Category: Book Review

The Wicked Deep

The Wicked Deep by Shea Ernshaw has been on my TBR list for what feels like forever, and I took advantage of the lockdown to read it. Welcome to the cursed town of Sparrow… Where, two centuries ago, three sisters were sentenced to death for witchery. Stones were […]

An Enchantment Of Ravens

An Enchantment of Ravens was an amazing debut novel by Margaret Rogerson. A skilled painter must stand up to the ancient power of the faerie courts— even as she falls in love with a faerie prince. Isobel is a prodigy portrait artist with a dangerous set of clients: […]

The Merciful Crow

The Merciful Crow by Margaret Owen has been on my TBR for what feels like forever, and I’m glad I finally got to read it! CONTENT WARNING: murder, dismemberment, plague A future chieftain. Fie abides by one rule: look after your own. Her Crow caste of undertakers and […]

The Librarian Of Auschwitz

The Librarian of Auschwitz by Antonio Iturbe was the April book chosen for a book club I lead with a few other women. TRIGGER WARNING: derogatory terms for people with development disabilities and Romani, extremely graphic descriptions of people who were gassed, descriptions of medical experimentation, torture, disposing […]

Queen Of Hearts

Queen of Hearts by Colleen Oakes is a fantastic twist on Alice in Wonderland, and it’s the first book in a series. Only queens with hearts can bleed. This is not the story of the Wonderland we know. Alice has not fallen down a rabbit hole. There is […]

Ruthless Gods

Ruthless Gods by Emily A. Duncan is a sequel to Wicked Saints, and the second book in the Something Dark and Holy trilogy. I received an ARC of this book through NetGalley. This is my honest opinion, which I am providing willingly. TRIGGER WARNING: alcohol abuse, drug use, […]

Wicked Saints

Wicked Saints by Emily A. Duncan sounded like such an interesting premise, but it took me a while to figure out what I thought about the book. TRIGGER WARNING: self-harm A girl named Nadya, who hears the whispers of the gods inside her head. A prince surrounded by […]

Sin Eater

I received an ARC of this book through NetGalley. I am voluntarily providing an honest review. Sin Eater by Megan Campisi is a fascinating historical fiction book that explores a religious custom that I had never heard of before. CONTENT WARNING: mention of sexual assault, harm to animals […]

The Winter Of The Witch

The Winter of the Witch by Katherine Arden is an absolute gem of a book. If you haven’t read The Bear and the Nightingale and The Girl in the Tower, you may want to skip over this review until you have. I don’t want to reveal any plot […]

The Girl In The Tower

The Girl in the Tower by Katherine Arden is the second book in the Winternight series, and it elevates fairy tale retellings to a whole new level. If you haven’t read The Bear and the Nightingale, you may want to hold off reading this review. I’d hate to […]