Series Review: The Poppy War, by R. F. Kuang (Mild Spoilers)

Title: The Poppy War trilogy Author: R. F. Kuang Genre: Fantasy Published: 2018, 2019, 2020 Pages: 544, 658, 640 My Rating: 4, 5, 4.5 Synopsis from Goodreads: When Rin aced the Keju—the Empire-wide test to find the most talented youth to learn at the Academies—it was a shock to everyone: to the test officials, who … Continue reading Series Review: The Poppy War, by R. F. Kuang (Mild Spoilers)

Recent Reads: Highlights January-March 2020

Hello all, And welcome to a new blog post! Because I have read some INCREDIBLE books already, I thought that I might share with you the books that I have enjoyed so far in 2020, in the hope of inspiring you to pick them up during this troubled time. And Then There Were None and The … Continue reading Recent Reads: Highlights January-March 2020

Series Review: Nevernight Chronicle, by Jay Kristoff (Spoiler Free)

Title: Nevernight Chronicle Author: Jay Kristoff Genre: Fantasy Published: 2016, 2017, 2019 Pages: 434, 455, 512 My Rating: 5, 4, 4 Synopsis from Goodreads: Destined to destroy empires Mia Covere is only ten years old when she is given her first lesson in death. Six years later, the child raised in the shadows takes her … Continue reading Series Review: Nevernight Chronicle, by Jay Kristoff (Spoiler Free)

Series Review: Arc of a Scythe, by Neal Shusterman (Spoiler Free)

  Title: Arc of a Scythe Author: Neal Shusterman Genre: Utopian Science Fiction Published: 2016, 2018, 2019 Pages: 435, 504, 625 My Rating: 5, 4.5, 5 Synopsis from Goodreads: A world with no hunger, no disease, no war, no misery. Humanity has conquered all those things, and has even conquered death. Now scythes are the … Continue reading Series Review: Arc of a Scythe, by Neal Shusterman (Spoiler Free)

Review: The Priory of the Orange Tree, by Samantha Shannon

Title: The Priory of the Orange Tree Author: Samantha Shannon Genre: Adult Epic Fantasy Published: 2019 Pages: 848 My Rating: 5/5 stars Synopsis from Goodreads: A world divided. A queendom without an heir. An ancient enemy awakens. The House of Berethnet has ruled Inys for a thousand years. Still unwed, Queen Sabran the Ninth must conceive a daughter to protect her realm … Continue reading Review: The Priory of the Orange Tree, by Samantha Shannon

Review: In An Absent Dream, by Seanan McGuire

Title: In An Absent Dream (Wayward Children #4) Author: Seanan McGuire Genre: Fantasy Published: 2019 Pages: 203 My Rating: 5/5 stars Synopsis from Goodreads: This fourth entry and prequel tells the story of Lundy, a very serious young girl who would rather study and dream than become a respectable housewife and live up to the expectations of the world around her. … Continue reading Review: In An Absent Dream, by Seanan McGuire