The Tiger at Midnight by Swati Teerdhala: An Exciting Cat-and-Mouse Fantasy Teeming with Chemistry

I haven’t read any high fantasies in a while, so picking up The Tiger at Midnight was actually really refreshing, and I’m so happy to say that I adored reading this book. For nearly five hundred pages, I read it pretty quickly and was definitely obsessed with Esha and Kunal’s dynamic. The world and story … Continue reading The Tiger at Midnight by Swati Teerdhala: An Exciting Cat-and-Mouse Fantasy Teeming with Chemistry

Interview with Emily A. Duncan, Author of Wicked Saints

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

We Rule the Night by Claire Eliza Bartlett: A Friendship Novel Against a War-time Fantasy Backdrop

4 stars Revna is caught using illegal magic, but instead of being imprisoned, she is taken to a special women’s military flight unit to undertake deadly missions against her country’s enemy in the cover of the night. Meanwhile, Linné is disguised as a man on the front lines, but when she’s discovered, she has two … Continue reading We Rule the Night by Claire Eliza Bartlett: A Friendship Novel Against a War-time Fantasy Backdrop

Dark of the West by Joanna Hathaway (ARC): War Planes, Politics, and Intrigue–Not For Me

3 stars Aurelia Isendare is a princess of a small kingdom in the North, raised in privilege but shielded from politics as her brother prepares to inherit the throne. Halfway around the world, Athan Dakar, the youngest son of a ruthless general, is a fighter pilot longing for a life away from the front lines. When … Continue reading Dark of the West by Joanna Hathaway (ARC): War Planes, Politics, and Intrigue–Not For Me

Orphan Monster Spy by Matt Killeen (ARC): A Jewish Spy in a Nazi Boarding School

3.5 stars In Matt Killeen's World War II drama, blonde, blue-eyed, and Jewish Sarah finds herself on the run from the government--and straight into the lap of a mysterious man who she discovers is a spy. He needs Sarah to become a spy to, in a different manner than infiltrating the government: Infiltrating an elite Nazi boarding … Continue reading Orphan Monster Spy by Matt Killeen (ARC): A Jewish Spy in a Nazi Boarding School

Nothing But Sky by Amy Trueblood (DRC): Barnstorming after the Great War

4 stars Grace Lafferty is a wing walker after the Great War and she's determined to get to the World Aviation Expo, prove her scrappy team's worth, and earn a coveted Hollywood contract. Henry Patton, a Great War veteran and mechanic, joins her barnstorming team and he questions her ambition, but Grace continues her test … Continue reading Nothing But Sky by Amy Trueblood (DRC): Barnstorming after the Great War