Beasts Made of Night review by Tochi Onyebuchi
The Last Namsara review Iskari #1 by Kristen Ciccarelli
So yeah on Goodreads I kind of have a series graveyard... I didn't KILL THE BOOKS, I swear I AM NOT a murderer but I haven't gotten around to reading the next book in the series... "\_(ツ)_/" I'm just not motivated...? I think its the book... but it could be me...?
I am always going on about how I love Asian diversity... and publishers have listened! I have a ton of Asian books TBR but for every trend there are forerunners... These are my top 10...
Review of Static Mayhem Mayhem Wave series, book #2 by Edward Aubry
I'm not the only American in love with culture as it is the basis of the world building in many, many stories, especially fantasy ones! Here is my short wishlist of culture based magic and world-building that I would love to see more of in young adult fiction and fantasy in general...
by Mallory McCartney
I went straight over to Goodreads and resorted my to read list and there they were!
To limit the list I decided to pick series I dream about reading but haven't gotten around to... yet!
Why clocks as the focus of your world? Come check out the new middle grade story in a world of clocks... there's a giveaway too!
You are attracted to the cover or the title or both, you read the blurb and... put down the book! What made you do it?
There are just certain tropes or sub-genres that speak to us, either in the moment or that we have always been attracted to. I need to read these books because...
This was a really fun topic this week as my family and I are big gamers. When I mentioned it to the other members of my household there were shout outs that I couldn't help agreeing with...
Khya is a clan warrior whose home is an isolated desert island. She's closest to her brother, Yorri and is constantly pestered by her rival, Tessen. As a rare fykina who can make wards to protect from magic and physical dangers she is important to her team and her ambition in life is to become a leader of her clan. When her brother's body mysteriously disappears she goes on a quest to learn what really happened even if it means betraying her clan and everything she's ever known.
Alessia hears voices, lots and lots of voices, so many that it's crippling. Water has the ability to dampen the voices but it looks mighty crazy to have sacks of water tied around your head. So its no surprise she's committed to an asylum. On an island far from home Alessia is able to flee her doctor and her padded cell and escape into the ocean. Only to wake up in Zeneshia, the home of her long-lost grandmother and Dante, the man she's totally drawn to. As she delves into the history of Zeneshia she learns she is a part of what is going on and she's the one with the power to stop it.
Pen's been through hell and back with the scars to prove it. All for her best friend Beth, who dragged her into a world of spirits, deities and monsters. When her mirror sister Parva, forged from her reflections in a school bathroom mirror, goes missing Pen determines to track her down - no matter the cost! She pays the price to enter London-Under-Glass and must trade her most valuable commodity her scars to find answers.
A mysterious young man appears right when Zoe needs him most; X becomes her rescuer. A man claiming to know her recently dead father suddenly appears squatting at her elderly neighbors' and threatens her and her brother's lives. Zoe witnesses something no one else on earth ever has before: a bounty hunter from a hell called the Lowlands sent to claim this man's soul lets him go because she asks him to. As Zoe and this young man, X, get to know one another she challenges what he knows about his life even as he reveals truths to Zoe she might very well wish never leave the darkness of the caves.
Prelude to Mayhem review Mayhem Wave series #1 by Edward Aubry
Accompanied by experienced travelers, Badger and Pinch, they must make their way between nightmares and dreamers to reach the wicked places before the Dark Daughters unleash a plague upon the world.
Sora is a human changeling, not a kami princess, who learns the truth when a ghost army invades Mt. Fuji and takes her fake kami parents captive. Along with her bodyguard and childhood friend, Takeo, she must help the real princess come into her powers and fight with no time to prepare. Along the way she makes new friends and learns what it means to be a human.