Okay, I totally gave into the hype on this one and I'm so glad I did. This book is as beautiful inside as it is outside, and I don't know whether the proof or the finished copy is prettier! Both are just so gorgeous. I was so excited to be invited onto the blog tour for this fantasy debut.
This series is one of my absolute favourite fantasy series of all time. This was one of my most anticipated releases of 2021, so when Tor sent me a copy early, I threw my entire TBR away to reread the series and jump into the next instalment.
4 stars. This incredible debut has been on my radar forever, and it absolutely lived up to all the hype I'd heard. This is a strong start to a fantasy series and I'm already so impatient for the next book! Not to mention, look at that gorgeous cover.
5 stars! This book is so hard to talk about that I've been sitting on reviewing this for a month now. Oops. I honestly kept coming back to this but I couldn't find the words to explain how this book gutted me in the best ways possible. Really you just have to read it.
I'm so excited to be on the blog tour for this incredible, sapphic dark fantasy novel. I knew I was going to love this sleeping beauty retelling, following the villainous rise of protagonist Alyce - and following her falling in love with Aurora. And I was right. Rating: 5 stars!
I seem to have a niche and specific love for historical fantasy with strong female main characters, witchy themes and watery settings. And All the Murmuring Bones is a fantastic example of all of those things. I loved this one so much. Rating: 4 stars.
I had to pick this up for the badass female MC and the pirate ship energy. Not to mention that tagline 'Trader. Fighter. Survivor.' I love it. This wasn't quite the book I was hoping for, but it was definitely good enough to get me reading the final book in the duology when it releases. Rating: 3.5 stars
For old fans and newcomers alike, The Rise of Kyoshi is the perfect book for you. It's sapphic, amazingly visual and expands on the Avatar universe in a wonderful way. I highly recommend it if you love badass female characters even half as much as I do. Rating: 5 stars!
I was absolutely heartbroken when I didn't get an ARC of this one (et tu Hachette) and so as soon as this one released I listened to the entire audiobook in one sitting whilst doing a particularly evil jigsaw. As long as it still counts as one sitting if I had to keep pausing it to pace in and out of the living room to yell about how stressed I was over this incredible Greek mythology based story. Rating: 5 stars!
I'm a sucker for a retelling, and this Romeo and Juliet retelling in 1920s Shanghai was getting so much hype that I couldn't stay away. It was worth every bit of hype and I can't wait for the sequel now, even if I am full of fear for the end of this story! Rating: 4 stars!