The Cruel Prince by Holly Black | Review

Content warnings: kidnapping, abuse, bullying, violence, death, murder, verbal abuse Ahhhhh where do I start with this novel? This book was so hyped up on twitter, on booktube, on instagram, everywhere. And now I've read it I understand why other people love it as much as they do. That isn't to say I loved it … Continue reading The Cruel Prince by Holly Black | Review

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The Everlasting Rose by Dhonielle Clayton | Blog Tour | Book Review

Summary With a price on her head, the evil Queen Sophia out for blood, and no idea who to trust, Camellia Beaureguard, the former favourite Belle, must race against time to find the ailing Princess Charlotte, who has disappeared without a trace. Sophia's imperial forces will stop at nothing to keep Camille, her sister Edel, … Continue reading The Everlasting Rose by Dhonielle Clayton | Blog Tour | Book Review

Siege and Storm by Leigh Bardugo | Review

content warning: violence With the release of King of Scars around the corner, I realised in November that I would need to catch up on the Grisha trilogy so I took Siege and Storm to St Lucia with me. Following the end of Shadow and Bone, Alina and Mal are on the run from The … Continue reading Siege and Storm by Leigh Bardugo | Review

Empress of All Seasons by Emiko Jean #gifted

Thanks to Gollancz and netgalley for gifting me a copy of the ebook and physical book in exchange for an honest review. Content warnings: violence, slavery, death Empress 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 … Continue reading Empress of All Seasons by Emiko Jean #gifted

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