FANGS by Sarah Andersen is a little bit of a change of pace from my previous reviews but nonetheless still falls into fantasy (can you all guess what my genre preferences are?).
Title: Forest of a Thousand Lanterns Series: Rise of the Empress #1 Author: Julie C. Dao Genre: Fantasy, YA, Retelling Rating: 4/5 Synopsis: Eighteen-year-old Xifeng is beautiful. The stars say she is destined for greatness, that she is meant to be Empress of Feng Lu. But only if she embraces the darkness within her. Growing… Continue reading Book Review: Forest of a Thousand Lanterns by Julie C. Dao
I've mentioned my love of Colleen Houck's book series, Tiger's Curse, on my blog before (you can find the post here). I absolutely adored this series and I still reread the series to this day. I was practically ecstatic when I heard she came out with another series and rushed to get my hands on a library copy.
Wow. Just. Wow. I'm a little late to the game in picking up and reading this book and boy did I not know what I was missing! This is going to be a longer review than usual because I just have so much to say! Don't worry though, I'll include a quick summary at the end if you want to skip ahead to that instead!
Kingdom of Ash and Soot is the perfect blend of historical fiction, fantasy and a unique Cinderella retelling. I had some mixed feelings when reading this book, but overall I enjoyed it and am curious to read the next book in the series to see how Eleanora's story continues.
HAPPY OCTOBER EVERYONE!!!! This may be my favorite month, partially because it's my birthday month, partially because it finally feels like fall and partially because of HALLOWEEN!!! Blogoween has also officially started, and I'm so thrilled to begin participating in such a fun event! My excitement is through the roof right now and I can hardly contain myself. To kick off the beginning of October and get into the fall spirit, here's a book review of a fantastic fantasy novel about witches!
Most people know the phrase “you can’t judge a book by its cover” I feel like this is an important life message to people. But where did this oh-so-popular and impactful phrase originate?
My Review: Warning - Rave ahead I absolutely LOVED this book! It was full of spirit, personality, fun and witty banter as well as mystery and creatures of lore. I’m at a loss as to where to begin: the amazing characters, fantastic plot or the downright brilliant writing.
Ever the Hunted. Ever the Wonderful. Ever the Predictable? I am swirling in thoughts, emotions and clashing opinions after finishing this book. Let's delve in.
Growing up, my favorite place to hangout...