ARC review: Dangerous Remedy by Kat Dunn

I was sent this book as an advance copy by the publisher via NetGalley for reviewing purposes, but all opinions are my own. Camille, a revolutionary's daughter, leads a band of outcasts – a runaway girl, a deserter, an aristocrat in hiding. As the Battalion des Mortes they cheat death, saving those about to meet … Continue reading ARC review: Dangerous Remedy by Kat Dunn

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

Mini ARC review: The Tea Dragon Tapestry by Katie O’Neill

I was sent this book as an advance copy by the publisher via NetGalley for reviewing purposes, but all opinions are my own. Join Greta and Minette once more for the heartwarming conclusion of the award-winning Tea Dragon series! Over a year since being entrusted with Ginseng's care, Greta still can't chase away the cloud … Continue reading Mini ARC review: The Tea Dragon Tapestry by Katie O’Neill

ARC review: The Order of the Pure Moon Reflected in Water by Zen Cho

I was sent this book as an advance copy by the publisher via NetGalley for reviewing purposes, but all opinions are my own. “Fantastic, defiant, utterly brilliant.” —Ken Liu Zen Cho returns with a found family wuxia fantasy that combines the vibrancy of old school martial arts movies with characters drawn from the margins of … Continue reading ARC review: The Order of the Pure Moon Reflected in Water by Zen Cho

ARC Review: The Mermaid, the Witch and the Sea by Maggie Tokuda-Hall // a f/nonbinary pirate fantasy, then why am I disappointed?

I was sent this book as an advance copy by the publisher via NetGalley for reviewing purposes, but all opinions are my own. A desperate orphan turned pirate and a rebellious imperial daughter find a connection on the high seas in a world divided by colonialism and threaded with magic. Aboard the pirate ship Dove, Flora … Continue reading ARC Review: The Mermaid, the Witch and the Sea by Maggie Tokuda-Hall // a f/nonbinary pirate fantasy, then why am I disappointed?

I read one short story a day for 21 days and it went just as well as you might expect // wrap-up and discussion

Life stopped being normal a while ago for all of us, and I feel like everyone has done something weird or unusual since lockdown started. Got into a new hobby, completely rearranged their apartment, bought too many houseplants, done things without a reason other than just because. I did some of those things too, but … Continue reading I read one short story a day for 21 days and it went just as well as you might expect // wrap-up and discussion