{ARC} Review: Velvet Was the Night by Silvia Moreno Garcia

Velvet Was the Night Silvia Moreno-Garcia 1970s, Mexico City. Maite is a secretary who lives for one thing: the latest issue of Secret Romance. While student protests and political unrest consume the city, Maite escapes into stories of passion and danger. Her next-door neighbor, Leonora, a beautiful art student, seems to live a life of… Continue reading {ARC} Review: Velvet Was the Night by Silvia Moreno Garcia

{ARC} Review: Black Sun by Rebecca Roanhorse

Black Sun Between Earth and Sky #1 Rebecca Roanhorse From the New York Times bestselling author of Star Wars: Resistance Reborn comes the first book in the Between Earth and Sky trilogy, inspired by the civilizations of the Pre-Columbian Americas and woven into a tale of celestial prophecies, political intrigue, and forbidden magic. A god will returnWhen the earth and sky… Continue reading {ARC} Review: Black Sun by Rebecca Roanhorse

{ARC Review} Prosper’s Demon by K.J. Parker

Prosper's Demon K.J. Parker In the pitch dark, witty fantasy novella Prosper's Demon, K. J. Parker deftly creates a world with vivid, unbending rules, seething with demons, broken faith, and worse men. In a botched demonic extraction, they say the demon feels it ten times worse than the man. But they don’t die, and we do.… Continue reading {ARC Review} Prosper’s Demon by K.J. Parker

Review: The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern || There’s magic in these pages………

The Night  Circus Erin Morgenstern The circus arrives without warning. No announcements precede it. It is simply there, when yesterday it was not. Within the black-and-white striped canvas tents is an utterly unique experience full of breathtaking amazements. It is called Le Cirque des Rêves, and it is only open at night.  But behind the… Continue reading Review: The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern || There’s magic in these pages………

{Late ARC} Review: Gods of Jade and Shadow by Silvia Morena-Garcia || Bittersweet is my middle name

Gods of Jade and Shadow Silvia Moreno-Garcia The Mayan god of death sends a young woman on a harrowing, life-changing journey in this dark, one-of-a-kind fairy tale inspired by Mexican folklore. The Jazz Age is in full swing, but Casiopea Tun is too busy cleaning the floors of her wealthy grandfather’s house to listen to… Continue reading {Late ARC} Review: Gods of Jade and Shadow by Silvia Morena-Garcia || Bittersweet is my middle name

Review : The Raven’s Tale by Cat Winters || Poe’s youth was underwhelming

The Raven's Tale Cat Winters Seventeen-year-old Edgar Poe counts down the days until he can escape his foster family—the wealthy Allans of Richmond, Virginia. He hungers for his upcoming life as a student at the prestigious new university, almost as much as he longs to marry his beloved Elmira Royster. However, on the brink of… Continue reading Review : The Raven’s Tale by Cat Winters || Poe’s youth was underwhelming

{ARC} Review: Spectacle by Jodie Lynn Zdrok || I’d make a GREAT Sherlock… maybe

Spectacle Spectacle #1 Jodie Lynn Zdrok A YA murder mystery in which a young reporter must use her supernatural visions to help track down a killer targeting the young women of Paris. Paris, 1887. Sixteen-year-old Nathalie Baudin writes the daily morgue column for Le Petit Journal. Her job is to summarize each day's new arrivals,… Continue reading {ARC} Review: Spectacle by Jodie Lynn Zdrok || I’d make a GREAT Sherlock… maybe

Review: Hunting Prince Dracula by Kerri Maniscalco || I figured it out early on… AGAIN

Hunting Prince DraculaStalking Jack the Ripper #2Kerri ManiscalcoIn this New York Times bestselling sequel to Kerri Maniscalco's haunting #1 debut Stalking Jack the Ripper, bizarre murders are discovered in the castle of Prince Vlad the Impaler, otherwise known as Dracula. Could it be a copycat killer...or has the depraved prince been brought back to life?Following… Continue reading Review: Hunting Prince Dracula by Kerri Maniscalco || I figured it out early on… AGAIN

{ARC} Review: A Sorrow Fierce and Falling by Jessica Cluess || Yikes to the nth degree

A Sorrow Fierce and FallingKingdom of Fire #3Jessica CluessIt’s time for war.After suffering terrible losses, Henrietta and Lord Blackwood have led their warriors to Sorrow-Fell, a vast estate where only those invited by a Blackwood may enter–and the ideal place to plan a final assault against the Ancients.It’s time for a wedding.Henrietta nervously awaits her… Continue reading {ARC} Review: A Sorrow Fierce and Falling by Jessica Cluess || Yikes to the nth degree

{ARC} Review: The Impossible Girl by Lydia Kang || My detective skills were… not as good as I thought?

The Impossible GirlLydia KangTwo hearts. Twice as vulnerable.Manhattan, 1850. Born out of wedlock to a wealthy socialite and a nameless immigrant, Cora Lee can mingle with the rich just as easily as she can slip unnoticed into the slums and graveyards of the city. As the only female resurrectionist in New York, she’s carved out… Continue reading {ARC} Review: The Impossible Girl by Lydia Kang || My detective skills were… not as good as I thought?