Stronger Than a Bronze Dragon by Mary Fan & Five Similar Fantasies You’ll Want to Pick Up!

It's a two-in-one kind of day, and not only do I have my review of Mary Fan's Stronger Than a Bronze Dragon (out today!) but also I have five similar fantasy recommendations for y'all! If I had to describe Stronger Than a Bronze Dragon, I'd say Historical-set adventure with fantasy/steampunk elements. And so, I have … Continue reading Stronger Than a Bronze Dragon by Mary Fan & Five Similar Fantasies You’ll Want to Pick Up!

The Dysasters by P.C. Cast & Kristin Cast: Superpowered Teens and Natural Disasters! (+Giveaway!)

3 stars I've never read a book by either Cast, so I jumped into reading The Dysasters with little background on the authorial style (although, my mother has read one of their past series and enjoyed it!). I thought the concept was cool--I always dig a story about superpowered teens, and the execution was pretty good. … Continue reading The Dysasters by P.C. Cast & Kristin Cast: Superpowered Teens and Natural Disasters! (+Giveaway!)

The Lady’s Guide to Petticoats and Piracy by Mackenzi Lee (ARC): A Loveable Girl Gang on an Adventure Saving Sea Monsters

4.5 stars Felicity Montague is through with pretending she doesn't dream of becoming a doctor. After returning from England, Felicity has two goals: avoid the marriage proposal of Callum Doyle, a lovestruck suitor from Edinburgh; and enroll in medical school. But men, the sole guardians of science, do not see her intellect and passion for … Continue reading The Lady’s Guide to Petticoats and Piracy by Mackenzi Lee (ARC): A Loveable Girl Gang on an Adventure Saving Sea Monsters

The Raging Ones by Krista & Becca Ritchie (DRC): On the Intersection of Science Fiction and Fantasy

3.5 stars Three teens defy all odds by living past the day they were supposed to die. Franny, Court, and Mykal must flee the planet in order to survive, or else the people who know their secret will continue to hunt them down for the rest of their lives. But to do so, all three … Continue reading The Raging Ones by Krista & Becca Ritchie (DRC): On the Intersection of Science Fiction and Fantasy

To Kill a Kingdom by Alexandra Christo (DRC): The Little Mermaid–but Darker

3 stars Princess Lira is siren royalty and has been conditioned by her mother, the Sea Queen, to be ruthless and is revered across the sea. But when she kills one of her own, she is punished and transformed into a siren's hated enemy--a human. Without song, she must deliver siren hunter and prince Elian's … Continue reading To Kill a Kingdom by Alexandra Christo (DRC): The Little Mermaid–but Darker

The Edge of Everything by Jeff Giles

3.5 stars The Edge of Everything is a paranormal fantasy revolving around our main female protagonist Zoe and the mysterious bounty hunter from the Lowlands she meets and names X. It's an edge-of-your-seat kind of urban fantasy that introduces magical and paranormal aspects to our modern world. I enjoyed reading this novel--the action and adventure … Continue reading The Edge of Everything by Jeff Giles