Tag: found family

The Magician’s Daughter

The Magician’s Daughter Thank you to Redhook and Angela Man for sending me a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. CONTENT WARNING: mention of torture, murder, PTSD From the author of The Unlikely Escape of Uriah Heep and the Shadow Histories duology comes a […]

Friday Favorites – Fictional Families

This prompt is fairly open-ended, because so many books involve family. Birth family, found family, family drama, etc. The found family trope is definitely one of my favorites, so I’m going to drop some of my favorite books featuring found family: The Gilded Wolves by Roshani Chokshi Six […]

Friday Favorites – Tropes

Today’s topic is tropes, and I’m thrilled about it because there’s nothing I love more than a good trope, done well. I know everyone likes different things, but here are some of my favorites: Fake dating — I love this trope so much that I even wrote my […]

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 […]

The Bronzed Beasts

The Bronzed Beasts Author: Roshani Chokshi Genre: YA Fantasy Publication Date: September 21, 2021 Publisher: Wednesday Books Series: The Gilded Wolves #3 CONTENT WARNING: murder, violence, blood, racism, gore After Séverin’s seeming betrayal, the crew is fractured. Armed with only a handful of hints, Enrique, Laila, Hypnos, and […]

Fae Friday – Friendships

Here’s how it works: It’s #FaeFriday and the weekend before Kristy’s bestie’s birthday! That is why the prompt this week is: what are some of your favorite friendships that you have read? I love a book that has great friendships in it, and these four really hit the […]

Harley Merlin And The Secret Coven

You ever have that one friend who always knows exactly which books you’re going to love? Yeah, she recommended this one to me, and explained it as kind of like HP for adults. Harley Merlin and the Secret Coven Author: Bella Forrest Genre: Fantasy, Urban Fantasy, YA Publication […]