Iron Widow: A Raging Review

Gloriously brutal. Feminist and furious. There’s a reason Iron Widow has been on the New York Times Best Seller list for 34 weeks. Here’s why. Name: Iron Widow Author: Xiran Jay Zhao Published: Oct 2021 The boys of Huaxia dream of pairing up with girls to pilot Chrysalises, giant transforming robots that can battle theContinue reading “Iron Widow: A Raging Review”

May Reading Round Up: All The Places I’ve Travelled To

This was not posted in June. Your eyes deceive you. I’ve never been to America. I’ve never been to Asia, or battle field, or dark space… but sometimes it feels like I have. It’s a cliché, but reading really does transport you. You can travel time and space to places you’ve never been or neverContinue reading “May Reading Round Up: All The Places I’ve Travelled To”

Can the narrator please shut up? ‘Aurora Rising’ Book Review

While the chatty, informal style is for fans of Percy Jackson, the main difference between Percy Jackson and Aurora Rising? Percy Jackson is actually funny… Name: Aurora Rising Author: Amie Kauffman and Jay Kristoff Published: 2019 The year is 2380, and the graduating cadets of Aurora Academy are being assigned their first missions. Star pupilContinue reading “Can the narrator please shut up? ‘Aurora Rising’ Book Review”

🪶 The Raven Boys Cross-stitch 🪶 

I lost the thread (literally and metaphorically), pricked my fingers and messed up the pattern too many times for this, so I hope you enjoy! Ever since I finished The Raven King (and subsequently binged all the released books in The Dream Thieves series) I’ve been in a reading slump: Maggie Steifvater’s world is unparalleled.Continue reading “🪶 The Raven Boys Cross-stitch 🪶 “

Recent Release Review: She Gets The Girl

Although the book brings a lot of much needed representation to rom com genre, I doubt I’ll remember it very well… Name: She Gets The Girl Author: Rachael Lippincott and Alyson Derrick Published: April 2022 Alex Blackwood is a little bit headstrong, with a dash of chaos and a whole lot of flirt. She knowsContinue reading “Recent Release Review: She Gets The Girl”

‘Lady Midnight’ Book Review: Is It Worth the hype?

The biggest plot twist of the book: I actually ended up loving it! Name: Lady Midnight Author: Cassandra Clare Published: 2016 It’s been five years since the events of City of Heavenly Fire that brought the Shadowhunters to the brink of oblivion. Emma Carstairs is no longer a child in mourning, but a young womanContinue reading “‘Lady Midnight’ Book Review: Is It Worth the hype?”

#TTT 12/4/22 – Quiz! Which fantasy books are these places are from? ANSWERS

As always, this great tag was originally created by The Broke and the Bookish but is now hosted over at That Artsy Reader Girl. I thought it would be fun to do a quiz, so can you guess which urban fantasy books these words are from? And as promised, here are the answers! I’ve also got some shoutoutsContinue reading “#TTT 12/4/22 – Quiz! Which fantasy books are these places are from? ANSWERS”

#TTT 12/4/22 – Quiz! Which fantasy books are these places are from?

As always, this great tag was originally created by The Broke and the Bookish but is now hosted over at That Artsy Reader Girl. I’d messed up my dates, so I’m doing last week’s freebie prompt this week! I thought it would be fun to do a quiz, so can you guess which urban fantasy books these words areContinue reading “#TTT 12/4/22 – Quiz! Which fantasy books are these places are from?”