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The Burning God

The Burning God Author: R.F. Kuang Genre: Fantasy Publication Date: November 26, 2020 Publisher: Harper Voyager Series: The Poppy War #3 CONTENT WARNING: gore, war, rape, torture, violence, starvation, cannibalism After saving her nation of Nikan from foreign invaders and battling the evil Empress Su Daji in a […]

The Dragon Republic

The Dragon Republic Author: R.F. Kuang Genre: Fantasy Publication Date: August 8, 2019 Publisher: Harper Voyager Series: The Poppy War #2 TRIGGER WARNING: addiction, infanticide, self-harm, gore, violence, torture, war, animal sacrifice, rape The war is over. The war has just begun. Three times throughout its history, Nikan […]

OMG! That Song Book Tag

I was tagged to do this by Riddhi at Whispering Stories. Considering that I’ve only recently connected with her, she really hit the nail on the head by inviting me to complete a book tag that combines two of my most favorite interests — books and music! It […]

Woven In Moonlight

Woven in Moonlight Author: Isabel Ibañez Genre: YA Fantasy Publication Date: January 7, 2020 Publisher: Page Street Books Series: Woven in Moonlight #1 TRIGGER WARNING: gore, addiction, violence A lush tapestry of magic, romance, and revolución, drawing inspiration from Bolivian politics and history. Ximena is the decoy condesa, […]

The Henna Wars

The Henna Wars Author: Adiba Jaigirdar Genre: YA Romance Publication Date: May 12, 2020 Publisher: Page Street Kids TRIGGER WARNING: racism, homophobia, bullying, a character being outed Nishat’s parents say she can be anyone she wants — as long as she isn’t a lesbian. Nishat doesn’t want to […]

Fae Friday – Chanukah!!

Happy Chanukah!! Some of you may not know, Hanukkah is the festival of lights, and in certain tales, fairies show up as lights. To celebrate the Fae & Chanukah, we are talking about books that have become the beacon of light for us. What book or genre has […]

TTT – Winter Themed Books

This week’s topic is a holiday/seasonal freebie! Unfortunately, I haven’t come across 10 books with a Chanukah theme. I’ve found two, and one was basically just a Christmas book with a ton of unflattering Jewish tropes and a Hanukkah themed … title. So I’ve decided to go with […]

One Of Us Is Lying

One of Us is Lying Author: Karen M. McManus Genre: YA Mystery Publication Date: May 30, 2017 Publisher: Delacorte Press Series: One of Us is Lying #1 TRIGGER WARNING: death, drug dealing, infidelity, substance use, controlling relationship, parental neglect/abandonment, mental illness, homophobia, mention of suicide Pay close attention […]