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Review: Flower and Thorn by Rati Mehrotra

Review: Flower and Thorn by Rati Mehrotra

What an amazing read! Flower and Thorn by is a standalone YA historical fantasy that asks the question: “What if India had magic when the Portuguese invaded during the 16th century?” I am a sucker for books like this that are full of history but rewritten to include other things. For this one, it’s magical […]

Posted January 19, 2024 by Lillian in Reviews / 5 Comments
Review: What the River Knows by Isabel Ibañez

Review: What the River Knows by Isabel Ibañez

Such a fun and unique read! What the River Knows by is an immersive historical fantasy that takes the readers on an adventure from Buenos Ares to the Nile River. Inez Olivera is a young woman on the cusp of adulthood who has just received word that both of her parents have died, inheriting their […]

Posted January 12, 2024 by Lillian in Reviews / 2 Comments
Review: A Fragile Enchantment by Allison Saft

Review: A Fragile Enchantment by Allison Saft

My final read of 2023 was this little gem which releases tomorrow. A Fragile Enchantment by is a standalone fantasy romance that reads like Bridgerton with a touch of magic. Niamh Ó Conchobhair is a commoner with divine blood, able to weave her magic into the fabrics she makes. She can make the wearer beautiful […]

Posted January 1, 2024 by Lillian in Reviews / 2 Comments
Audio Review: Year of the Reaper by Makiia Lucier

Audio Review: Year of the Reaper by Makiia Lucier

For those readers who enjoy dry humor, dark and grisly deaths, and light fantasy, this book is for you. Year of the Reaper by has been on my TBR shelf since prior to the book’s release, yet somehow I kept forgetting about it. I recently found an audiobook copy at my local e-library and devoured […]

Posted January 20, 2023 by Lillian in Reviews / 0 Comments
Blog Tour ~ The Girl in the Castle

Blog Tour ~ The Girl in the Castle

I am thrilled to be hosting a spot on the The Girl in the Castle by Blog Tour hosted by Rockstar Book Tours. Check out my post and make sure to enter the giveaway! The Girl in the Castle by is a fascinating fantasy thriller about a girl living in two times. Hannah Doe is in […]

Posted September 19, 2022 by Lillian in Reviews / 0 Comments
Review: The Dragon’s Promise by Elizabeth Lim

Review: The Dragon’s Promise by Elizabeth Lim

The Dragon’s Promise by is the finale to and one of my most anticipated books this year. I adored Six Crimson Cranes and really couldn’t wait to dive into Shiori’s story. However, I don’t know if it was my anticipation or the writing itself that caused my lower rating. In The Dragon’s Promise, Shiori and […]

Posted September 5, 2022 by Lillian in Reviews / 0 Comments