Category: Fantasy

Review: Caraval by Stephanie Garber

Review: Caraval by Stephanie Garber

Anytime a book is surrounded in as much hype as CARAVAL, I try to go into reading it with lowered expectations. BUT. Said hype seldom stops me from actually reading it. Not b/c I’m a lemming, but b/c curiosity. *shakes fist at curiosity gods* That being said, beyond the pretty, pretty cover and the quote, […]

— Posted February 3, 2017 by Jessica / 7 Comments
Review: Pretty Deadly Vol. 1 by Kelly Sue DeConnick

Review: Pretty Deadly Vol. 1 by Kelly Sue DeConnick

There’s a special kind of chaos that went into the creation of PRETTY DEADLY. The installments begin from the POV of a bunny and a butterfly, told fable-style, but as the main characters are human, there’s a significance to our animal narrators that isn’t immediately understood. I say “understood” b/c there’s a lot that is […]

— Posted January 25, 2017 by Jessica / 5 Comments
Review: The Bear and the Nightingale by Katherine Arden (@jessicadhaluska, @arden_katherine, @DelReyBooks)

Review: The Bear and the Nightingale by Katherine Arden (@jessicadhaluska, @arden_katherine, @DelReyBooks)

I added another new bookshelf to Goodreads: religious nutters I preface my review with that statement, b/c it’s important that you know exactly how off-putting I find anyone who uses religion as a crutch to excuse their abominable behavior. Agamemnon sacrificing his daughter to ensure favorable winds as he sails to Troy? Kill him on […]

— Posted January 13, 2017 by Jessica / 8 Comments
Review: Feel the Burn by G.A. Aiken (@mlsimmons)

Review: Feel the Burn by G.A. Aiken (@mlsimmons)

This is a favorite series of mine. I’m mean, first, you have DRAGONS. Second, it is full of humor and snark. If you’re not familiar with G.A. Aiken, she also writes under the name Shelly Laurenston, which is also hilarious. This series is a bit of a cross between fantasy and PNR. There is a […]

— Posted November 13, 2016 by Melanie / 26 Comments
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