Good morning, all, and happy Monday! A couple of months ago, I started this weekly book challenge hosted by E. @ Local Bee Hunter’s Nook called #5OnMyTBR, and I really enjoyed the exercise. It occurs every Monday when they post about 5 books on their TBR. You can learn more about it here or in the post announcing it. This week’s … Continue reading #5OnMyTBR – Historical
Disclaimer: I received this ARC from Penguin's First to Read program in exchange for a fair and honest review. This book comes out August 1st, and I suggest you preorder your copy now! Disclaimer two: This is my first Fiona Davis novel, and I have to say, I really enjoyed it! The Address by Fiona … Continue reading ARC Review: “The Address” by Fiona Davis
Thank you, Netgalley and Random House for this bewitching debut ARC by Katherine Arden! In Bear and the Nightingale, we open with the growing family of Pyotr Vladmirovich listening to the tale of Frost-Karachun, the death-god, now known as Morozko, the winter king. Marina, Pyotr's beautiful wife, is pregnant again, and this time will be … Continue reading Out now: Katherine Arden’s debut novel “Bear and the Nightingale!”
Last Days of Magic is a fantastic epic of that acts like a factual telling of how magic left the world. (Personally, I'd like to believe it to be true. you may say I'm a dreamer...) It tells the story of the Sidhe, who are the magical beings descended from Nephilim, and their interaction with … Continue reading “Last Days of Magic” or, why we shouldn’t buy books for their covers.
First of all, I'd like to thank Penguin's First to Read for this advance reader copy. Next, whoa. Shawna Yang Ryan's Green Island is a trip and a half, especially for someone not used to historical fiction. The story follows an unnamed narrator, born on the same day as the February 28th riot in Taiwan, … Continue reading Green Island: A Novel- Not your every day beach read