The Republic of Birds | ARC Review

The Republic of Birds by Jessica Miller Published: April 20th 2021 Format: eBook (ARC) Tags: Middle-Grade, Fantasy, Sisters, Magic, Witches | Synopsis from the Publisher | In the land of Tsaretsvo, civil war has divided the human kingdom from the Republic of Birds. Magic is outlawed, and young witches are sent to a mysterious boarding school, from … Continue reading The Republic of Birds | ARC Review

The Left-Handed Booksellers of London Reviewed | ARC Review

The Left-Handed Booksellers of London by Garth Nix Published: September 22, 2020 Pages: 416 Format: e-ARC Tags: Urban Fantasy, Young Adult, Historical Fiction, Magic, Romance | Synopsis From Publisher | In a slightly alternate London in 1983, Susan Arkshaw is looking for her father, a man she has never met. Crime boss Frank Thringley might … Continue reading The Left-Handed Booksellers of London Reviewed | ARC Review

The Guinevere Deception Reviewed | Definitely Worth the Read

The Guinevere Deception by Kiersten White Published November 5 2019Tags: Young Adult, Fantasy, Magic, Strong Female LeadFormat: E-Book, ARCPages: 352 | Synopsis From the Publisher | There was nothing in the world as magical and terrifying as a girl. Princess Guinevere has come to Camelot to wed a stranger: the charismatic King Arthur. With magic … Continue reading The Guinevere Deception Reviewed | Definitely Worth the Read

The Assassination of Brangwain Spurge Reviewed | 4.25 Lances

The Assassination of Brangwain Spurge by M.T. Anderson, Illustrated by Eugene Yelchin The Assassination of Brangwain Spurge by M.T. Anderson and illustrated by Eugene Yelchin is a half written/half-illustrated story of an Elf emissary venturing into Goblin territory to present a gift meant to promote peace between the two races. This book was a collaboration … Continue reading The Assassination of Brangwain Spurge Reviewed | 4.25 Lances

A Curse So Dark and Lonely Reviewed | 4.75/5 Knives 🗡️

A Curse So Dark and Lonely by Brigid Kemmerer A Curse So Dark and Lonely by Brigid Kemmerer A Curse So Dark and Lonely by Brigid Kemmerer is a young adult fantasy retelling of "Beauty and the Beast," set in a world where a young sorceress has laid a curse upon the Crown Prince and … Continue reading A Curse So Dark and Lonely Reviewed | 4.75/5 Knives 🗡️

Stronger Than a Bronze Dragon | ARC Review

Stronger Than a Bronze Dragon by Mary Fan Stronger Than a Bronze Dragon by Mary Fan is a YA fantasy/steam-punk novel about a young woman who longs to be a legendary warrior and avenge her father's murder. Fan is an established writer of YA literature, having penned the Jane Colt and Flynn Nightsider series, to … Continue reading Stronger Than a Bronze Dragon | ARC Review

The Queen’s Shadow Reviewed | 3/5 Blasters

The Queen's Shadow by E. K. Johnston The Queen's Shadow by E.K. Johnston follows Padmé Amidala Naberrie after her reign is over as Queen of Naboo. The plot follows her through the beginning of her first term as a Naboo Senator. Synopsis: After her reign has ended as Queen, Padmé wonders what she'll do with … Continue reading The Queen’s Shadow Reviewed | 3/5 Blasters