{ARC} Review: Red Hood by Elana K. Arnold

Red Hood Elana K. Arnold You are alone in the woods, seen only by the unblinking yellow moon. Your hands are empty. You are nearly naked.And the wolf is angry. Since her grandmother became her caretaker when she was four years old, Bisou Martel has lived a quiet life in a little house in Seattle.… Continue reading {ARC} Review: Red Hood by Elana K. Arnold

{Blog Tour} Red Hood by Elana K. Arnold – An intense, bloody, feminist rendition of “Little Red Riding Hood”

Red Hood Elana K. Arnold Publisher: Balzar + Bray Publication Date: Feb. 25th 2020 Format: E-ARC Goodreads Amazon BN Goodreads Synopsis You are alone in the woods, seen only by the unblinking yellow moon. Your hands are empty. You are nearly naked. And the wolf is angry. Since her grandmother became her caretaker when she… Continue reading {Blog Tour} Red Hood by Elana K. Arnold – An intense, bloody, feminist rendition of “Little Red Riding Hood”

Review: Blanca y Roja by Anna-Marie McLemore

Blanca y Roja Anna-Marie McLemore The biggest lie of all is the story you think you already know. The del Cisne girls have never just been sisters; they’re also rivals, Blanca as obedient and graceful as Roja is vicious and manipulative. They know that, because of a generations-old spell, their family is bound to a… Continue reading Review: Blanca y Roja by Anna-Marie McLemore

Review: A Curse so Dark and Lonely by Brigid Kemmerer || Obligatory Beauty and the Beast gifs ensue

A Curse so Dark and Lonely Cursebreakers #1 Brigid Kemmerer Fall in love, break the curse. Cursed by a powerful enchantress to repeat the autumn of his eighteenth year, Prince Rhen, the heir of Emberfall, thought he could be saved easily if a girl fell for him. But that was before he turned into a… Continue reading Review: A Curse so Dark and Lonely by Brigid Kemmerer || Obligatory Beauty and the Beast gifs ensue

{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: Sherwood by Meagan Spooner || When the romance isn’t worth it

Sherwood Meagan Spooner Robin of Locksley is dead. Maid Marian doesn’t know how she’ll go on, but the people of Locksley town, persecuted by the Sheriff of Nottingham, need a protector. And the dreadful Guy of Gisborne, the Sheriff’s right hand, wishes to step into Robin’s shoes as Lord of Locksley andMarian’s fiancé. Who is there… Continue reading {ARC} Review: Sherwood by Meagan Spooner || When the romance isn’t worth it

Review: Spinning Silver by Naomi Novik || Angry women are my aesthetic

Spinning Silver Naomi Novik Miryem is the daughter and granddaughter of moneylenders... but her father isn't a very good one. Free to lend and reluctant to collect, he has loaned out most of his wife's dowry and left the family on the edge of poverty--until Miryem steps in. Hardening her heart against her fellow villagers'… Continue reading Review: Spinning Silver by Naomi Novik || Angry women are my aesthetic

{ARC} Review: A Blade So Black by L.L. McKinney || Word of the day: development

A Blade so BlackA Blade so Black #1L.L. McKinneyThe first time the Nightmares came, it nearly cost Alice her life. Now she's trained to battle monstrous creatures in the dark dream realm known as Wonderland with magic weapons and hardcore fighting skills. Yet even warriors have a curfew.Life in real-world Atlanta isn't always so simple,… Continue reading {ARC} Review: A Blade So Black by L.L. McKinney || Word of the day: development

{ARC} Review: Pride by Ibi Zoboi || I haven’t read many Pride and Prejudice retellings, but dammit, this is a favorite

Pride Ibi Zoboi Zuri Benitez has pride. Brooklyn pride, family pride, and pride in her Afro-Latino roots. But pride might not be enough to save her rapidly gentrifying neighborhood from becoming unrecognizable. When the wealthy Darcy family moves in across the street, Zuri wants nothing to do with their two teenage sons, even as her older… Continue reading {ARC} Review: Pride by Ibi Zoboi || I haven’t read many Pride and Prejudice retellings, but dammit, this is a favorite