Born At Dawn

Do you like: Stabby girls? Imaginative worlds? Lost prophecies? Then you'll love Born At Dawn. Neva is one of the best thieves in Glacier's Pass. She makes decent money to help her family survive and is finally about to solidify her reputation as The Lynx. All she has to do is steal a goblet. But [...]

Winter, White and Wicked

The second I saw the comp of Frozen meets Mad Max, I knew I needed this book. But holy winter spirits I had no idea how badly I actually needed it. Winter talks to Sylvi. Whispers to her, keeps her safe. And on an island cursed to ensure Winter eternally, having her on your side [...]

A Golden Fury – Review

Science of magic? Power or possession? These are the hard hitting questions I want to ponder as we hurtle towards All Hallow's Eve. And debut author Samantha Cohoe is giving us the Halloween present we all deserve in 2020. Thea Hope is a gifted alchemist. Raised on the elusive science by her mother, her entire [...]

Fall Writing Frenzy: No Escape

We've officially entered my favorite month of the year, and what better way to celebrate than with a spooky writing challenge? Of course, not every entry in the Fall Writing Frenzy is spooky. The categories cover all levels of kid lit, from picture books to YA, and can be prose or poem. And because each [...]

Chasing Starlight

Take the glamour of old Hollywood, the heady rush of first love, and the tension of chasing secrets. Oh, topped off with an unsolved murder. That's what you get when you open the pages of Chasing Starlight. Kate Hildebrand hasn't had an easy life. And we get a glimpse of that in the first sentence. [...]

Ironspark

Fairies, and shadelings, and water wives, OH MY!!! Ironspark by C.M. McGuire is the snarky urban fantasy I had no idea I needed. As far as openings go, this quote really sets up expectations remarkably well. We know magic exists. And we know that whatever we think we know about magical creatures is, well, sixty [...]

Faithless Hawk

Last year, The Merciless Crow flew into my hands thanks to Fairyloot and I was immediately obsessed. The Faithless Hawk has since been one of my most anticipated reads of 2020. And, oh, what a satisfying read it was! Before we continue, let it be known that this is a review for a sequel. So [...]

Ignite The Sun

It's time for another glorious book review and there's a particular irony with this one. As I hide from the desert sun and the searing heat waves that burn my vampire skin, I read about the opposite. Of another kingdom, far, far, away, where a young girl and a group of rebels fight the Dark [...]

Shielded

Do you like ancient evil stirring up dark magic? Sword-wielding girls with far too many secrets? Cinnamon roll boys who happen to be princes? Then do I have the book for you! Jennesara's kingdom is in trouble. There's a traitor in the castle and war presses in on all borders. And Jennesara can help. She [...]