Today I'm sharing an interview with Emily herself about her bloodthirsty yet elegant debut, Wicked Saints! I admit that when I first heard about Wicked Saints, I got really really excited. And then I squished all that excitement and locked it into a box, because I was scared of the hype giving me too high … Continue reading Interview with Emily A. Duncan, Author of Wicked Saints
3 stars Adeluna is a soldier. When she was a child, she helped the magic-rich island of Grace Loray overthrow its oppressor, Argrid, a country ruled by religion. But postwar life is hard and peace talks have been filled with strife, most notably the disappearance of an Argridian delegate. Lu suspects something more sinister is … Continue reading These Rebel Waves by Sara Raasch (DRC): Political Machinations Mixed with Too Many Proper Nouns
4 stars Michael is an atheist. And attending a Catholic school is basically his worst nightmare, and one that's coming true after his dad made the family move again. Michael needs to find friends all over again, and when a girl challenges their teacher in class, Michael thinks he might have found one, and a … Continue reading Heretics Anonymous by Katie Henry (DRC): A Divine Comedy–What More Needs To Be Said?
4 stars In the stunning sequel to S.J. Kincaid's latest science fiction novel, The Diabolic, we follow along with the journey of soon to be empress Nemesis and the emperor, Tyrus. Tyrus has managed to ascend to the throne and has big plans for the Empire--including science and equality into every citizen. But it's hard … Continue reading DRC: The Empress by S.J. Kincaid