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Review: Spice Road by Maiya Ibrahim

Review: Spice Road by Maiya Ibrahim

If you are looking for an epic fantasy to sink your teeth into, look no further. Spice Road by debut author is an epic fantasy adventure across an Arabian-inspired land full of monsters and djinni where danger lurks behind every face you meet. Following a young Shield searching for her missing brother, Spice Road is […]

Posted January 26, 2023 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
Review: Riven by Mindee Arnett

Review: Riven by Mindee Arnett

This is going to be a hard review to write because I’m kind of ambivalent about it. Riven by is the first in her new steampunk/epic fantasy series by the same name. It follows Mars, an assassin and spy master, as he goes on what he hopes is his last mission. What he uncovers will […]

Posted January 19, 2023 by Lillian in Reviews / 0 Comments
Review: Blame It on the Mistletoe by Beth Garrod

Review: Blame It on the Mistletoe by Beth Garrod

If made-for-TV Disney movies of the 90s were made into a book, this would be it! Blame It on the Mistletoe by is a YA contemporary set during the Christmas season about two very different girls swapping lives to spice up their holiday season. Elle is a social media star trying to build her channel, […]

Posted December 16, 2022 by Lillian in Reviews / 2 Comments
Review: Nutcracker of Crystalfall by Kay L. Moody

Review: Nutcracker of Crystalfall by Kay L. Moody

Cute retelling! Nutcracker of Crystalfall by is a prequel novella set in the world of Fae and Crystal Thorns and a loose retelling of E.T.A. Hoffman’s The Nutcracker and the Mouse King. Hoffman’s story is one of my all-time favorites so it should come as no surprise that I read any and all retellings ๐Ÿ˜‰ […]

Posted December 15, 2022 by Lillian in Reviews / 0 Comments
Review: Seasparrow by Kristin Cashore

Review: Seasparrow by Kristin Cashore

I cannot get enough of the Graceling world, and I was so excited when I learned that was returning to it. Seasparrow is the fifth installment of the series told exclusively from Hava’s POV. Hava is Queen Bitterblue’s half-sister and spy, a skilled Graceling, and one that I couldn’t wait to learn more about. Following […]

Posted November 18, 2022 by Lillian in Reviews / 0 Comments
The Weekend Binge: Cupcake by Cookie O’Gormon

The Weekend Binge: Cupcake by Cookie O’Gormon

Cupcake by is a fluffy YA rom-com read about self-confidence, staying true to your values, and enjoying the moments life gives you. Ariel is a plus-sized social media baking star who is planning what she will cook to win a baking contest that comes with a scholarship when out of the blue she is nominated […]

Posted November 12, 2022 by Lillian in Reviews / 1 Comment