldn’t outrun. Cara’s life has been cut short on 372 worlds in total. On this… Continue reading ARC Review – The Space Between Worlds by Micaiah Johnson

ARC Review – Empire of Gold by S.A. Chakraborty.

Daevabad has fallen. After a brutal conquest stripped the city of its magic, Nahid leader Banu Manizheh and her resurrected commander, Dara, must try to repair their fraying alliance and stabilize a fractious, warring people. But the bloodletting and loss of his beloved Nahri have unleashed the worst demons of Dara’s dark past. To vanquish… Continue reading ARC Review – Empire of Gold by S.A. Chakraborty.