Tag: fantasy

WoW #214 – Curses

WoW #214 – Curses

Happy Wednesday y’all! This week I’m eagerly waiting on Curses by . I love retellings. I particularly love Beauty & the Beasts retellings. I cannot get enough of them. This one is not only a BATB retelling, but it is also gender-bent. The beast is the girl and the beauty is the guy. I cannot […]

Posted June 16, 2021 by Lillian in Features / 3 Comments
Review: The Wrath and the Dawn by Renee Ahdieh

Review: The Wrath and the Dawn by Renee Ahdieh

Growing up, I was always fascinated by Arabian Nights and Aladdin and of course the mysterious Scheherazade or Shahrazad. I watched so many cartoons and retellings that I lost count! So when I first stumbled across The Wrath & the Dawn, it is no wonder I bought it immediately. Sad to say though, it sat […]

Posted June 10, 2021 by Lillian in Reviews / 0 Comments
WoW #213 – Red Wolf

WoW #213 – Red Wolf

Happy Wednesday y’all! This week I’m eagerly waiting on Red Wolf by . This is a retelling of Red Riding Hood with one big twist: the girl is the wolf. I personally am super excited to read this one. It sounds just like my kind of read: a darker, twisted retelling of the original story […]

Posted June 9, 2021 by Lillian in Features / 5 Comments
WoW #212 – These Hollow Vows

WoW #212 – These Hollow Vows

Happy Wednesday y’all! This week I’m eagerly waiting on These Hollow Vows by . Fae princes, warring factions, playing at spy to save a sister? Why, yes please! I cannot get enough of these Fae fantasies. Anyone else? The blurb for this one is what really drew my attention, plus that dark cover promises some […]

Posted June 2, 2021 by Lillian in Features / 4 Comments
WoW #211 – Six Crimson Cranes

WoW #211 – Six Crimson Cranes

Happy Wednesday y’all! This week I’m eagerly waiting on Six Crimson Cranes by . I absolutely loved Lim’s Spin the Dawn so I’m that much more excited for this one. Six Crimson Cranes is inspired by the story The Wild Swans and steeped in Asian culture and mythology. I cannot wait to see what Lim […]

Posted April 28, 2021 by Lillian in Features / 7 Comments
Review: Shadow and Bone by Leigh Bardugo

Review: Shadow and Bone by Leigh Bardugo

Shadow and Bone by is the first in and the book that started the Grishaverse. I devoured this book. There’s no other way to say it. It has everything I look for in my YA fantasy books: a well, thought-out magical world, political intrigue leading to potential war, the promise of action to come, and […]

Posted April 24, 2021 by Lillian in Reviews / 1 Comment