Audiobook Review: The Boneless Mercies by April Genevieve Tucholke

The Boneless Mercies by April Genevieve Tucholke My rating: 4 of 5 stars A dark standalone YA fantasy about a band of mercenary girls in search of female glory. Frey, Ovie, Juniper, and Runa are the Boneless Mercies—girls hired to kill quickly, quietly, and mercifully. But Frey is weary of the death trade and, having … Continue reading Audiobook Review: The Boneless Mercies by April Genevieve Tucholke

ARC Review: Scavenge the Stars by Tara Sim

Scavenge the Stars by Tara Sim My rating: 4 of 5 stars When Amaya rescues a mysterious stranger from drowning, she fears her rash actions have earned her a longer sentence on the debtor ship where she’s been held captive for years. Instead, the man she saved offers her unimaginable riches and a new identity, … Continue reading ARC Review: Scavenge the Stars by Tara Sim

Top Ten Tuesday: Favorite Retellings

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. This week's prompt was favorite books in a genre, and yeah, I know retellings aren't technically a genre, but I feel like … Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Favorite Retellings

ARC Review: No Man of Woman Born by Ana Mardoll

No Man of Woman Born by Ana MardollMy rating: 4 of 5 stars Destiny sees what others don't. A quiet fisher mourning the loss of xer sister to a cruel dragon. A clever hedge-witch gathering knowledge in a hostile land. A son seeking vengeance for his father's death. A daughter claiming the legacy denied her. … Continue reading ARC Review: No Man of Woman Born by Ana Mardoll

ARC Review: Wanted by Betsy Schow

Wanted by Betsy Schow My rating: 2.5 of 5 stars Fairy-Tale Survival Rule No. 52: No matter how difficult the obstacles or all-powerful the evil villain, one can rest assured that the hero of the story never dies. The sidekicks though... they should be worried. Rexi Hood is proud to be an outlaw. After all, she's … Continue reading ARC Review: Wanted by Betsy Schow

Review: The Seafarer’s Kiss by Julia Ember

The Seafarer's Kiss by Julia Ember My rating: 4 of 5 stars Having long-wondered what lives beyond the ice shelf, nineteen-year-old mermaid Ersel learns of the life she wants when she rescues and befriends Ragna, a shield-maiden stranded on the mermen’s glacier. But when Ersel’s childhood friend and suitor catches them together, he gives Ersel … Continue reading Review: The Seafarer’s Kiss by Julia Ember

Review: The Goddess Inheritance

The Goddess Inheritance by Aimee Carter My rating: 4 of 5 stars Love or life. Henry or their child. The end of her family or the end of the world. KATE MUST CHOOSE. With the fate of everyone she loves resting on her shoulders, Kate must do the impossible: find a way to defeat the … Continue reading Review: The Goddess Inheritance

Review: The Goddess Test

The Goddess Test by Aimee Carter My rating: 3 of 5 stars It's always been just Kate and her mom - and her mother is dying. Her last wish? To move back to her childhood home. So Kate's going to start at a new school with no friends, no other family and the fear her … Continue reading Review: The Goddess Test

ARC Review: Crimson Bound

Crimson Bound by Rosamund Hodge My rating: 4 of 5 stars When Rachelle was fifteen she was good—apprenticed to her aunt and in training to protect her village from dark magic. But when Rachelle was fifteen she was also reckless—straying from the forest path in pursuit of a way to free her world from the … Continue reading ARC Review: Crimson Bound

Review: Starling

Starling by Lesley Livingston My rating: 4 of 5 stars Mason Starling is a champion fencer on the Gosforth Academy team, but she's never had to fight for her life. Not until the night a ferocious, otherworldly storm rips through Manhattan, trapping Mason and her teammates inside the school. Mason is besieged by nightmarish creatures … Continue reading Review: Starling

Review: The School for Good and Evil

The School for Good and Evil by Soman Chainani My rating: 4 of 5 stars Received from Harper Collins, UK via NetGalley for honest review. The School for Good and Evil is filled with adventure and thrills. A wonderful fantasy read for the YA genre. It blends all the fairy tales we've ever known into … Continue reading Review: The School for Good and Evil