Source: Orbit Books

Book Review : Tonight, I Burn

Book Review : Tonight, I Burn

  Tonight, I Burn is a promising debut novel with innovative world-building and magical systems. The novel blazes brightest when showcasing the often complicated bonds between sisters, covering the unique abilities of different covens of witches, and when taking readers beyond the realm of life, and past the veil into death.    I was immediately taken with the world of Tonight, I Burn, which felt like a dystopian universe ripe […]

Posted November 2, 2023 in ARCS, Book Reviews, Fantasy
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Book Review : These Burning Stars

Book Review : These Burning Stars

Ever since reading The Blighted Stars and its recent follow-up, The Fractured Dark, I have been determined to break out of my predilection for the fantasy genre and to try to read more science fiction. When I read the blurb for These Burning Stars, a science fiction novel centering on three very different women out for revenge, I knew I had found my next science fiction read. And boy, am […]

Posted September 21, 2023 in ARCS, Book Reviews, Fantasy, Science Fiction
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Book Review : The Fractured Dark

Book Review : The Fractured Dark

  Ever since I read The Blighted Stars—one of, if not my favorite science fiction novel ever—its sequel has been on my “to read as soon as humanly possible” list.  So as you probably guessed, I was incredibly hyped to read The Fractured Dark. Though I didn’t like the follow-up quite as much as its predecessor, it was still an incredibly fun and suspenseful read.    The novel picks up […]

Posted September 15, 2023 in ARCS, Book Reviews, Fantasy, Science Fiction
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Book Review : The Phoenix King

Book Review : The Phoenix King

The Phoenix King is a debut fantasy novel taking place in an Indian-inspired world. It has a really interesting premise centering on an ancient prophecy and is told from the alternating perspectives of a king, a princess, and an assassin. I was initially drawn to The Phoenix King due to its promises of an enemies-to-lovers romance, unique world-building, and morally gray characters. Unfortunately, though the ideas of The Phoenix King […]

Posted July 27, 2023 in ARCS, Book Reviews, Fantasy
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Book Review : The Jasad Heir

Book Review : The Jasad Heir

The Jasad Heir is a debut fantasy novel by author Sarah Hashem, which takes place in an Egyptian-inspired world. The novel follows Sylvia, who is actually the presumed dead heir to an overthrown kingdom, Jasad. Sylvia has hidden for most of her life, fearing that her identity as a Jasadi, which is alone punishable by death, will be exposed. I was very interested in the concept of this book, but […]

Posted July 13, 2023 in ARCS, Book Reviews, Fantasy
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