Author: Tasha Suri

Book Review : The Oleander Sword

Book Review : The Oleander Sword

The Oleander Sword is the much anticipated follow-up to Tasha Suri’s 2021 release The Jasmine Throne. I probably should have reread The Jasmine Throne before starting The Oleander Sword, but I was too excited to jump in, so I picked up the sequel as soon as I had the time. Unfortunately, there was no recap of the previous entry in the series and I found myself regretting this decision almost immediately.   There is a […]

Posted May 27, 2022 in Book Reviews, Fantasy
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Book Review : The Jasmine Throne

Book Review : The Jasmine Throne

When I found out that Tashi Suri, the author of Realm of Ash and Empire of Sand, had written a new book, I just had to read it! The Jasmine Throne did not disappoint, taking me right out of a continued reading slump with its lush and interesting world-building, powerful female characters, and political strife. Though I found I didn’t like the romance between the two leads as much in […]

Posted May 24, 2021 in Book Reviews, Fantasy
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Book Review : Realm of Ash

Book Review : Realm of Ash

Realm of Ash is the worthy follow up to its predecessor Empire of Sand. Though I did not enjoy Realm of Ash quite as much as Empire of Sand, I was so happy to return to the beautiful world the author created in her first novel. I just wasn’t quite as captivated by Realm of Ash as I was in the first novel–I was not as invested in the love […]

Posted September 14, 2020 in Book Reviews, Fantasy
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Book Review : Empire of Sand

Book Review : Empire of Sand

I picked up Empire of Sand based on the recommendation of the author of The Priory of the Orange Tree, and I am so delighted that I did! I loved the novelty of the magic system, unique world-building of Empire of Sand, which has Indian roots, the strong and intelligent female main character, and the romance between the two lead characters.   The world-building in Empire of Sand was, in […]

Posted July 27, 2020 in Book Reviews, Fantasy
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