The Gods of Men
I generally try to avoid reading book descriptions. More often than not, they turn me off from the book rather than attract me to it. Instead, I listen to recommendations and keep an eye out for what people…
One morning, while in the throes of a mild reading-slump, I stumbled across a recommendation for the short story Passage Out, which was described as a mix of Steam Punk and Space Opera. To my continued disappointment, I've yet…
by Sarah Chorn
Five years ago, the Boundary fell. Now the Union is coming to claim Shine Territory as its own.
But not everyone wants to live under their heel.
In a hidden town run by women with rough pasts, life remains untouched until greed paves the way…
by Sarah Chorn
Days after the Boundary falls, six strangers converge in a one-horse town, all of them on the run. Some from the past, some avoiding the future.
When men from Shine Company arrive to reclaim their own, these desperate travelers have to decide if they…
Sylvan Valley Aflame
You know that feeling when things seem to be going okay, and you just know that something really bad is going to happen, but not quite what? A kind of anxiety that almost makes you reluctant to keep reading,…
Girls of Might and Magic
Authors listed at the end of the review.
A disabled teen tracks down an elusive sea beast. A young, Indian detective finds a magical artifact. A Black teen who can see the dead solves a murder mystery. An Ethiopian girl discovers…
The Metals, #2
I've been reading this book on and off ever since it came out, in November last year. It is both one of the strangest and one of the most beautiful books I've ever read. The writing is intensely…
The Night Librarian
The Night Librarian is a collection of short stories about a young witch working the night-shift at a magical library, and originally, I wasn't going to review it. I felt the writing wasn't good enough. The prose is…
By Isa Medina
The Institute is in trouble, and I'm the only one free to do something about it.
With the walls closing in on all sides, it's up to me to solve the mystery of the Institute's "curse" and find out who's behind it.
Miss Sharp's Monsters
Author: Susannah Rowntree
Genre: Historical Urban Fantasy
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Elizabeth Sharp is a lady’s maid. Sort of. Marked by the werewolf scars across her face two years before, she is seen…
The Keeper Origins #2
The first book in The Keeper Origins, Dragon's Reach, was one of my favorite books last year. It kept me up at night and it swept me away to a world far beyond my own dark…
by Michael R. Fletcher
A broken man, Khraen awakens alone and lost. His stone heart has been shattered, littered across the world. With each piece, he regains some small shard of the man he once was.
He follows the trail, fragment by fragment, remembering his terrible past.