The Long-Awaited Review: The Kingdom, by Jess Rothenburg

Yay for sci-fi fantasy stories that have strong and unusual heroines! I adored the Westworld TV series, and to be fair, it was only a matter of time before somebody adapted the idea for a book. A YA book. A YA book that is also Disney-themed. In short, what more could you want from any story, ever? …

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Review: The Furies, by Katie Lowe

Who wouldn't want to be a part of the cool kid's clique at high school? I mean, I wouldn't. They were far too intimidating for nerdy little me. But you can see why people look up to them. Want to be them. But would you kill to be a part of them? The Furies is a …

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Review: The Fever King, by Victoria Lee

I don't think I've ever read anything quite like The Fever King. It's a vast, complex, multi-layered book that takes about five different plot threads and runs with them until you're struggling to keep up. It's a young adult dystopian queer fantasy (try saying that with a mouth full of marshmallows), and it makes for some gripping …

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Review: The Raven’s Tale, by Cat Winters

"Once upon a midnight dreary, while I pondered, weak and weary, Over many a quaint and curious volume of forgotten lore..." I forgot how much I enjoyed Edgar Allen Poe's writing until I came to read The Raven's Tale. The internal rhymes, the gorgeous imagery, the creeping sense of dread... all of it drives home just how …

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