These Violent Delights by Chloe Gong. Review of a book who had potential but missed the mark for me

Synopsis The year is 1926, and Shanghai hums to the tune of debauchery.A blood feud between two gangs runs the streets red, leaving the city helpless in the grip of chaos. At the heart of it all is eighteen-year-old Juliette Cai, a former flapper who has returned to assume her role as the proud heir […]

Kingdom of the Wicked by Kerri Maniscalco was like watching Lucifer show, first season. Review

Synopsis Two sisters.One brutal murder. A quest for vengeance that will unleash Hell itself… And an intoxicating romance. Emilia and her twin sister Vittoria are streghe – witches who live secretly among humans, avoiding notice and persecution. One night, Vittoria misses dinner service at the family’s renowned Sicilian restaurant. Emilia soon finds the body of […]

Audiobook Review of a not flawless but very hyped book! Serpent & Dove by Shelby Mahurin. Loved the female narrator but the male narrator…took some time to get used to!

Synopsis Bound as one to love, honor, or burn. Two years ago, Louise le Blanc fled her coven and took shelter in the city of Cesarine, forsaking all magic and living off whatever she could steal. There, witches like Lou are hunted. They are feared. And they are burned. Sworn to the Church as a […]

Chat Review: Ash Princess by Laura Sebastian. When Angy and I get all chatty about a book.

Hi dear friends,   Today’s review will be different as it’s been a chat between my very good friend Angy (Angelica) from Collector of Book Boyfriends and I. Angy is my partner in crime for our facebook group Beware, Book Boyfriend Alert. She knows I like to read fantasy YA and she contacted me after […]

A Darker Shade of Magic by Veronica Schwab

When rumor is true… Synopsis Kell is one of the last Antari—magicians with a rare, coveted ability to travel between parallel Londons; Red, Grey, White, and, once upon a time, Black. Kell was raised in Arnes—Red London—and officially serves the Maresh Empire as an ambassador, traveling between the frequent bloody regime changes in White London […]

Forest of a Thousand Lanterns by Julie C Dao

An East Asian fantasy reimagining of The Evil Queen legend about one peasant girl’s quest to become Empress–and the darkness she must unleash to achieve her destiny. 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 […]