Category: Reviews

Review: The Darkening by Sunya Mara

Review: The Darkening by Sunya Mara

I did not realize how much I’ve missed fantasy until I started reading this book! The Darkening by debut author is the first in a dark fantasy series about the daughter of failed revolutionaries and a prince fearful of his destiny. All the things I love about fantasy are present in this one: experimental magic, […]

Posted July 18, 2022 by Lillian in Reviews / 0 Comments
Audio Review: Obsidio by Amie Kaufman & Jay Kristoff

Audio Review: Obsidio by Amie Kaufman & Jay Kristoff

What an amazing conclusion to ! Obsidio by is the final book in a unique, immersive YA sci-fi series that documents the attack on Kerenza IV and destruction of Heimdall jump station by BeiTech Industries. Told through a series of transcripts, surveillance footage, emails, and instant messaging, the story unfolds at a breakneck pace. This […]

Posted July 15, 2022 by Lillian in Reviews / 0 Comments
Audio Review: Rivals by Katherine McGee

Audio Review: Rivals by Katherine McGee

The drama of the continues! Rivals by is the third installment of the series and picks up at the end of summer, a few months after the end of Majesty. Following the house of Washington, the series is told from the perspective of four women. Full of political intrigue, romance, and drama, Rivals exceeded all […]

Posted July 14, 2022 by Lillian in Reviews / 0 Comments
Review: Always Be My Duchess by Amalie Howard

Review: Always Be My Duchess by Amalie Howard

Always Be My Duchess by is the first in her historical romance series . Following a ballerina barely making ends meet and a duke in need of a fiancé, the story is reminiscent of classic 90s romcoms and would make Nora Ephron proud. There is so much to love about this story: fake relationship, grumpy-sunshine […]

Posted July 12, 2022 by Lillian in Reviews / 0 Comments
Review: Sea Glass Summer by Miranda Liasson

Review: Sea Glass Summer by Miranda Liasson

Love these small town romances! Sea Glass Summer by is the second book in her series , named for the fictional small coastal town it is set in. Each book in the series features a new set of characters and can technically be read as a standalone. This book tells Kit’s and Alex’s story. Kit […]

Posted July 11, 2022 by Lillian in Reviews / 0 Comments
Audio Review: Gemina by Amie Kaufman & Jay Kristoff

Audio Review: Gemina by Amie Kaufman & Jay Kristoff

Gemina by begins in the middle of a United Terran Authority (UTA) tribunal against BeiTech Industries and their knowledge of the Kerenza IV attack and destruction of Heimdall station. Told through transcripts, instant messaging, and surveillance footage, the attack on Heimdall station plays out. To place it in time with the first book, the events […]

Posted July 7, 2022 by Lillian in Reviews / 0 Comments
Review: The True Love Bookshop by Annie Rains

Review: The True Love Bookshop by Annie Rains

Absolutely loved this charming, small town romance! The True Love Bookshop by is the third book in her series that features the men and women of the fictional North Carolina town. Tess Lane is the owner of Lakeside Books where she hosts a romance book club with her closest friends. The store and book club […]

Posted July 5, 2022 by Lillian in Reviews / 0 Comments
Review: This Vicious Grace by Emily Thiede

Review: This Vicious Grace by Emily Thiede

This is my favorite read so far this year, even bumping House of Sky and Breath off the top! This Vicious Grace by is a high fantasy about a girl chosen by the goddess and tasked with saving her home. I absolutely loved the world-building, the desperation of impending doom that haunts every page, and […]

Posted July 4, 2022 by Lillian in Reviews / 1 Comment