ARC Review: The Burning God by R.F. Kuang

The Burning God by R.F. Kuang My rating: 5 of 5 stars After saving her nation of Nikan from foreign invaders and battling the evil Empress Su Daji in a brutal civil war, Fang Runin was betrayed by allies and left for dead. Despite her losses, Rin hasn’t given up on those for whom she … Continue reading ARC Review: The Burning God by R.F. Kuang

Shouting from the Shelftops #22

Shouting from the Shelftops is a bimonthly(-ish) feature to gush over book news that come to my attention, to celebrate good news amidst whatever the year is delivering to you. The basic mood for these posts is just Enthusiastic Screaming™. Two new anthologies, a book series and a new novel for me to be excited … Continue reading Shouting from the Shelftops #22

Top Ten Tuesday: New-to-me authors I read in 2019

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme created by The Broke and the Bookish and now hosted by Jana @ That Artsy Reader Girl, wherein each week bloggers list out their Top Ten. The topic this week was 'Bookish Discoveries I Made In 2019' and which could be anything - book, authors, websites, apps, etc, … Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: New-to-me authors I read in 2019

Top Ten Tuesday: Books I Was Glad to Read this Year

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme created by The Broke and the Bookish and now hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl wherein each week bloggers list out their Top Ten. This week's prompt is a Thanksgiving/Thankful freebie and like last year, I am going over the books of this year that have made me … Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Books I Was Glad to Read this Year

ARC Review: The Dragon Republic by R.F. Kuang

The Dragon Republic by R.F. Kuang My rating: 5 of 5 stars In the aftermath of the Third Poppy War, shaman and warrior Rin is on the run: haunted by the atrocity she committed to end the war, addicted to opium, and hiding from the murderous commands of her vengeful god, the fiery Phoenix. Her … Continue reading ARC Review: The Dragon Republic by R.F. Kuang

Audiobook Review: The Poppy War by R.F. Kuang

The Poppy War by R.F. Kuang My rating: 5 of 5 stars When Rin aced the Kejuthe Empire-wide test to find the most talented youth to learn at the Academies it was a shock to everyone. That she got into Sinegardthe most elite military school in Nikan was even more surprising. But surprises aren’t always … Continue reading Audiobook Review: The Poppy War by R.F. Kuang