Tag: historical fantasy

The Witch Hunt

The Witch Hunt Thank you to NetGalley and Simon Schuster Books for Young Readers for providing me with an ARC of this book in exchange for an honest review. CONTENT WARNING: grief, murder, blood, violence The lush and pulse-pounding sequel to the New York Times bestselling The Witch Haven follows Frances and […]

The Witch And The Tsar

The Witch and the Tsar CONTENT WARNING: mention of death of a parent, misogyny, blood, off-page harm to animals, grief, murder, gore, mention of torture, mention of rape, war In this stunning debut novel, the maligned and immortal witch of legend known as Baba Yaga will risk all […]

The Witch Haven

The Witch Haven CONTENT WARNING: murder, grief, blood, violence, domestic violence, racism Well-behaved witches seldom make history… In 1911 New York City, seventeen-year-old Frances Hallowell spends her days as a seamstress, mourning the mysterious death of her brother months prior. Everything changes when she’s attacked and a man […]

Foul Lady Fortune

Foul Lady Fortune Author: Chloe Gong Genre: YA Historical Fiction Publication Date: September 27, 2022 Publisher: Margaret K. McElderry Books Series: Foul Lady Fortune #1 Thank you to NetGalley and Margaret K. McElderry Books for providing me with an ARC of this book in exchange for an honest […]

Longshadow

Longshadow Author: Olivia Atwater Genre: Historical Fantasy Romance Publication Date: August 16, 2022 Publisher: Orbit Series: Regency Faerie Tales #3 Thank you to Orbit Books for providing me with an ARC of this book in exchange for an honest review. CONTENT WARNING: mention of death, murder Proper Regency […]

The Monsters We Defy

The Monsters We Defy Author: Leslye Penelope Genre: Historical Fiction Publication Date: August 9, 2022 Publisher: Redhook Thank you to Redhook for providing me with an ARC of this book in exchange for an honest review. CONTENT WARNING: death, racism, references to enslavement, violence Clara Johnson can talk […]

She Who Became The Sun

She Who Became the Sun Author: Shelley Parker Chan Genre: Fantasy Publication Date: July 20, 2021 Publisher: Tor Books Series: The Radiant Emperor #1 CONTENT WARNING: violence, misogyny, murder, death of a parent, death, homophobia, blood To possess the Mandate of Heaven, the monk Zhu will do anything. […]

State Of The ARC #17

I finished June with 20 ARCs left to be read.  Devoting time to ARCs is now becoming a habit each month, and while I’m still getting approved for a bunch, I’m finding myself requesting less (but not fully on a requesting ban). It’s very heartening to see progress […]