Empress of All Seasons by Emiko Jean

Thanks to Gollancz and netgalley for sending me a copy of the ebook and physical book in exchange for an honest review. Content warnings: violence, slavery, deathEmpress of All Seasons was one of my most anticipated reads of this year. We are thrown right into the high fantasy Feudal Japan inspired world which features Yōkai which … Continue reading Empress of All Seasons by Emiko Jean

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To Kill a Kingdom by Alexandra Christo | The Stabby Little Mermaid Retelling I Didn’t Know I Wanted

  Thank you to Hot Key Books and Netgalley for sending me a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. Content warnings: murder/death, gore, parental abuse Has anyone else noticed there's been a rather large influx of sea-themed books lately? I'm definitely interested in this trend because I love mermaids and sirens … Continue reading To Kill a Kingdom by Alexandra Christo | The Stabby Little Mermaid Retelling I Didn’t Know I Wanted

A Reaper at the Gates by Sabaa Tahir

Content warnings: death, mass murder, violence, mentions of rape, domestic abuse There was a huge focus on Helene in this book, much more so than in previous books and to be honest I am still not sure how I feel about this because I honestly just cannot stand Helene. I think she's a big old … Continue reading A Reaper at the Gates by Sabaa Tahir

Lord of Shadows by Cassandra Clare | I Am Destroyed

Content warnings: death (a really heavy one, ask me if you need to know), torture Ok honestly, Cassie Clare needs to stop, this book is too damn much. Following the end of Lady Midnight the Blackthorns and Emma Cartairs are on the hunt for The Black Volume of the Dead. But their journey is not … Continue reading Lord of Shadows by Cassandra Clare | I Am Destroyed

Forest of a Thousand Lanterns by Julie C. Dao | More Books from the Perspective of the Villain Please!

Thank you to netgalley and Penguin for sending me a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. Content warnings: violence, abuse, mentions of sexual abuse, animal abuse, gore, murder Xifeng has been told from birth that she will become incredibly powerful. All she wants is to fulfil her destiny but she struggles … Continue reading Forest of a Thousand Lanterns by Julie C. Dao | More Books from the Perspective of the Villain Please!

Strange the Dreamer Blog Tour | Review

SynopsisThe dream chooses the dreamer, not the other way around—and Lazlo Strange, war orphan and junior librarian, has always feared that his dream chose poorly. Since he was five years old he’s been obsessed with the mythic lost city of Weep, but it would take someone bolder than he to cross half the world in … Continue reading Strange the Dreamer Blog Tour | Review

Lady Midnight by Cassandra Clare

AH I CAN'T BELIEVE I AM ALMOST CAUGHT UP WITH CASSIE'S BOOKS Content warnings: death, murder, violence, sex, and there might be more but I read it during a tough time and can't remember if there were more triggers, I'm sorry. Lady Midnight is the start of a new series int he Shadowhunters world. We … Continue reading Lady Midnight by Cassandra Clare