Mini Reviews #7: Asian YA Authors Edition

Hey y'all! First I want to apologize for my absence on here. I thought I'd be more active in the blogosphere in April, but that hasn't quite panned out and I've fallen behind on tags and reviews. However, my blog did hit a milestone during my absence: 500 followers. Thank you so much to each…

Review: The Kingdom of Copper by S.A. Chakraborty

The Kingdom of Copper (The Daevabad Trilogy #2) by S.A. ChakrabortyPublished by Harper Voyager on January 22, 2019Contains 640 pages • classified as Adult FantasyObtained from publisher as ARCMy Rating: ★★★★★ Goodreads | Amazon | Barnes & Noble | Book Depository   Nahri’s life changed forever the moment she accidentally summoned Dara, a formidable, mysterious djinn,…

Series Review: The Winner’s Trilogy by Marie Rutkoski

So, I basically binge read this trilogy in three days. It would've been shorter if I didn't have to work two of those days. I'm kind of shocked at how quickly I devoured this when I had no intention of doing that. I went into this for the slow-burn romance, but I got so much…

Expectation vs. Reality: Most Anticipated 2018 Releases

Hi friends! This blog post should've been up before I shared my 2019 reading goals and TBR for Beat the Backlist reading challenge, but I messed up the schedule. At the beginning of the year, I highlighted 13 new releases that I was highly anticipating. I thought it would be cool to check in with…

Queen of Air and Darkness by Cassandra Clare | Spoiler-Free Review

Queen of Air and Darkness (The Dark Artifices #3) by Cassandra ClarePublished: December 4, 2018Publisher: Margaret K. McElderry BooksPage Count: 912Genre: Fantasy | Young AdultRating: 4.5/5 stars What if damnation is the price of true love? Innocent blood has been spilled on the steps of the Council Hall, the sacred stronghold of the Shadowhunters. In the wake…

The City of Brass by S.A. Chakraborty | A Lush Magical Story

The City of Brass by S.A. ChakrabortyPublished November 22, 2017 by Harper VoyagerPage Count: 533 pagesGenre: FantasySeries: Daevabad Trilogy Nahri has never believed in magic. Certainly, she has power; on the streets of 18th century Cairo, she’s a con woman of unsurpassed talent. But she knows better than anyone that the trade she uses to…

Review: An Ember in The Ashes by Sabaa Tahir

An Ember in the Ashes by Sabaa TahirPublication Date: April 28, 2015Genre: FantasyAudience: Young AdultMy Rating: 5/5 stars Laia is a slave. Elias is a soldier. Neither is free.Under the Martial Empire, defiance is met with death. Those who do not vow their blood and bodies to the Emperor risk the execution of their loved ones and…