ARC Review: Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba, Vol. 14 by Koyoharu Gotouge

Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba, Vol. 14 by Koyoharu Gotouge My rating: 4 of 5 stars Tanjiro sets out on the path of the Demon Slayer to save his sister and avenge his family! In Taisho-era Japan, Tanjiro Kamado is a kindhearted boy who makes a living selling charcoal. But his peaceful life is shattered … Continue reading ARC Review: Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba, Vol. 14 by Koyoharu Gotouge

ARC Review: The Archer at Dawn by Swati Teerdhala

The Archer at Dawn by Swati Teerdhala My rating: 4 of 5 stars A stolen throne. A lost princess. A rescue mission to take back what’s theirs. For Kunal and Esha, finally working together as rebels, the upcoming Sun Mela provides the perfect guise for infiltrating King Vardaan’s vicious court. Kunal returns to his role … Continue reading ARC Review: The Archer at Dawn by Swati Teerdhala

ARC Review: BEASTARS, Vol. 7 by Paru Itagaki

BEASTARS, Vol. 7 by Paru Itagaki My rating: 4 of 5 stars At this high school, instead of jocks and nerds, the students are divided into predators and prey. At a high school where the students are literally divided into predators and prey, friendships maintain the fragile peace. Who among them will become a Beastar-a … Continue reading ARC Review: BEASTARS, Vol. 7 by Paru Itagaki

ARC Review: Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba, Vol. 13 by Koyoharu Gotouge

Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba, Vol. 13 by Koyoharu Gotouge My rating: 4 of 5 stars Tanjiro sets out on the path of the Demon Slayer to save his sister and avenge his family! In Taisho-era Japan, Tanjiro Kamado is a kindhearted boy who makes a living selling charcoal. But his peaceful life is shattered … Continue reading ARC Review: Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba, Vol. 13 by Koyoharu Gotouge

Arc Review: Nightborn by Jessica Thorne

Nightborn by Jessica Thorne My Rating: 4.5/5 Like deep dark water, it pulls them down. The faint fire of magic within them flickers and dies. Their eyes turn black as night. They are nightborn now. Grace Marchant has been many things: streetwise orphan, rebellious servant, and now beloved companion of Prince Bastien, heir to the … Continue reading Arc Review: Nightborn by Jessica Thorne

ARC Review: Snow White with the Red Hair, Vol. 8 by Sorata Akiduki

Snow White with the Red Hair, Vol. 7 by Sorata Akiduki My rating: 4 of 5 stars A romantic retelling of a classic fairy tale about a beautiful herbalist and a lovestruck prince. Shirayuki is an herbalist famous for her naturally bright-red hair, and the prince of Tanbarun wants her all to himself! The prince … Continue reading ARC Review: Snow White with the Red Hair, Vol. 8 by Sorata Akiduki

ARC Review: Prince Freya Vol 2 by Keiko Ishihara

Prince Freya, Vol. 2 by Keiko Ishihara My rating: 3 of 5 stars To save her kingdom, a simple village girl must live a royal lie. The powerful kingdom of Sigurd has slowly been conquering all the lands that share its borders, and now it has turned its voracious attention to the small, resource-rich Tyr. … Continue reading ARC Review: Prince Freya Vol 2 by Keiko Ishihara

ARC Review: Hell’s Paradise: Jigokuraku, Vol. 3 by Yuji Kaku

Hell's Paradise: Jigokuraku, Vol. 3 by Yuji Kaku My rating: 4 of 5 stars Even an invincible ninja may not be able to survive Hell’s Paradise! Gabimaru the Hollow is one of the most vicious ninja assassins ever to come out of the village of Iwagakure. He’s ruthlessly efficient, but a betrayal results in him … Continue reading ARC Review: Hell’s Paradise: Jigokuraku, Vol. 3 by Yuji Kaku

Audiobook Review: Night of the Dragon by Julie Kagawa

Night of the Dragon by Julie Kagawa My rating: 4.5 of 5 stars Kitsune shapeshifter Yumeko has given up the final piece of the Scroll of a Thousand Prayers in order to save everyone she loves from imminent death. Now she and her ragtag band of companions must journey to the wild sea cliffs of … Continue reading Audiobook Review: Night of the Dragon by Julie Kagawa

ARC Review: Girl, Serpent, Thorn by Melissa Bashardoust

Girl, Serpent, Thorn by Melissa Bashardoust My rating: 4 of 5 stars A captivating and utterly original fairy tale about a girl cursed to be poisonous to the touch, and who discovers what power might lie in such a curse... There was and there was not, as all stories begin, a princess cursed to be … Continue reading ARC Review: Girl, Serpent, Thorn by Melissa Bashardoust

ARC Review: The Mermaid, the Witch, and the Sea by Maggie Tokuda-Hall

The Mermaid, the Witch, and the Sea by Maggie Tokuda-Hall My rating: 4 of 5 stars A desperate orphan turned pirate and a rebellious imperial daughter find a connection on the high seas in a world divided by colonialism and threaded with magic. Aboard the pirate ship Dove, Flora the girl takes on the identity … Continue reading ARC Review: The Mermaid, the Witch, and the Sea by Maggie Tokuda-Hall

ARC Review: Dark Skies by Danielle L. Jensen

Dark Skies by Danielle L. Jensen My rating: 4 of 5 stars A RUNAWAY WITH A HIDDEN PAST Lydia is a scholar, but books are her downfall when she meddles in the plots of the most powerful man in the Celendor Empire. Her life in danger, she flees west to the far side of the … Continue reading ARC Review: Dark Skies by Danielle L. Jensen

Diversity Spotlight Thursday #85

Diversity Spotlight Thursday is a weekly meme hosted by Aimal @ Bookshelves and Paperbacks, and is all about highlighting diverse literature. Diversity Spotlight takes place every Thursday, and it will be featuring three books in any given week: A diverse book you have read and enjoyed A diverse book that has already been released but … Continue reading Diversity Spotlight Thursday #85

ARC Review: BEASTARS, Vol. 6 by Paru Itagaki

BEASTARS, Vol. 6 by Paru Itagaki My rating: 4 of 5 stars At a high school where the students are literally divided into predators and prey, friendships maintain the fragile peace. Who among them will become a Beastar—a hero destined to lead in a society naturally rife with mistrust? As gray wolf Legoshi and dwarf … Continue reading ARC Review: BEASTARS, Vol. 6 by Paru Itagaki