ARC Review: The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue by V.E. Schwab

The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue by V.E. Schwab My rating: 5 of 5 stars A Life No One Will Remember. A Story You Will Never Forget. France, 1714: in a moment of desperation, a young woman makes a Faustian bargain to live forever and is cursed to be forgotten by everyone she meets. Thus … Continue reading ARC Review: The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue by V.E. Schwab

ARC Review: The Order of the Pure Moon Reflected in Water by Zen Cho

The Order of the Pure Moon Reflected in Water by Zen Cho My rating: 4 of 5 stars Zen Cho returns with a found family wuxia fantasy that combines the vibrancy of old school martial arts movies with characters drawn from the margins of history. A bandit walks into a coffeehouse, and it all goes … Continue reading ARC Review: The Order of the Pure Moon Reflected in Water by Zen Cho

ARC Review: The Ghosts of Sherwood by Carrie Vaughn

The Ghosts of Sherwood by Carrie Vaughn My rating: 3 of 5 stars Everything about Father is stories. Robin of Locksley and his one true love, Marian, are married. It has been close on two decades since they beat the Sheriff of Nottingham with the help of a diverse band of talented friends. King John … Continue reading ARC Review: The Ghosts of Sherwood by Carrie Vaughn

Review: Silver in the Wood by Emily Tesh

Silver in the Wood by Emily Tesh My rating: 3 of 5 stars There is a Wild Man who lives in the deep quiet of Greenhollow, and he listens to the wood. Tobias, tethered to the forest, does not dwell on his past life, but he lives a perfectly unremarkable existence with his cottage, his … Continue reading Review: Silver in the Wood by Emily Tesh

ARC Review: The Empress of Salt and Fortune by Nghi Vo

The Empress of Salt and Fortune by Nghi Vo My rating: 4 of 5 stars A young royal from the far north, is sent south for a political marriage in an empire reminiscent of imperial China. Her brothers are dead, her armies and their war mammoths long defeated and caged behind their borders. Alone and … Continue reading ARC Review: The Empress of Salt and Fortune by Nghi Vo

ARC Review: Docile by K.M. Szpara

Docile by K.M. Szpara My rating: 4 of 5 stars There is no consent under capitalism Docile is a science fiction parable about love and sex, wealth and debt, abuse and power, a challenging tour de force that at turns seduces and startles. To be a Docile is to be kept, body and soul, for … Continue reading ARC Review: Docile by K.M. Szpara