His Hideous Heart Reviewed | Ok, But Not My Cup of Tea

His Hideous Heart: 13 of Edgar Allan Poe's Most Unsettling Tales Reimagined Edited by Dahlia Adler Published September 10th, 2019 by Flatiron BooksTags: Short Stories, Horror, Retellings, Anthologies, Young AdultPages: 480 | Synopsis from the Publisher | Edgar Allan Poe may be a hundred and fifty years beyond this world, but the themes of his … Continue reading His Hideous Heart Reviewed | Ok, But Not My Cup of Tea

The Kingdom Reviewed | 3.5/5 Tiaras 👑

The Kingdom by Jess Rothenberg The Kingdom is a dark take on a Disney theme park, set in the future where there are human-made hybrids (animals and humans, alike), that populate a theme park meant to make everyone's wish come true. The story follows one such hybrid, Ana, a Disney princess-like character trying to understand … Continue reading The Kingdom Reviewed | 3.5/5 Tiaras 👑

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 🗡️

Angelfall Reviewed | 3.5/5 Angel Wings

Angelfall by Susan Ee Angelfall by Susan Ee is a post-apocalyptic story following Penryn and her family as they try to navigate this new world of avenging angels bent on destroying humanity. Angelfall is the first in a three book series, with Angelfall staring out as a self-published novel. Synopsis: From Goodreads: It's been six … Continue reading Angelfall Reviewed | 3.5/5 Angel Wings

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