ARC Review: The Unconquered City by K.A. Doore

I was sent this book as an advance copy for reviewing purposes, but all opinions are my own. The final volume in K. A. Doore's critically-acclaimed assassin fantasy series (spoilers for The Impossible Contract in the next paragraph - don't read if you haven't read that book!) Seven years have passed since the Siege — … Continue reading ARC Review: The Unconquered City by K.A. Doore

ARC Review: The Empress of Salt and Fortune by Nghi Vo

I was sent this book as an advance copy by the publisher via NetGalley for reviewing purposes, but all opinions are my own. With the heart of an Atwood tale and the visuals of a classic Asian period drama The Empress of Salt and Fortune is a tightly and lushly written narrative about empire, storytelling, and the … Continue reading ARC Review: The Empress of Salt and Fortune by Nghi Vo

ARC Review: Crystal Caged (Air Awakens: Vortex Chronicles #5) by Elise Kova

I was sent this book as an advanced copy for reviewing purposes, but all opinions are my own. One way or another... she will be the end of the world. With powers that weren't supposed to be touched by mortal hands, Vi Solaris is determined to free herself and the world from the deadly vortex … Continue reading ARC Review: Crystal Caged (Air Awakens: Vortex Chronicles #5) by Elise Kova

ARC Review: The Electric Heir by Victoria Lee

I was sent this book as an advance copy by the publisher for reviewing purposes, but all opinions are my own. In the sequel to The Fever King, Noam Álvaro seeks to end tyranny before he becomes a tyrant himself. Six months after Noam Álvaro helped overthrow the despotic government of Carolinia, the Atlantians have gained … Continue reading ARC Review: The Electric Heir by Victoria Lee

Audiobook review: In the Vanishers’ Palace by Aliette de Bodard

In a ruined, devastated world, where the earth is poisoned and beings of nightmares roam the land... A woman, betrayed, terrified, sold into indenture to pay her village's debts and struggling to survive in a spirit world. A dragon, among the last of her kind, cold and aloof but desperately trying to make a difference. When failed scholar Yên is sold to Vu Côn, one of the last dragons … Continue reading Audiobook review: In the Vanishers’ Palace by Aliette de Bodard

Review: The Deep by Rivers Solomon

I was sent this book as an advance listening copy via libro.fm for reviewing purposes, but all opinions are my own. Yetu holds the memories for her people—water-dwelling descendants of pregnant African slave women thrown overboard by slave owners—who live idyllic lives in the deep. Their past, too traumatic to be remembered regularly, is forgotten … Continue reading Review: The Deep by Rivers Solomon

Review: Sovereign Sacrifice (Air Awakens: Vortex Chronicles #4) by Elise Kova

I was sent this book as an advance copy by the author for reviewing purposes, but all opinions are my own.   Vi was supposed to be the perfect crown princess. Then, she abandoned her throne. Vi was supposed to save the world as its Champion. Then, the world she loved vanished. Now, all she … Continue reading Review: Sovereign Sacrifice (Air Awakens: Vortex Chronicles #4) by Elise Kova