DNF Review: House of Salt and Sorrows by Erin A. Craig, an Interesting Concept, but Not For Me

I was definitely wowed by the pretty cover, and am honestly super sad I decided to DNF (Did Not Finish) this. I’m hoping to pick it up at a later date, but given how I have to be ruthless with what I read before I leave for college, it means House of Salt and Sorrows … Continue reading DNF Review: House of Salt and Sorrows by Erin A. Craig, an Interesting Concept, but Not For Me

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A Spark of White Fire by Sangu Mandanna: An Entertaining Space Opera Inspired by Indian Mythology (+ INTL Giveaway!)

Welcome to my stop on the blog tour for Sangu Mandanna's A Spark of White Fire! This is the last day of this tour, but it's for an Indian mythology inspired space opera you DON'T want to miss! I really enjoyed reading this and definitely recommend if you're looking for a diverse cast in a universe … Continue reading A Spark of White Fire by Sangu Mandanna: An Entertaining Space Opera Inspired by Indian Mythology (+ INTL Giveaway!)

Mirage by Somaiya Daud: A Lush Moroccan Debut (+Giveaway!)

Welcome to my stop on the blog tour for Somaiya Daud's (inter)stellar debut novel, Mirage, hosted by Aimee, Always! This is such an awesome and unique science fiction novel that is so rich in Moroccan culture. Amani lives in a star system dominated by the brutal Vathek empire, and she dreams of a life before the … Continue reading Mirage by Somaiya Daud: A Lush Moroccan Debut (+Giveaway!)

Ash Princess by Laura Sebastian (DRC): Slavery, Imperialism, and Rebellion

4 stars Theodosia's mother, the queen, was murdered before her eyes when her country was invaded. Now, she is trying to survive under the relentless abuse of the Kaiser as the ridiculed "Ash Princess," pretending to be naïve in order to stay alive. When Theo's last hope of rescue is killed by her own hand, … Continue reading Ash Princess by Laura Sebastian (DRC): Slavery, Imperialism, and Rebellion

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

10 Reasons Why You Should Read The Lunar Chronicles

The Lunar Chronicles is one of my all-time favorite book series. These books by Marissa Meyer are what really brought me from reading MG fiction to YA & started my borderline-unhealthy love for books. Unfortunately, I can't write full fledged reviews for the 6 books because the stories aren't super fresh in my brain, but … Continue reading 10 Reasons Why You Should Read The Lunar Chronicles