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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 : Gods of the Wyrdwood

Book Review : Gods of the Wyrdwood

Gods of the Wyrdwood is an interesting and rather dark fantasy novel. I was immediately intrigued by the concept of the novel, which involved competing gods and a malevolent forest, and I was not disappointed. The novel has solid world-building, complex characters, and an amazing twist ending.    Admittedly, when I first dug into Gods of the Wyrdwood, it took me a little while to get used to the writing […]

Posted June 1, 2023 in ARCS, Book Reviews, Fantasy
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Book Review : Thornhedge

Book Review : Thornhedge

Ever since reading What Moves the Dead, I’ve become a huge fan of T. Kingfisher’s books, snapping them up left and right. I love how the author manages to effortlessly pivot from sweet and quirky fairytale retellings to dark and twisted horror stories. In Thornhedge, Kingfisher manages to merge both of these genres with aplomb, creating a simultaneously sweet, but dark and violent retelling of the classic tale Sleeping Beauty. […]

Posted February 15, 2023 in ARCS, Book Reviews, Fantasy
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