ARC review: Phoenix Extravagant by Yoon Ha Lee

I was sent this book as an advance copy by the publisher via NetGalley for reviewing purposes, but all opinions are my own. Dragons. Art. Revolution.Gyen Jebi isn’t a fighter or a subversive. They just want to paint.One day they’re jobless and desperate; the next, Jebi finds themself recruited by the Ministry of Armor to paint … Continue reading ARC review: Phoenix Extravagant by Yoon Ha Lee

ARC review: The Bone Shard Daughter by Andrea Stewart

I was sent this book as an advance copy by the publisher via NetGalley for reviewing purposes, but all opinions are my own. In an empire controlled by bone shard magic, Lin, the former heir to the emperor will fight to reclaim her magic and her place on the throne. TheBone Shard Daughter marks the debut of … Continue reading ARC review: The Bone Shard Daughter by Andrea Stewart

Mini review: Nottingham: The True Story of Robyn Hood by Anna Burke // sapphic retellings are always superior

Robyn Hood didn’t set out to rob the rich, but in Nottingham, nothing ever goes according to plan.... After a fateful hunting accident sends her on the run from the law, Robyn finds herself deep in the heart of Sherwood Forest. All she really wants to do is provide for her family and stay out … Continue reading Mini review: Nottingham: The True Story of Robyn Hood by Anna Burke // sapphic retellings are always superior

ARC review: Glorious Day by Skye Kilaen // sapphic romance, revolution and gorgeous writing

I was sent this book as an advance copy by author for reviewing purposes, but all opinions are my own. The bodyguard is a traitor. The princess is her one true love. And the revolution is almost here. Elsenna Hazen left spaceport security and ended up a royal bodyguard. She should have known better than … Continue reading ARC review: Glorious Day by Skye Kilaen // sapphic romance, revolution and gorgeous writing

ARC review: The Care and Feeding of Waspish Widows by Olivia Waite

I was sent this book as an advance copy by the publisher via NetGalley for reviewing purposes, but all opinions are my own. When Agatha Griffin finds a colony of bees in her warehouse, it’s the not-so-perfect ending to a not-so-perfect week. Busy trying to keep her printing business afloat amidst rising taxes and the … Continue reading ARC review: The Care and Feeding of Waspish Widows by Olivia Waite

ARC review: Boyfriend Material by Alexis Hall

I was sent this book as advance reading/listening copies by the publisher via NetGalley/libro.fm for reviewing purposes, but all opinions are my own. Wanted: One (fake) boyfriend Practically perfect in every way Luc O'Donnell is tangentially--and reluctantly--famous. His rock star parents split when he was young, and the father he's never met spent the next … Continue reading ARC review: Boyfriend Material by Alexis Hall