Book Reviews, Fantasy, Romance

Book Review: Gild by Raven Kennedy

Gild is the first book in an (explicit) adult romantasy series that puts an intriguing spin on the traditional King Midas myth.

ARCS

ARC Review: The Amber Crown

Hi everyone. Today, I am happy to share a review of an ARC I received. Thank you to NetGalley and Daw Books for sending me an e-arc of this book in exchange for an honest review. The Amber Crown comes out tomorrow - January 11th I know the saying goes that we’re not supposed to… Continue reading ARC Review: The Amber Crown

ARCS, Book Reviews, Fantasy

ARC Review: Beyond

I am a bit late posting this review because my family and I recently moved across the country from British Columbia to Ontario. I received an e-ARC of Beyond by Mercedes Lackey from Netgalley and DAW books in exchange for an honest review. Mercedes Lackey is one of my favourite authors, so I was thrilled,… Continue reading ARC Review: Beyond

Fantasy, Retelling, Young Adult

Book Review: Legendborn by Tracy Deonn

Legendborn is the first book in a YA urban fantasy series that puts a unique spin the King Arthur legend, all while dealing with difficult topics such as racism, trauma and grief. Goodreads Rating: 4.1 stars My Rating: 5/5 stars Goodreads Summary: After her mother dies in an accident, sixteen-year-old Bree Matthews wants nothing to… Continue reading Book Review: Legendborn by Tracy Deonn

Book Reviews, Fantasy, Young Adult

Book Review: Scythe by Neal Shusterman

Hi everyone. I hope that you are all keeping safe and healthy during this covid-19 pandemic. I don't know how everyone else is feeling, but I feel like everything has a really surreal quality right now. My family of 5 and I have been in isolation with our many pets that include a Bernese Mountain… Continue reading Book Review: Scythe by Neal Shusterman

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Book Review: The Breadwinner Deborah Ellis

The Breadwinner is a thought-provoking middle-grade book by Canadian author Deborah Ellis. Goodreads Rating: 4 Stars My Rating: 5 Stars Goodreads Summary: Since the Taliban took over Afghanistan, 11-year-old Parvana has rarely been outdoors. Barred from attending school, shopping at the market, or even playing in the streets of Kabul, the heroine of Deborah Ellis's… Continue reading Book Review: The Breadwinner Deborah Ellis

Book Reviews, Historical Fiction, Romance

Book Review: Echoes by Maeve Binchy

Echoes is an emotional read that explores what can happen after you get your heart's desire, and how that is not always as magical as it seems at first glance. Goodreads Rating: 3.87 My Rating: 3/5 Stars Spoiler-free Summary: "It was sometimes called the echo cave, and if you shouted your question loud enough in… Continue reading Book Review: Echoes by Maeve Binchy

Book Reviews, Historical Fiction, Sequels

Book Review: World Without End by Ken Follett

World Without End is a sweeping historical epic, and the second book in Ken Follet's Kingsbridge series. If you're looking for my thoughts on the first book in the series, make sure to check out my review of The Pillars of the Earth. Goodreads Rating: 4.29 My Rating: 5 Stars Goodreads Summary: World Without End… Continue reading Book Review: World Without End by Ken Follett