Review: Shimmer and Burn (ARC)

Review of Shimmer and Burn by Mary Taranta               ***I received this ARC via netgalley from the publisher in exchange for an honest review*** Mary Taranta’s Fantasy debut, Shimmer and Burn is not without its faults, but its page-turning plot, interesting characters, and superb villain kept me itching to find out … Continue reading Review: Shimmer and Burn (ARC)

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Book Review: Flame in the Mist

A Mulan retelling set in Feudal Japan by one of my new favorite authors? I think yes!! I was so so excited to start this novel after finishing Renee Adhieh’s other duology, The Wrath and the Dawn. And now I am having a really hard time writing this review. I truly loved this novel. It was … Continue reading Book Review: Flame in the Mist

YA Wednesday: Strange the Dreamer

“‘Dream up something wild and improbable…Something beautiful and full of monsters.” Laini Taylor, the author of the Daughter of Smoke & Bone series and the National Book Award finalist Lips Touch: Three Times, creates a captivating and original world full of complicated characters, immense dreams, and too-real nightmares in her new book Strange the Dreamer. The first … Continue reading YA Wednesday: Strange the Dreamer

YA Wednesday! Review of Graceling

Graceling by Kristin Cashore Publication Date: August 2008 Genres: YA, Fantasy, Romance Publisher: Harcourt In the world Cashore creates in her debut novel Graceling, certain individuals are “graced” with powers, from the mundane and practical, like being a world class cook or musician, to the deadly. Katsa (our heroine) is Graced with killing, making her an unmatched … Continue reading YA Wednesday! Review of Graceling