4.5 stars Leigh Chen Sanders is certain her mother turned into a bird after committing suicide. Leigh travels to Taiwan to meet her maternal grandparents for the first time, trying to find her mother in the form of a giant red bird, uncovering family secrets, and forging a relationship with her grandparents, all while aware … Continue reading The Astonishing Color of After by Emily X.R. Pan (ARC): Letting the Bird Lead the Way
4.5 stars The Blackburn women are cursed after the extraordinary witch Rona Blackburn landed on Anathema Island centuries ago and was shunned by the eight "original" settlers. Her ancestors have been doomed to carry on a three day romance that results in pregnancy with one of the Original Eight, and their powers have also been … Continue reading The Price Guide to the Occult by Leslye Walton (DRC): Witchcraft, Money for Magic, and Kick-ass Women!