Review | The Girl of Fire and Thorns by Rae Carson

The Girl of Fire and Thorns (Fire and Thorns, #1)Title: The Girl of Fire and Thorns (Girl of Fire and Thorns #1)
Author: Rae Carson
Rating: ★★☆☆☆☆
Publisher: Greenwillow Books
Release Date: September 20, 2011

“Honor from death,” I snap, “is a myth. Invented by the war torn to make sense of the horrific. If we die, it will be so that others may live. Truly honorable death, the only honorable death, is one that enables life.”
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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 | 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