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These Violent Delights By Chloe Gong: Book Review

These Violent Delights is a YA fantasy retelling of Romeo and Juliet set in 1920s Shanghai. Honestly one of my most anticipated reads of 2020 and I am so grateful that Hodder & Stoughton sent me a physical ARC to review – all opinions are my own! Introduction To These Violent Delights A blood feud between two gangs – Scarlets and White Flowers. Juliette and … Continue reading These Violent Delights By Chloe Gong: Book Review

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A Deadly Education By Naomi Novik: Book Review

A Deadly Education is a YA fantasy and its the first of a trilogy. There has been controversies around Novik’s latest novel, I was even tempted to not review this book. However, considering I received an arc and I was so grateful for it at the time, I figured I’d review it. Also, I’m known for advocating for diverse books and especially for Asian characters. … Continue reading A Deadly Education By Naomi Novik: Book Review

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Raybearer By Jordan Ifueko: Book Review

Raybearer is a YA Nigerian inspired fantasy by Jordan Ifueko. I was kindly gifted the finished copy of this book for Darkroom Tours on my bookstagram. Warning, trigger warnings may contain spoilers: trigger warnings: violence, child abuse, attempted murder, drugging, manipulation, death, enslavement of djinn, references to police violence, death of children. Introduction To Raybearer Tarisai’s mother, The Lady sends her to the capital of … Continue reading Raybearer By Jordan Ifueko: Book Review

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Ignite The Sun By Hanna Howard: Book Review

Ignite The Sun is a YA fantasy written by Hanna Howard. This is my tour stop for the TBR and Beyond Tours blog tour, be sure to check out the other hosts here. At the end of this review there will be a giveaway so stay tuned for that 🙂 Introduction To Ignite The Sun Queen Iyzabel has shrouded the kingdom in darkness, leaving sunlight … Continue reading Ignite The Sun By Hanna Howard: Book Review

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Star Daughter By Shveta Thakrar: Review And Book Recommendations!

Star Daughter By Shveta Thakrar is a contemporary fantasy blended with Hindu mythology and Desi culture. This is my stop for the Hear Our Voices blog tour and I’ll be including a #ownvoice reflection and book recommendations in this review! Introduction To Star Daughter Sheetal is half mortal, half star. She lives a semi normal teenage life, but it’s clear that the calling of the … Continue reading Star Daughter By Shveta Thakrar: Review And Book Recommendations!

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Unravel The Dusk By Elizabeth Lim: Book Review

Unravel the Dusk by Elizabeth Lim is the sequel to spin the dawn and is the final book of this duology. To avoid spoilers, I’d recommend checking out my review of the first book! And yes, lately all I have been posting is reviews, but I promise once I catch up I’ll have some fun posts planned! This E-arc was sent to me for an … Continue reading Unravel The Dusk By Elizabeth Lim: Book Review

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Hunted By The Sky By Tanaz Bhathena

Hunted by The Sky is a YA fantasy inspired by medieval India. It explores class struggles, identity and romance. This book has been recently released and its sequel is expected to release in 2021. It is also a highly anticipated read for me. So I was definitely excited to receive an E-arc for review. Trigger Warnings: implied sexual slavery, death of parents, murder, animal cruelty, … Continue reading Hunted By The Sky By Tanaz Bhathena

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The City Of Brass By S.A. Chakraborty: Book Review

The City of Brass is a fantasy with hints of historical fiction too, being set in 18th century Cairo. I was being recommended it due to it having diversity, great characters and plus one of my favourite ever genres too. So I finally gave in! Introduction To The City Of Brass Nahri is a conwoman in 18th century Cairo with learned skills she believes are … Continue reading The City Of Brass By S.A. Chakraborty: Book Review

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The Court Of Miracles By Kester Grant: Book Review

The Court Of Miracles is a historical fiction fantasy inspired book and it has been described as Les Misérables meets Six of Crows. A recent diverse release. I’d like to thank Netgalley and the publisher for providing me this E-arc for an honest review. Introduction To The Court Of Miracles I was instantly interested from the first line of the blurb. Being compared to six … Continue reading The Court Of Miracles By Kester Grant: Book Review

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Spin the Dawn By Elizabeth Lim: Book Review

I adore a good fairytale retelling and so when I found out about Spin the Dawn I knew I had to read it! A YA fantasy inspired by Mulan, this diverse book is exactly what I needed to complete one of my reading goals for this year! If you’re a fantasy junkie like me, I’d recommend checking out: A Curse So Dark and Lonely. As … Continue reading Spin the Dawn By Elizabeth Lim: Book Review