Book Reviews: Babel by R.F. Kuang + The Spear Cuts Through Water by Simon Jimenez

I suppose today's as good a day as any to review a couple of brutal fantasy novels. One is an historical fantasy that really didn't shy away from anything. The other felt like it upped the ante, jumping into a brutal, painful, unforgiving story right away. Babel by R.F. Kuang Title: Babel | Author: R.F. … Continue reading Book Reviews: Babel by R.F. Kuang + The Spear Cuts Through Water by Simon Jimenez

Book Highlight: Malice by Heather Walter

Title: Malice (Malice #1) Author: Heather Walter Publisher: Del Rey Publication Date: April 13, 2021 Genre: Fantasy Once upon a time, there was a wicked fairy who, in an act of vengeance, cursed a line of princesses to die. A curse that could only be broken by true love’s kiss. You’ve heard this before, haven’t … Continue reading Book Highlight: Malice by Heather Walter

Book Review: Misrule by Heather Walter

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Title: Misrule (Malice Duology #2) Author: Heather Walter Publisher: Del Rey Publication date: May 10, 2022 Genre: Fantasy One Sentence Summary: A century has passed since the events of the first book and Alyce now rules the Dark Court, but, as they decimate the Fae Courts, Aurora is unexpectedly awoken and an old prophecy comes to … Continue reading Book Review: Misrule by Heather Walter

Book Review: Rabbits by Terry Miles

Book Review: Rabbits by Terry Miles

Title: Rabbits Author: Terry Miles Publisher: Del Rey Publication date: June 8, 2021 Genre: Science Fiction, Fantasy, Thriller One Sentence Summary: A Rabbits fantatic, K is thrilled to meet Alan Scarpio, the potential winner of the sixth iteration of Rabbits, until Scarpio tells him he needs to fix the game before the eleventh iteration starts, otherwise everyone could be in danger. … Continue reading Book Review: Rabbits by Terry Miles

Book Review: Malice by Heather Walter

Title: Malice Author: Heather Walter Publisher: Del Rey Publication date: April 13, 2021 Genre: Fantasy, LGBTQIA One Sentence Summary: A retelling of Disney's Sleeping Beauty, but from the black fairy's perspective. For most of my life I was something of a fairy tale purist, digging for original versions of the Disney movies I spent my childhood watching. But, as a mom, I've become … Continue reading Book Review: Malice by Heather Walter

Book Review: Queen of the Unwanted by Jenna Glass

Book Review: Queen of the Unwanted by Jenna Glass, Book 2 in the Women's War series, a feminist fantasy novel

Title: Queen of the Unwanted Author: Jenna Glass Publisher: Del Rey Publication date: May 12, 2020 Genre: Fantasy Summary: Alys may be the acknowledged queen of Women’s Well—the fledgling colony where women hold equal status with men—but she cares little for politics in the wake of an appalling personal tragedy. It is grief that drives her now. But the world continues … Continue reading Book Review: Queen of the Unwanted by Jenna Glass