This is probably the most challenging review I've ever had to write because I have so much to say about A Drowned Kingdom and oh so many notes. I picked this book up after hearing about it through SPFBO and being recommended by a couple of friends. 'A Drowned Kingdom' is about great a great civilisation, with advanced weaponry and engineering, that gets swallowed by the ocean and the story of the outcast survivors?! I couldn't not read it. I named my daughter Atlantis after all!!
This was a super quick, beautiful, wholesome and heartwarming fantasy read, for adults and middle grade alike.
A grumpy retired war hero (dragon) living a pretty solitary and routine life. A small stray Hooman that arrives at his boulder. A quest for applesauce and an unlikely friendship that will give you all of the feels.
Kia Ora and welcome back friends!! It's been a minute but I am super excited to be returning with my stop for the book tour of Blackcoat by Steve J McHugh. Thanks so much to Justine & Timy @ Storytellers on Tour for allowing me to be a part of the tour and a massive shoutout to Steve McHugh for the new release and thank you so much for sending me the first ever copy of a book sent from an author/publisher ever!!! I may have squealled when I opened the mailbox to see that. (This is very much a big deal for me especially being way down here in little ole' Australia.)
Read on where you will find more about the book, my thoughts, links to grab you a copy, and how to enter the GIVEAWAY!!!
I'm super excited today to be sharing my review and favourite quotes of "Spark to Shadow" by Atima Kim. This just so happens to be... my very first Blog Tour!!! So I must firstly start by saying a massive thank you to TBR and Beyond Tours for selecting me. And also to Atima Kim for writing Spark to Shadow and allowing me the pleasure of reading it.
What in the f*ck did I just read?!
Ok, I thought I knew what I was going to get with this one. I even read a couple of reviews, which is not like me at all. I'm new to this genre so I wanted to be prepared.I WAS NOT PREPARED!!!
Thicker than Water by Becca Seymour is a fast paced, MUST READ queer paranormal shifter romance.
An outcast shifter agent. A 𝗿𝗶𝗽-𝘀𝗵𝗶𝘁-𝗮𝗻𝗱-𝗯𝘂𝘀𝘁 kind of guy more than a follow procedure guy. Gets seconded to a secret unit. Crazy sexy chemistry with his boss. Amazing relationships and banter. This has been my favourite queer romance of the year so far. I got all the feels.
A Cinderella retelling with badass lesbians that save themselves and want to overthrow the patriarchy? Yes please!!!
It may be early in the piece, but I'm calling it. Best Middle Grade of the YEAR!!! Bold claim? You must not have read it yet. This gave me HP sorting hat and Minitry of Magic vibes at the begining but it is SO much more. Amari & the Night Brothers (Supernatural Investigations #1) Synopsis… Continue reading Amari & The Night Brothers – B.B Alston
A Dowry of Blood is a dark and twisted reimagining of Dracula's Brides as told in a final love letter to him from his first bride Constanta. We follow them around the world and bare witness to their lives and relationship which along the way includes two more brides they develop an m/f/f/m polyam relationship… Continue reading A Dowry of Blood – S.T Gibson Book Review
I read Lagoon as part of the Trope-ical readathon, hosted by JenJen Reviews for the SSF team read 'First Contact'. I really wanted to like this. However, I did not. The premise was awesome and could've been so great. However, it was not. Check out my first ever Rant Review on my Booktube channel or… Continue reading Lagoon – Nnedi Okorafor Book Review