ARC Review | A Universe of Wishes Edited by Dhonielle Clayton

A Universe of Wishes: A We Need Diverse Books AnthologyAverage Rating: 3.41 stars
Stories I was Most Excited ForThe Silk Blake by Natalie C.Parker; Cristal y Ceniza by Anna-Marie McLemore; A Royal Affair by V.E. Schwab; Dream and Dare by Nic Stone
Favorite StoriesCristal y Ceniza by Anna-Marie McLemore; A Royal Affair by V.E. Schwab; The Weight by Dhonielle Clayton; Unmoor by Mark Oshiro
Least Favorite StoriesThe Silk Blake by Natalie C.Parker; Liberia by Kwame Mbalia; The Beginning of Monsters by Tessa Gratton Continue reading

Review | The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue

The Invisible Life of Addie LaRueTitle: The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue
Author: V.E. Schwab
Rating: ★★★★★
Publisher: Tor Books
Release Date: October 6, 2020

“The old gods may be great, but they are neither kind nor merciful. They are fickle, unsteady as moonlight on water, or shadows in a storm. If you insist on calling them, take heed: be careful what you ask for, be willing to pay the price. And no matter how desperate or dire, never pray to the gods that answer after dark.”


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Review | A Deadly Education by Naomi Novik

A Deadly Education (The Scholomance, #1)Title: A Deadly Education (The Scholomance#1)
Author: Naomi Novik
Rating: ★★☆☆☆
Publisher: Del Rey Books
Release Date: September 29, 2020

“She says it’s too easy to call people evil instead of their choices and that lets people justify making evil choices. Because they convince themselves that it’s okay because they’re still good people overall inside their own heads. And yes, fine. But I think that after a certain number of evil choices, it’s reasonable shorthand to decide that someone’s an evil person who oughtn’t have the chance to make any more choices. And the more power someone has, the less slack they ought to be given.” Continue reading