ARC Review: Circe by Madeline Miller

Title: Circe Author: Madeline Miller Publication date: April 8, 2018 Page count: Genre: Fantasy, Historical Fiction My Rating: 4 stars In the house of Helios, god of the sun and mightiest of the Titans, a daughter is born. But Circe is a strange child--not powerful, like her father, nor viciously alluring like her mother. Turning…

Review: Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi

Children of Blood and BoneAuthor: Tomi AdeyemiPublication Date: March 6, 2018 Zélie Adebola remembers when the soil of Orïsha hummed with magic. Burners ignited flames, Tiders beckoned waves, and Zelie’s Reaper mother summoned forth souls.But everything changed the night magic disappeared. Under the orders of a ruthless king, maji were targeted and killed, leaving Zélie…

A Series of Mini Reviews: First Edition

I don't always post reviews for every book I finish because it takes me a considerable amount of time to write just one review. I have been trying to determine the best way to still talk about certain books without writing full-length reviews. The best thing I could come up with is this: mini-reviews. They…

Review: The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead

Title: The Underground Railroad Author: Colson Whitehead Release Date: August 2, 2016 Genre: Historical Fiction My rating: 4/5 stars Cora is a slave on a cotton plantation in Georgia. Life is hellish for all slaves, but Cora is an outcast even among her fellow Africans, and she is coming into womanhood; even greater pain awaits.…

Review: A Gathering of Shadows by V.E. Schwab | A Disappointing Sequel

Publication Date: February 23, 2016 • Genre: Fantasy | Adult • Series: Shades of Magic #2 SYNOPSIS It has been four months since a mysterious obsidian stone fell into Kell's possession. Four months since his path crossed with Delilah Bard. Four months since Prince Rhy was wounded, and since the nefarious Dane twins of White London fell, and four…