Crier’s War by Nina Varela | Review

After the War of Kinds ravaged the kingdom of Rabu, the Automae, designed to be the playthings of royals, usurped their owners’ estates and bent the human race to their will. Now Ayla, a human servant rising in the ranks at the House of the Sovereign, dreams of avenging her family’s death…by killing the sovereign’s … Continue reading Crier’s War by Nina Varela | Review

Ninth House by Leigh Bardugo | Review

Galaxy “Alex” Stern is the most unlikely member of Yale’s freshman class. Raised in the Los Angeles hinterlands by a hippie mom, Alex dropped out of school early and into a world of shady drug dealer boyfriends, dead-end jobs, and much, much worse. By age twenty, in fact, she is the sole survivor of a … Continue reading Ninth House by Leigh Bardugo | Review

The Ten Thousand Doors of January by Alix E. Harrow | Review

Summary: In a sprawling mansion filled with peculiar treasures, January Scaller is a curiosity herself. As the ward of the wealthy Mr. Locke, she feels little different from the artifacts that decorate the halls: carefully maintained, largely ignored, and utterly out of place. Then she finds a strange book. A book that carries the scent … Continue reading The Ten Thousand Doors of January by Alix E. Harrow | Review

Across a Broken Shore by Amy Trueblood | ARC Review

Summary: The last thing eighteen-year-old Wilhelmina “Willa” MacCarthy wants is to be a nun. It’s 1936, and as the only daughter amongst four sons, her Irish–Catholic family is counting on her to take her vows—but Willa’s found another calling. Each day she sneaks away to help Doctor Katherine Winston in her medical clinic in San … Continue reading Across a Broken Shore by Amy Trueblood | ARC Review