Review: The Puppetmaster’s Apprentice by Lisa DeSelm

Pinocchio meets Frankenstein in this dark fairy tale retelling where a young girl is commissioned to build an assassin for a dark-hearted tyrant. Impressed by the work of the puppetmaster and his apprentice, Tavia’s ruler, The Margrave, has ordered dozens of life-size marionette soldiers to be sent to Wolfspire Hall. When the orders for more soldiers come in … Continue reading Review: The Puppetmaster’s Apprentice by Lisa DeSelm

Small Life Update + Review: The Greenhollow Duology by Emily Tesh

Hello friends! August slipped away so quickly that I can only hope the rest of the year will move a bit slower. I want to enjoy the fall, feel cozy and read more in September because I only ever read *checks notes* four books this month. Five if I finish Harrow the Ninth by next … Continue reading Small Life Update + Review: The Greenhollow Duology by Emily Tesh

[GUSH!!] Review: The Dragon Republic (The Poppy War #2) by R.F. Kuang

“Fire and water looked so lovely together. It was a pity they destroyed each other by nature.”AKA the most Rin/Nezha quote ;-; In my review of The Poppy War, the first book in the series, I wrote I’d move straight onto The Dragon Republic but well, let me just say that I’ve been dreading it … Continue reading [GUSH!!] Review: The Dragon Republic (The Poppy War #2) by R.F. Kuang

Blog Tour: Mexican Gothic by Silvia Moreno-Garcia

“Everything is built upon something else. Whether it is a mighty fortress, a simple home, or the very lives of the people around us, there’s a foundation beneath everything. But don’t let that strong, smooth layer fool you. There’s darkness down there, if you know where to look.”Lore podcast #117: Bones Imagine a house. Imagine … Continue reading Blog Tour: Mexican Gothic by Silvia Moreno-Garcia