★★★☆☆ // ★★★★☆ 3.5 Stars (Rounds up on Goodreads) The only reason this isn’t a solid 4-star read for me is that the pacing, I felt, […]
I love the way he writes all of his characters, the way each one feels unique. They aren’t just pieces in different places on his storyboard; they are unique, individual characters who drive their stories in different ways.
I was somehow deeply invested. I needed to know this story, these characters, this setting.
Brandes combined that knowledge with a world where magic could be harnessed. And she wrote a story that made my heart stop and restart several times.
This is not your usual fantasy ‘sophomore slump’ sequel. This book was every bit as enthralling as the first one; possibly a bit more.
★★★★☆ You have never read a fantasy retelling like this. I was vaguely interested in A Touch of Gold because it was a retelling of […]
2018 is here: A book with trigger warnings and a stellar LGBT romance is being championed by a big time publisher.
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This book was interesting, well-written and immersive. just like book one. The lack of split POVs and the focus on Jahan’s storyline helped Bates a lot here.
Furyborn will keep you up at night. It will grip you and not let you go until you can peel your eyes off the pages to try to get some sleep (so that you can read more in the morning). Savor it.
Tessa Gratton’s King Lear-inspired book was a well-written, fun read, but not a huge page-turner for me.
I can honestly say that Children of Blood and Bone deserves every bit of praise and hype it’s gotten, plus infinitely more.
This book wasn’t on my shortlist of most exciting 2018 releases, but it absolutely should have been.
‘Reign the Earth’ was an immersive, wonderfully-written YA fantasy. Strong women, magic, a pinch of politics, and thoughtful plotlines make this a must-read.
While this book is set in the world of the popular fantasy ‘Seraphina,’ it stands by itself.
Let’s talk about Zenith, a hotly-anticipated book that let me so, so far down.