Tag: fantasy

Zodiac Academy: The Awakening

Zodiac Academy: The Awakening Author: Caroline Peckham and Susanne Valenti Genre: Fantasy Publication Date: September 8, 2021 Publisher: Independently Published Series: Zodiac Academy #1 CONTENT WARNING: extreme bullying, blood, violence You have been selected to attend Zodiac Academy, where your star sign defines your destiny. If you’re one […]

The Lies Of Locke Lamora

The Lies of Locke Lamora Author: Scott Lynch Genre: Fantasy Publication Date: June 27, 2006 Publisher: Bantam Spectra Series: Gentleman Bastard #1 CONTENT WARNING: blood, violence, torture, murder, gore An orphan’s life is harsh—and often short—in the island city of Camorr, built on the ruins of a mysterious […]

Nettle and Bone

Nettle and Bone Author: T. Kingfisher Genre: Fantasy Publication Date: April 26, 2022 Publisher: Macmillan Audio Thank you to NetGalley and Macmillan Audio for providing me with an ALC of this audiobook in exchange for an honest review. CONTENT WARNING: miscarriage, domestic violence, death of a child, murder […]

Siren Queen

Siren Queen Author: Nghi Vo Genre: Historical Fantasy Publication Date: May 10, 2022 Publisher: Tordotcom Thank you to NetGalley and BookishFirst for providing me an ARC of this book in exchange for an honest review. CONTENT WARNING: racial slurs, violence, blood It was magic. In every world, it […]

The Belles

The Belles Author: Dhonielle Clayton Genre: YA Fantasy Publication Date: February 6, 2018 Publisher: Disney-Hyperion Series: The Belles #1 CONTENT WARNING: grief, blood, vomit, sexual assault, bullying Camellia Beauregard is a Belle. In the opulent world of Orléans, Belles are revered, for they control Beauty, and Beauty is […]

Gods Of Jade And Shadow

Gods of Jade and Shadow Author: Silvia Moreno-Garcia Genre: Fantasy Publication Date: July 23, 2019 Publisher: Del Rey Books CONTENT WARNING: bullying, blood, racism, misogyny, violence, mild gore The Mayan god of death sends a young woman on a harrowing, life-changing journey in this dark fairy tale inspired […]

Kindred

Kindred Author: Octavia E. Butler Genre: Science-Fiction/Historical Fiction Publication Date: June 1979 Publisher: Recorded Books CONTENT WARNING: violence, racism, racist terms, slavery, abuse, suicide, mention of rape The first science-fiction written by a black woman, Kindred has become a cornerstone of African-American literature. This combination of slave memoir, […]