I so, so badly wanted to enjoy this. I mean, a WLW retelling of Orpheus and Eurydice?? That sounds made for me. Teagan is in grave danger. A magical poison is slowly killing her, and the only possible cure seems to lie through the Bone Way in the Shadow Princess’ realm. Cress, Teagan’s wife, is … Continue reading ARC Review: The Bone Way
Ok, so goodreads definitely lied to me. Chih is traveling to see the eclipse and the new Empress’ Dragon Court When she stops to record the contents of the house Thriving Fortune, Empress In-Yo’s residence while she lived in exile. Told through the memories passed between an old woman named Rabbit and a non-binary Cleric … Continue reading Book Review: Empress of Salt and Fortune
So I fully expected that this book was going to break me, I just didn’t expect that THAT was the way it was going to break me. Jayne is a New York City living college student, who seems pretty distanced from her family even though her sister, June, lives only streets away. That changes when … Continue reading ARC Review: Yolk
So, when I started my unit on empathy, what I expected to find out was “reading fiction makes people more empathetic” point blank period. And because nothing I think is simple is ever actually simple, I’m going to need a whole two blog posts to cover the complexity of empathy. Horray! You all get to … Continue reading Bookish Research: Empathy
Apologies in advance, but this review is going to be a very personal one. When I saw that there was a book about someone with OCD and superpowers, I genuinely screamed. I remember the first time someone described OCD to me as being a kind of power, it made the world look so much brighter to … Continue reading ARC Review: Foretold
Once again, P. Djèlí Clark weaves an absolutely stunning fantasy world. Set in his alternate Cairo of the 1900’s, Agent Fatma el-Sha’arawi is back in the newest Dead Djinn mystery. When twenty members of a mysterious brotherhood dedicated to the famous Al-Jahiz turn up dead, Fatma and her new partner must find the culprit. Together … Continue reading ARC Review: A Master of Djinn
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