Fantasy

Seventh Decimate by Stephen R. Donaldson

Thank you to Penguin Random House and the First to Read program for this ARC in exchange for an honest review. So I’ve been trying to give high fantasy a chance, and I was told by a friend that this would be a good place to start. I was really happy to receive this ARC so here is my review:…

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Fantasy

Skullsworn by Brian Staveley

This novel is apparently a standalone that is linked to a previous series written by this author: The Chronicles of the Unhewn Throne. I’m really happy that the author created a book like this because getting into an epic or high fantasy series can be daunting at times, and I felt that this would kind of give me an idea of…

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Fantasy, Romance

The Tiger’s Daughter by K Arsenault Rivera

I received this novel as an advanced copy from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. I absolutely adored the premise of this novel. It hinted at Mongolian and Japanese and Chinese influences, so I was really intrigued as to how the author would incorporate that into her story. Plus, fantasy is my all-time favorite and I’m always down for…

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Fantasy, Romance

The Terracotta Bride by Zen Cho

I really wanted to read a short novel that had an interesting concept so when this one was recommended to me, I grabbed the chance! Here is my review: In the tenth court of hell, wealthy spirits bribe the bureaucrats of the underworld in order to avoid the torments of hell and not undergo reincarnation. It’s a comfortable place to…

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Fantasy, Science Fiction

Reincarnation Blues by Michael Poore

Thank you to Penguin Random House and the First to Read program for this ARC in exchange for my honest review! Reincarnation has always been an interesting concept for me, especially since it is a part of my religion. I’ve had many debates on my views on reincarnation, and I always like reading about others’ unique perspectives on it. I…

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