arc review | strike the zither – joan he

Strike the Zither by Joan He Series: Kingdom of Three #1Published on October 25th 2022 by Roaring Brook PressAge Range: Young AdultGenre: Historical Fiction, Romance, RetellingRepresentation: Chinese Rating: ★★★★ Synopsis: The year is 414 of the Xin Dynasty, and chaos abounds. A puppet empress is on the throne. The realm has fractured into three factions… Continue reading arc review | strike the zither – joan he

series review | stalking jack the ripper – kerri maniscalco

Welcome back to another series review! Initially posted the reviews for Stalking Jack the Ripper and Hunting Prince Dracula individually years ago. Decided to finally stop procrastinating and write out the rest of the reviews and combined them together. Audrey Rose and Thomas are one of my favorite fictional couple and it hasn't change for… Continue reading series review | stalking jack the ripper – kerri maniscalco

trilogy review | kingdom of the wicked – kerri maniscalco

Hello! Today's trilogy review is for Kingdom of the Wicked by Kerri Maniscalco. I'm joining the blog tour that I participated in 2020 into this review as well. Now that I have read all three books, I think Kingdom of the Cursed is my favorite as it developed the romance between Wrath and Emilia to… Continue reading trilogy review | kingdom of the wicked – kerri maniscalco

standalone reviews | anna-marie mclemore: wild beauty, dark and deepest red, when the moon was ours

Hello! I'm back with another compiled blog post for standalone reviews. I've been a fan of Anna-Marie McLemore ever since the first book I had read of theirs, Wild Beauty. Can't wait to share with you what I think about three of their standalone novels! Navigate through this post with the titles below:Wild Beauty | Dark… Continue reading standalone reviews | anna-marie mclemore: wild beauty, dark and deepest red, when the moon was ours

the bronzed beasts – roshani chokshi | review

The Bronzed Beasts by Roshani Chokshi Series: The Gilded Wolves #3Published September 21st 2021 by Wednesday BooksAge Range: Young AdultGenre: Historical Fiction, Fantasy, RomanceRepresentations: Rep: south african (algerian) MC, bi/pansexual filipino-spanish MC, autistic polish-jewish MC, indian MC, queer black Haitian MC Rating: ★★★★ Synopsis: In love they breathed. In destiny they believed. In the end,… Continue reading the bronzed beasts – roshani chokshi | review

hanna alkaf: the weight of our sky, the girl and the ghost, queen of the tiles | standalone reviews

– Reviews for standalone novels by Hanna Alkaf –☁︎ The Weight of Our Sky | 👻 The Girl and the Ghost | 👑 Queen of the Tiles ☁︎☁︎☁︎☁︎☁︎ The Weight of Our Sky by Hanna Alkaf StandalonePublished February 5th 2019 by Salaam ReadsAge Range: Young AdultGenre: Historical FictionRepresentation: Malaysian cast, MC with OCD Rating: ★★★★★ Synopsis: A music-loving teen… Continue reading hanna alkaf: the weight of our sky, the girl and the ghost, queen of the tiles | standalone reviews

the silvered serpents – roshani chokshi | review

The Silvered Serpents by Roshani Chokshi Series: The Gilded Wolves #2Published September 22nd 2020 by Wednesday BooksAge Range: Young AdultGenre: Historical Fiction, Fantasy, RomanceRepresentations: Rep: south african (algerian) MC, bi/pansexual filipino-spanish MC, autistic polish-jewish MC, indian MC, queer black Haitian MC Rating: ★★★★ Synopsis: They are each other's fiercest love, greatest danger, and only hope. Séverin… Continue reading the silvered serpents – roshani chokshi | review

the red palace – june hur | arc review

The Red Palace by June Hur StandaloneExpected publication: January 25th 2022 by Feiwel & FriendsAge Range: Young AdultGenre: Historical Fiction, Mystery, RomanceRep: Korean Rating: ★★★★★ Synopsis: Joseon (Korea), 1758. There are few options available to illegitimate daughters in the capital city, but through hard work and study, eighteen-year-old Hyeon has earned a position as a palace… Continue reading the red palace – june hur | arc review

our violent ends – chloe gong | arc review

Our Violent Ends by Chloe Gong Series: These Violent Delights #2Published November 16th 2021 by Hodder & StoughtonAge Range: Young AdultGenre: Historical Fiction, Romance, RetellingRep: POC (chinese, korean), lgbtqia+ (trans, gays, m/m side romance) Rating: ★★★★ Synopsis: The year is 1927, and Shanghai teeters on the edge of revolution.After sacrificing her relationship with Roma to… Continue reading our violent ends – chloe gong | arc review

the keeper of night – kylie lee baker | blog tour + arc review

The Keeper of Night by Kylie Lee Baker Series: The Keeper of Night #1Expected publication: October 12th 2021 by Inkyard PressAge Range: Young AdultGenre: Historical Fiction, FantasyRepresentation: Half-Japanese MC, Japanese SCs Rating: ★★★★ Synopsis: Death is her destiny.Half British Reaper, half Japanese Shinigami, Ren Scarborough has been collecting souls in the London streets for centuries.… Continue reading the keeper of night – kylie lee baker | blog tour + arc review