Review: The Sugar Queen by Sarah Addison Allen

Twenty-seven-year-old Josie lives her too quiet and monotonous life in North Carolina. She is used to be ordered around by her bossy mother, to the looks and whispers when she is in the town and to the solitude. She doesn’t have friends or boyfriend. Her only refuge is her stuffed with candy and delicious treats…

Review: A Curse So Dark and Lonely by Brigid Kemmerer

I am always surprised to discover that when the world seems darkest, there exists the greatest opportunity for light. Prince Rhen is the heir of Emberfall and he was cursed by a powerful enchantress. He has to relive the autumn on his eighteenth birthday and turn into a horrible beast time after time until a…

Review: Spoilers! The Belles by Dhonielle Clayton

Camelia is a Belle. In New Orleans, everyone is born grey, colorless and not very attractive, except for the Belles, the descendants from an ancient beauty Goddess. It’s the magic that flows through their veins makes them beautiful and can make others beautiful as well. The highest position a Belle can get is becoming the…

Review: To Kill a Kingdom by Alexandra Christo

Technically, I’m a murderer, but I like to think that’s one of my better qualities. Lira is a siren Princess, the daughter of the sea Queen and the most dangerous of all underwater creatures. She dedicated her life to hunting and killing human Princes, she’s luring them with a song, drowning ships and rips out…

Review: Uprooted by Naomi Novik

The Wood is a mysterious forest, pretty much alive and cruel. It kidnaps people of Dvernik, deprives them of their will and changes beyond recognition. The dangerous creatures of the woods scared the people of Polnya for centuries. As a price for defending the people of the villages from the Wood, the Dragon, the powerful…

Review: Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi

Zélie, Tzarin and the runaway Princess Amari are on the mission to restore the magic and let the mistreated and abused maggots of Orïsha the opportunity to fight back. While they take the journey to the distant temple, Prince Inan is on the mission of his own. He must bring Amari back, stop Zélie and…

Review: Empire of Storms by Sarah J. Maas

It’s not a regular review, be prepared. It’s mostly me expressing my frustration about Aelin Galathynius and whining about it for ten minutes. I have a long history with Sarah J. Maas’s books. I loved the ACOTAR series and I read the Throne of Glass and Crown of Midnight and I liked them and OMG…

Review: Garden Spells by Sarah Addison Allen

Some people don’t know how to fall in love, like not knowing how to swim. They panic first when they jump in. Then they figure it out. The novel follows two very different sisters who get together after many years under the same roof and have to learn to be a family again. Somehow, they…

Review: A Discovery of Witches by Deborah Harkness

Diana Bishop is a witch and a history professor, working on her research in Bodleian Library in Oxford. On one of her many days in the library, she finds an old alchemical manuscript. The magic that she was trying so badly to avoid for all of her life suddenly gets stronger, the mysterious book Ashmole…

Review: Sweet Black Waves by Kristina Perez

Odai eti ama. I hate and I love. Many years lasts the cruel and bloody war between Iveriu and the overseas kingdom Kernyv. The multiple and brutal invasions of the villages of Iveriu took many innocent lives, including Lady Branwen’s parents. Now there is a chance of peace between two rival kingdoms. A new king…