Empress of All Seasons: The Asian Representation We Needed – An ARC Review

Empress of All Seasons takes a traditionally Western-centric concept of the “Chosen One” competition a la The Hunger Games and The Bachelor and mixes it with Japanese mythology, traditions and culture to form the perfect YA novel for Asian readers. It’s basically Yanxi Palace with more fantasy, magic and is built for young adults. … More Empress of All Seasons: The Asian Representation We Needed – An ARC Review

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Bland Characters and Shaky Plot Dim The Darkest Star’s Light – An ARC Review

For, as hyped up as The Darkest Star was, bolstered by the Lux’s cult status, it was dragged down by an unlikeable love interest and a bland, snowflake main character. But, it also tells an entertaining and trashy story with some twists. … More Bland Characters and Shaky Plot Dim The Darkest Star’s Light – An ARC Review

The Legend of The Hundredth Rani Lives On in The Warrior Queen – An ARC Review

The Warrior Queen is boring. Yet, it is the only fitting ending to The Hundredth Queen series. While it served only to tie up all the loose ends and bring the story back full circle to The Hundredth Queen, it also is a nice change in pace for a series wrought with intensity and danger. In fact, you can see already see the ending coming and, that’s not entirely a bad thing.  … More The Legend of The Hundredth Rani Lives On in The Warrior Queen – An ARC Review

Catwoman: Soulstealer: The Cat Has Come to Play! – A Book Review

I’m a huge fan of Selina Kyle and Catwoman; more so, the idea and concept of her as a character. So, I was a little sceptical when I heard Sarah J Maas was going to write a retelling of her story for the DC Icons series. And everyone knows how much I dislike her pseudo-feminist works. But, I am also in love with her skill to tell a good story. … More Catwoman: Soulstealer: The Cat Has Come to Play! – A Book Review

Between Frost and Fury by Chani Lynn Feener: A Blog Tour Review

Let me just put this out there by saying that The Xenith Trilogy is trashy goodness in its finest form. You know you shouldn’t want it, but by god, do you! It’s highly addictive and I couldn’t put it down; I read it late into the night and way past a healthy time for sleeping. … More Between Frost and Fury by Chani Lynn Feener: A Blog Tour Review

Bargaining with the Devil: Wicked and the Wallflower by Sarah MacLean – An ARC Review

When reading Sarah MacLean’s books, I find that they’re always hit and miss. Sometimes, they’re incredibly witty and they entertain and make you laugh for hours. I thoroughly enjoyed The Rogue Not Taken and have even read it more than twice. On the other hand, they can be tiresome and draggy with no real direction. I could not finish Never Judge a Lady by Her Cover for this very exact reason. … More Bargaining with the Devil: Wicked and the Wallflower by Sarah MacLean – An ARC Review